Heraklion, Crete (April 12th, 2023) — Sunlight.io, the thinnest, fastest HyperConverged Infrastructure platform built for applications that run at the edge, today announced it is increasing investment in Europe’s Silicon Island of Crete. By the end of the first half of 2023, the Heraklion-based team will have grown by 20%, which already includes a doubling of its female talent.
The Greek Island of Crete has been nicknamed Silicon Island because of its fast-growing tech community, research and innovation. Sunlight attributes much of its product and development success to date to its long-standing relationship with Science and Technology Park of Crete (STEP-C). The relationship dates back over 10 years from when Sunlight was part of the OnApp family (since acquired by Virtuozzo). Since then, Sunlight and STEP-C have participated in a series of joint R&D projects in addition to Sunlight renting state-of-the art office facilities in the Tech Park itself.
Following a recent Series A round of investment, Sunlight is investing in the growth of its development team based in Heraklion, Crete.