NXS batch of 2020: Anarky Labs

In the second of four blog posts showcasing the companies of this year’s NXS batch, presenting Anarky Labs.

Another first in the Nordic XR Startups portfolio, Finnish startup Anarky Labs is all about making professional drone piloting safer and more efficient. A growing field of the future.

Anarky Labs is a forward looking, UX-oriented product design house with strong design and development experience from several industry fields. The first product, HorusAR, will bring professional drone pilots unprecedented situational awareness using world-based data visualization and spatial interfaces with Mixed Reality glasses. horusar.com

The CEO and founder of Anarky Labs, Hannu Lesonen: “It’s an honor to be chosen into the amazing group of NXS companies. The mentorship straight from the beginning has opened Anarky Labs unbelievable connections both in Finland and abroad, accelerating our networking in ways we couldn’t have hoped for. Also, on the business side the help we have received in guiding the direction of minimal start-up facing a mountain of work has been invaluable. It’s an exciting road ahead, but it’s calming to know we have a strong, professional support backing us!”

Connect with the Anarky Labs team:
Hannu Lesonen
Lassi Immonen

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About NXS
Nordic XR Startups is an investor and accelerator program for VR, AR and MR startups companies based in Northern Europe. NXS’s mission is to contribute to and improve the competitiveness of the Nordic XR ecosystem and accelerate the growth of their investment portfolio companies. For investment and support, let NXS know what you are working on.

About NXS owners, gumi Inc.
Founded in 2007, gumi Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 3903) is a leading global mobile game publisher and developer headquartered in Japan, with overseas operations in France, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. The company has proven success in launching titles worldwide, such as the widely popular role-playing games Brave Frontier and Phantom of the Kill. With ongoing publishing and development projects on various platforms, including iOS, Android, and more, gumi aims to change the world through innovative entertainment products and services, including both original content and collaborations with popular IP. For more information, please visit gu3.co.jp/en. 

About NXS owners, Nordisk Film
Founded in 1906, Nordisk Film is the leading producer and distributor of films in the Nordic countries and operates the largest cinema chains in Denmark and Norway. Nordisk Film has digital businesses within gift cards, computer games development and eSports and is the distributor of PlayStation in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Nordisk Film is part of Egmont – Denmark’s largest media group with 6,200 employees and activities in 30 countries. These include Egmont Publishing, which publishes more than 700 magazines, TV 2 in Norway and several book publishers. Egmont is a commercial foundation that generates revenue amounting to EUR 1.6 billion and donate more than EUR 13 million a year to help improve the lives of children and young people. For more information, please visit nordiskfilm.com.