Please introduce yourself and the Startup LEDCity to our readers!
My name is Patrik Deuss and I founded the Startup LEDCity AG together with Florian Gärtner. We know each other from mountain bike racing and use our competitive spirit for our common project.

Our startup, based in Zurich, is active in the cleantech sector and specialises in an intelligent lighting solution that uses sensor technology and artificial intelligence to reduce the energy consumption of larger companies.

Why did you decide to start a company?
During my studies of energy and environmental technology I realized that over 12 percent of electricity is needed for lighting. At the same time I noticed that larger buildings (including our university) were usually lit around the clock, even though …

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