Sympower team

Sympower’s story


Sympower’s CEO Simon and his colleague Georg come up with the idea to start their own business during the Sustainable Energy Futures Master’s Program at Imperial College London.


An entrepreneurship module inspired many (unrealistic) business ideas. The start of the company got postponed, yet not called off.


Simon and Georg decided to move to Estonia.

Sympower is born!

Sympower was always destined to become international: the founding duo collectively either lived in or came from Estonia, the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France.

Sympower is chosen to attend the ClimateLaunchpad Bootcamp in Estonia. Sympower wins the ClimateLaunchpad competition in Estonia!


Sympower extends its activities across Europe. 

Finland becomes the next active country.


Sympower moves its headquarters to Amsterdam after being selected to join the Rockstart Smart Energy Accelerator program.

Sympower raises €1 million from the investment firm Enfuro Ventures and Angel Investors. The raised capital further founds Sympower’s international expansion and scaling-up the business.

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WWF’s prestigious Climate Solver Award granted to Sympower.


Simon Bushell, the CEO of Sympower mentioned in Forbes 30 under 30 ranking

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Sympower raises €3 million in a Series A funding round from Dutch investment funds Social Impact Ventures, Participatiefonds Duurzame Economie Noord-Holland (PDENH), current investors and team participation.

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Many achievements this year. Sympower’s team grows from 16 to 31 employees. We achieve market leadership in Finland, collaborate with Vattenfall and expands our activities to Sweden.


Sympower in the top ten scale-ups in the second edition of the CEE Scaleup Challenge by Vestbee – the biggest online competition for growing companies in Central & Eastern Europe.

Sympower saves 72.350 tones of CO2 in 2020. 


Kees Koolen, a Dutch investor, former chair of and current CEO of Koolen Industries invests €5.2 million into the development of Sympower.

“I’m convinced that Sympower’s outstanding software platform is the best on the demand-response market, and I’m amazed at the progress they have made to date.” – Kees Koolen

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Sympower goes live in Norway!

Sympower renews the contract with the long-term partner Vattenfall.

Sympower’s team is currently made of over 70 people from over 24 different countries.

Sympower becomes a Certified B Corp!

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Sympower goes live in Israel

Sympower HQ moves to a new office!
You can now find us at Prins Hendrikkade 183, 1011TD Amsterdam.

We recentely raised €22 million in investment to finance our growth and further accelerate the energy transition.

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Another exciting news! We secured a €2.3 million grant from the highly competitive European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator program to help fund the expansion of our proprietary flexibility platform across Europe.

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After raising a €22 million investment round in mid-July, we raised an additional €3 million from investors, as trust grows in its mission to bring low carbon grid-balancing services to Europe.

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