Innovation or how to shape the future
I will start this small text with a quote from a guy that reinvented Nokia. Not nowadays Nokia, but the one from the ‘80s and which later became the tech giant we all know. This is what J.O. Nieminen, CEO of Nokia Mobira, said in 1984: When an inventor in Silicon Valley opens his garage door to show off his latest idea, he has 50% of the world market in front of him. When an inventor in Finland opens his garage door, he faces three feet of snow. Therefore, innovation had to be at home among the thousands of icy lakes of Finland. This is, in a nutshell, the reason why this Scandinavian country’s economy ranks constantly among the top 5 most competitive in the world.
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