Finnish American Chamber of Commerce-Minnesota

The Finnish American Chamber of Commerce-Minnesota provides information and advice to Minnesota business people about business opportunities in Finland, fosters relationships between companies and people who are interested in Finland-Minnesota trade, encourages direct trade between Finland and Minnesota, and develops new opportunities for Finnish-related businesses in Minnesota.

FACC-MN is an inclusive organization, headquartered in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, which invites members and non-members alike to participate in its activities.

Doing Business in the Nordics

The four countries in the Nordic region offer boundless opportunities for U.S. companies looking for new markets. The region is home to an entrepreneurial and highly educated population, often in forefront with new technology and solutions. The relatively homogeneous Nordic markets are also often used as test markets for new products within the ICT sector.

Business Finland

From pure food and nature to technological excellence, Finland is a source of continuous innovations with a global impact. Explore what Finnish key industries have to offer.

Business Finland connects international buyers with the right contacts and assists investors and companies with investment opportunities.


Slush has grown from a 300-person assembly to a community of true global magnitude, to create and help the next generation of groundbreaking entrepreneurs.

Around the world, movements that want to drive entrepreneurship and empower the upcoming generation can start under the Slush name.

Currently, Slush events and communities have been started, in addition to Helsinki and Shanghai, in Tokyo, Singapore, London, Berlin, Stockholm, Paris, New York, Trondheim, and more than 40 other cities.

25 Years Later: Interview with Linus Torvalds

Linux Journal‘s very first issue featured an interview between LJ’s first Publisher, Robert Young (who went on to co-found Red Hat among other things), and Linus Torvalds (author of the Linux kernel). After 25 years, we thought it’d be interesting to get the two of them together again.