This article showcases our top picks for the best Finland based Content & Publishing companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Content & Publishing solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Finland Content & Publishing Companies
Valossa providers video recognition and content intelligence software platform for businesses working with video. Video recognition software is available as a SaaS service and on-premise software solutions.
Valossa AI technology combines multimodal video analysis and recognition with high level semantic inferencing to make sense of video content data. Valossa builds computer software that sees, hears and profiles video content based on its semantic information.
Valossa is a Finnish company founded in 2015 as a university spin-off. It uses latest machine learning technologies to interpret video content like human does.
Sign up to Valossa Portal at www.valossa.comto start recognizing people, objects, sounds, video structure, styles, colors, logos and inappropriate content and use Video Insight tools for content recognition and profiling and explore comprehensive video recognition API to use powerful recognition capabilities in applications and tools.The platform lets you access online utilities that help in video content profiling, scene-level searching, training face recognition, content inspection, highlights extraction, brand monitoring and inappropriate content reporting. Valossa AI technology feeds off the “deep content” of videos.
Deep content is the essence of the video itself: visual objects and activities, sequences, audio sounds and spoken language.. .
AISpotter introduces a new video analytics service, which is based on AI. Their service is accurate, cost efficient and fast.
It provides a complete and reliable view of the pitch for coaches. The service combines off-the self-cameras, data in cloud, spot the main events from the pitch and creates an automatic video-clip collection of the match.
Main events can be easily gathered and spotted for creating a video-clip collection of the match. From the whole view pitch coaches can have tactic, complete and accurate data from their team..
Scoopshot connects mobile photographers and news media worldwide. We’re building a worldwide ecosystem for crowdsourcing news photos.
Users download our free app, snap newsworthy photos, and send them for sale on the Scoopshot Store, worldwide.. .
Frameright is a collection of software and services that enable effective and correct cropping and display of images in multiplatform publishing environments. This is a completely new approach to managing image cropping for multiple platforms, devices and publishing channels.
Frameright aims to offer image makers back their artistic and journalistic integrity, lower costs for publishers and improve the perceived quality of all types of publications. By including the cropping data within the file metadata, the original “physically” uncropped high-resolution image always contains the information for correctly displaying the image.
This information can be used as a guide for both automatic and manual cropping of the image. The Frameright product family consists of professional and consumer applications (native applications, application plugins and web applications) for generating image specific cropping metadata (including different crops for different aspect ratios and sizes, and protected areas of an image, such as faces, organized by priority), and a cloud-service for utilizing the crop metadata, generating correctly cropped image assets and delivering them either to publishers’ content management systems or straight to end users’ devices.
It’s time to start respecting images. Frameright publishes your images correctly everywhere, every time..
EatAndTheCity helps international newspapers, magazines, local media & food guides monetise the influence of their content. We enhance the communication between local communities and local media.
Their revenue generating restaurant journalism platform for media companies allows users to not only discover but to reserve gastronomic experiences. EatAndTheCity’s white label platform already collaborates with leading companies in Finland and Estonia and Germany.
Media and publishing companies are able to leverage their connection with local communities to generate new revenue streams. Combining these features and the business model in cooperation with local media companies differentiates us from the competitors..
Alma Media’s news media work to promote democracy, free speech, reliable dissemination of information and the wellbeing of its reference groups. Alma Media’s digital consumer and business services as well as marketplaces bring together buyers and sellers of products and services and enable a sense of communality.
Alma Media is the most exciting provider of information, service and experiences. The company sets the stage for the future of media.
The vision provides the direction for the development of all products and services provided by the corporation. Alma Media’s products, services and corporate image are more attractive than those of other companies according to customers and employees, as well as other entities.
Alma Media create content that is not offered by others and for which people are prepared to pay more. Alma Media provide the most fruitful solutions for advertisers.
Alma Media employees create true added value through their work. Alma Media provides its employees with the most interesting work environment, tasks and opportunities for development as well as the best tools for communication as it continues to become more digitised.
Alma Media’s employees work responsibly in their tasks, which strengthens the good reputation of the Group.. .
Their new product Tellyo Pro helps content owners and online publishers to get the full benefit of online video. With Tellyo Pro the publishers can easily access the content streamed on TV.
They can grab and edit out the relevant clips they want to use in their articles and social media streams. Publishers don’t have to worry about copyright or contracts when using Tellyo Pro, because they are settled with the content owners through Tellyo beforehand.
Tellyo offers several ways to generate new revenues from social media interactions around your content. Shared videos play inline on Facebook and Twitter with pre-roll and post-roll advertisement and also the video player can be branded with content from the show’s sponsor.
Tellyo provides tools for brands to utilise high value content in new ways. For example by sharing sport highlights to the followers of the brand in social media channels right when it happens.
Hence, the content is promoted to the brand’s followers driving up viewership, while the the brand’s followers are engaged with content they appreciate.. .
Scoopinion: Discover Stories Worth Reading Scoopinion analyses users reading habits, finds readers with similar interests and quietly recommends stories they have read well. Instead of focusing to clicks, shares or likes, Scoopinion sifts out the meaningful content by implicitly rating each article according to the way they are read within the community.
The Browser add-on rates articles only from the 1000 whitelisted Newspapers and Blogs.. .
M-Brain is a global information services company with offices in twelve countries. M-Brain services are based on a unique combination of their own proprietary big data technology and human intelligence.
M-Brain offers media, business and market intelligence solutions, strategic analysis and advisory services, consultation services, as well as online intelligence tools and technology to bring true insight into their clients’ business environment. M-Brain’s solutions and services are tailored to serve a variety of business needs regardless of function, industry type or language barriers.
M-Brain currently monitors hundreds of millions (constantly growing) of online sources, over 2,000 print media sources and over 100 TV and Radio news broadcasts 24/7 to serve their clients anytime, anywhere. M-Brain’s proprietary, patent-pending big data technology searches, selects and filters the relevant and only relevant content from all over the world for their clients.
M-Brain’s 450 analysts worldwide provide intelligence to their clients by providing them with insight based on information from over 70 languages. M-Brain was founded 1999 by its long time CEO Marjukka Nyberg as a working team focused on media measurement and analysis.
Digitalization, the growth of internet and the explosion of social media demanded a more effective way of collecting media data than manual reading. M-Brain developed its first generation search engine in 2000-01 to meet this challenge.
Using the newly designed cross-language search engine the company started to offer its clients web-based media monitoring.. .
Kaakon Communications Ltd.
Kaakon Communications Ltd on the south east Finnish media company founded 1.1.2015, which include the provincial and city magazines, a number of online services, as well as printing and varhaisjakeluliiketoimintaa. The company publishes that appears in Mikkeli West-Savo, that appears in Savonlinna in Eastern Savo, that appears in Lappeenranta Southern Saimaa, that appears in Kouvola Kouvolan Sanomat, that appears in Kotka Kymen Sanomat, that appears in Imatra Uutisvuoksea and city magazines Neighborhood Kouvola, Neighborhood Southern Karelia and Viikkoset and tourism issues the magazine Savot.
The company also has a digital business. The company’s turnover is approximately EUR 59 million and employs about 800 people.
The company is based in Mikkeli.. .
OneStream is a cloud based solution that lets users live stream pre-recorded videos to Social media sites like Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Periscope TV. Simply upload a video, set the schedule date and time , select your desired destination where you want to stream and that’s it.
There is no need to download any software. Integrated with Cloud Storage like Dropbox and Google Drive.
Elegant, efficient and easy.. .
Dream Broker is a Finnish online video software company. We help our customers revolutionise their communication and learning with online video.
Our cloud-based software, Dream Broker Studio, enables every employee to easily create, edit and share online videos. We also provide our expertise to help our customers succeed using online video.
Vision & Mission Our vision – we revolutionize communication in a fun, natural and productive way, with videos. Our mission – we help people and enterprises communicate, collaborate and learn with online video.
Anywhere, anytime and on any device. The Difference Traditional online video platforms for enterprises are designed for hosting a small number of videos – created by a handful of video production professionals.
In contrast, Dream Broker’s end-to-end cloud solution is designed to empower every employee to produce video – in a secure enterprise environment. It is a truly company-wide solution for everyday communication with video, on the desktop and on mobile.
The Recognition Dream Broker was selected “Growth Company of the Year” in 2013 by Tietoviikko, an authoritative IT newspaper in Finland. Dream Broker won Deloitte Fast 50 Finland competition in 2012.
Leiki provides software as a service (SaaS) solutions for semantic context-based intelligence, intelligent user profiling and audience segmentation. At our technological core, we have a proprietary 180k+ category natural language ontology that empowers our text and user interest analysis, content discovery and audience segmentation engine.
Our passion is to make automatic discovery of personally relevant content a reality, i.e., to enable intelligent, optimized online presence, or what some call ‘the user centric web’.. .
Glostars Oy is a company based in Finland that offers an inspiring & secure online platform for visual content creators to share photos, get rewards and recognition, as well as develop international network. The platform is available worldwide through its Android version, launched in June 2020.
Over the first six months of operations, the app has been installed over 22 000 times from Google Play and actively used by thousands of international Glostars Community members. And the number of user photo submissions which is over 45 000 items proves platform’s significance and growing potential.
To mention, since Glostars is at its pre-seed stage, limited marketing expenses have been input so far, and earlier mentioned quantitative results are generated semi-organic. Glostars offers engaging, rewarding & knowledgeable experience and represent a welcoming eco-system where every creator finds something for themselves.
It is about Creativity, Community, Challenge & soon Commerce.. .
Deal Room Events is an all in one event management platform for online, hybrid and in person events. Deal Room has exceptional matchmaking algorithms that enables event organizers and attendees pre-book 1 on 1 meetings to happen during event days.
Deal Room has it in built webinar, workshop (break out rooms) and online, while event organziers could also integrate their own solutions or studio streams. meeting tool.
ArcticStartup is helping to build communities with uncapped opportunities through media, events, PR and consulting since 2007. Launched in 2007 by Antti Vilpponen and Miikka Kukkosuo as founding writers and getting out two-three articles a week, ArcticStartup quickly started gaining traction.
In 2008 Ville Vesterinen and Karri Saarinen joined the founding team and ArcticStartup launched its own that were at first held in a small bar of Dubrovnik in Helsinki. Both the media and events started going international in 2009, expanding to the neighbouring Nordics & Baltics.
This growth continued until 2012, when the company nearly shut-down as the founders wanted to move-on to other projects. At that point Dmitri Sarle and Greg Anderson took over the company and re-founded ArcticStartup with Jan Ameri joining very shortly..
Mirasys Ltd. is one of the leading suppliers of open platform Video Management Systems (VMS).
Mirasys surveillance systems are used for loss prevention, perimeter protection, building management, and enhancement of operational efficiency by customers from many industries in over 40 countries. Based in Helsinki, Finland, the company operates through sales offices and Mirasys representatives in cooperation with leading distributors, system integrators, security service providers and system manufacturers.
More than 70.000 customers use Mirasys systems with nearly one million cameras. Mirasys supports over 2.000 validated IP camera models from leading manufacturers, thousands of compatible camera models and all analog cameras..
Fuugo is a global integration and development company in OTT industry. We have over 10 years of unique experience and product portfolio in broadcast and over-the-top technology.
We have witnessed the establishment (emergence) and development (evolution) of the OTT industry and we developed a solution that is missing in the market. We provide media companies with an end-to-end OTT solution that controls, configures, manages and analyzes the whole OTT service chain.
Our flagship product, Fuugo Symphony, is an integrated dashboard that consists of seven solution modules: Fuugo Ingest (signal acquisition, transcode & transmux, storage), Fuugo Content (media management, advertising), Fuugo Audience (product, subscriber & revenue management), Fuugo Shield (Security, DRM, watermarking/fingerprinting), Fuugo Deliver (Content delivery), Fuugo Xperience (Web & Mobile OTT applications), Fuugo Insights (Data analytics and reporting). Together with Fuugo Director, in-house built API & connector layer, Fuugo is able to integrate any solution offered in the market to just one platform and provide users with a unique marketplace where OTT players can find anything they need from the best vendors.
— We are the pioneers of the industry. We have witnessed the emergence and development of the OTT industry.
Thus, with over 10 years unique experience in broadcast and OTT technology we have found a solution that was missing in the market and brought it to life. Fuugo is the most reliable, flexible and competitive partner.
We offer a unique end-to-end OTT platform that integrates the high-class vendors from the industry and deliver superior customized solution to each client. Our main competitive advantage is an ability to orchestrate any possible solution available in the market.
Helsingin Sanomat is the subscription newspaper in Finland and the Nordic countries, owned by Sanoma. Except after certain holidays, it is published daily.
Its name derives from that of the Finnish capital, Helsinki, where it is published.. .
Helsinki Times is an independent weekly newspaper that covers news and events in Finland. It features news, articles, and insights related to several categories such as business, culture, entertainment, life and style, world events, and much more.
Helsinki Times was established in April 2007 by the Iranian-born doctor, writer, journalist, and director Alexis Kouros.. .
Kaleva Oy (Ltd) is a financially sound company operating in Oulu. It is the largest multimedia company in the Northern Finland and the fourth largest daily newspaper in Finland with circulation of 69 540 (2013) and 176 000 readers.
It offers breaking news, interesting articles and useful services to the customers on a daily basis. Kaleva is a vibrant, forward-looking and growing corporation that is developing a market for the latest products and services.
The group’s main operations are the publishing and printin of daily newspaper and free distribution newspapers as well as production of digital services. In addition the group offer sheet printing, advertising and distribution services.
Kaleva’s news portal, www.kaleva.fi, is the largest in Northern Finland and the third largest newspaper site in Finland with its over 270 000 unique weekly visitors at the best. eKaleva is the digital version of the newspaper Kaleva and can be read via computer or tablet.
The main aim of our mission is to provide: – news and information – high quality journalistic and commercial content – printing and graphic art services The values of Kaleva are creativity, reliability, responsibility and working together.. .
Ilkka Yhtyma Oyj is a Finland-based company engaged in the provision of printing and publishing services. The Company’s activities are divided into three operating segments: Publishing, which provides provincial and local newspapers, as well as free sheets; Printing, which is responsible for the management of a printing house, as well as offers newspaper rotation, sheet printing, digital printing products and media agency services; and Associated Companies, which includes operations development of four publishing entities: Alma Media Corporation, Arena Partners Oy, Vall-Suomen Media Oy and Yrittava Suupohja Oy.
It offers a range of newspaper titles, such as Ilkka and Pohjalainen, Viiskunta, Suupohjan Sanomat, Vaasan Ikkuna and Etela-Pohjanmaa. Furthermore, the Company is a parent of I-Mediat Oy, I-Print Oy, Kiinteisto Oy Seinajoen Koulukatu 10, Seinajoen Kassatalo Osakeyhtio and Pohjalaismediat Oy..
timeshel is a mobile photo printing service designed to make documenting and preserving our life stories with printed photographs a simple and beautiful experience. many of our favorite moments are captured with the cameras on our phones and end up stuck there.
timeshel believes there is something special about getting those moments off of our phones and into our hands as the physical, tangible expression of our memories.. .
Unigraf is a worldwide leading video electronics testing company based in Finland. Unigraf specializes in Hardware and Software Test Tools for testing USB-C™, DisplayPort™, and HDMI™ interfaces.
Unigraf’s technological strengths are the deep understanding of the aforementioned interfaces in R&D, Test Automation and Compliance Test environments. Over the years Unigraf has introduced multiple grounds breaking innovations such as the first DisplayPort over USB-C test tool in UCD-340 and the first HBR3 capable DP 1.4 Test device in UCD-400.
World’s leading electronics manufacturers use Unigraf’s tools to test smartphones, laptops, tablets, monitors and more in the R&D development phase as well as in production line testing. Further, Unigraf’s compliance test tools can be used to verify that products are designed and work according to standards set by e.g.
Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) and Digital Content Protection LLC (DCP).. .
Cohu Entertainment Ltd.
They create entertainment for the multitasking generation by designing first global cross-media format. Combining reality TV competition, mobile gaming and social media with real-time interactivity.
They design second screen environment, the technology involved and write the transmedia script.. .
Talentum offers a range of media expertise services to its clients. Talentum’s product portfolio consists of Summa, Fokus, Online Bookshelf, and Suomenlaki.
Furthermore, it offers media, books, events, training, ICT, HR, law, marketing, finance, taxation, construction, and healthcare services to its clients. Talentum was founded in 1938 and is based in Southern Finland..
Gummerus Publishers is one the oldest publishing houses in Finland. The company was founded in 1872, and has been run as an independent family business ever since.
A book is a promise of untold, unknown stories. The owners and staff of Gummerus still keep to the original business concept of Kaarle Jaakko Gummerus, the founder of the company, who wanted to publish books ‘For the Joy and Benefit of All Finnish People.’ This has been our business philosophy for over 140 years.
Their publishing programme includes a broad range of both domestic and translated fiction and non-fiction. They publish around 160 new titles and approximately the same number of reprints every year.
Gummerus employs about twenty-five publishing professionals and is Finland’s third largest trade publisher.. .
Otavamedia Ltd is part of the Otava Group. The company publishes several consumer magazines, many of which hold leading positions in their respective markets in Finland.
Seura, Anna, Kotiliesi, Tekniikan Maailma and Suomen Kuvalehti are just a few examples of Otavamedia’s magazines that have enjoyed many decades of sustained relationships with their readers and are still vibrant today. In addition to magazines and periodicals, the company’s publishing portfolio includes a number of web services.
Otavamedia Customer Communication is Finland’s leading expert in corporate journalism, as well as a bold and creative content provider. The quality of their content is a top priority irrespective of the chosen channel.
In addition to customer, stakeholder and personnel magazines, we also produce versatile online services. New business includes the web services Plaza.fi, Anna&Ellit.fi, Muropaketti.com, Dome.fi, Ruoka.fi as well as NettiX Oy, a provider of several popular online market places, including nettiauto.com, nettimoto.com and nettivene.com.
Ampparit Oy is specialized in riddling, organizing and developing news information on web. Ampparit.com is a news portal Witpik Media Monitoring searches for required information automatically.
Otavamedia has three book clubs, of which the biggest and most popular is the Great Finnish Book Club. Moreover, the readers are served by a web bookstore and a present card service for both company and individual clients.
Disruptive Media Ltd. is a company developing (mobile) web services.
Disruptive Media Ltd. released its first web app, PiX ‘n’ PaLs (www.pixnpals.com), in September 2007.
PiX ‘n’ PaLs lets users build up their life story as a joint venture with friends and colleagues. Users can create events and invite people to them, so that everyone can upload their photos to the same place.
This solves the issue that photos taken by different people at an event often get posted, emailed or stored in completely different places.. .
Pitkospuu is a marketing agency founded in 2019. Our business idea is to promote the marketing of social media in local businesses.
We produce images, videos, and other content to social media channels, we educate our customers using social media tools and making right kind of content. Our customers will get marketing materials for their own advertising and we also help companies to get new ideas and tools to grow their own business in internet.
We also have a social media management service that allows our customers to leave their social media channel in our skilled hands, saving time and effort. Our business idea is based on focusing, so we focus exclusively on marketing in social media, which no other company in North Karelia is yet to do.
We have been around in the Nordic countries for years, documenting nature, animals, people and atmosphere and sharing this story of ours in our social media channels. Time went by and we started to get a lot of co-operation requests from businesses for photography and video work.
At the same time, we found that there is a great demand for quality marketing! To meet this demand, we established the Marketing Office Pitkospuu Productions. We are targeting about 20,000 organic nationwide followers for our own channels, who are keenly interested in nature and travel.
First and foremost, our community is committed. That is, we have a real impact on people and we make content that is interesting to spend.
Salon Seudun Sanomat
Salo’s seven-day newspaper with a total profitability of 64,000 readers (print and digital) according to the National Media Research. Salon Seudun Sanomat Oy provides publishing services.
The Company publishes newspapers with articles related to news, sports, culture, discussions, opinions, themes, entertainment, weather, and archives. Salon Seudun Sanomat serves customers in Finland..
Streamize is a platform that allows advertisers to easily advertise on streaming sites like Twitch. Just log in -> create your ad sets like in Facebook or Google and you’re done.
We automate the process from this point on and report back to the advertiser with the results.. .
Omnipress Oy is part of the Keskisuomalainen Group Magazine Group . The Magazine Group includes Omnipress Oy, responsible for the production of customer and interest magazine magazines, Professionals Aromi, Evento and Shaker, and the Autoriiton Moottori magazine.
Magazine magazine’s net sales in 2015 amounted to EUR 4.7 million. Long-standing customer relationships, expertise in various fields and journalistic skills are Omnipress’s strengths.
Cooperation with some of their customers has continued from the beginning of the company since the early 1990’s. They work as a contract publisher in about 20 publications..
The hotsnow creative agency is located in the beautiful city of Espoo in Finland. Our company prides itself on being forward-thinking and creative.
We specialize in creating a strong creative design for environmentally conscious companies throughout the world. Our aim is to help you create a unique concept and help you promote it using all mediums both on and offline.
We love working with businesses who want to create a unique identity from their website and logo all the way through to a nature inspired color palette. We will help you to identify with your customers and help you connect with them whilst connecting with you in your aim to create a better world.
The hotsnow team has over 15 years of experience between us in creating identities and in creating stunning UX and web designs. The unique life stories that each of us has helps us to give you an open minded approach to your design needs.
We have helped numerous businesses throughout the world to create their online business, and we would love to help you too! Why not contact us to see if we can help you create the magnificent online identity that your concept deserves?. .
FinCloud Ltd. provides 360° Video production services.
Services range from Live 360° Video production planning, through production and finally to a fully customized multi-platform web and mobile 360° apps. FinCloud can help you with your needs for high quality 360° video content – Globally..
IRC-Galleria is Finland’s largest online community for young adults, with more than 450 000 registered users. IRC-Galleria is added every month about 180 000 photos, 200 000 blog entries and seven million comments.
Users, the average age is about 22 years.. .
Stafix Oy operates as a special printing material manufacturer. Stafix Oy specialized in manufacturing glue-free and easy to use materials.
We work with Printing Houses, Advertising Agencies and Brands to offer innovative and cost-effective POS advertising solutions.. .
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