After Nokia, What's Next For Finland's Tech Industry?

If you were to ask a Finnish child 15 years ago where they wanted to work one day, the answer was almost always “Nokia.”

But as the company imploded in recent years — long before Microsoft acquired Nokia’s mobile division for $7.2 billion in September — former executives and staffers who left or were cut loose started to build their own businesses. Soon, hundreds of new companies popped up across the country.

Exciting times ahead for the Finns, post-Nokia's dominance.