Founded by Ege Akpinar, Axel Katalan and Can Akpinar and launched in 2014, Pointr specialises in the indoor positioning of people and assets, and deep data analytics.
Pointr’s Deep Location® platform seamlessly blends edge computing, internet of things, artificial intelligence and augmented reality technologies to provide pinpoint navigation, tracking and orientation services inside large venues, allowing airports, retailers and enterprises to better understand how travellers, customers and employees interact with their surroundings while also helping these audiences to navigate inside buildings.
Pointr’s technology is currently used at King’s Cross Station, Harrods, Gatwick Airport, and Dubai International Airport, where an app can be downloaded and offers directions to the relevant platform, gate or product.
The business will use Livingbridge’s investment to bolster the team, further develop the offering and fund Pointr’s continued international expansion, with new office openings planned across the globe.
“We are excited to have Livingbridge as a long-term partner in our growth journey. We believe with Livingbridge we have found an insightful and strategic partner who can help us scale Pointr to the next level.”
Ege Akpinar, CEO and co-Founder at Pointr
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