Quiet Makers

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Finns might seem shy and silent. They like doing more than broadcasting and when it’s both cold and dark outside, they have plenty of time and space to think, collaborate and build useful things. Finland consistently has one of the highest ranking educational systems in the world and university is free for everyone – talk about democratizing opportunity! One of the key features of Finland’s educational process is that students...
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Polar Blast

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We arrived in Helsinki very determined to start our journey while expecting cold and wet weather (and we were right!). The city is rainy enough that its main startup conference can be aptly named Slush. The weather seems to have an unification effect on people. Helsinki is growing quickly as a startup ecosystem as different entities are consolidating into a single powerful community that enables cross pollination of ideas and...
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