In a packed house on July 11th, :agile presented 10 extraordinary energy startups, with 5 of them graduating its latest startups class.
The event was opened by :agile Managing Director Inga Land and Thomas Birr, Senior Vice President of Innovation and Transformation at E.ON.
Thomas Birr, a veteran industry expert and former CEO of Innogy Innovation Hub, expressed his enthusiast for working with startups in his opening statement: “We see big challenges and transformation ahead of us, not only in Germany or Europe, but all over the world. It is a challenge and an amazing opportunity to connect young, fast-moving companies with established corporates and tackle these challenges together. For me the energy business is the most exciting industry in the world.”
The July DEMO:DAY was special. This time the guests had a chance not only to see the latest :agile accelerator class, but also startup pitches of our partner accelerators: digihub Düsseldorf, High-Tech Gründerfonds, Climate KIC, Future Champions Accelerator and DVH Ventures.
“It’s all about cooperation, sharing knowledge and insights,” :agile´s Managing Director Inga Land explained. “Working together helps us to adapt to the new and changing markets faster”.