Osborne Clarke has advised the energy transition startup node.energy in its EUR 7 million Series A financing round.
A total of four new investors are joining the company, while existing investors such as High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and renowned business angels are once again contributing fresh capital. The financing round is led by Cologne-based VC BitStone Capital, the leading PropTech fund with strong expertise in the real estate industry. As co-investors, the 10x Founders contributes extensive experience in the software-as-a-service sector and the impact investor BonVenture the clear sustainability focus. As an international investor from the energy industry, Helen Ventures from Finland is also participating in the financing round.
Based in Frankfurt am Main, node.energy GmbH is a fast-growing company working towards a sustainable energy future. node.energy was founded in 2016 by Matthias Karger and Lars Rinn and develops and distributes the SaaS solution “opti.node” for professional operators of renewable energy plants. More than 9,500 wind turbines in over 2,500 wind and solar farms as well as more than 400 commercial and industrial properties are already using opti.node. Currently, node.energy employs about 50 people.
The team, that advised node.energy, was led by Dr Benjamin Monheim (Corporate / VC) and consisted of Fenja Striesow, Fabian Mimberg, Victor Robertz, Dr Jana Bertus, Dr Hendrik Schöttle, Kai Pepping, Cédric Ludwig and Marco Aatz.