Development Team bolstered by Bechstein

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The Product Development team at Fiare will be guided by a new pair of hands, as Jan Bechstein joins the team as Product Manager. Jan's previous work experience includes looking after Central European markets for Mascus - the machinery marketplace. Before his professional roles, he studied Technical Documentation and Media Engineering in Hannover, Germany and Espoo, Finland. He currently lives with his wife, four dogs and two cats in Kerava, Finland and enjoys hiking and cycling in his down time. Jan will be tasked with evolving the FiareAds platform including the planning and delivery of updates, new features and engaging with stakeholders to ensure the highest quality product.
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Fiare the ‘Achievers’: Marketplace specialists recognised as one of Finland’s successful, growing companies

Fiare the ‘Achievers’: Marketplace specialists recognised as one of Finland’s successful, growing companies

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Fiare has been awarded the 'Growth Company 2017' award - a prestigious new company certificate based on Kauppalehti's annual ‘Achievers’ series, which analyses the financial success of Finnish companies. Obtaining the certificate requires that the company's financial performance is among the best in its industry and in Finland. Less than 2% of Finnish companies are eligible for the Achiever certification. Fiare have been presented the 'Growth Company 2017' award for considerable growth over the past three years - including increased revenue over 10% higher than the industry average. The Achievers are classified by Balance Consulting - the analysis unit of Kauppalehti, part of Alma Media Group. The analysis looks at six aspects of the companies' financial performance: growth, profitability, financial results, liquidity, solidity and debt serviceability. The classification includes all Finnish…
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Fiare present at Team Finland Day

Fiare present at Team Finland Day

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Fiare today presented at Team Finland Day - having been identified as a success story regarding Finnish companies operating in international markets. UK Director Kirsi Johansson took to the main stage to address the audience - on the journey of the company to where it is today, the factors driving growth, and the obstacles along the way. Team Finland is a network of public operators providing internationalisation services for companies. The network seeks to provide companies with a smooth service chain from counselling to finance. Team Finland Day is a one-day conference exhibiting the brightest of Finland’s organisations making their mark in global markets. The special themes of Team Finland Day 2017 include international sales, financing of export trade, and the search for foreign funding. The event offers a unique…
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The Flyer relaunch site with Fiare

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If you are Miami or Tampa-based and looking to buy or sell pretty much anything, from furniture, clothing, and sports equipment, to machinery, apartments, and businesses - The Flyer is the place for you. The newly-renovated site is powered by Fiare and makes buying, selling and renting easier than ever before. The Flyer is the largest direct mail shopping publication in the U.S. with a leading classifieds network that reaches millions of people, and brings customers to countless individual sellers and business owners throughout their market areas. The site is optimised for the US-English and Spanish languages to cater for the large Hispanic population in the region. In the early months after launch, there are already 92636 items and 9764 businesses for sale (accurate July 2017) on the site. The…
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NettiX expand partnership with Fiare

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NettiX and Fiare have agreed for further cooperation until the end of 2019, building on the highly successful relationship the companies have enjoyed since 2006. The business will expand to cover application development and represents a more unified technological environment for NettiX services. Utilisation of cloud services and the introduction of modern development processes will be lifted to the worksheet. Fiare CEO Tommi Heikkonen remarked: “I’m delighted to see our existing agreement with NettiX evolve – the fact we have been working together for over a decade is testament to how great a fit the companies are. The increased workload for our NettiX team demonstrates our credentials with cloud-based services and modern development processes.”
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Otava reinvented itself to achieve success – Kauppalehti

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Article features Otava Group case study as a success story Group CEO stresses importance of trying new things for publishers as web services become biggest revenue driver Nettiauto.com and Nettivuokraus.com – both NettiX properties, are managed by Fiare Otava Group is one of the leading media companies in Finland, and is currently going from strength to strength. A recent article  (in Finnish) by Kauppalehti explains how Otava have managed to keep with their heritage but also diversify and adapt to the needs of their consumers with new web services. In fact, one segment of the Otava Group organisation is performing considerably well, where Fiare has a meaningful presence. NettiX, which boasts the Fiare-powered Nettiauto and Nettivuokraus amongst its portfolio has emerged as the leading revenue generator and valuable portion of…
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