- Posted by: Miina Salmenharju
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Last year was exceptionally successful for the software house BearIT: the company received recognition through competitions and nearly doubled its number of employees. This year, the company is still focusing on employment and sustainable growth.
2017 was a year of strong growth for software house BearIT and this year, the company keeps on growing. BearIT has just started LearnIT, a recruitment training program for ICT professionals. At the same time, the company is celebrating its 5th anniversary.
– The starting of LearnIT is an important achievement for us and for the software industry in the Tampere region. Hopefully, we can train ICT professionals through our program in the future as well. In february, our company is five years old, which is a good reason to celebrate what we as a company have become so far, says CEO Teemu Karhu.
Hopefully, we can train ICT professionals through our program in the future as well.
Towards international markets and digital healthcare
The five-year-old company has grown from a one-man consultant agency to a software house of around twenty employees. According to Karhu, BearIT is planning to recruit new employees.
– Especially last year, we had a huge growth in the number of our staff. This year, we will be recruiting more employees, and we are also pleased to have our first international talent with us, a student who will be completing his thesis at BearIT. This is our first step towards international markets.
We will be recruiting more employees,
and we are also pleased to have our first international talent with us.
In product development, BearIT is focusing on health-enhancing technologies.
– Digital health technologies are a new and rising field in software development and we have strong expertise in these. Our on-going project AsthmaDiary has raised a lot of interest and clearly, there is a demand for these kinds of symptom diaries. This year, we are also working on something completely new in digital healthcare, states Karhu.