LEDCOM International at the “Internet of Things Workshop” organized by Politecnico di Milano.

LEDCOM International was invited to present the company, its evolution and projects during the “Internet of Things Workshop, Startup Intelligence” event organized by the ‘Osservatorio – Digital Innovation’ and ‘PoliHub – Innovation District & Startup Accelerator’.

Ledcom’s CEO, Mauro Tosi, presented the company to an experienced audience with more than 80 Innovation Managers, CIOs and Chief Digital Officers who attended the second edition of the “Startup Workshop Intelligence 2018-2019”, moderated by Alessandra Luksch and Stefano Mainetti (CEO of PoliHub).

Numerous companies joined the event, including ACI, Altroconsumo, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, Bper, Cigierre, E.ON, Edison, Enel, Europ Assistance, Generali, Gruppo Hera, IGPDecaux, Inail, Jacobs, Janssen, Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Leonardo, Luxottica, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Italia, Pelliconi, Pirelli, Prysmian Group, Roche, Sinelec, Siram, Sisal, Unicoop Firenze, Vivigas.

LEDCOM was mentioned in the magazine “Economyup” as one of the most promising startups in the Smart City market.

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LEDCOM International mentioned in “Light and Design” for innovative Smart City services.

The lighting industry will be increasingly smart and interconnected, through technologies that will shape the Internet of Things world. The Smart City business alone accounts today for 23% of all IoT applications (source: IoT Analytics).

Ledcom is at the forefront of the integration between lighting systems and advanced control solutions, in order to remotely manage lighting equipment and provide at the same time a global infrastructure for smart services.

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VOLTA Hong Kong Limited joins LEDCOM International’s shareholders

VOLTA HK Ltd, a holding company related to serial entrepreneur Sergey Ogorodnov, former CEO of Infra Engineering and founder of London based Voltaware Limited, converted its previous loan into Ledcom International’s equity. As a result, Ledcom’s shareholding group is strengthened by more international shareholders, bringing experience in advanced technology ventures and supporting the development and growth of the Milan based company into international markets.

From an operational point of view, Voltaware and Ledcom have been working together in various sectors for a long time. “Today’s agreement is the result of a deep search for the most suitable partners, in order to achieve the ambitious goals of the company in the next few years”, stated LEDCOM International’s CEO Mauro Tosi. “Between Volta and Ledcom there is a perfect unity of vision and our technologies are totally complementary, providing ever more intelligent solutions for energy saving, through a partnership that will only get stronger in the future” said Sergey Ogorodnov, Volta HK Limited partner and CEO of Voltaware Limited UK.

VOLTAWARE Limited and LEDCOM International form partnership for municipality and industrial energy saving

In addition to its ultra efficient and remotely controlled wireless LED drivers, LEDCOM will supply the products of the London based partner Voltaware Ltd (www.voltaware.com), designed to control and manage residential and industrial energy consumption.

Ledcom’s offers to municipalities for street lighting and to business/industrial customers for indoor lighting coverage will also include Voltaware non invasive system to monitor residential and industrial power utilization.

Award winning Voltaware is an advanced electronic and data management company, through its proprietary artificial intelligence algorithms. Its technology allows for an easy installation, through small magnets, of a small device to detect the power consumption of each appliance or machinery, displaying the performance information in real time through a quick smart phone application.

Partnership between Politecnico di Milano and Chinese incubator TusStar inaugurated today at PoliHub

The largest European center for innovation comes to life under the brand “China-Italy Design Innovation Hub”. It is the partnership between PoliHub, the incubator from Politecnico di Milano, and the largest university incubator in the world, TusStar (www.tusstar-en.com), from Tsinghua University in Beijing.

The ceremony was attended by the Mayor of Milan, Giuseppe Sala, the Rector of Politecnico di Milano, Ferruccio Resta and Mr. Chen Xu, representative and political secretary of Tsinghua University in Beijing, in addition to the start-ups already incubated at PoliHub.

This agreement opens the doors to national and international investors to support exchange of start-ups, ideas, solutions and technologies from one university to the other, through the developments of Chinese and Italian companies.

For Ledcom International, one of the winners of the “China-Italy Challenge Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition”, sharing its PoliHub space with start-ups from TusStar and the mother company TUS Holding (https://en.tusholdings.com) will provide further opportunities to access new technologies, financial resources, investors and new markets.


FINNOVA Capital: new investors for LEDCOM International expansion

New York based FINNOVA Capital LLC and LEDCOM International agreed on the terms for a capital increase which will allow the American fund to join Ledcom’s shareholders.

It is the first of several Board designed initiatives to strengthen Ledcom’s equity and support the investment plan for the development of advanced products and the company’s international expansion.

FINNOVA Capital focuses on green energy and environment, energy saving and stocking, renewables, waste management, water and air pollution reduction, nanotechnologies and advanced materials, mobility, urban transport and Internet of Things.

FINNOVA Capital LLC financial ventures include:

– Corporate Private Equity
– Corporate Public Equity
– Real Estate
– Global Market Strategies
– Third Party Vehicles


“The ChinaItaly Challenge: scale-up for success”: Italian and Chinese entrepreneurs challenge for innovation. LEDCOM International awarded 2nd prize as best innovative start-up

The ChinItaly Challenge is an entrepreneurial competition between China and Italy, promoted by MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China) and by MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research), with the goal to encourage start-ups and innovative companies to enter the Chinese market through new ideas.

50 Italian start-ups and 50 Chinese start-ups took part in the competition, which was focused on several market sectors: Smart city, Smart/Green building, Agriculture and food safety, Smart manufacturing, Aerospace, Clean energy technology, Health and Life-Sciences, Culture and Creativity, ICT, New Energy Vehicles, Internet Technology, Medical devices and Instruments, Civil Aviation.

Ledcom International, through the quality and innovation of its falgship project “CellLED® – mobile wifi everywhere” was awarded the second prize, after a Chinese start-up working on industrial precision lasers.

LEDCOM International awarded best start-up prize at “ChinItaly Innovation and Entrepreneurship” event

On Friday 28th October, 2016, LEDCOM International S.r.l. was awarded the first prize at the ChinItaly Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition event held at the Politecnico di Milano. A jury composed by numerous Politecnico professors, professors from Chinese and US universities and representatives of the International Technology Transfer Network, voted LEDCOM and its CellLED® project the best idea out of 10 international start-ups.
“This recognition means a lot to us”, stated Mauro Tosi, founder of LEDCOM, “particularly considering the quality of the jury and the start-ups involved”.


ChinItaly Challenge, the winners of the competition that brings the start-ups to China

ChinItaly Challenge, the entrepreneurial competition boosting ideas stemming from the collaboration between China and Italy, has issued its first verdict. LEDCOM International, a leading start-up in the field of lighting control gears, lighting wireless controls and smart city applications, passed the preliminary round. In addition to a cash prize, LEDCOM was awarded access to the competition semi-finals to be held in China. The competition is among the initiatives launched at the ‘innovation week’, held in Naples, during which has been signed an important agreement between Politecnico di Milano together with PoliHub and Tus-Holding Ltd, one of the largest incubators in the world, linked to the Beijing University.

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