Tag: Finnish Business Council Singapore

Finnish Business Council Singapore is seeing stronger influx

Finnish Business Council in Singapore bears witness to that the city state is very much a hub for Southeast Asia, with a strong influx from Finland in recent years, including more start-ups and individuals than previously. FBC’s Mr Janne Lautanala talks to ScandAsia about the development. Finnish Executive Janne Lautanala, who arrived to Singapore four…

Team Sweden Philippines representatives visited Singapore

On 19 April the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Singapore, together with Danish Business Association Singapore and Finnish Business Council Singapore, held a roundtable session where Mr Joona Selin, Executive Director of NordCham Philippines, shared his lessons learned and best practices from more than 50 market entry and business development engagements with Nordic companies in the…

New Board for Finnish Business Council Singapore

On 6 March 2018 the Finnish Business Council Singapore held its Annual General Meeting, where its new FBC Board was elected as follows: Chairman Mr. Janne Lautanala (Wärtsilä) Deputy Chairman Ms. Riikka Loisamo (Yuen Law) Treasurer MS. Kirsi Heikkilä-Zenone (AaltoEE) Secretary Mr. Waltter Kulvik (Individual member) Member Ms. Anna Ratala (PineCone A.R.) Alternate member Mr.…

Finnish Business Council Singapore held corporate excursion

The Finnish Business Council, Singapore (FBCS) organized a Corporate Excursion to KONE and IMD on April 12, 2017. The event was held at IMD’s Executive Learning Center in South Beach. South Beach is one of Kone’s latest reference projects in Singapore. The participants heard a short presentation about Kone, the Finnish, global supplier of elevators…

FBCS held entrepreneurship seminar in Singapore

n Thursday, March 23, Finnish Business Council Singapore, Team Finland and SF100 Singapore organised the second ‘Finland – Singapore – Facing Common Challenges’ Dialogue Series session: ‘Growth without Boundaries – Revelations by Entrepreneurs’. The honoured guest speakers were Peter Vesterbacka and Grace Clapham. Vesterbacka is best known as the former Mighty Eagle at Rovio Entertainment,…

Asean Finns meet in Singapore

During the last week of April 28-29 April a unique meeting took place where all Finnish Business Councils’ Directors and representatives in the Asean region met with FinPro and Finland’s Ambassadors to Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand met to brainstorm and plan opportunities and collaboration. Coinciding with this unique summit, the Finnish Business Council Singapore was…