LEDCity in the media
The Swiss National Startup Team has 10 new members: 10 Venture Leaders Deeptech were selected for their international roadshow. As part of the Venture Leaders program, the team will showcase Switzerland’s deeptech expertise and lay the foundation for global growth.
LEDCity, a Zurich, Switzerland-based producer of autonomous lighting systems, announced completing a CHF 2M ($2.1M) capital funding round. The money was raised from local investors from Switzerland, including angel investors via SICTIC.
The recently developed lamps from the CleanTech start-up LEDcity are able to communicate with each other. They detect when and where artificial lighting is required. In the future, they will also be able to autonomously order replacements and support security staff.
Due to global warming, climate protection through energy-efficient measures is more important than ever before. The dissemination of such technologies is supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy and the Swiss Climate Foundation, among others. These include the autonomous LED lighting of the LEDCity start-up company, which enables the efficient use of electrical energy for lighting. Read full article at: startupdate.ch
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
Moneycab.com: Mr. Deuss, LEDCity wants to massively reduce energy consumption in the lighting sector with the help of smart light sources. How was the company founded in 2017?Patrick Deuss: During my studies of energy and environmental technology I became aware that over 12% of electricity is used for lighting. At the same time, I noticed that larger buildings (including our university) were usually lit around the clock, although the light was often not needed. In order to find a solution to this problem, I then worked on a concept and
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