An inspirational interview with Aleksandr Konotopskyi, CEO of the world-renown wireless security system Ajax Systems, for EU-Startups.
✅over 900,000 users in 120 countries across the globe
✅recognition as an award-winning wireless security system in Europe
✅over 1,600 employees on board, doubling in staff size from 2019 to 2020
✅In 2019, it attracted over €8.4 million from Horizon Capital to ramp up global expansion and it previously received €840K million from the SMRK venture fund in 2015.
✅This month Ajax was included in the list of 30 Best Startups by Forbes Ukraine, in 3rd place after GitLab and Grammarly.
Aleksandr Konotopskyi: “Kyiv is brilliant because of its numerous creative people: engineers, developers, designers, marketing specialists, etc. On the other hand, it’s a good place to have a factory as labour cost is reasonable, and you can find quite a lot of manufacturing specialists here. Besides, this is in Europe. If you ask me whether I would change the place for my business if I had a chance, the answer is no. Kyiv is one of the reasons why our business reached its current high stage.”