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wattguard

Late Stage Startup





Tagline

Increasing performance on existing lighting system, means 40% saving.



Elevator Pitch

Wattguard is a lighting technology that sets new standards. A higher performance of your lighting when increasing the efficacy (lm / W) which offers you 40% savings on the electricity for lighting, maintaining the quality of light. Together with an increased lifetime of the light units, and thus significantly lowered maintenance costs, Wattguard has a key advantage for clients with high ceiling environments.

Wattguard offer the system on a rental basis, which enables a kick-start of your electricity saving efforts.

The Wattguard system is based on the technology of fluorescent lights, known for nearly 100 years and still used in a vast majority of installations. Wattguard enhances the performance to a level that competes and exceeds other new technologies like LED.

Installation is simple and does not interfere with your daily operation, which enables direct savings without the need of changing equipment.

The current base of clients comprise Logistics and Transportation companies, Manufacturing Plants, Sports Arenas, Shopping Centres, Retail Stores, Parking Houses and many more. The system applies to new construction sites, renovation projects and with existing fixtures.

The company was established in 2010 and has done more than 450 installations since the start. Wattguard operates in Sweden (HQ), Denmark, Norway and Portugal and is about to establish subsidiaries in Germany and Poland.

Product

The equipment comes in three different sizes: 22,5 kW, 30kW and 45 kW, which means that one unit can cover up to approx. 600 normal T8 tubes. The measure of the system is 400x600mm.



Why we are ecofriendly

Wattguard produces an instant saving on electricity consumption and thus production, with no need for changing or investing. Easily and quickly implemented with no interference with production or operation. Applies to thousands of installations.

Latest News

Starting-up in Poland based on newly signed agreement with local Joint Venture partner.

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Version History

2015-05-13 10:38:12 - changed pitch to 'Wattguard is a lighting technology that sets new standards. A higher performance of your lighting when increasing the...'

2015-05-13 10:34:45 - changed fundraising to '€ 5m'

2015-04-14 11:33:26 - changed productpitch to 'The equipment comes in three different sizes: 22,5 kW, 30kW and 45 kW, which means that one unit can cover up to...'

2015-04-14 11:32:28 - changed tagline to 'Increasing performance on existing lighting system, means 40% saving.'

2015-04-14 11:31:01 - changed pitch to 'Wattguard is a lighting technology that sets new standards. A higher performance of your lighting when increasing the...'



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Fundraising

€ 5m

Capital Raised

A total of €6m

Grants Raised

EU Grants and Grants in Sweden. A total of €1m

Employees

15 in four countries


Customers

Big retailers, sports arenas, Warehouses, Logostic Centres, etc. More than 400 installations.




Awards

Eco innovation, 2013 International Challenger by Enterprise Europe Network


Country of Origin

Sweden

Founded

2010



Team

Finn Christensen - Executive Vice President

Mats Karlsson - CEO

Contact Person

Finn Christensen, CCO

Headquarter

Jungmansgatan 12
World Trade Centre
211 19 Malmø
Sweden