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Hark founder: ‘We're getting data out of systems that are decades old'

Posted On: 25 Sep 2019   |   Posted By: Tech City UK

Hark founder: ‘We're getting data out of systems that are decades old'

Based in Leeds, Hark was founded in 2016 with a vision for initially helping companies in pharmaceutical industries become more efficient and reduce waste.
The idea came to founder Jordan Hark when he was some distance from the West Yorkshire city - roughly 10,200 miles away in Australia's Gold Coast - having a beer with a friend. Creativity, as they say, can be found in the most unexpected of places.
Hark connects to physical assets to create digital twins, using a software platform that streamlines operational processes on a global scale. The startup recently held a hackathon in Leeds which concluded in the winner getting work experience with the company.
We spoke to Appleson to find out more.
How did the Hark start?
Jordan Appleson: Hark began with a conversation I had with a friend over a beer in Australia's Gold Coast - I wanted to build software that remedies real-world challenges. Soon after, Hark was formed with my cofounders Andrew and Julian. Our mission is to empower people by designing secure...

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