ECO14 London Sponsors

Ecosummit is Europe’s leading smart green innovation conference for startups, investors and corporates. Since 2010, we organised 7 conferences in Berlin, London and Düsseldorf with over 1.500 participants and 200 startup pitches. Our 8th conference Ecosummit London 2014 takes place on 7-8 October 2014 at the Crystal.

The Ecosummit pitch for sponsors and partners (PDF) explains the available sponsorship and partnership packages. Benefits for VCs include dealflow generation, portfolio promotion, co-investor networking and fund marketing. We recommend a long-term Ecosummit subscription for 2 events or more to enjoy special discounts. All sponsors are invited to the exclusive Ecosummit sponsor dinner on Monday evening before the conference (ECO14 London: 6 October 2014, 19:00). Please contact us if you are interested in sponsoring or partnering.

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ECO14 London Gold Sponsors

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Germany Trade & Invest combines the in-depth analysis of foreign markets with the extensive knowledge of Germany’s key industries and its investment and technology landscape. Supported by a network of 60 experts abroad and benefitting from close cooperation with the Worldwide Network of German Chambers of Commerce (AHKs), the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany supports international trade with comprehensive, consistent and industry-specific market information. Utilizing the combination of wide-ranging global expertise and an internationally competitive consulting and service profile for foreign investors, Germany Trade & Invest secures and creates jobs in Germany. The organization places a special focus on the economic development promotion of the new federal states (Eastern Germany) and Berlin. All inquiries relating to Germany as a business and investment location are treated confidentially. All investment services are available at no charge.

ECO14 London Silver Sponsors

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Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, is helping the energy industry modernize the electrical grid from generation to distribution to consumption – with highly secure, reliable and scalable communications solutions. Cisco Connected Grid solutions include:

  • Transmission and Substation solutions that reduce service disruptions for consumers and lower operating expenses for utilities.
  • Grid Security solutions that address physical and cyber security compliance needs for critical infrastructure.
  • Building Energy Management solutions that enable facility operators to monitor, report, and control energy use.
  • Enterprise and Grid Operation solutions that enable scalable and secure data collection and storage solutions for analytics and management systems.

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The unique Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program supports the efforts, innovations, and environmental advancements of clean technology pioneers, by providing world-class software to design, visualize, and simulate their groundbreaking ideas through the creation of digital models and prototypes. The program offers participants software licenses valued at up to €120.000 for just €50. With digital prototypes, clean tech innovators can explore and communicate ideas, test multiple concepts, and accelerate improvements, while supporting the reduction of potentially costly errors. Used by millions of engineers, architects, and design professionals worldwide, Autodesk software helps empower Clean Tech Partners to create a better, more sustainable world. For more information visit www.autodesk.co.uk/cleantech or www.autodesk.de/cleantech.

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Smart Green VC: Aster Capital is a multi-corporate venture firm with Schneider Electric, Alstom, Solvay as well as the European Investment Fund EIF as main LPs in our second EUR 107 million fund ASTER II which we launched in 2010. We have a 10-year track record as early-to-growth-stage investors in technologies and services that find application mainly in the energy industry but also in industrial applications, buildings and mobility. We will invest between EUR 0.5 to 8 million per portfolio company and normally co-invest with other VC firms or take the lead. Our special value proposition is our access to our corporate sponsors. Post investment, we dedicate much time to create business opportunities for our portfolio companies through our personal contact networks not least at Schneider Electric, Alstom and Solvay where most of us have held senior positions prior to joining Aster Capital. Aster Capital supports ECO14 London and ECO15 Berlin.

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Smart Green VC: Cleantech Invest is a Finland-based investment and development firm founded in 2005. Cleantech Invest (CTI) currently has 13 firms in its investment portfolio. CTI invests in early stage cleantech ventures in the Nordic area, with investment focus being smart energy and clean environment. Since 2014 CTI shares are traded at Nasdaq OMX First North Helsinki.

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Smart Green VC: Ecomobilité Ventures, Europe’s first private equity fund dedicated to innovation in sustainable mobility, was created by French national railway operator SNCF, mobile telephone operator Orange and energy company Total. Ecomobilité Ventures recently invested a total of €5 million to acquire equity interests in three European ecomobility startups: Move About, EZ‐Wheel and Ouicar. The key to ensuring the success of sustainable mobility lies in stepped up innovation and more extensive cooperation between startups and large corporations. Ecomobilité Ventures intends to provide long‐term support for this fast growing industry. Backed by €25 million in capital, the corporate partnership is focusing its investments on four priority areas: transportation services, innovative information technology, connected vehicles and mobility products, and intelligent infrastructure. The three fledgling companies selected contribute to fostering the emergence of new modes of transportation and mobility solutions, each in its own sector. Ecomobilité Ventures supports ECO14 Berlin and ECO14 London.

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The Swedish Energy Agency works for a smarter energy use, which involves among other things to channel practically all Swedish state funds that go into energy research. The Business Development and Commercialisation department is focused on making business from this research by bringing together researchers and business developers, contractors, customers and capital. This department also provides their own funding to cases with technical uniqueness, high energy relevance as well as a strong team behind the concept. Swedish Energy Agency supports ECO14 Berlin, ECO14 London and ECO15 Berlin.

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Smart Green Startup: Sonnenbatterie is a German pioneer in the rapidly growing storage market. As a medium-sized enterprise it develops and produces intelligent lithium storage systems committed to highest quality “made in Germany” and highest safety standards, e.g. has been certified by TÜV since 2011. The battery systems are exclusively manufactured at the company’s headquarters in Allgäu/Southern Bavaria, where it is also subjected to thorough quality control. Since the beginning in 2008, Sonnenbatterie consistently invests in research and development. The Sonnenbatterie offers solutions which are much more than only storage and includes many additional benefits like active energy management, smart metering and virtual power plant integration. Different system sizes are offered, optimally customized to the requirements of residential homes, agricultural farms and commercial firms. Sonnenbatterie was introduced to the German and Austrian markets in January 2011 as one of the first proven and transportable intelligent lithium storage systems. Sonnenbatterie experiences strong growth, has over 65 qualified employees and is backed by eCapital.

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Life Size Media is a communications consultancy working exlusively in cleantech and sustainable innovation. We provide fully integrated campaigns that combine public relations with design, marketing, digital and film to achieve our client’s commercial objectives. We believe that a good story can change the world, and we only tell those stories for companies that we genuinely want to see succeed. Our mission is to help breakthrough technologies realise their potential to help build a better future.

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Xing Events (amiando) offers the easiest way to organize your event. More than 100.000 events worldwide use amiando to sell tickets online and to create professional registration forms for events. Thus your event registration becomes easier for your participants and you save costs and work at the same time when organizing your event.