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Entrepreneurial graduates win funding to develop AI health assistant

When Covid-19 broke out, two graduates from the Technical University of Denmark founded the healthtech company Teton.ai, and just six months later, they've managed to raise DKK 8m from a series of investors and foundations.

Teton.ai co-founders Mikkel Was Thorsen (left) and Esben Klint Thorius (right) Photo: Teton.ai

On February 27, the first Dane was tested positive for Covid-19. Incidentally, the entrepreneurs Esben Klint Thorius and Mikkel Wad Thorsen from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) also decided to start their health- and medtech company on this particular date.

With the company Teton.ai the DTU graduates plan to create tomorrow's intelligent hospitals, and whereas this timing might have been a deathblow for most companies, it has boosted Teton.ai's momentum.

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