9.10.2019
- Press Release
gridX goes to Silicon Valley
The Californian energy market offers great potential for gridX as well as proximity to the world’s leading tech companies. The German Accelerator forms the basis for establishing a customer base in the USA, where gridX aims to build lasting relationships with local players and gain a deeper understanding of the American market.

The German Accelerator program empowers German tech and life science startups to enter new markets. It is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi). The locations Silicon Valley, New York, Cambridge and Singapore are world-leading innovation centers and create the foundation for an extensive network.

gridX has successfully qualified for the Silicon Valley program. It is specifically designed for mid- and late-stage startups that want to set the basis for rapid growth. It includes customized mentoring, access to an extensive network and a development plan tailored to the needs and objectives of each company.

The three-month core program for gridX begins now. International Sales Development Manager Dominik Ganswohl will be in California to promote our white label solutions, build relationships and evaluate the potential for further development.

“We are thrilled about the opportunity to lay the foundation for our US expansion. Only a few startups get the chance to use the unique network of the German Accelerator,"

Dominik Ganswohl

International Sales Development Manager

gridX

gridX will be supported by lead mentor Bill Keating, Executive Chairman at Reel Solar Power Inc. With his extensive experience, he provides strategic consulting, local insights and best practices that enable gridX to enter the American market.

Bill Keating on gridX and its market potential in the USA:

“I am excited to be working with gridX and believe that they enter the US market at an ideal time with the explosive trends towards mobile electrification, microgrids, storage and the desire for energy independence.”

About gridX

gridX is a leading smart grid company founded by Andreas Booke and David Balansiefen with offices in Munich and Aachen. The company's digital energy platform, XENON, provides scalable infrastructure to connect and control distributed energy resources. gridX uses edge and cloud services to develop digital solutions for smart charging and energy management to make renewable energy accessible to all, independent of manufacturers. These solutions dynamically distribute available energy, intelligently optimize charging processes and ensure that peak loads are avoided. Companies such as E.ON, Viessmann and DHL are already using customized solutions developed together with gridX.