Everything will be connected – even the organisations

  “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.” This brilliant quote at Copenhagen Central Station stopped me, and I though it’s so true, especially in business. The global business environment has changed dramatically in all industries during...

Friction free supply chain – Dream or reality?

Every manufacturing executive dreams about it – how to develop a frictionless supply chain in both internal and external operations. This challenge has been on the table since the outsourcing boom started in the 1990s. By outsourcing the actual manufacturing to the supplier network, corporations achieved many advantages but...

Jakamo expands presence in the Nordics with new office in Malmö

Jakamo, a Finland based fast growing technology company providing a cloud-based supply chain collaboration platform for manufacturing companies globally, has established an affiliate in Sweden with an office in Malmö.   Jakamo’s customers in manufacturing industry are operating actively in the Nordics. Increasing presence near the customers is a...

The missing link in the ecosystem economy?

The latest years in innovation research have emphasised the role of ecosystems as platforms for new business opportunities. In management literature, ecosystems may be seen as a now concept on a continuum of networked economies – ecosystems are complex networks in which buyers and suppliers interact in various operations and...

Wanted: Head of Sales, Sweden

  Jakamo is a cloud based collaboration platform for manufacturing companies. As a young fast-growing technology company, we serve customers in over 40 countries. Companies like ABB, Valmet and Outotec are using Jakamo for supplier collaboration. To support the growing number of Jakamo users in Sweden we’re hiring a...

¡Hola Amigos!

  After our launch few years ago, the first customers were convinced about the unique value this ugly duck called Jakamo could bring to their business. Today, Jakamo serves companies in over 40 countries around the world. To support the growing number of Jakamo users, the service is now...

Jakamo to Enter Swedish Markets in Co-operation with Microsoft

  Jakamo enters Swedish manufacturing markets as the company has been selected into the second phase of Microsoft Turbopump Program. Turbopump is Microsoft’s unique market entry program for young technology companies that are ready for world-class scaling of their business. Microsoft has handpicked five out of 18 companies from...

Subcontractors Are Changing the Game – Also in the Future

  Industrial companies faced new kinds of challenges when the outsourcing boom started in the 1990s. Supply chains and manufacturing capability were no longer in your own hands; they had moved to the supplier network. You had to be able to negotiate good commercial terms with subcontractors and enhance...

Exploring the Swedish Manufacturing Markets

During spring 2016 I was in a tough decision. I had completed almost all my master’s courses but I didn’t have a subject for my upcoming master’s thesis. I wanted to make my thesis as a contract to a company, and I wanted that the subject was new and...

Jakamo Handpicked by Microsoft

Jakamo has been selected into Microsoft Turbopump Market Entry Program. Turbopump is Microsoft’s unique market entry program for young technology companies that are ready for world-class scaling. The program starts on the August 2017.   Turbopump includes coaching in Go-To-Market strategies, sales, partnering, funding and talent acquisition. After the learning period...

Jakamo Participates TNW Together with Microsoft

Microsoft has selected 12 promising startups from Europe to co-participate The Next Web Conference on May 18 – 19. Jakamo is the only company that was selected from Finland. The Europe’s leading tech festival, TNW, is held annually in Amsterdam.   “Jakamo is helping the manufacturing companies on their digital...

Former CEOs of Skype and Outotec Join Jakamo

Jakamo is on the mission to transform the information sharing and collaboration between manufacturing companies, globally. We’re happy to welcome Michael van Swaaij and Pertti Korhonen into the team to support and share our great mission with us. Jakamo enters the next level of the international growth and aims for...

The Value of Your Product Is Produced in Your Supply Chain

  Value chains are complex in nowadays’ networked business ecosystems. 60-80 % of the company’s costs can easily come from materials, components, assemblies, systems and services bought from external suppliers. It’s often forgotten that it’s the same with knowledge. More and more know-how is outside the company. Many processes...

Customer testimonial: 95 % reduction in received emails

This article has been published in Finnish top tech-business magazine Tekniikka&Talous on 10 February 2017. JAKAMO IS READY FOR THE LEAP Jakamo, the collaboration platform designed for manufacturing companies, has progressed to the point where the next step is strong growth. This year, Jakamo is aiming for doubling or even...

CMS Wire: Jakamo Brings Cross-Company Collaboration to Manufacturing Firms

Think manufacturing — and odds are workplace collaboration isn’t the first topic that springs to mind. But Jarl Matti Anttila and Anssi Uitto, co-founders of Jakamo, want to change that. Based in Seinäjoki, Finland, Jakamo provides an online collaboration platform that promises to help manufacturing companies improve their supply chain productivity. By connecting...

From the Nordics to China – The first pitching competition won by Jakamo

One day before the Slush conference, over 100 entrepreneurs and investors gathered for the launch of the first Nordic-China startup accelerator. The event was organized by Beijing-based COMB+ and Helsinki-based Pivot5 , and featured pitches from ten pre-selected companies. The winner, Jakamo from Finland, managed to convince the jury with their collaboration platform which allows transparent...

Jakamo Digitalizes Manufacturing Collaboration Globally

Media Release, 28 NOV 2016, Jakamo Limited Jakamo, a Finland-based startup providing a collaboration platform for manufacturing companies has doubled its customer base to 1300 this year. Customers are located in over 40 countries around the world. At Slush, the company will perform on stage and introduce a new...

Cloud Revolution Is Crushing Traditional Business Models

  In the beginning of the 20th century, Wright brothers made one of the most important inventions in the human history. One of the brothers sat in a cage and turned into a bird. First human flight was true. It transformed the world during the next decades. In 1900, it...

Inka Mero and Pekka Lettijeff join Jakamo as Angel Investors

Media release | 18 October 2016 | Jakamo   Jakamo, a startup providing the global collaboration platform for manufacturing companies – welcomes startup investor Inka Mero and SCM executive Pekka Lettijeff into the team. Mero joins Jakamo as an investor and advisor and Lettijeff as an investor and member...

Jakamo Reached 1000 Manufacturing Customers Worldwide

  Today, we at Jakamo are happy to announce that we have reached a customer base of over 1000 manufacturing companies around the world. This is a big milestone for us! Instead of celebrating us, it’s an outstanding moment to celebrate our customers! Jakamo users benefit from information visibility...

The Super Highway of Information

  The Roman Empire in ancient history was one of the largest and most powerful empires in world’s history. The huge territory covered about 50 modern nations throughout Europe, Northern Africa, and the Middle East. One of the secrets of the Roman Empire was the network of Super Highways...

Jakamo Patented Business Relationship

Jakamo platform has received a patent in the United States. Jakamo service is designed for information sharing and cooperation between manufacturing companies. “The grant of a patent in the US in spite of tougher requirements shows that Jakamo is in the forefront of a totally new concept,” says Espatent...

Improving the White-Collar Productivity of a Value Chain

Traditionally most of the improvement investments of value chains in manufacturing industry have been done at the factory floor. Manufacturing processes have been highly automated and methods improved continuously. At the same time, office processes have often been almost forgotten. Your supplier might have the best available robotised technology...

Jakamo Starts Cooperation with Microsoft

Jakamo will start cooperation with Microsoft to maximize the added value for manufacturing companies. In near future the products of Microsoft can easily be integrated with Jakamo platform. “The products of Microsoft are widely used as an industry standard in manufacturing industries. By integrating Microsoft solutions with Jakamo, the...

Supply Chain Chat Launched for All Users

Cross-company collaboration has never been this exciting. We are bright to launch the Supply Chain Chat for all Jakamo Users. It makes people-to-people collaboration much easier and faster during the working day. We have also simplified the concept of filters. Now, the user can filter own responsibilities and self-created...

Exclusive Features Available

Jakamo Users get new and improved features regularly. This time we release improved tagging, uploading and reporting features for Jakamo Premium and Enterprise Plan Users. New tag group feature enables companies to create application specific standard tag lists that are either optional or mandatory by choice. This ensures everyone...

@Mention Feature Speeds Up the Collaboration

We did it again – released a new feature that originates from the feedback of Jakamo Users. From now on, all Jakamo Users can direct each of their comments to a specific co-worker by @mention feature. The service will send an email & dashboard notification to the tagged person....

Talouselämä TOP20 Recognition for Jakamo

  Talouselämä Business Magazine has awarded Jakamo with a place on the list of 20 most promising Finnish startups. We are proud to receive this recognition for the second year in a row. An independent jury of experts assigned by Talouselämä selected the list of 20 most promising companies...

Single Sign-on Available

Jakamo has implemented Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), which allows Single Sign-On (SSO) for Jakamo Premium and Enterprise Plan customers. SSO enables user authentication process that allows users to access multiple applications with a single set of credentials. SSO simplifies the management of user credentials, both for...