Who cares? For 100% assurance we can say this team certainly does. Last but not least meet Holme Care and see what Co-Founder Nik Seth told us.
What entrepreneurs do you admire and why?
Jeff Bezos from Amazon. He took a simple idea of selling books online and developed it into something which not he could have imagined when he started. I very much doubt he imagined he'd be launching an artificial intelligence personal assistant like Echo; but he grew, adapted and evolved.
Tell about your team dynamics.
We came together at the Vunk Hackathon. It's been an interesting process getting to know each other and find how we work together as a team, but over the last few weeks, we've found a good balance and clearer idea of what each of us doing to make this happen.
Your key learning so far doing your startup:
Test, test and test some more. No matter how much you understand the market, there are things you can learn. Although we've validated many of the pains and desires of our customers which we'd already assumed, we also discovered one important obstacle to them achieving their goals, and now we're working to helping them overcome that.
What does success look like for your startup?
We want Holme Care to be the company that care agencies worry about. Although we're launching in the UK, we've already got eyes on other European markets, where Telia may want to partner with us.
We are a new kind of home care service helping connect you directly to skilled specialist elderly care workers in the Manchester area. We are not a care agency, and don’t charge you like an agency. Holme Care makes finding care workers so much easier.
Why should start-ups from all over Europe apply to VUNK Autumn Programme in Estonia?
This spring a Portuguese start-up Helppier applied to VUNK collaboration programme. In short Helppier is a walkthrough service to create interactive tutorials and tooltips in seconds. Here is their Customer Happiness Manager's Ricardo Pereira's take on co-operation with VUNK & Telia.
Being a Telia Estonia startup lab, Vunk has helped companies partner with Telia to improve their offering and get access to the market. Vunk ran an accelerator for 2 years and pivoted to Collaboration framework this Spring.
e-Commerce to us is also anything
and everything transactional and dynamic – it is about enabling our customers
to complete purchases, subscriptions, manage their services and get help to
their questions in our digital channels just as they do in our stores – 24
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Tackling SmartCities and Digitalization
IoT for Telia has become the cornerstone for innovation. It is now time transform it into a more concrete framework, where there are more opportunities for partnerships. At VUNK, we look for companies offering state-of-the-art IoT services, are intelligently tackling SmartCity problems and offering value to their SME and B2B clients. Read more »