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The share of foreign entrepreneurs in the capital is growing. ’s startup center NewCo said that more than 42 percent of its customers had a foreign background last year, compared to 36 percent in 2018.

"I don’t want to generalize, but based on my experience and community, I feel it’s purely due to a lack of opportunity." small business owner Pukhraj Ranjan told All Points North.

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This week, the podcast reveals the fact that has one of the OECD’s lowest employment rates for foreign-born people.

"Starting a business can be the fastest way to get a job, as in Finland it can be difficult, especially for those who do not speak Finnish," said Pia PartanenNewCo’s business advisor.

The program also examines what wants from Finland in its quest for membership, and asks how to queue up at Helsinki- Airport this summer when Covid tourism begins.

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Source: The Nordic Page




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