GAIKU receives another €500.000
Jasper de Rooij invests €1.000.000 in short period of time
AMSTERDAM, May 15, 2017 - GAIKU makes remote and local meetings more efficient and easier by combining video, agenda, voting and more in one meeting tool. Simpel founder Jasper de Rooij believes in their ambitions and invests another 500,000 euros to accelerate an international breakthrough.
Intelligent meeting application
GAIKU is an initiative of entrepreneur Jasper Meerding. Meerding previously founded the successful customer contact company ContactCare. GAIKU is a cloud application that uses intelligent software to lead meetings more effectively and engaged. GAIKU works as your guide that coaches and guides towards those meetings. Especially companies using video conferencing or who work with Scrum or Rockefeller Habits show a lot of interest in GAIKU.
Second capital injection in 6 months
Investor Jasper de Rooij has full confidence in the tech startup from Amsterdam. Previously, he invested 500,000 euros in GAIKU. De Rooij: "I believe in Jasper Meerding's vision. He is an enthusiastic and motivated entrepreneur who has shown he’s able to build successful businesses. I am happy to support him both financially and with business insights to meet his ambition." Meerding: "I am grateful for the trust and see this additional investment as a crowning achievement on our corporation. We have been working together for almost 10 years now. With this Jasper helps me to save people from endless meetings and I strongly believe that GAIKU solves the inefficient meeting issue.”
Hundreds of companies benefit from GAIKU
GAIKU will use the capital for further developing the product. GAIKU's first beta version has been built over the last four months and companies like ContactCare, SimpledCard and Simpel will use it. This summer, the startup will deliver the intelligent meeting application to hundreds of companies, aiming for an international breakthrough.
Growth opportunities in the United States
Meerding: "We see opportunities for growth in America and expanding globally. In the United States annually $37 billion is lost by inefficient meetings.* A smart meeting application like GAIKU helps businesses to avoid the waste of time and costs.
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GAIKU: your perfect meeting guide. GAIKU guides and facilitates local and remote meetings combining video, chat, agenda & minutes. It will plan and structure your meetings, suggests follow-ups and voting and keeps you on track towards your goals.
Jasper Meerding is available for business inquiries and interviews. GAIKU will be present at The Next Web Conference May 18 and 19.
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Your perfect meeting guide. GAIKU guides and facilitates local and remote meetings combining video, chat, agenda & minutes. It will plan and structure your meetings, suggests follow-ups and voting and keeps you on track towards your goals.