Jakamo Gathered 700 000 € First Round Financing
For immediate release
17 DECEMBER 2013, Seinäjoki, Finland.
Jakamo Limited, today announced that it has gathered 700 000 € financing. The first round financing was lead by Prohoc Oy.
Jakamo provides fast and transparent industrial information sharing. Jakamo introduces the next generation information sharing platform for networked companies. Company will use the new funds to boost sales activities and further improve the value proposition to provide its current and new users with the best way to share, handle and manage the daily information between companies in the manufacturing industries. The amount of Jakamo customers is growing rapidly in several countries all over the world.
“The funding will allow us to strengthen our sales, marketing and service design activities. It also allows us to fulfil the growing needs of our customers. Besides sales and marketing, actions will be directed towards product expansion and upgrades. Currently we have customers in nine different countries and the numbers are growing rapidly”, says Anssi Uitto, CEO, Co-founder of Jakamo. “This financing demonstrates that the professionals of manufacturing industries recognize the value of our work and vision. We are determined more than ever to become the platform for information sharing in manufacturing industries”, Uitto continues.
“Prohoc was attracted by Jakamo’s unique idea and versatile team. Their user-friendly product has a great potential to become an industry standard to manage and share information in complex manufacturing networks and supply chains. We believe it will solve fundamental problems of transparency and information sharing with a cost effective way”, commented Matti Manner, CEO of Prohoc.
Tekes was also involved in the first financing round. “We see Jakamo as an innovative and inspiring tool for traditional industries. Jakamo is born global and has a remarkable international potential”, comments Hannu Saari, Senior Technology Adviser of Tekes.
Jakamo Limited is a startup company located in Seinäjoki, Tampere, Vaasa and Vilnius, and the provider of next generation industrial information sharing platform. Our passion is to provide Jakamo users with a service that makes complex business networks simple to manage. Explore Jakamo, thejakamo.com.
Prohoc is a privately owned multi-disciplinary company providing project business related engineering, consultation and documentation services. Prohoc operates mainly within energy, mining, cargo handling, oil & gas and process industry projects. Learn more, prohoc.fi.
For more information please contact:
Anssi Uitto, CEO, Co-founder ofJakamo Limited
Phone: +358 40 527 3844
Matti Manner, CEO of Prohoc Oy
Phone: +358 400 521 304
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Jarl Matti Anttila, Head of Marketing, Co-founder of Jakamo Limited
Phone: +358 41 439 2582