This is good news for entrepreneurs with imports or exports & using European road freights!
“We provide the easiest way to book freights with competitive prices. FreighOpt offers comprehensive freight management with one system - shippers can search, book and track shipments. Savings are achieved with multiple transparent options, higher volumes and automation which enables international competitiveness.” sais Niklas Björk, Co-founder at FreightOpt Oy
”We are happy to join the FreightOpt story and to be able to help the team reach its best potential. I have experienced the challenges of freight logistics myself when being an entrepreneur at Toptronics Oy. FreightOpt eases the headache of many small and midsize company entrepreneurs. The team has worked tightly together with customers since 2021 to provide the easiest way to book road freights with competitive prices – and the systematic work is starting to pay off with +500 unique booking customers and +1,500,000€ bookings per year! praises Petri Lehmuskoski, Founding Partner, Gorilla Capital
The Swiss Digital Alliance and Gravito Ltd introduce OneID, a revolutionary advertising ID system. Empowering 3 million users with unprecedented data control, OneID sets new benchmarks in responsible advertising and data protection.
The Swiss Digital Alliance, a consortium of the four biggest private Swiss media houses (CH Media, NZZ, Ringier and TX Group) and public broadcaster SRG, is responding to the increasing international competition for advertising revenue by investing in local cooperation.
To achieve this goal, the Alliance has partnered with Helsinki-based software developer Gravito Oy, which will provide software to create the responsible advertising ID for Switzerland called “OneID”. With OneID, over 3 million users can be addressed on the attractive premium publishers in Switzerland without overlap. At the same time, it ensures that modern data protection standards are adhered to and that users retain control over their data.
DealGuru is creating Sweden’s largest community for shopping and deals. With SEK 10 million in risk capital secured, the goal is to help Swedes save money through smarter purchasing decisions.
“I love good deals, but there is no site that collects all really good offers and discounts. That’s why we started DealGuru, to give all Swedes the opportunity to discover all the great deals and save money,” says Johan Selin, CEO and founder.
- “I love saving in all forms, so DealGuru’s business idea feels very exciting. Being able to be part of the journey from the start and also start investing in unlisted companies is both very exciting and educating,” says investor Nicklas Andersson, previously Avanza’s former savings economist, who joined DealGuru as one of the first investors in 2022.
Gorilla Capital is happy join forces with Dealguru team and the other investors: Innovestor as well as a group of experienced entrepreneurs, business angels and family offices from Finland.
“We invest in teams with a clear vision and capacity to transform ideas into successful companies with the customer in focus. DealGuru fulfills all our criteria with flying colours, which is why they are one of our very first investments from our 3rd fund”, concludes Risto Rautakorpi, Managing Partner at Gorilla Capital.
Gorilla invests in Raxalle led by CEO Lauri Sulanto.
Raxalle automatizes workforce management and compliance on construction sites.
It is building a platform to automate day-to-day workforce management and compliance tasks on construction sites, freeing up site personnel’s time so they can focus on running the project.
The Raxalle team has spent its early days entirely customer-funded, developing a product in close collaboration with their customers while forming a vision of what automation in this space could look like. The team is now looking forward to speeding up development with the strengthened resources.
Kicking off the year by announcing the second investment from Gorilla Capital Fund III
Kwizie.ai is transforming passive video consumption into engaging multiplayer quiz games.
Led by Chris Petrie (CEO), Andrei Laperie (CTO) and Janne Jormalainen (Chairman of the Board), Kwizie revolutionizes passive video watching by transforming any kind of video content – from in-depth 3 hour lectures to brief, spontaneous tutorials captured using your smartphone – into an interactive learning experience with AI.
In just a few minutes, educators can transform even somewhat disorganized or poorly recorded video content into an organized, data-driven and gamified educational experience for their learners.
Kwizie has already made its mark - the tool is now being used on all continents by thousands of educators (see educator testimonials in video and text) and earning recognition as a finalist in five international awards.