The company that deals with analysing consumer reviews online, on behalf of important international corporations, wins P101 SGR, EIT Digital and Jan Bennink
Wonderflow is a digital and big data company born in Trentino as an innovative start-up. It has now become a scale-up projected towards the global market. It recently managed to close a € 2 million investment round, underwritten by the venture capital financial brokerage firm P101 SGR and through its associated funds P102 and ITALIA 500 (Azimut Group). The operation has seen the participation of EIT Digital (the Knowledge Innovation Community for the ICT and digital sector) and Jan Bennink, a successful Dutch manager who has directed large companies such as Danone, Numico, Douwe Egberts, Sara Lee, and is currently a member of the board of companies directors such as Coca Cola, Kraft, and Boots.
With the new investments, Wonderflow intends to consolidate its positioning in Europe and to expand its commercial network.
What it deals with:
In practice, Wonderflow collects and analyses large amounts of data, allowing companies to transform their customers’ feedback and employees’ into usable information, which results particularly useful for guiding their business strategy.
All this was possible thanks to a particular artificial intelligence technology - NLP (Natural Language Processing) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) algorithms - which was able to beat the most popular hi-tech brands in the sector - including IBM, Clarabridge and SAS.
In Wonderflow's customer portfolio there are large corporations such as Samsung, DHL, Philips, Lavazza, Delonghi, TomTom.
Wonderflow is currently based in the Netherlands, but the research and development part of the company remains in Italy, with over 20 people operating in Trento at Hub Innovazione Trentino.
Why we are so proud of them:
The three founders Riccardo Osti, Giovanni Gaglione and Michele Ruini met in Trento on the occasion of the provincial acceleration program for startups Techpeaks. From 2013 to today they have come a long way, so much they made their technology available on the platform of a giant like Microsoft, they employed more than 30 people, expanded their business in Italy and abroad and collected a total of 4 million euros of investments.
Giovanni Gaglione, in particular, collaborates also as a mentor for Start-Up Lab. He, therefore, follows the teams to build and define their startup ideas.
Thanks to his experience and successes, he can share practical knowledge, useful skills, but above all the passion and determination necessary to launch a startup.
Like Giovanni, the other mentors of Start-Up Lab come from the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship and possess useful skills to pass to the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.