This month has turned out to be really productive for the GO TO-U platform, and now we'll tell you why.
Initially, GO TO-U became one of 60 startups (out of several hundred from 77 countries) selected to participate in the Free Electrons program. The program aims to develop pilot projects, increase their investment attractiveness, learning, and development together with American Electric Power, AusNet Services, CLP, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Energias de Portugal (EDP), E.ON, Electricity Supply Board - ESB, Origin Energy, SP Group.
Over the next few months, we will work closely with the world's leading companies to implement and develop new ideas in the energy sector.
Then GO TO-U was selected to participate in the MassChallenge Switzerland 2021 accelerator program. GO TO-U was one of over 1’000 other startups to apply for the accelerator located in Lausanne, Switzerland.
MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Rhode Island, Switzerland, and Texas, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. To date, more than 2,400 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $6.2 billion in funding, generated more than $3 billion in revenue, and created more than 157,000 total jobs.
“We are beyond excited to join MassChallenge, a global community of change-makers! MassChallenge Switzerland opens the opportunity to engage with industry experts, corporates, and investors. This is an important milestone for the company expansion in the DACH region”,
Nazar Shymone-Davyda, CEO at GO TO-U.
And finally, the GO TO-U platform completed integration with Hubject! Through its eRoaming platform, called Intercharge, Hubject connects Charge Point Operators or CPOs and eMobility Service Providers or EMPs, thus providing standardized access to charging infrastructure regardless of any network. With over 300,000 connected charging points and more than 750 B2B partners across 43 countries and four continents, Hubject has established the world’s largest cross-provider charging network for electric vehicles by connecting CPO networks. In addition, Hubject is a trusted consulting partner in the eMobility market, advising automotive manufacturers, charging providers, and other EV-related businesses looking to launch eMobility services or implement Plug&Charge using ISO 15118. In essence, Hubject promotes eMobility and its advancement worldwide. Founded in 2012, Hubject is a joint venture of the BMW Group, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, EnBW, Enel X, Innogy, Siemens, and the Volkswagen Group. Hubject’s headquarters is located in Berlin, with subsidiaries in Los Angeles and Shanghai.
Both GO TO-U and Hubject are bringing the best of their approaches enabling a seamless experience for EV drivers. They are committed to removing roadblocks that hinder the adoption of e-mobility. In a second step, both companies also want to invest in joint activities in the US market.
Christian Hahn, CEO of Hubject added: “Collaboration is one of the most important success factors for eMobility. Therefore we highly appreciate the strategic collaboration with Go To-U to help to connect the dots between mobility ecosystems and energy services together”.
Stay tuned for our news - it gets more and more impressive! Go Green, GO TO-U!