Unikie was founded in 2015 on a need to export Finnish technology know-how. The founding members had strong backgrounds in the software industry, and they also wanted to correct some faults that existed in the field of software. Through a unique business model, we combine demanding customer value production and appreciation for best possible skills.
Our founders come from many lines of IT sector operations and well-known established companies, which include Nokia, HP, Dell, Microsoft, Symbio, Flander and many others. We also have ongoing projects and cases with the largest IT technology companies and telecommunications operators in the world. Our expertise goes further into industry specific know-how, which you can see some of by studying our areas of expertise.
Unikie was founded to create value and offer clients exceptional software talent.
Unikie and Mystes (creator of Aino.io, our integration and data flow monitoring platform) combine forces to take data integration and flow to a new level.
Operations is the United States take shape and Unikie USA offices in San José (later Palo Alto) open.
Unikie buys Neusoft’s business in Finland. This strengthens Unikie’s car software development expertise and expands its global position within the car industry through new acquired customers.
Unikie’s operations meet the European automotive industry’s highest information security standards. Unikie was thus named the third Finnish company and the first Finnish software company to be listed on the TISAX security list.
Deloitte Technology Fast 50 listing is announced and Unikie is rewarded as the 3rd fastest growing technology company in Finland in 2019.
Operations in Sweden start and Unikie also invests on offices and a development team in Poland.
Unikie raises €12 million from CapMan Growth and Tesi to speed up international expansion.
Unikie and Promotives in Germany have created together a strong player in global Automated Valet Parking (AVP) market.
Dr. Sc. (Tech.) Seppo Kuula is appointed as CEO for Unikie. The current CEO and Unikie co-founder Esko Mertsalmi will continue to work full-time in the company’s board.
The Kuopio unit will strengthen the company’s own technology development as well as provide service to local clients.
Fintraffic and Unikie launch Port Activity App which brings together all information needed by port call actors. In Finland, ports can join the Software-as-a-Service solution free of charge.
Unikie becomes a member of the cybersecurity interest organization Finnish Information Security Cluster (FISC). Through FISC, Unikie can participate in building an intelligent and data-secure internet of everything.
Unikie is invited to join AUTOSAR as developer partner. Unikie will lead car manufacturers’ international information security working group.
Unikie was selected as the Tivi Company of 2021. Every year, Tivi – Tietoviikko IT magazine – selects the best Tivi Company of the Year from the list of 250 largest IT companies in Finland.
The world premiere of Unikie’s automated parking solution is seen at the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich in collaboration with BMW, Ford, Jaguar-Land Rover, Mercedes Benz and VW Group’s technology company Cariad.
Unikie will establish a product development unit in Tallinn and and aim to recruit 100 software developers within two years.
Unikie’s Smart Space solution is a sensor and IoT -based situational awareness concept with cutting edge computer vision technologies and AI. The Smart Space solution is based on the extensive research, development, and production work that Unikie has done for its existing solutions and frameworks.
Mender helps Unikie’s end customers to implement key parts of device lifecycle management faster and more smoothly. That enables Unikie to serve its customers better with a larger catalog of services and products, and enhanced service level.
Unikie’s Board of Directors has appointed Seppo Kolari as CEO of the company. Kolari is a member of the board and served as the company’s COO.