Transparency, efficiency and trust

Ecosystems and value networks need technology and governance to operate with transparency, efficiency and trust. The convergence of emerging technologies such as IoT, artificial intelligence and blockchain will increasingly provide opportunities for enhanced automation and innovation.

We help companies, organizations and governments to develop and implement the necessary capabilities for harnessing the potential of ecosystem-driven innovation.
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Food provenance

One in ten people get sick from contaminated food every year. Trust in food again by knowing its whole history and supply chain.
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Transparent supply chain

Transparent and immutable record of events reduces time delays, extra costs, and leaves less room for human error.
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Open up new online commerce possibilities with the ability to transfer or pay someone a fraction of a cent almost instantly with extremely low or no fees.
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Digital identity

Prove that you are who you say you are by utilising secure and decentralised identities. Reduce third party and intermediary risk related to centralised record-keeping systems.
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Solving wicked problems

Presentations & Training

Emerging technologies and blockchain are complex but fascinating topics. Our clients appreciate us for the straight forward and understandable way we make sense of complex topics for professional and general audiences. It's really important to have a common language and a shared understanding before spending time on envisioning opportunities and making plans.

Business Design

Every now and then a new technology arises that will over time make a really big impact on the way things are done. Like the smartphone, or the internet. Blockchain will by most estimates be such a technology. We've spent time and effort on honing the tools and methods that we use so that when we work together with you, the resulting business ideas will be concrete and impactful.

Execution Support

Finding the right people and talent is really important for any project. But in reality the right talent can be hard to find. If it's helpful for your needs, we are happy to provide people from our network to work as part of your team on an interim, part-time basis. Some examples of the roles we can provide are: Change Champions, Transformation Agents, Product Owners and Chief Digital Officers. Simply, smart people with the right skills, on an as-a-service & as-needed basis.

Solution & Consortium Design

Digital and blockchain projects require much more than just technology. Identifying the best way to get the ecosystem to work together, creating the necessary governance and legal structures, and setting up co-operatives, consortiums or joint ventures is easire when you're not doing it for the first time. Often a neutral third party (that's us) can also be useful in bringing together the ecosystem.
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Use cases and case studies


Worldwide food product related fraud and fake product cases have been estimated to cost tens of billions of euros yearly.
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Global logistics be it on land, sea or air depends on incredibly complex networks of operators such as transport organizations, goverment officials like customs and a multitude of various payment processors.
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Our global economic system is used every day to transfer trillions in value and serve billions of people.
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A big share of the value provided by the legal industry operators is based on creating and enforcing trust between different parties.
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E-government is increasingly being seen as the way for governments to improve their current services, providing and maintaining a technological environment for governance.
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Current legacy-system-based energy grids are increasingly being upgraded with systems that provide us data from various places in regards to various factors.
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Construction projects are conducted by groups working together based on pre-agreed specifications written into contracts. Each party is generally paid when a certain work package is completed.
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Articles & Media

Suomi tarvitsee kansallisen strategian arvon internetille

Arvon internet on oleellinen osa teknologiaan perustuvan talouden kilpailukykyä, ja pitää nostaa vastaavalla tavalla strategiseksi keihäänkärjeksi kuin tekoäly.
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Article in Finland’s leading daily newspaper: Helsingin Sanomat

Yksi teknologinen keksintö voi mullistaa tapamme tehdä asuntokauppoja ja käydä oikeutta. Lohkoketjussa voi korvata ihmisten välisen luottamuksen matemaattisella koodilla. Lue koko juttu Helsingin Sanomista.
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Homepage of our Blockchain - Roadmap for Leaders book

Lohkoketju - Tiekartta päättäjille. Blockchain- eli lohkoketjuteknologiaa on verrattu internetin kaltaiseksi innovaatioksi. Valtiot ja yritykset ovat alkaneet hyödyntää lohkoketjuja mitä moninaisemmissa toiminnoissa. Kuitenkin vain harvalla on käsitys siitä, miksi kyseessä on niin merkittävä teknologia, ja saatavilla oleva tieto on usein hajanaista eikä kokonaiskuvaa ole helppo muodostaa.
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High technology transfer from Finland to Vietnam for increasing food safety

On October 31, the MOU signing ceremony with a content focused on traceability systems and traceability technology solutions that can be applied to businesses in Vietnam. The program took place with two main contents: The MOU signing ceremony between the VietNam Certification Center (QUACERT) and Bering & Company Oy on “the promotion and provision of Blockchain traceability technology at Vietnam ”and MOU signing ceremony among Bering & Company Oy, QUACERT and Hanoi Beer Alcohol and Beverage Joint Stock Corp (HABECO) on” piloting the traceability system for HABECO”.
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About us

Bering & Company is a Helsinki-based consultancy started by people who want to build a place where smart people get to work with other smart people (clients, partners, colleagues) to do meaningful things. We're good at making sense of new technologies and how they can be used for building better business. The relevant buzzwords are digital transformation, and emerging technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and IoT.

Mikko Eerola

CEO and co-founder. Co-author of Blockchain: Roadmap for Executives. Has worked since 1996 with everything digital. Has worked as a leader in fast-growing, world-dominating scaleups and in larger corporations that aspire to transform but sometimes find it hard. Likes to work on new, meaningful projects.
+358 40 5899 776

Juha Viitala

Head of Ecosystems and co-founder. Co-author of Blockchain: Roadmap for Executives. Has worked since 1996 with the internet and new technologies. Digital business, startups, blockchain, you name it. Hands-on project experience from designing, building and governing a blockchain consortium.
+358 40 755 0666

Viivi Pitkänen

Chief Commercial Officer. International sales lead with over 20 years of experience in software and telecommunications. Has worked in leading niche companies and global corporations. Motivated by multicultural business and curiosity for tech.
+358 45 264 9111