|Team||Erik Parsons (CEO), +20 years in design, strategy.
Roman Vasilascu (CTO), 8 years in solar air, logistics, IT.
|Product/offer||Solar air conditioning using 50 % less electricity.|
|Different/unique||Solar air cooling technology and in-built energy storage.|
|Growth||2018-19: Pilot and pre-orders – 1M€
2020: Product launch – 20M€
|Customer||Hotels, Hospitals, Cruise Ships in hot-humid areas.|
|Revenue model||Hardware sales initially. Lowest lifetime cost enables financed ‘pay-as-you-go’ revenue models.|
|Funding||Raised 150k€ since 2013 in private investment & grants. Raising 50k€ Pre-seed & 250k€ Seed (+ equity-free match funding).|
|Goals||3m: Raise Pre-seed; register EU company.
6m: Build AirSolaris COOL 1st prototype & test.
12m: Raise Seed; agree first field pilot; Solar Keymark certified pilot production planned.
|References||Fraunhofer ISE (ISO Testing & Validation). EXPO Milano 2015; EXPO 2017 -Future Energy-; Top4 AccorHotels 2016 VivaTech; World Top12 Creative Business Cup 2016; EBAN Malaga 2017 Winner. Partner in DanubeHEAT.net.|