REstore featured on popular Silicon Valley show 'This Week in Startups’

REstore featured on popular Silicon Valley show 'This Week in Startups’

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San Francisco, 22 February 2017 - Jason Calacanis, host of Silicon Valley’s popular video podcast This Week in Startups, invited REstore co-founder Jan-Willem Rombouts to discuss how REstore’s FlexPond™ platform provides a disruptive solution to some of the most important challenges in the digital electricity market.

Jason Calacanis, the serial entrepreneur, angel investor and writer, invites some of Silicon Valley’s leading CEOs and thought leaders on his weekly show to highlight “the best, worst, most outrageous and interesting stories from the world of entrepreneurship”. In previous episodes he interviewed Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, Spotify-founder Daniel Ek and Twitter co-founder Evan Williams.

REstore was the first energy technology company ever to be featured on
This Week in Startups. In the interview REstore co-CEO Jan-Willem Rombouts explains how to effectively deal with the challenge of intermittent renewable energy on the ‘outdated’ electricity grid and how modern DERMS software is a key enabler to facilitate renewable energy. Specifically, he discusses how REstore’s cloud platform FlexPond™ analyzes, predicts and adjusts power of industrial machines and household appliances to balance second-by-second fluctuations on the electricity grid.

Next to REstore,
the episode of This Week in Startups featured Josh Elman from the legendary VC firm Greylock Partners, who shared his insights on the ‘power of virality’. Greylock has invested in companies like Linkedin, Facebook, Workday, Airbnb, Nextdoor, Medium,, Discord, Jelly, Dropbox, Pandora, Cloudera, SmartThings and many more.

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REstore is a leading energy technology company

REstore offers Demand Response programmes to Commercial & Industrial consumers and delivers cloud-based Demand Side Management software to Utilities. REstore is the leader in the fast-growing European Primary Reserve / Frequency control market and operates in all ancillary services and capacity markets in France, the UK, Germany, and Benelux. The company’s proprietary technology platform FlexPond™ is used by more than 150 of Europe’s largest commercial and industrial consumers and a range of utility clients, including five of Europe’s top-50 largest utilities and grid operators.

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