ROCSYS raises seed investment from Superangel to commercialize its EV charging automation solutions

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Oct 9th, 2019 — DELFT, The Netherlands. ROCSYS, the charging automation company, announced today that it has closed a seed investment round led by Superangel, an early stage investment fund based in Estonia.

Founded by a highly experienced entrepreneurial team, ROCSYS addresses the growing need for automation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. As the automotive world steadily moves towards self-parking and self-driving, charging automation becomes inevitable. ROCSYS’ patented solutions help charging infrastructure operators to optimize utilization of their assets and run business critical operations with EVs.

ROCSYS’ innovative soft robotics technology allows for safe and cost-efficient automation of the EV charging connection. This enables fully unmanned charging operations. Its solutions can support an automated charge up to 350kW, allowing an electric vehicle to be automatically charged in under 15 minutes. Combined with ROCSYS’ remote services, support, and API integration, operators can achieve unprecedented performance and ROI with their charging infrastructure and electric vehicle assets, while simultaneously getting prepared for the era of self-parking and self-driving.

“The ROCSYS next-generation EV charging solution enables operators to engage in completely new business models, and unlocks great value for owners of charging infrastructure and professional fleets. Looking at the trend towards vehicle automation and self-parking it’s clear that their solutions will serve a massive market,” said Marek Kiisa, Partner of Superangel.

“We are proud to partner with Superangel. Their personal approach, proven experience with building fast growing companies, and their international network in Europe and North America is a great asset to our business. We are looking forward to expand the business together”, said Crijn Bouman, co-founder and CEO of ROCSYS.

About ROCSYS
ROCSYS develops solutions to fully automate professional charging sites. With its smart solutions, EV infrastructure operators can increase their asset utilization. This allows fleet operators to run business critical operations with EVs and additionally prepare for the self-parking and self-driving era. ROCSYS’ solutions are based on proprietary patented soft-robotics technologies, complemented with a suite of remote management and support tools, and an API integration platform, enabling a complete solution to serve growing industry needs.
www.rocsys.com

About Superangel
Superangel is an early stage investment fund based in Estonia, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. As a syndicate of company builders, the Superangel team helps founders reach their next major milestone, providing expertise in go-to-market strategy, customer and business development, recruiting, sales, marketing, and product development.
www.superangel.io

Rabobank awards innovation grant to ROCSYS

ROCSYS received the Rabobank innovation grant for it’s innovative robotic charging solutions. With the award Rabobank supports the realization of an open testlab for robotic charging (ROCLAB). The testlab will be realized at the Greenvillage facility in Delft, the Netherlands and will be opened in the course of 2019. The open testlab will enable vehicle suppliers, transportation solution providers and other interested parties to get acquainted with the possibilities of automated robotic charging and experiment with technical and operational aspects of automated charging of electric vehicles.