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The founding team of 4 nationalities (🇪🇪 🇺🇦 🇫🇮 🇬🇧) have built and designed products used by over 100M people worldwide. Svyat Polishchuk is a former Design Lead at Bolt. He is one of the creators behind the successful Bolt Drive service, as well as designing the UX for scooter rentals in over 250 cities. CTO Kaarel Roben is a self-taught coder, previously having built financial tech products from 0 to nearly $1bn in investments. Sami Nieminen, AI Lead, developed a deep learning classifier model that beat the best research literature model, and has an MSc (Honours) in Human-Computer Interaction from the top research program in Europe from 2020. Matt Clannachan, CEO, personally experienced the pain points while working as a VP of Product in fintech.
Leading the investment round is Tera Ventures (GrabCAD, Monese, Jobbatical), along with Specialist VC (Bolt, Veriff, Starship), Elias Aalto - Co-Founder and former Head of UX at Wolt ($8bn exit to Doordash), and other notable names."Flowstep is making design as fast and effortless as we always wished it could be, and that's not just good for designers—that's good for anyone building anything in the digital space, and for the users of these products as well. These amazing founders identified a glaring pain point in UX and have the diverse skill set to actually solve it. That's why we're not just investing to capture this massive market opportunity; we're supporting a team capable of redefining the industry," said Andrus Oks, Founding Partner of Tera Ventures.