Affärsstrategerna invests in training for 3G

Affärsstrategerna invests in training for 3G Affärsstrategerna invests 3.5 MSEK in Widermind AB, a company that arranges courses in telecommunication and mobile system standards. The company focuses on next generation of mobile telephony, which today means GPRS and UMTS. Widermind's goal is to grow fast. The team consists of five persons today, all with extensive knowledge of mobile systems and teaching experience. The target group for Widermind's courses are mobile operators and system suppliers in Europe. A great number of customers have already shown interest. - With Affärsstrategerna as an active owner, we can kick-start our business and some of the courses will start before the end of the year, says Jesper Sletternmark, founder and CEO. Jesper Slettenmark has a recent background from Allgon, there he worked with development of fiber-optic repeaters and custom made coverage solutions for a vast number of European operators. - The demand for training in how to build 3G networks is enormous in an international perspective, and I am impressed by their competence, says Claes- Göran Fridh, CEO of Affärsstrategerna. Affärsstrategerna's investment in Widermind represents 32% of the share capital. For further information, please contact: Per Ersson, Investment Manager, Affärsstrategerna Telephone: +46-8-545 831 94 or e-mail: per@astrateg.se Jesper Slettenmark, CEO, Widermind AB telefon +46-8-642 42 85 or e-mail: jesper.slettenmark@widermind.com Affärsstrategerna is a leading seed investment venture capital company listed on the OM Stockholm Stock Exchange O-list. Affärsstrategerna invests value- added capital in innovative start-ups, operating in IT/Internet, Wireless and Life Science/Medical Technology, and has the potential to become market leader in its niche. Some of the companies in the portfolio are: A Brand New World, Alpha Helix, Artema, Artimplant, Brainshaper, Chemel, European Institute of Science, Fingerprint Cards, FreeHand Communication, InfiniCom, Mainbox, Megacon, Mocat, Musicbrigade, Naty, Netbaby World, RS Cordless Technology, Samba Sensors, Skolboken.se, SWATS, Web Update, Widermind and Yesitworks Sweden. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/04/20000904BIT00430/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/04/20000904BIT00430/bit0002.pdf

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