What-A-Map is a Finnish startup that wants to help people to find, create and share pedestrian maps and deliver them to your mobile phone. They say their service begins where Google Maps end: they want that users can have very detailed maps of specific places such as shopping malls, museums, amusement parks etc. that they can install on their phones.
Fruugo is a new Finnish startup that has something to do with e-commerce. The list of people involved is very impressive. They include Nokia’s ex-CEO and Chairman Jorma Ollila and F-Secure founder and CEO Risto Siilasmaa among others. The biggest investor is Washington DC based Queensway Developments LLC.
Fruugo will begin its operations from the beginning of January. The only thing that can be said about what they are doing is that they are working with e-commerce – developing an online shopping platform and apparently they will do hosting as well. Their home page only sports this very web2.0 image that has clearly something to do with e-commerce: