Geert Houben, Co-founder of Cubigo, referred to this investment as "smart money" and emphasized its important role in the company's international growth.
Cubigo founded in 2011 as a spin-off of the University Hasselt, is a cloud-based platform that empowers aging people to live independent and healthy as long as possible by supporting self-care and comfort.
The platform connects seniors, caregivers, family and businesses in an easy-to-use, modular user interface. Cubigo allows each user to choose amongst a broad set of functions: making doctor’s appointments, setting up video calls with family, reading up on local news or events, tracking and sharing medical data, ordering meals at home, creating medication reminders, and so on.
Nowadays, the company has branches in Belgium (Hasselt), the Netherlands (Venray) and the United States (San Francisco).
"Smart money" for "young world conquerors"
A large part of the investment comes from Flemish top entrepreneur and series investor Urbain Vandeurzen. In addition, the Dutch company Transvision joins the investment round.
Geert Houben, Co-founder of Cubigo, sees lots of potential in the further internatational expansion saying, "We are constantly receiving questions from Canada, Switzerland, Singapore, etc. There's enough of potential. Our new investors will also play a very important role in this international growth. Urbain Vandeurzen offers a lot of experience in this area. So, "Smart money."
Urbain Vandeurzen is also looking forward to a successful partnership, "Cubigo is a promising young IT company with exceptional potential. We are very pleased with this partnership and gladly make our experience in international business and growth management available to these young world conquerors."