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New investment in Ekkono

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The news is out! We´re investing in Ekkono togheter with Almi Invest!

Ekkono sells tools to make IoT products learn from and adapt to their own circumstances. The result is IoT products that are more intuitive to use and more effective. 

Walerud Ventures is excited to have the chance to join Ekkono's successful serial tech entrepreneurs and build a company together. We've long been fascinated by Machine Learning, AI, och IoT and see great potential in the company.

Read more in the article in Di Digital (in Swedish) and at ekkono.ai

 

WeMeMove one of Sweden's hottest tech companies

Artificial Intelligence is a very fast growing area. We have extreme AI expertise and have started building this type of tools for the skiing market
— Christer Norström
WeMeMove from left to right: Sameh El-Ansary, big data and cloud, Christer Norström, board chairman, Magnus Jonsson, CEO, and Mohammed El-Beltagy, algorithms and data analysis.

WeMeMove from left to right: Sameh El-Ansary, big data and cloud, Christer Norström, board chairman, Magnus Jonsson, CEO, and Mohammed El-Beltagy, algorithms and data analysis.

The reasons why Sweden is a hotbed for digital innovation

Why are tech startups so numerous and successful?

Kista Science Park in Stockholm is one of many hubs

Kista Science Park in Stockholm is one of many hubs

Sweden's entrepreneurial purple patch is a direct consequence of the country's high taxes and generous cradle-to-grave welfare system. "There is free schooling, including getting paid a stipend for attending university, while healthcare is quite inexpensive and pensions are taken care of," says Jane Walerud, CEO of Stockholm-based Teclo Networks, and also a member of the Swedish government's Innovation Council. "It is relatively safe to start companies in Sweden, and more and more Swedes realise it." There's even a tax deduction for people who privately invest in startups.

Article in TechRadar

Stockholm start-up smackdown: investors feel the sting

Three Stockholm entrepreneurs gave four well-heeled investors a taste of their own medicine last week, rewriting the standard start-up narrative and exacting sweet revenge – with surprising results. The Local and business accelerator STING bring you the story.

Article in the Local

Caroline #1 Super Talent of the Year 2013

When she was 23, Caroline topped 2013’s super talent list, the Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer's top 101 Super Talents under 40. Winners other years include Daniel Ek, founder of Spotify, Stina Honkamaa, CEO Google Sweden, and Nami Zarringhalam och Alan Mamedi, the Truecaller founders.  As she says, "a super prize to all of Volumental!" See the original articles (in Swedish) here and here