We change the world by transforming keys to digital and giving people more control and safety in accessing everyday assets.
Future Bitwards founders Eljas Saastamoinen and Niklas Kaustinen join Finnish security technology and access control systems manufacturer Flexim Security.
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.
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.
The Smart Key Platform launches in November with the first four hardware manufacturers integrating the Bitwards technology into their products.
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.
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.
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.
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