We are LEDCity and this is our vision

Our vision

We enable efficient use of electrical energy and accelerate independence from fossil fuels. With our user-friendly, efficient and smart products, we bring inspiration and innovation to the real estate sector and reduce the energy consumption of lighting by 80 percent compared to the year LEDCity AG was founded.

Milestones

Foundation stone

Foundation stone



The concept and the development of a first prototype are worked out as part of Patrik Deuss' bachelor thesis at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Later in the same year, Florian Gärtner joins the team and helps with the further development of the first LEDCity tube.





— 2016


Foundation & First projects

Foundation & First projects



LEDCity AG is founded, entered in the commercial register and the board of directors is elected. The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) supports LEDCity in the first pilot project in Zurich, which is implemented in cooperation with ewz.





— 2017


Many well-known customers want LEDCity products

Many well-known customers want LEDCity products



We are able to realise our first projects for customers such as ETH, SBB, VBZ, ISS, University of Zurich, LAAX, ewz, Zurich Airport, The Dolder Grand, Amag and many more. Swiss television SRF becomes aware of us and broadcasts a 3-minute report about LEDCity in the programme 10vor10.





— 2018


3000 households & CHF 1 Million

3000 households & CHF 1 Million



Since the foundation of LEDCity, the amount of electricity generated by 3000 average Swiss households has been saved in the projects implemented. For the first time, the company achieves an annual turnover of over one million Swiss francs.





— 2019


Expansion

Expansion



National and international expansion is on the agenda: since December 2019, a sales team has been built up for Western Switzerland and feelers are also being put out to Germany. The expansion is to be made possible through impact investment and the team is to grow to around 25 full-time positions.





— 2020


2 Million

2 Million



At the beginning of 2021, a first round of financing will be successfully concluded and LEDCity will be able to drive forward its expansion at home and abroad with two million in fresh capital. We also won one of the most important young entrepreneur awards in Switzerland, the De Vigier Award, with CHF 100,000 in prize money. Our team grows to around 30 employees.





— 2021


1 nuclear plant less

1 nuclear plant less



Our goal is 10 years after our founding, to have reduced electricity consumption through the use of our products to such an extent that the electricity production of an entire nuclear power plant becomes unnecessary.





— 2027


80% less energy consumption

80% less energy consumption



As a result of our activities, electricity consumption for lighting is expected to decrease by 80% worldwide compared to the effective consumption in this area in our founding year. This goal is to be achieved at the latest 20 years after our foundation: in 2037.





— 2037


TEAM

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

President Board of Directors & CEO

Board of Directors & CTO

Sales Consultant

Head of Key Account Management

ELECTRONICS DEVELOPER

Data Scientist

Head of Communications

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Sales Engineer

Embedded Developer

Head of Business Development

Head of Sales Romandie

Head of Sales Basel

Sales Consultant

Data Scientist

Senior Sales Consultant

Business Development Spain

HR Assistant/ Recruiter

Embedded Hard-/Firmware Developer

Embedded Hard-/Firmware Developer

Junior Sales Consultant

Product Manager Lighting

Startup Intern

Startup Intern

Accounting

Quality & Test Engineer Intern

HR & Recruiting Trainee

Operations Manager

Sales Intern

Sales Consultant Intern

Sales Intern

Sales Intern

Head of Sales Spain

Data Science Intern

Account Manager Nürnberg

Account Manager München

Chief Happiness Officer

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