Our story

How we got to where we are today.

Timeline FirstGambit

The first gambit

Tim Wallin and Erik Nylund officially start up Gambit on a cold but beautiful winter day.

Timeline Airplane

Off to Barcelona

Tim & Erik heads to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for the latest in mobile technology.

Timeline Gambitlabs

Online presence

Can't be without a website of your own when you're in the IT biz. Back then we went by our full name: Gambit Labs.

Timeline Ottelu Android

The first app

Our app for the live TV sports service Ottelu.fi hits Google Play. It still works of course, after all these years.

Timeline VideoClips

A big bite into Apple

Together with UK based JENS Ltd. we launch our first major iOS application: ViDEO CLiPS. A simple but stunning video licensing app.

Timeline AAA

Ey ey ey!

We're among the four percent of companies in Finland with AAA credit rating - the highest possible. A rating we have kept ever since.

Timeline GambitLunch

Putting the business in business lunch

Gambit Lunch is launched for business restaurants. The app makes ordering lunch a breeze for everyone.

Timeline KristiinankaupunkiKalenteri

Augmented Reality

We release our first Augmented Reality app. A Christmas calendar for the city of Kristiinankaupunki.

Timeline VaasaDocs

A tree's best friend

The City of Vaasa starts using Gambit Docs, our document management app, saving them three tonnes of paper annually.

Timeline MWC2013

Barcelona... again!

This time during the World Mobile Congress we develop the first responsive version of our own site. And watch some real football - ¡El Clásico!

Timeline Herrfors

Electric moment

We expand our business to the web and launch our first client website - energy company Herrfors.

Timeline HelsinkiOffice

Welcome to Helsinki

Lönnrotinkatu in central Helsinki is the location of our first office in the capital.

Timeline Kristiinankaupunki

Christmas in October

The "Christmas by the sea" project, with Augmented Reality by Gambit, is named one of the top projects funded by the European Union.

Timeline Runsoria

New digs

We relocate our Vaasa office to Runsoria Business Park and quickly start filling up the place with new developers.

Timeline MySports

Home shopping

Gambit develops and launches a series of state of the art web shops with built-in ERP integration.

Timeline Startia


Thanks to our growth and teamwork we are selected "New entrepreneurs of the year" in the Vaasa region.

Timeline KasvuOpen

KasvuOpen finalists

We are picked as one of the finalists at Kasvu Open - a competition for growing companies in Finland - among almost 350 competitors.

Timeline GambitFodder

Lunch is served, animals

Our web app Gambit Fodder takes fodder deliveries for the farming industry into the 21st century.

Timeline PolarLoop

Activate the activation sequence

The entire staff gets activity trackers from Polar to make 2015 a more active year.

Timeline ConnectingBusiness

Cover boys

We're on the cover of Ostrobothnian magazine Connecting Business.

Timeline Gambitgroup 30

Ready for the summer

Our own backyard was getting a bit dated so we revamped gambitgroup.fi. New features include this very timeline!

Timeline Runsoria A

No more compact living

We needed more space for developers and video games; luckily we found it in the same building.

Timeline Umea

A beautiful mind?

When we map out our business strategy – we do it on the walls of a pirate themed hotel room.

Timeline FiveYears

Party time

Together with friends, family and customers we celebrated our fifth anniversary. Like any five year old we obviously wanted to party with candy and shiny balloons.

Slush 2016

It's just a little Slush

We enjoy a big dose of inspiration and nerdiness at Slush 2016 in Helsinki.

Timeline EnergyWeek2017


EnergyWeek 2017 in Vaasa gave us an opportunity to speak about the future of cybersecurity.

Timeline Glasbruket

Spoiling ourselves

We took the whole team out of office for a couple of days of research and development. Plus a bit of fun of course.

Timeline VaasanSahko

Game on!

Together with Valakia we made a sweet little game for Vaasan Sähkö which will be playable at a different fairs around Finland.


Night of the living nerds

We don't mind playing a bit of dress-up for Halloween.

Timeline Bisnode2018

In good company

Only 0.3 percent of all Finnish companies have a credit rating of AAA for five years in a row. We are now one of them. Hence the need for some cake.

Timeline Girlcoders

Coding is for everyone

Together with Makerspace YA we arrange a coding camp for young girls to help raise the interest in coding.

Timeline Today

...and today?

You give us a call, we start working on some sweet project together and change the world forever. Your move.