Wouter Draijer and Victor Gardrinier, founders of the company Solarly they received hefty funding from investment companies such as: Global Founders Capital (investors in Facebook, Slack, Revolut), Soma Capital (Cruise, Rappi) and business angels related to sustainability, It was announced on November 3, 2021 on its web portal PV Magazine.
Solarmente is a Spanish company founded and established in May last year. Project based on sharing surplus clean energy through blockchain technology among neighbors in a community.
The company won the Hackathon Blockchain de las Rozas Award in July 2021. to become one of 7 Spanish companies to participate in the Y Combinator (YC) acceleration program of Silicon Valley.
The investments flow into research and development (which is responsible for scientific research and technological development) so that the expansion of the Spanish startup is more present throughout the Spanish national territory.
The founders of solarmente say, “They are grateful for such an important investment and have chosen to trust it, knowing that they still have a long way to go as they must attract homeowners who want to produce their own energy “??.
The company’s goal would be to create a community of 100,000 zero emissions households in Spain over the next 5 years to fight climate change. commented Wouter Draijer.