Enter Espoo launches Finnish startup ecosystem map powered by Dealroom.co. The platform houses over 2000 startups in the Greater Helsinki area.
The new platform provides intelligence on startups, innovations, investors, funding rounds, and other insights online at https://espoo.dealroom.co/intro.
The Dealroom map is an open-access platform that facilitates data-driven policy and decision-making by sharing cross-industry knowledge. The platform also fosters the partnerships required to help the next generation of innovators succeed on the global stage. Dealroom already houses nearly 500 Espoo-based companies. These include unicorns MySQL, Rovio and HMD Global and soonicorns ICEYE, Dispelix, Infinited Fiber Company, IQM, and Enfuce — which all originated in Espoo. Also, the platform has over 2000 companies from the Helsinki Metropolitan area.
Dealroom is a valuable business tool for Enter Espoo. It contains extensive information of interest to startups and investors. In addition, the platform helps to build awareness among international investors and serves diverse stakeholders who share the vision of sustainable economic development in Espoo.
"To make this transparent information readily available will encourage investment and foster growth, which is paramount to our startup and innovation community. Espoo is sixth among European cities that applied for most patents. And 46% of Helsinki Stock Exchange turnover come from companies headquartered in Espoo," says CEO of Enter Espoo, Jaana Tuomi.
Dealroom is the most comprehensive database of startup ecosystems in Europe. It connects the Greater Helsinki area to almost 20 European ecosystems and enables the user to monitor growth signals, utilise predictive algorithms, conduct data analysis, and export data from the platform.
Regarding the local Greater Helsinki ecosystem platform, the digital database helps showcase the ecosystem's strengths, creating visibility for the whole community. In addition, the platform helps to gather insights and measure the ecosystem's growth.
Espoo, Tampere, Turku, Oulu, and Business Finland joined the platform today. Helsinki has used Dealroom since 2020.
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