Nasdaq First North is European growth market, catering for small and growing companies. It is the market for businesses that want to raise capital, get visibility and get the credibility of being a public company. Every company on First North has a Certified Adviser to ensure that companies comply with all requirements and rules.
The First North market runs parallel to the main market, where the shares are traded in a single trading system. For investors, First North offers an opportunity to invest in companies that are in an interesting stage of their growth. In addition, First North is a diversified market where companies represent a variety of industries, operating both in the Nordics and globally.
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