Samotics Completes Series A Funding Round to Lead Fight Against Industrial Energy Waste
Samotics, a leading provider of real-time actionable insights to eliminate industrial energy waste and unplanned downtime, has completed a EUR 14.5 million Series A funding round. The round was led by 83North, a global venture capital firm with a proven track record in building category leaders across multiple domains including Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies.
Samotics’ Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform uses AI to analyze the current and voltage signals of electric-driven motor systems – known as electrical signature analysis (ESA) – to prevent asset failure, optimize performance and improve energy efficiency. This offers unique benefits in harsh industrial environments (e.g. submerged pumps, hot strip mills) and is already being implemented at scale across the wastewater and water, steel, and chemical sectors. With a fast-growing base of high-profile customers and thousands of assets monitored, Samotics is scaling a solution that has the potential to cut global electricity consumption by at least 10%.
Supported by the tailwinds of the energy and condition monitoring markets growing at above 25% yearly, Samotics plans to leverage this latest round of funding to supercharge its growth. The investment will bolster the expansion of its customer base in existing and new markets, drive the development of its technology platform capabilities across both energy and condition monitoring, and grow the Samotics team by acquiring top technology and business talent.
“As one of the world’s largest energy consumers, heavy industry must realize significant energy savings to meet aggressive net-zero targets,” comments Jasper Hoogeweegen, CEO at Samotics. “Our rapid growth demonstrates how we are helping our customers on the journey to industrial sustainability by combatting downtime and boosting energy efficiency. This investment strengthens our reputation as one of Europe’s AI pioneers and allows us to accelerate our growth plans and lead the fight against industrial energy waste.”
Gil Goren, Partner at 83North said: “Samotics has established a leading position in the market with proven capabilities to address a defining challenge of our time. The team has built an industry-leading platform, significantly expanded its customer base, and demonstrated a clear trajectory for growth. We share Samotics’ vision that greener industry is not only achievable, but essential, and above all we believe in this talented and experienced team to make this vision a reality.”
The company has undergone significant growth over the past 12 months, increasing its revenue by 150% and adding 30 new customers to its roster across Europe and the US, including Thames Water and NLMK Steel. It has also signed several strategic partnerships, including Schneider Electric.
Samotics is a leading provider of real-time actionable insights to optimize performance and energy efficiency of AC motors and rotating equipment. An expert team of data scientists, software developers and technical specialists has developed an AI-driven platform that supports global industrial companies in reducing energy waste and unplanned downtime. Our customer base includes sector-leading players such as Anglian Water, ArcelorMittal, Nobian, Schneider Electric and TotalEnergies.
83North is a global venture capital firm with over $1.8B under management. The fund invests across all stages, in exceptional entrepreneurs, whose focus is to build global category leading companies.
83North has backed more than 80 companies including AeroScout (acquired by Stanley Black & Decker), Celonis, Ebury, Guardicore (Acquired by Akamai), Hybris (acquired by SAP), IronSource (NYSE: IS), iZettle (acquired by PayPal), Just Eat (LSE:JE), Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), Mirakl, Payoneer (NASDAQ: PAYO), ScaleIO (acquired by EMC), SocialPoint (acquired by Take2), Vast, Vdoo (acquired by JFROG), Via, Wandera (acquired by Jamf) and Wolt.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
James Kemp, iseepr
+44 (0) 113 350 1922
About Business Wire
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Westmount Realty Capital Recapitalizes 6.1 Million Square-Foot Industrial Portfolio in Chicago and Milwaukee26.1.2022 21:33:00 EET | Press release
Westmount Realty Capital, a privately held, Dallas-based commercial real estate company announced today that it is partnering with a fund managed by the Real Estate Group of Ares Management Corporation, a leading global alternative investment manager, to recapitalize a 51-asset industrial portfolio totaling 6.1 million square feet located in established industrial submarkets of Chicago and Milwaukee. Westmount and Ares acquired the institutional-quality portfolio of logistics, bulk distribution, and last-mile industrial properties from a Partners Group Westmount joint venture. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220126005816/en/ Westmount Realty Capital and Ares Management Corporation recapitalized and acquired an institutional-quality portfolio of logistics, bulk distribution, and last-mile industrial properties totaling 6.1 million square feet located in established industrial submarkets of Chicago and Milwaukee
artnet AG: Artnet Joins New Deutsche Börse ESG Visibility Hub26.1.2022 20:25:00 EET | Press release
Artnet AG, the leading platform for art market data and media, and the global marketplace for fine art online-only sales, is pleased to announce that it has joined the new Deutsche Börse ESG Visibility Hub. Investors increasingly expect transparency from companies with regard to sustainability. A high level of disclosure and comprehensible reporting enables ESG-related data (ESG translates to Environment, Society, Governance) to be included in investment decisions - with the aim of lowering the risks and positive impact of an investment. Artnet AG has been a pioneer within the art market for over 30 years. By engaging with ESG reporting and initiatives, Artnet continues its ethos of spearheading positive change and sustainable business practices. Artnet strives to continuously offer an environment where its employees, customers, and stakeholders can do what they love in a sustainable way. Furthermore, Artnet values its role in assisting clients in engaging with fine art and collectible
VitreaLab, Quantopticon, Luminess Win Big at SPIE Startup Challenge26.1.2022 19:35:00 EET | Press release
Yesterday, at a ceremony during SPIE Photonics West, VitreaLab, with its laser-lit chip focused on the 2D and 3D display market – a technology which enables more power-efficient displays – was announced the winner of the $10,000 top prize at the 12th annual SPIE Startup Challenge. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220126005652/en/ Jonas Zeuner of VitreaLab, center, is joined onstage by Jenoptik's Song Yop Chung, left, and Ralf Kuschnereit, right. (Photo: Business Wire) With cash prizes all provided by Jenoptik, Quantopticon, a designer of simulation software for quantum photonic hardware manufacturers, received $5,000 for second place. Luminess came in third, winning $2,500, with their versatile platform for safer, more sensitive, and more reliable X-ray medical imaging. The SPIE Startup Challenge, which showcases new businesses, products, and technologies that address critical needs with photonics, is supported
ABO - Óskare Capital: Partnership Announcement26.1.2022 17:30:00 EET | Press release
Alpha Blue Ocean (ABO) and Óskare Capital are announcing today the formation of a strategic partnership to collaborate on investment opportunities associated with cannabis plant-based medicines as well as synthetic molecules that target the mammalian Endocannabinoid system (ECS). Both companies recognize that there are also investment opportunities related to products, infrastructure technologies and services which will be part of the associated ecosystem for this sector. With a strong focus in Europe, the teams will work together to identify those companies with the greatest potential to enter global markets. This sector is nascent in Europe and is still in early stages of development on the pharmaceutical side; both companies see this as a “blue ocean” opportunity as the market emerges in the years to come. The partnership is based on biotech, agtech, and life science expertise; track records in the European VC; and strong access to deal flow, all of which will enable the partnership
Staffmark Group Leverages Rimini Street Support for Oracle PeopleSoft Powering Payroll for 35,000 Employees a Week26.1.2022 17:00:00 EET | Press release
Rimini Street, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Staffmark Group, an award-winning staffing and recruitment firm, continues to leverage Rimini Street to support the company’s PeopleSoft system environment support and maintenance. Since making the switch to Rimini Street, Staffmark has significantly improved the quality, responsiveness and depth of PeopleSoft support available to its internal IT team, enabled faster tax, legal and regulatory updates, and plans to reinvest support cost savings in service offering innovation and enhancements such as AI analysis capabilities and automated job posting functionality for employers and jobseekers – a vital part of its competitive market strategy. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220126005280/en/
Covetrus Taps César França as President, Global Proprietary Brands26.1.2022 17:00:00 EET | Press release
Covetrus® (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, today announced the appointment of César França as President, Global Proprietary Brands. França will lead the companywide development and management of Covetrus’ global proprietary brand portfolio, including the current Covetrus, Kruuse, Vi, Roadrunner Pharmacy, and Calibra brands. The company will rely on his vision and expertise to develop categories, build strategic partnerships, and identify external growth opportunities. França brings more than 25 years of leadership and experience in brand development and management, marketing, sales, business development, and general management to Covetrus. “We’re delighted to welcome César to this new and dynamic role,” said Matt Malenfant, Chief Commercial Officer at Covetrus. “César is a positive, trusted leader with a foundational belief in the power of people and brands. He will work closely with our commercial and operations teams to ensure effectiveness an
o9 Solutions Raises $295 Million From Strategic Investors to Continue its Growth Across Industry Verticals & Markets26.1.2022 16:00:00 EET | Press release
o9 Solutions, a leading enterprise AI software platform provider for transforming planning and decision-making speed and quality in companies across industry verticals, today announced that it has received equity investments totaling $295 million from General Atlantic, including BeyondNetZero, its climate investing venture, Generation Investment Management, a pure-play sustainability investment manager, and existing investor KKR. This significant investment will help o9 build on its momentum and accelerate growth for its AI-powered Integrated Business Planning platform it calls the “Digital Brain” across industry verticals and markets. It will also help o9 drive continued innovation in R&D, industry knowledge models and partner ecosystem development that will help companies implement o9’s game-changing platform faster and realize greater value. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220126005218/en/ Chakri Gottemukka
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom