Startup Of The Week

Startup Of The Week: Tibber

Startup Of The Week: Tibber
Tibber's Co-founders

Tibber, a Swedish-Norwegian digital energy company offers European consumers a flat “membership fee” and passes on the wholesale price that it pays for green energy to customers without any markup. Its mobile app brings greater transparency to home energy usage, while giving users a simple way to switch to renewable energy providers and control their home devices, including electric vehicles. The four-year-old startup, which raised a €65 million round in November, is one of a number of young upstarts introducing dynamic retail contracts, peer-to-peer trading and other retail innovations that are challenging traditional European electricity companies’ business models.

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About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.