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December 31, 2015

The Magic Formula of Finnish Education

When it comes to education, Finland stands at the head of the class – and the world has noticed. The exceptional quality of Finland’s education system has been recognized time and again in PISA studies (Programme for International Student Assessment) and by other internationally renowned organizations such as WorldSkills. In the latest PISA survey (2012)...

Internationalization, News

Learning as a Service by Lenovo, 3 Step IT and Claned Group

September 24, 2015

The highly innovative and new concept Learning as a Service offers full range solution for schools to digitalize their operations. Companies behind this new innovative service model for the Finnish education sector work in different areas of digital education like Life-Cycle Management, online social learning platform, educational software and gamified learning targeting to schools capitalizing for...

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Internationalization, News

Family Sailing Adventure Turns Into EdTech Export Program

September 24, 2015

Sail For Good -”Finnish Digital School in a Boat” Family of five from Finland has turned their dream; sailing around the world, into large scale education export program. Sail For Good Education is an ecosystem project with over 20 partner companies in education and technology. The start of the expedition is in June 2016 and...

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Internationalization, News

New co-operation between NewCo Factory and SMART Internationalization

April 9, 2015

EnterpriseHelsinki NewCo Factory and SMART Internationalization Oy have started a co-operation to support start-ups and SME companies seeking internationalization. As a start-up it is not always easy to develop the specific sales strategies and programs needed to benefit from international markets. For this year, four free training sessions focusing on sales and internationalization have been...

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Internationalization, News

A new bridge between North-West Russia and Finnish education markets

March 31, 2015

Ruspro Llc and SMART Internationalization Oy have signed strategic partnership agreement in order to provide Finnish companies from ICT and education sector with information about opportunities on Russian education market enabling more feasible, structured and well-planned market entry. Children education market in Russia is growing rapidly despite the current economic situation. Low-middle to upper-level income...

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Internationalization, Strategy

Where do you want to take your company?

January 2, 2015

Success is not an accident, but a logical outcome from timely execution of a good plan. Internationalization is  a process and not an event. To succeed in implementing your plans for internationalization it is worthwhile to remember that strategy is all about setting the course and navigating to the right direction. Therefore a solid situation report...

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Competence, Internationalization, Sales Intelligence

What competencies and capabilities does your small or medium-sized company have for going global?

October 29, 2014

Internationalization is one of the biggest challenges to your business, and only a genuinely reliable and realistic evaluation of competencies and capabilities helps your company to succeed internationally.

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Internationalization, Sustainable Development

Next generation Finnish entrepreneurial transformers

June 14, 2014

“There are so many men who can figure costs, and so few who can measure values” (Anonymous).

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Customer, Internationalization, Sales Intelligence

Quo Vadis Finnish Education Business?

February 9, 2014

All for one and one for all seems to be a mountain to climb within the Finnish education business. At the same time we are sitting on a pot of gold. Finland has more than plenty state-of-the-art Start-Ups having world class gamified solutions for education. Where is the next exit to future growth and prosperity...

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Still confused but now on much higher level

December 15, 2013

It was back in September 2012 when over 1.500 people witnessed the birth of Team Finland at Finland Hall. The event laid out great expectations for all of us that finally we all will come together as one and beat the economic downturn. This would have required genuine public private partnership cooperation between all the stakeholders....

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