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Xcerion was founded in 2001 with the goal to build a software that can provide a unified user interface over multiple ERP and legacy systems, a front-end for a Service Oriented Architectures (SOA). Since then it has grown into becoming an innovation and research lab for advanced cloud computing and a holding company for portfolio companies that commercializes its research. Famous ideas coming out of Xcerion is iCloud, MyCloud and CloudMe.


We strongly believe in social computing, enabling user participation and that the Internet eventually will become the operating system. All information will sooner or later be stored online - enabling access from any device or service - allowing applications and information to flow without boundraries.

Long term commitment

The company does not focus on the next 3 years, we are in it for the long run. Building great transformative technologies requires time, funding and some luck. Too many startups suffer from short sighted investors and through our multiple exits and long term investors we are able to work with more complex technologies that truly represents deep-tech and have the potential to become unicorns.


A history of computing innovation and true commitment:

  • 2018 CloudBackend become its own company and receives 8 million SEK in funding from Almi Invest, Xcerion and angel investors.
  • 2018 XIOS/3 is established as its own company and acquires the right to the technology.
  • 2017 Development of CloudBackend is initiated within CloudMe.
  • 2015 Apple acquires undisclosed IP from Xcerion
  • 2013 CloudMe receives funding from Almi Invest, Xcerion, and select angel investors.
  • 2013 Western Digital acquires MyCloud and enters into cooperation with CloudMe
  • 2012 Xcerion restructures into a holding company for CloudMe, XIOS/3 and CloudTop.
  • 2011 Xcerion launches the European storage consumer service of CloudMe.com, the CloudTop service is launched.
  • 2011 Apple acquires iCloud from Xcerion
  • 2010 Launches the iCloud Ready program and the Hybrid Cloud Computing platform.
  • 2009 iCloud wins the Red Herring Global 100 Award in San Diego.
  • 2008 Xcerion rebrands its consumer service to icloud and wins the 2008 Frost & Sullivan European Award for Product Innovation in Cloud Computing.
  • 2007 Northzone Ventures invests 10 MUSD.
  • 2006 Investment from US investors.
  • 2004 US Operations launched with office in Seattle.
  • 2003 Proof-of-concept prototype created out of R&D.
  • 2002 "Stealth Mode", R&D evolving previous research.
  • 2001 Xcerion emerged with clear focus on intelligently managing Information.
  • 1998 Daniel Arthursson and his tech team developed the worlds first XML Application Server.
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