10 reasons why you should consider expanding your business into the Nordic countries
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10 reasons why you should consider expanding your business into the Nordic countries

Despite cultural, economical and business  differences the Nordic countries have many positive aspects in common. The choice on where to locate a business in this part of the world will naturally depend on the specific nature of the business in question. Scandicorp will happily discuss with you about the benefits of a particular country for your…

Nordea Bank launches platform for crowdfunding
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Nordea Bank launches platform for crowdfunding

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Sweden’s Nordea Bank, the largest bank in the Nordic region, is launching a platform for crowdfunding where individuals can participate in the financing of unlisted companies through purchasing shares in such companies. The bank appears to be taking up the fight against startups in the fintech business. The platform is being announced today in Finland,…

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Finland and Sweden top Net Impact on Global Innovation

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Finland and Sweden rank 1st and 2nd respectively in how its domestic policies support worldwide innovation, according to an analysis released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a global technology policy think tank. The findings come in a new report assessing 56 countries—which together comprise close to 90 percent of the world’s…

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Stockholm and Helsinki as the best cities for digital startups

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Stockholm was ranked third best followed by Helsinki as fourth best among 35 European cities for startups in a recent survey. The index released was created by UK-based innovation charity Nesta as part of the European Digital Forum. It rates cities by how well they create a supportive environment for digital companies, from local business…

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Advantage of Finland’s lower corporate tax rate

On August 11th the Finnish crane and lifting company Konecranes announced an all-stock merger with the Connecticut based heavy equipment company Terex corporation. The new company will be based in Finland and be an industry leader with $10bn in annual revenues and a combined market value of $5.7bn. According to Financial Times the new company…

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Finland and Sweden “Sleeping Giants of Mining”

Finland and Sweden are shaping up as a new exploration frontier for mining companies, as they widen their global hunt for metals from nickel to gold, according to Sirius Resources NL. A lack of exploration around existing mines in the two nations and a natural endowment of metals mark them out as a key target,…