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YPOG advises Eurazeo on investment in askui

Berlin, September 2023 YPOG advised lead investor Eurazeo on the € 4.3 million seed financing round of askui. Other investors in this round are 468 Capital, LEA Partners, APX, and Seedcamp as well as existing angels Carsten Thoma and Christian Stiebner.

askui was founded in Karlsruhe in 2021 by Jonas Menesklou and Dominik Klotz. The start-up is an innovative solution for UI test automation that integrates human interaction into the automation process.

The fresh capital will be used to advance their product development, building upon the existing functionalities that askui offers. They will also release their first prompt-to-automation model, an approach that will enable users to control and automate processes just by using words. Finally, the startup is planning to expand its market globally and grow the askui team.

YPOG advised Eurazeo for the first time in this financing round.


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