Wudpecker, a Helsinki, Finland-based AI-driven knowledge management startup, raised €330,000 in pre-seed funding.
The round was led by Trind VC, with participation from Accelerace and Sofokus Ventures.
Trind Ventures is a seed-stage venture fund focusing on startups with a consumer or community component. Based in Tallinn, Estonia, the firm has additional offices in Helsinki and Munich. The firm seeks to invest in Northern and Central Europe-based companies operating in the business-to-business, business-to-consumer, marketplaces, information, and communication technology sectors.
Wudpecker Use of Funds
The secured funding will catapult Wudpecker’s vision into tangible developments, ensuring the ongoing build of a product that intuitively allows users to delve deep into integrated knowledge, extracting vital information from an array of data sources.
Founded in 2022 by Hai Ta, Ankur Dahama, and Joona Jokivuori, Wudpecker developed an AI tool designed to help professionals extract critical answers from various data sources, such as notes, files, emails, and online meetings, using simple prompts. The platform is intended to address the challenge of information fragmentation and knowledge loss in organizations, helping users discover and exploit information stored in multiple platforms. The company aims to revolutionize organizational knowledge management by providing a single hub for various data sources.
Company: Wudpecker Oy
Round: Pre-Seed Round
Funding Month: October 2023
Lead Investors: Trind VC
Additional Investors: Accelerace and Sofokus Ventures
Company Website: https://www.wudpecker.io/
Software Category: AI-driven Knowledge Management