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FiBAN Pitch Finland DefSec 2024: Dobbelgänger Oy takes the crown

Doppelgänger winning at Pitch Finland DefSec 2024

Source: Finnish Business Angel Network (FiBAN)

The FiBAN Pitch Finland DefSec, a prestigious event that took place on Friday 7th June 2024, ended with a spectacular victory for Oulu-based startup Dobbelgänger Oy (a VTT spin-off). The event, themed around defence and security solutions, saw seven incredible finalists compete for first place with their innovations and cutting-edge technology.

Dobbelgänger Oy, a company that specialises in creating modern decoys for today’s needs, emerged as the winner and secured an investment of 100,000 euros. Their product, which features easy-to-set-up decoys with an authentic spectral fingerprint, impressed both the audience and the jury.

The event was organized by FiBAN, Define Finland, Digital Defense Ecosystem, Pääomasijoittajat Ry, Kyberala Ry, Tesi, VTT, Riihimäen kaupunki, and Puolustusvoimat. It was part of the EU-funded Connect2Scale program.

Competition for the prize was fierce, with other finalists including AirHUD, an augmented reality drone software (another VTT spin-off), MarshallAI, an AI-driven surveillance system, and PictM Technologies Oy. Also in the running were ReLoc, a jamming system for safer navigation by GIM Robotics (supported by NATO DIANA Accelerator, Digital Defence Ecosystem), Spectacular AI, which offers effective AI utilization of camera data, and Wayren, a decentralized ad-hoc communication platform.

Dobbelgänger Oy’s win underlines the company’s commitment to innovation and its ability to meet the needs of today’s rapidly evolving defence sector. Their success at the FiBAN Pitch Finland DefSec 2024 is a testament to their hard work and dedication, and we look forward to seeing what they will achieve in the future. Congratulations to Dobbelgänger Oy on their well-deserved victory! To find out more about the company, please visit their website: