Chalmers Innovation

New investments will help Halon to secure the IT-world!

Pressmeddelande   •   Mar 28, 2013 15:19 CET

Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund and Almi Invest Western Sweden have invested in Halon Security to support their growth on the international market. The Swedish company Halon Security has developed and distributed award winning e-mail and web security solutions for the last ten years.

Award winning solutions

Halon Security was founded in Gothenburg by the two brothers Peter and Jonas Falck. The company is famous for their cutting edge technology when providing award winning, scalable and flexible software solutions.
- Our solutions for IT-security have been appointed best-in-test in Sweden and in SE Magazine, and we have earned thirteen top credentials from the Virus Bulletin, says Peter Falck, one of the founders.

With VM-ware ready® and ipv6 adapted products they are the only ones with this solution so far in the it-security field. Halon is already present in the future.
- There is a great potential for our products in the future, says Peter Falck.

Growing worldwide

Halon Security is a big player on the Swedish market for firewalls and routers, e-mail security and spam filters. They have proven themselves on the Swedish market for ten years. Now they’re going to enter the US market focusing on Email security for service providers. The two venture capitalists Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund and Almi Invest believe that Halons’ potential on the international market is huge.

- Halons’ solutions are considered the best alternative also when compared to the giants in the field, says Per Stenman, responsible for investment and portfolio management at Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund.
- With strong ownership and the right support, Halon Security is a given worldwide success, Per Stenman wraps up. If everything runs according to plan, you can count on hearing more from Halon Security in the future. 

About Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund and Almi Invest

Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund was founded in 2008 as a development of Chalmers Innovation -an incubator transforming technology business concepts into start-up companies. Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund focuses on investments in early stages. They have well- established networks to create opportunities that enhance the investee-companies diligence and international competitiveness.
Almi Invest is a venture capital company investing in Swedish promising companies with exciting scalable business models and dedicated entrepreneurs.
Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund and Almi Invest are currently investing in the Swedish IT- security company Halon Security, to support their international growth.

Mer om Chalmers Innovation

Chalmers Innovation identifierar, utvecklar och finansierar teknikbaserade tillväxtföretag. Sedan starten 1999 har de varit med och startat 104 företag. Företagen hade under 2011 en total omsättning på 558 miljoner kronor och 406 anställda. Tillsammans har det under åren totalt investerats 1,45 miljarder kronor i dessa bolag. De här resultaten gör att Chalmers Innovation idag är Sveriges ledande idéinvesterare och företagsinkubator. Chalmers Innovation är utvald att ingå i regionala samt nationella inkubatorsatsningar från Innovationsbron och Västra Götalandsregionen.

Chalmers Innovation is supported by the EU Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP)