Category: Entrepreneur story

Giving is receiving – The story of Huoleti

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on January 9, 2018

Huoleti is about communities and empowerment. It’s a mobile app for ill, troubled or worried and their loved ones to find others, to ask for and receive help and share experiences easily. People are willing to help and connect with…Read More

Jewelry is more than just beauty

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on March 29, 2017

As kids, we all used to have quizzes like this: find the word that doesn’t belong with the other words in the list. Remember? Here is now four words to you, can you tell me which one doesn’t belong with the others?

Health, wellbeing,…Read More

From scientific research to business idea: The Story of Fibion

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on November 7, 2016

Implementing research evidence into practice is a very challenging but rewarding  process. This is an inspiring story about a group of researchers, who came up with an unique business idea while working on their scientific research projects. They identified the underestimated problem of excessive sitting in modern life…Read More

Big waves of health tech – and how Fjuul is riding them

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on March 15, 2016

“What you do today, affects how you live tomorrow”

Some call it a health revolution, others think of it as a bypassing trend. However you see the current obsessions with fitness, health and wellness, one thing is for sure – it’s not going away. In 2015 we saw a…Read More

We Love Our Users and So Should You

Written by Maria Nygård on March 27, 2015

Every user is our customer

We at Headsted offer people online programs for mental issues, like social anxiety, low mood, high stress, and sleep problems. Each year 1 in 3 people suffer from these issues, but 2 out of 3 don’t get help for their problems. The data suggests that…Read More

A community is my emotional valve

Written by Maria Nygård on March 17, 2015

I’m the CEO of a mental well-being community Heimo. I have to be honest: I’m building a service for myself. I am a person who has difficulties talking to other people face-to-face. During one year I have co-founded two companies, wrote a book and lost my sister. It has been one big…Read More

A Case for Wearables

Written by twla_developer on December 19, 2014

Wearables provide information

I originally started tracking my daily activity with the Moves app, over a year ago. I had heard a lot about the 10 000 daily steps required to stay fit, but I had no idea how many I was taking myself.

With the Moves app, it took me a…Read More

The Pursuit for Impact

Written by Welcome on November 10, 2014

At high school I made a decision – I want to be a medical researcher. I want to do something meaningful and interesting. It all worked out well, I did my Master and PhD theses’ and here I was, right where I wanted to be, but… Yes, there’s a big…Read More

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