Company

We change the world by transforming keys to digital and
giving people more control and safety in accessing everyday assets.

Our Journey

2013
Future Bitwards founders Eljas Saastamoinen and Niklas Kaustinen join Finnish security technology and access control systems manufacturer Flexim Security.
2014
The founders kick off a technology project for creating a mobile key service: the smart key protocol was born outlining the foundations for the Bitwards Smart Key Platform.
2015
Launch of the first Android App using NFC. The prototype of the cloud service sees the light of day.
2016 BITWARDS WAS FOUNDED
AssaAbloy corporation acquires Flexim Security. Bitwards founders negotiate to acquire the technology for the Smart Key Platform vision. Bitwards launches in December 2016 and acquires all the IPR- related technology.
2018
The Smart Key Platform launches in November with the first four hardware manufacturers integrating the Bitwards technology into their products.
2019
Stanley Security becomes the first global reselling partner, joined by two other major international reselling partners by the end of the year.

The list of hardware partners increases to 8 manufacturers.
2020
Bitwards completes the funding round and acquires major investors for ensuring the global growth of the company. The list of hardware partners increases to 14 manufacturers.
2021
The Covid-19 pandemic accelerates the adoption of Bitwards technology for smart office solutions, and other proptech related software partners integrate the Bitwards SDK as part of their mobile App.

COMPANY FOUNDERS

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Eljas Saastamoinen, CEO, Bitwards
Eljas Saastamoinen
CEO, Co-Founder
Niklas Kaustinen, CTO, Bitwards
Niklas Kaustinen
CTO, Co-Founder

SALES

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Freddy Markelin, CSO, Bitwards
Freddy Markelin
Chief Sales Officer (CSO)
Jonna Kaila, Sales manager, Bitwards
Jonna Kaila
Sales Manager
if you are interested in joining our team, briefly introduce yourself in the form below and we’ll be in touch.
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CONTACT US

Address

Laajalahdentie 23
FI-00330 Helsinki
FINLAND

contacts

info@bitwards.fi
firstname.lastname@bitwards.fi
www.bitwards.fi

Phone

+358 (0)10 201 0022

LinkedIn

linkedin.com/company/bitwards/

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