Kiosked gets new funds and new talent to assist its rapid expansion
Kiosked, the company that turns online content into interactive virtual storefronts, has raised a further 6.9 million dollars (about 5.1 million euros) from private investors. The Finnish start-up intends to use the money to support its expansion into the US and Asian markets.
― I am especially impressed by our progress in mobile and this funding enables rapid roll-out of our new mobile content monetization solutions, says Micke Paqvalén, CEO and Founder of Kiosked.
The company has grown rapidly over the past three years, and have recently opened offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Singapore. During past 12 months the company has grown rapidly in employee numbers, and it plans to hire more talent.
― Hiring new, top talent people, is an important part of our growth strategy. We are projected to have 100 people working for us by the end of this year, comments Kiosked’s Head of Communications Berit Virtanen-Thewlis to Good News from Finland.
Virtanen-Thewlis confirms that 20 percent of the new funding game from Finland and 80 percent outside Finland. The funding round was led by Kevin Wall of Craton Equity Partners, who will also join Kiosked’s Board of Directors, and John Lindfors, Partner at Digital Sky Technologies (DST).
Wall is CEO of Control Room, and an Emmy Award-winning producer, digital entrepreneur, environmentalist and technology investor. Lindfors is a partner at DST and the Managing Director of its Asian office in Hong Kong.
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