It has been quite a ride since the joint win together with Tripsteri. The memory and the excitement of the night is still traveling with us. To be honest, the days leading to the finals were quite nerve-racking and trying to keep our heads cool was not easy. After that experience, everything feels relatively easy to handle.
It is now exactly one year and two weeks since we founded Frameright. We totally missed that special 1-year mark, so no celebrations yet. Back then, getting into the Uutisraivaaja finals was the last push for us to take the leap and make Frameright official. One year has gone by very fast, learning something new every day.
This autumn has been amazing and we are very grateful for the experiences we’ve had so far. The boost we got from winning Uutisraivaaja and the excitement of building something new from scratch has made the past months a rollercoaster ride that we have been enjoying.
Two teams has been chosen as the winners of Uutisraivaaja media innovation challenge. The jury decided to grant the 250 000 € award to Frameright and Tripsteri. Both teams will receive 125 000 euros worth of development money.
Tekes has granted Tempo funding for Coberg Ltd for developing the Frameright publishing technology. The occasion was celebrated by eating a fancy dinner at McDonalds. We also celebrated by practising our baking skills and baked a cake for the people at Microsoft Flux.
Since our last blog in April we have again been so busy that we haven’t even had time to catch our breath. Writing this piece allows us to ‘take five’ and reflect on what we have undertaken and achieved.
We have been working on a lot of things from administrative stuff to visual design and at the same time tried concentrate on developing the product itself. Frameright has offered us a creative and intellectual challenge that is super fun and demanding at the same time. Our lives have been filled with books and articles and podcasts and online lectures about various topics from media publishing to founding and scaling start up companies.
One of the former Uutisraivaaja finalists was team Influence Networks, Nicolas Kayser-Bril and Pierre Romera in the first competition in 2011. We found out what they have been up to since.