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Berlin’s Kaiko Systems nets €2M to help maritime technical operations go paperless  

By Editor - Wed Sep 21, 3:11 am

From healthcare to manufacturing, traditional industries have been getting a digital makeover over the past decade. But some sectors have been left behind. Maritime shipping, argued Fabian Fussek, CEO and co-founder of Kaiko Systems, is the “last frontier of digitzation.” Kaiko Systems is a Berlin-based startup trying to digitize operations on commercial vessels. Around 90% of the world’s traded goods are carried over the ocean, but an industry with such a pivotal role in the global economy is still heavily reliant on pens, paper, and Excel, noted Fussek, a former Deloitte consultant. The manual process means maintenance and inspection on ships are costly, inefficient and prone to human errors, he added. Kaiko Systems, which Fussek founded in 2020 with Eddy del Valle, the former CTO of freight forwarding unicorn Sennder , provides a smartphone-based tool for front-line workers and inspectors to collect operational data onboard.

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Berlin’s Kaiko Systems nets €2M to help maritime technical operations go paperless

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