Off-Grid Solutions Raises €75K on Symbid
The funding was provided by 320 investors from all over the world.
The company intends to use the funds to develop its WakaWaka highly efficient solar LED-light and market it in over 40 developing countries focusing on the 1.5 billion people living without electricity. According to Off-Grid Solutions, WakaWaka light is environmental friendly and provides 8 hours of bright light, 16 hours of reading light or 80 hours safety light and its battery is up to three years operational.
Co-founded by Maurits Groen, Camille van Gestel and Kim van der Leeuw, Off-Grid Solutions aims to develop, engineer, manufacture and market affordable lighting and phone charging product concepts for people in the world who have no access to electricity and face regular black-outs.