Finland has been consistently ranked as one of the Europe’s most competitive countries for business. Helsinki, Finland’s capital, is the optimal gateway between Asia and Europe. Finland is a Technology Superpower and a world leader in enabling business digitalisation. It is the birth place of mobile communications and i.a. Kone, Angry Bird, SuperCell. Helsinki is a perfect location to accelerate your business to a global success story.
The Singapore event provides excellent networking opportunities and overview of the benefits of locating R&D Innovation functions and regional headquarter operations in Helsinki.
Ambassador’s welcome words
Paula Parviainen, Ambassador at Embassy of Finland, Singapore
Anne Berner, Minister, Ministry of Transport and Communications
Helsinki the best destination to build your business
Marja-Liisa Niinikoski, CEO, Helsinki Business Hub
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment – why Finland?
Jari Gustafsson, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
Why IBM Watson chose Helsinki?
Tuomo Haukkovaara, Vice President, IBM Nordic
Singaporean startup in Finland
Elgi Ee Cheaong Pin, General Manager, Obike Asia pte
Panel discussion: Digital Innovation and Regional HQ Opprtunities
Networking reception with canapés
Ministry of Transport & Communications
Entrepreneur, Mighty Eagle
Vice President, IBM Nordic
Helsinki Business Hub
Ambassador at Embassy of Finland in Singapore
oBike Asia Pte
Chancellor of the Ministry of Economic Affair and Employment