Amsterdam-based Rockstart invest in EV charging platform Soolutions’s Seed round: Here’s why

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Soolutions

Soolutions, an Amsterdam-based online platform that provides EV charging equipment for homeowners and EV drivers, announced that it has secured €800k funding in a Seed round. 

The round was led by a consortium of angel investors with Rockstart as co-investor. The company plans to use the funds to scale its sales team and further develop its marketplace features.

Joury de Reuver, CEO of Soolutions, says, ”Mass adoption of Electric Vehicles requires mass adoption of home charging. With our new round of funding and a strong network of investors, we are now able to further scale our sales team and accelerate the development of marketplace tools for our partners and customers.”

Soolutions: What you need to know

Founded in 2019, Soolutions is an online platform providing Electric Vehicle Charging equipment that includes charging cables and stations, certified installation services, adaptors, accessories, and much more.  

The company’s products and services are accessible via the “Manage Yourself” shop and the “Turn key” Charge Configurator. These products range from electric vehicle charging stations to adapters and from installation to station management services. 

The Dutch company’s extensive partner program allows hardware suppliers, installers, and EV businesses to integrate the marketplace tools into their existing business. 

The platform is available in the EU and beyond, and products have been shipped to more than 30 countries. More than 10,000 orders have been received so far on the platform.

Investor

Rockstart is an early-stage investor that empowers purpose-driven founders across three domains – Energy, AgriFood and Emerging Technologies. 

The Amsterdam-based company invests in early-stage startups and provides access to capital, market, and expertise by connecting founders with co-investors, mentors, partners, corporates, and the wider Rockstart network.

To date, Rockstart has invested in more than 260 startups and its alumni value to date is more than $1B. The company has offices in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Bogota, Colombia.

Don Ritzen, Interim Managing Partner Energy, Rockstart says, “Joury is one of those rare entrepreneurs with a huge vision of what he wants to accomplish and who has the experience and drive to do it. Joury’s been active in the EV business for longer than anyone we’ve met and has relevant experience on what it’s like to scale a company from his time with ChargePoint, from employee #30 to IPO. With Soolutions, Joury and his team have made huge progress in strategy since his participation in the Rockstart Energy program last year and we believe that Joury and the team are going to grow Soolutions into an international success story.”