More than €125 million investment in innovation through our start-up portfolio
#PERSEO #investment #entrepreneurship
PERSEO's technology investment portfolio is composed of emerging companies or start-ups that develop innovative technologies and business models with a high social impact in the field of energy.
PERSEO investment portfolio
- A global commitment
- 200M€ to invest
- +125M€ invested
- 8 start-ups in portfolio
The investment portfolio of PERSEO, Iberdrola's instrument for open innovation with start-ups, currently holds a portfolio of eight start-ups, selected from among the more than 300 international companies that we analyse each year in search of business opportunities, generating an ecosystem of almost 7,500 entrepreneurial companies. Since 2008, a total of 24 companies have benefitted from PERSEO's investment in areas such as artificial intelligence for the digitalisation and automation of processes, smart energy efficiency solutions, vehicle charging infrastructure and the development of solar projects in emerging economies.
More than fifteen years of work in search of the 'unicorns' that will revolutionise tomorrow's sector has allowed our project to consolidate itself as the benchmark corporate start-up programme in the energy sector. Milestones such as the IPO in 2021 of two of the start-ups invested by PERSEO: Wallbox and Stem.
OUR INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO
Learn about the activity and purpose of the different technology companies that are currently part of our investment portfolio:
AQUÍ TU REFORMA
Energy efficiency for more sustainable homes External link, opens in new window.
Aquí tu ReformaEnlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva. is a Spanish start-up focused on the digitalisation of home and building renovations and refurbishments. Through its participation in 2022, Iberdrola aims to promote the adoption of turnkey solutions for energy savings and the decarbonisation of homes, which are key to the European objectives in the fight against Climate Change.
Digital solutions to improve energy efficiency External link, opens in new window.
BalantiaEnlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva. is a Spanish company dedicated to providing comprehensive energy efficiency and sustainability services. Through the digital solutions developed, its different business areas detect, execute and monitor measures to optimise the energy costs of its customers, positioning itself at the forefront of the transformation of the energy sector in the digitisation of its services.
An operating system for connecting and securing industrial equipment External link, opens in new window.
Spanish start-up Barbara IoTExternal link, opens in new window. improves data capture from sensors and industrial equipment and allows algorithms to be run to detect anomalies, automate processes and make decisions in real time. Its edge computing software reduces infrastructure costs and lowers the risk of cyber-attacks while driving, among other things, the digitisation of electricity grids.
An integrated reforestation model supported by the latest technology External link, opens in new window.
The Navarre-based company CO2 RevolutionEnlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva. is a pioneer in reforestation with drones and smart seeds. A comprehensive reforestation model that combines manual planting techniques with technological procedures, which guarantees the repopulation of the land with trees, flowers, grasses and native shrubs. Iberdrola's entry into the start-up's capital in 2021 redoubled the electricity company's commitment to renewables and biodiversity.
Data analysis using AI to optimise and improve customer service External link, opens in new window.
InnowattsEnlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva. offers software solutions based on Artificial Intelligence and big data to facilitate the digitisation and automation of processes in the energy sector, helping to improve efficiency and reduce electricity system costs.
Technology to improve the efficiency and durability of photovoltaic solutions External link, opens in new window.
Morgan SolarEnlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva. is a company that develops High Concentration PhotoVoltaics (HCPV) technology to further reduce the cost of harnessing this clean energy.
Advanced and intelligent management for electric vehicle charging External link, opens in new window.
Voltbras,Enlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva. the first Brazilian start-up in which we invested at PERSEO, is a pioneer in offering digital solutions for the management of electric vehicle charging infrastructures for passenger transport. Its suite of services includes tools that facilitate and streamline this activity for both drivers and charging point operators.
Vehicle charging solutions External link, opens in new window.
The Spanish company Wallbox markets charging solutions for electric vehicles that combine its charging devices with a cloud platform for remote management, as well as advanced functionalities to improve the user experience and energy efficiency in customer installations. This Barcelona-based technology start-up has joined the list of Spanish unicorn companies (start-ups with a valuation of more than $1 billion) by announcing its IPO in New York.