TikkTalk raised NOK 2.9M from a range of local angel investors, looks to accelerate the growth of its marketplace for translators.

Norway Investments 21 December 2017
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TikkTalk, an Oslo, Norway-based company managing a marketplace for interpretation services, secured NOK 2.9M ($350k) in a soft investmet round.

The money comes from a range of local investors, including Wiski Capital, Jon Von Tetzchner, Benedicte Bakke Agerup, Ida Melbye-Larsen, Øistein Grevskott, Luis Paulsen, Hans Jørgen Stang and Per Håkon Fasting.

TikkTalk, founded as Skiwo in 2016 and led by CEO Gautam Chandna, developed an open marketplace for interpretation services connecting customers to certified interpreters. The platform is used by 1100 interpreters from 28 countries, who speak 67 languages.

The company has six employees, have clients from 81 municipalities, several hospitals and police stations, as well as 323 certified Norwegian interpreters.