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In a huge Soviet-style building of a former clothing factory in the north-west part of Kyiv, about hundred workers develop an alarm system, which, according to its inventor Aleksandr Konotopskyi, is “the first step to the automatization” of Ukrainian households.

It has taken Konotopskyi four years to build his wireless security system startup, which has since attracted $1 million in funding from venture capital firm SMRK, hired more than 100 people, and conquered about 30 percent of the Ukrainian market for wireless alarms.

Founded in 2011, Konotopskyi’s company, called Ajax Systems, produces a wireless security system for residential and business premises that includes sensors to detect intruders, fire, and flooding.

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