PastBook Grows Tech Expertise with Gapstars

PastBook partners with Gapstars to extend its software development team in Sri Lanka.

The global platform for one-click photo products, PastBook, a Deloitte Technology Fast50 2019 Winner, announced its partnership with Gapstars to expand its software development capacity.

PastBook’s Founder — Stefano Cutello, CTO — Nordy van Donk & Lead Developer — Nishan Karunarathna were in Sri Lanka early February to complete its final phase of recruitment of highly talented software engineers.

“To achieve our next phase of growth it’s important we offer the full-length of services and keep innovating for customers. That’s why we are investing and enhancing our tech capabilities. I’m confident that our partnership with Gapstars will bring in the additional tech capacity needed to meet our growing development plans”.

Stefano Cutello, Founder of PastBook

Founded in 2012, PastBook is an online photo book creation service that allows users to print their Facebook and Instagram images into a photo book with the best photos chosen using algorithms.

The Amsterdam based startup was named one of the ‘Hottest startups in Europe” by Wired and awarded as the “Top 5 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies” by TheNextWeb (Tech5).

“We are extremely happy to have PastBook onboard. I’m certain they will benefit from our growing talent pool of senior and experienced engineers with relevant subject matter expertise, supported by our high-performance culture. I am excited about what PastBook will achieve and the role we will play in achieving their development goals.”

Hugo Hemmen, CEO of Gapstars

Founded in 2015, Gapstars has developed a successful model for European tech scale-ups to set up extended development teams in Sri Lanka. The company has 100+ engineers including full-stack developers, UX engineers, and software testers. Learn more about Gapstars remote development model.

Originally shared at on March 5, 2020.

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