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Business Finland is an accelerator of global growth. At Business Finland, we create new growth by supporting companies to go global, as well as funding innovations. Our top experts speed up the identification of business opportunities around the world and help transform them into global success stories.
As a fresh organisation, formed through the merger of Tekes and Finpro, we continue to evolve by listening to our customers.
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Mobacar is an intelligent car mobility company founded in 2014. We are fundamentally changing the relationship between cars and people. We have operated in the pre-booked travel mobility space for a number of years radically improving the car rental and airport transfer experience for customers. We process over 2 bn transactions per month for clients such as Travelport, Flight centre, Gulf Air and Auto Europe. We have recently launched our core products of cognition, connectivity and commerce into the urban mobility space where we are tackling urban congestion head on. We fundamentally believe that the future of car mobility lies with enabling cities with a single Ai Car mobility platform that links car manufacturers, car owners and intermediaries to a connected city car solution.
Octo is the number 1 global provider of telematics and data analytics solutions for the auto insurance industry. Founded in 2002, Octo is one of the pioneers of the insurance telematics industry. Today, Octo is the largest and most experienced insurance telematics company in the world, transforming auto insurance through behavioural, contextual and driving analytics for 100 partners or industry partners. Octo has more than 5.5 million connected users and the largest global database of telematics data, with over 196 billion miles of driving data collected and 442,000 crashes and insurance events analyzed (as of 31 March 2018). Octo applies proprietary algorithms to this market-leading database to deliver powerful new insights into driver risk, informing solutions that benefit both auto insurance companies and policyholders. The company is headquartered in Rome, with offices in Boston, London, Stuttgart, Madrid, and Sao Paulo.
Omoove is the European leader in providing innovative technological solutions in the Mobility market, offering end-to-end Shared Mobility, Fleet Management and Insurance Telematics technologies and solutions for Vehicle Sharing Operators and Car Rental Companies. Omoove operates more than 10 car sharing services in 15 cities with about 200.000 connected vehicles and scooters, 900.000 registered users and more than 400.000 rentals per month. Founded in 2001, Omoove is wholly-owned by Octo Telematics, the largest and most experienced insurance telematics company in the world for number of registered users and managed vehicles. Omoove is headquartered in Rome with local offices in France, Spain, UK, Germany and the United States.
Edenred is the world leader in transactional solutions for 770,000 companies, 44 million employees and 1,4 million merchants, with business volume of more than €26 billion generated in 2017 (via mobile, online platform, card or paper voucher).
Edenred’s offer is built around three business lines: Employee Benefits, Fleet and Mobility Solutions, Complementary Solutions including corporate payments.
Fleet & Mobility Solutions business line covers two segments:
Fuel & Fleet Services
With 28 solutions accepted in 46 countries (including Ticket Log, Ticket Car and UTA), Edenred is one of the world’s leaders in Fuel and Fleet solutions. The Group’s services (fuel cards, tolling, maintenance, parking, carwash, etc.), are accepted in a network of 90,000 partner merchants and help optimize total cost of ownership for fleet managers. Edenred also offers to fuel retailers an integrated solution to manage fuel cards and loyalty programs (IT services, sales & marketing or complete administration).
Corporate Expenses Services
With 7 solutions of which Spendeo, Empresarial, Expendia Smart accepted worldwide, Edenred is deploying Corporate Expenses solutions to help companies streamline mobility expenses, better manage petty cash, and more generally facilitate payment of non-strategic suppliers.
ForgeRock®, the leader in digital identity management, transforms how businesses build trusted relationships with people, services, and things. Organisations adopt the ForgeRock Identity Platform™ as their digital identity system of record to monetise customer relationships, address stringent regulations for privacy and consent (GDPR, PSD2, Open Banking, etc), and leverage the internet of things. ForgeRock serves hundreds of brands, including Morningstar, Vodafone, Toyota, TomTom, and Pearson, as well as governments like Norway and Belgium, securing billions of identities worldwide. ForgeRock has offices across Europe, the USA, and Asia. Get free downloads at www.forgerock.com and follow us @ForgeRock
Bestmile empowers mobility providers to deploy, manage and optimize autonomous and human-driven vehicle fleets, supporting fixed-route and on-demand services, regardless of the vehicle brand or type. Bestmile’s mobility platform allows operators to support multi-modal, multi-service offerings in a safe and efficient manner by integrating autonomous vehicles in the existing transportation ecosystem. Bestmile’s autonomous mobility service platform is being used daily in shared electric autonomous vehicles in pedestrian areas and public roads. Incorporated in 2014, Bestmile has global offices in San Francisco (USA) and Lausanne (Switzerland).
link2fleet is the Belgian & Luxembourg leading fleet & mobility communication platform designed for B2B decision-makers. http://www.link2fleet.com
Global Fleet is the only platform dedicated to fleet and mobility managers with worldwide responsibilities. It provides the essential information to optimize its fleet globally.
Fleet Europe is the first media platform for international fleet and mobility leaders. For the past 20 years, Fleet Europe has accompanied the internationalization of fleet management and has kept the pulse of the industry.
Smart Mobility Management
Smart Mobility Management is Europe’s leading media platform for professionals active in mobility. It provides insights to the trends shaping the worlds of travel, fleet and commute in general.