Delft, September 7, 2017 – Over 200 entrepreneurs and corporate partners were present during YES!Delft Meet the Startups on Thursday. All guest enjoyed a day full of great matches and a show with YES!Delft innovations and news: Scoozy receiving funding, Supersola launching a brand new solar panel, Bluerise opening a crowdfunding campaign and more!
Meet the Startups presented companies from both our LaunchLab & Incubation programs and brought together the best elements of our former LaunchDay and Network Event. Guests, including YES!Delft partners got a chance to meet our ambitious entrepreneurs, see and test products and help companies move forward.
From plug & play solar panels to 3D-printed prosthetic legs: our entrepreneurs breathe new technologies. something they also showed in special pitch video’s this year. On top of that, our Brand new Managing Director Evert Jaap Lugt shared some of his visions for YES!Delft in the coming years.
Funding for Scoozy’s innovative mobility scooter
YES!Delft startup Scoozy took the stage on Thursday to share some very good news: the company received an investment of €550.000 from a group of business angels to bring a brand new mobility scooter to the market: one that’s smarter, safer and cooler than traditional alternatives. And necessary, because in the Netherlands alone, 38 people die on a yearly basis due to accidents with mobility scooters.
Supersola introduces a solar panel that anyone can install and use
The market for solar energy is growing, still there are relatively few panels on Dutch roofs. The process of buying and installing one is technical and can take up to a year. Too difficult, said Supersola-founder Julius Smith. He launched a plug & play solar panel that can be installed by anyone within 15 minutes.
Bluerise opens crowdfunding campaign
Bluerise is on a mission to provide tropical regions with reliable, affordable and 100% clean energy from the ocean. We are now ready to develop the world’s first deep seawater cooling projects, making cooling 10 times more efficient. Our crowdfunding campaign is your chance to collaboratively make this unique energy source available for the World! Be the first to know.
Bolt Mobility got more than they asked for
Our guys from Bolt Mobility got the support of over 1.140 investors and successfully raised more than €1.5 million in less than 3 weeks for their innovative electric AppScooter. The aimed amount was easily reached, but investing is still possible. Get your shares!
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