The spouse of Estonian business visionary Teivo Annus – one of the establishing engineers for the worldwide correspondences application “Skype” – has out of nowhere passed on from a secretive illness.
“I advise you with the best distress that on July 12, our dearest spouse, business person and financial backer Tivo Anos, passed on of a surprising infection,” she said through an official statement distributed on Monday. She added that the memorial service functions will be held family-run and will be gone to particularly by the nearest relatives.
As indicated by Estonian papers, the reason for the financial specialist’s demise was an “obscure illness” and in line with the family, no subtleties of the reason for death were given.
Skype was dispatched in Estonia in 2003, by two Scandinavian financial specialists: Dane Janus Friis, Swedish Niklas Zensstrom, and four Estonian designers are Jan Tylen, Bert Xoslo, Ahti Hanla and Tivo Anos who assumed a significant part in dealing with the principal Skype office in Tallinn and managed a group Basic designing and organization.
This new startup with worldwide aspirations has gotten a base for mastering new abilities and rousing groundbreaking thoughts. It likewise made another way of thinking and set a model for aggressive Estonian business visionaries in innovation.
Skype was offered to eBay in 2005 for $ 2.6 billion, turning into the primary unicorn (a name that disregards a private startup worth more than $ 1 billion) established in Estonia.
Subsequent to selling Skype, the four Estonian authors dispatched a private resource the executives organization called Ambient Sound Investment, whose resources in 2018 were esteemed at 131 million euros.
Anous additionally put secretly in various organizations all throughout the planet and was dynamic in Singapore. The Estonian financial backer is considered the most persuasive with individual ventures, and has arrived at fifty speculations.