Network trade fair postponed until January 2023

Networks trade fair is the largest industry fair for energy (electricity, district heating and gas), telecommunication and information networks in Finland. The fair is organized by Tampereen Messut, with whom Grid.vc has been responsible for the Smart Networks-area dedicated for innovative start-ups, and the innovation challenge.

The innovation challenge for Networks trade fair was launched by Grid.vc in June and many interesting entries were received by start-ups over the summer. Since the main focus of the challenge was to give the start-ups an opportunity to present their innovation to the large expert audience at the fair, it was decided that the challenge will also be postponed until the fair can be organized. All entered companies have been informed and their entry material including pitch decks have been forwarded to the vc investors in the jury.

Looking forward to meeting the industry experts, start-ups and investors again at Network fair in 2023!

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Our portfolio company Unified Chargers will continue its growth with the support of Enersense. Enersense International Oyj and the shareholders of Unified Chargers signed the transaction, where Enersense acquires all the shares of Unified Chargers, on the 20th of October and closing is expected within November. Unified Chargers' EV charging technology is now proven in the Finnish market and the company needs broader shoulders to respond to increasing international demand. Grid.vc wishes the best of luck to Unified Chargers and the team in the future and thank you for the three years of co-operation!
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