“Cobalt is building the world’s smartest security force, and to realise our ambition we are drawing on the unique shared experience that the byFounders Collective offers”
“When it comes to running a startup, everyone has an opinion, but all that really matters is being in the business and operating effectively. Every member of the byFounders Collective has been in a business and will have overcome the same challenges you face whether that’s hiring, entering new markets or product fit. Being able to tap into that knowledge is priceless!”
– Jacob Hansen, CEO
As companies focus on 100% digitalization of their operations, the risk of cyber attacks increases exponentially. Cobalt is crowdsourced Pen Testing for modern SaaS businesses redefining the modern pen test for companies who want serious hacker-like testing built into their development cycle. Forget about old school, overpriced PDF pen test reports with low quality findings — and never pay for re-testing again.
“Corti has the potential to save a huge number of lives around the world, but to do that we needed to be able to scale quickly, and byFounders has been instrumental in making introductions in Europe and US”
“We chose byFounders because it is a true partnership. Eric and Tommy have a proven track record as entrepreneurs, and because they have already walked this path they want to hear your ‘gruesome truths’ so they can engage and help you resolve them. That is a very different mindset, and has been hugely helpful in supporting us so far.”
– Lars Maaløe, CTO
Corti is a machine learning company that provides accurate diagnostic advice to emergency services, allowing patients to get the right treatments faster. Corti’s real-time, AI-powered decision support system identifies important patterns in the ongoing conversation and alerts dispatchers of urgent instances, such as cardiac arrest. On average, Corti can detect cardiac arrest within 50 seconds of the the call being initiated.
“I am very proud to have some of the best digital brains onboard in DrugStars, and I can already feel the difference they and their extensive network are making”
“The DrugStars app is the home of a global movement of patients and relatives, who are giving to health charities for free just by taking their medication and sharing their experience with it. In return, DrugStars optimize treatment outcome and change the patient’s attitudes towards the meds, from being a necessary evil to a necessary good.”
– Claus Møldrup, CEO
DrugStars are on a mission to improve the lives of users of medicine and establish a dialogue between patients and the pharmaceutical industry. Until now, there has been no united global voice of patients on pharmaceuticals. As the first platform allowing patients to report on their experience with their medication, DrugStars is changing this, effectively becoming the TrustPilot for medicin and pharmaceuticals.
Fast and easy onboarding of industrial devices to any IoT platform
“We are building the plug & play layer for industrial devices. For industrial IoT to realize it’s potential, connecting an industrial device must become as easy as connecting a mouse to a PC”
– Mikkel Christian Sørensen, co-founder
Onboarding a single industrial device model to an IoT solution today can take days or weeks. Omnio solves the problem by using NLP and machine learning to extract device data models from device manuals at scale and turning them into device drivers – essentially creating a “plug & play” layer for industrial IoT.
Peergrade is a tool for teachers to run peer to peer feedback sessions with their students
“We are scaling teaching or higher order skills by letting students teach each other. Most people misunderstand how to scale education and think that you can just feed kids with videos and quizzes. Learning is more complex than that, and we need to keep the students minds engaged with more than just multiple-choice quizzes.”
– David Kofoed Wind, CEO
Students need to train complex skills such as critical thinking and argumentation. These skills can be taught in a scalable way with peer feedback. With a strong product team, Peergrade has built a user-friendly and extremely function tool.
Revolutionizing women’s health and empower women to take control of their own health without any change in their behavior
“We have built a revolutionary menstrual pad, enabling regular health monitoring and early disease detection for women. We have a 100% non-invasive and simpler way to access blood requiring no change in behaviour at a fraction of the cost today. Women already menstruate and collect that blood, now they can harvest valuable information from that data.”
– Sara & Søren, co-founders
Blood tests today are painful, time-consuming and expensive. Sara and Søren have founded Qurasense to deliver actionable health insights through a simpler and proprietary way of collecting, transporting, storing, and studying biological samples. Women use their product once during menstruation, results are delivered through an app in 3-5 days.
“We like to have both a foot in the Nordics and in Silicon Valley, and in that sense byFounders is perfect for us”
“We think byFounders’ project – a collective of the best Nordic founders investing in the next generation with global ambitions – is inspiring. The network provides a big value for us we couldn’t get elsewhere. We have great faith that byFounders will quickly be the most attractive fund in the region for this reason”
– Sondre Rasch, CEO & co-founder
SafetyWing is building a global social safety net for digital nomads. Insurance is an old industry that is in dire need of renewal. The future of work is a rapidly growing segment of the economy worldwide, with new needs that aren’t met by existing products. We believe most people will work online and the market SafetyWing are in is doubling in size every year.
Simple Feast delivers plantbased meals to private customers. The meals are ready-made and only takes 10 minutes to prepare.
“The future of food belongs to plants and as a company, we believe we have a big role to play in this future. Simple Feast has a clear mission: we want the help our customers and others to live more sustainable. It’s clear to us, that our large consumption of meat are having a massive impact on climate changes, and we want to accelerate the move towards a more plantbased future.”
– Jakob Jønck, CEO
Simple Feast is a part the growing number of companies delivering meal kits but separate themselves from their competitors by being plantbased and sustainable. Just like with his former companies Endomondo and MyFitnessPal, co-founder Jakob Jønck is daring to be different and take on a mission with Simple Feast.
“All plants will be connected to the internet in the future. Both financially and environmentally does it make sense to optimize with data. Our new multisensor captures four parametres: moist level of the soil, fertilizer, light, and temperature. With these metrics we can utilize cloud and AI technology to fundamentally change how you work with plants and improve productivity and sustainability.”
– Martin Dal, CEO
Spiio’s mission is to provide new data that will change the way we water and maintain urban greenery in the future. Working with green industry professionals they want to push the boundaries for how greenscaping is designed in the connected smart cities of the future.
Leveraging the power of AI to transform a wireframe into a prototype and code – automatically
“We are revolutionizing the way people build websites and applications by leveraging the power of modern artificial intelligence to transform sketches and wireframes to prototypes and code. We allow virtually anyone to create prototypes. Simply draw on a piece of paper or the whiteboard, snap a picture and voilà!”
– Tony Beltramelli, CEO & co-founder
The web development industry is an ever growing industry with a continuous need of updating and creating new websites and applications. Leveraging computer vision, uizard are the only ones able transform a hand drawn wireframe on a piece of paper or the whiteboard to a digital prototype, expediting the workflow of developers and designers.
Tame is a collaborative event planning platform for modern event teams
“Tame is built as a collaborative event planning tool, enabling your entire organisation to plan and streamline all your events from start to finish. With Tame you can stay on top of every event with a complete 360 real-time overview and collaborate with your team and external partners.”
– Jasenko Hadzic, CEO
Tame is a design-driven tech startup on a mission to solve the chaos of event planning. Today 90% of event planners are stuck in spreadsheets and their job is 5th most stressful in the world. Tame made it their mission to create the new standard within event planning and help event teams all over the world plan events with ease.