About epilot


In summer of 2017, Michel Nicolai and Szilard Toth, together with the Swiss IT company AXON IVY and ATV Energie GmbH, founded epilot GmbH. We epilots are experts in the fields of energy management, cloud business, sales and e-commerce. Taking a closer look at the energy market it became clear: the time is right for a new generation of software solution for utilities.
Our goal is to manage all products and services in processes in a simple, digital and customer-centered way.

Vision

Enabling anybody to sell or buy energy products as easily as selling or buying your next pair of shoes online.

Mission

epilot is on a mission to bring together every player in the energy market – from energy providers over fulfillment partners and manufacturers to end customers. Toady, epilot helps to market, sell, fulfill and operate energy products with the ultimate goal to become the underlying ecosystem of the energy world bringing transparency and efficiency to a nebulous market.

Management Team

Michel Nicolai

CEO & Founder

Michel Nicolai

CEO & Founder

Michel Nicolai is founder and CEO of epilot. He developed the e-mobility business at LichtBlick in cooperation with Volkswagen. His mission: "To make our customers the most successful and efficient players in a digital energy world" He is no stranger to the industry: Before he founded the startup epilot, he developed the digital platform Energy Services "T -PED "(today: VLink) as his vision for the communal economy and was responsible for this business until the sale to Vattenfall.

“What is special about epilot for you?” "With the foundation, we have given epilot an incredibly strong and ambitious vision on the way: We will become the leading ecosystem in the energy market! Seeing as a CEO the determination and dynamism of each employee and shareholder in the implementation is impressive. epilot is bursting with disruptive potential!"

Email: info@epilot.cloud
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Szilard Toth

CTO & Founder

Szilard Toth

CTO & Founder

Szilard Toth is founder and CTO of epilot. His clear goal: to develop the most efficient ecosystem for the energy market. Prior to founding epilot, he worked in Sydney for the world's leading enterprise cloud provider Atlassian. There, he was responsible for leading cloud products for millions of B2B users.

“What is special about epilot for you?” "In just a short time, we could not only develop a highly scalable, secure and state-of-the-art platform, but also solve the biggest pain points in the energy market. Achieving such a good product market fit in such a short time shows that we are on the right path to become the leading ecosystem of the energy market."

Email: info@epilot.cloud
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Rolf Benken

CFO & Founder

Rolf Benken

CFO & Founder

Rolf Benken has been a convinced entrepreneur for over 25 years with experience from more than a dozen company foundations. As an energy market and financial expert, he led u.a. EVB Energie AG has over a decade and possesses high creative and strategic competence, especially in the development of business models.

“What is special about epilot for you?” "The dynamic and professionalism with which both product management, development and sales, make and realize decisions."

Email: info@epilot.cloud
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Johannes Alte-Teigeler

Head of Business Development & Founder

Johannes Alte-Teigeler

Head of Business Development & Founder

Johannes Alte-Teigeler founded the first private energy provider after market liberalization and expanded the then founded EVB Energie AG to become the leading energy service provider in the deregulated energy market. Altogether, Johannes Alte-Teigeler has been active in the energy market for 30 years.

“What is special about epilot for you?” "The representation of the complete process structure in the distribution of energy services - from the frontend to billing ..... without taking into account complex IT structures with a speed that is superior for energy providers. Simply great!"

Email: info@epilot.cloud
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Core Values

Customers first

Our customers are our lifeblood. We listen to our customers' needs and solve their problems!

Honest and open

We're an open company and value feedback. Constructive criticism is what makes epilot and everyone of us learn and improve every day!

We Move fast

We don't waste time to build the perfect solution but build fast to test our hypothesis, learn, measure and iterate to make our solution continuously better!

It's ok to make
a mistake

If we fail, we fail fast and learn from our mistake so it won't happen again. It's okay to loose a match as long as we win the championship!

We're a team

We win and fail together.

Highlights

e·pilot bei der BDEW-Tagung “Utility 4.0- Vom EVU zum digitalen Energiedienstleister”

Bereits im Herbst 2019 wurde das von unserem CEO Michel Nicolai und unserem CTO Szilard Toth verfasste Kapitel “Die Macht des Ökosystems und wie auch Energieversorger sie für sich nutzen können” im Doppelband “Realisierung Utility 4.0” von Oliver D. Doleski...

15/01/2020

e·pilot bei der BDEW-Tagung “Utility 4.0- Vom EVU zum digitalen Energiedienstleister”

Countdown zur E-World 2020 in Essen.

Noch 4 Wochen bis zur E-World: Vereinbare jetzt deinen Termin mit uns und sichere dir als einer der schnellsten 10 Anmeldungen dein kostenloses E-world Ticket auf LinkedIn! Kommentiere dafür einfach unseren Post zur E-World vom 13.1.2020. Auf der E-world zeigen wir dir, welche ambitionierten Ziele...

13/01/2020

Countdown zur E-World 2020 in Essen.

e·pilot beim Handelsblatt Energie-Gipfel 2020!

Wir sind auch in diesem Jahr auf dem Handelsblatt Energie-Gipfel vom 20.-22. Januar dabei! Neben unserem CEO Michel Nicolai, der sowohl als ausgewähltes Mitglied der Energy Academy die Energy Awards für zukunftsweisende und innovative Energiekonzepte vergibt, als auch als Speaker zur Relevanz von...

10/01/2020

e·pilot beim Handelsblatt Energie-Gipfel 2020!

Fresh Energy und e·pilot gehen Partnerschaft ein

Neue Kollaboration ermöglicht EVU den Sprung in die digitale Zukunft Berlin & Köln, 7.1.2020. Fresh Energy, der deutsche White-Label-Marktführer für digitale Haushaltsstromprodukte basierend auf hochfrequenten Smart Meter Daten kooperiert mit e·pilot, dem deutschen Leader für E-Commerce...

Fresh Energy und e·pilot gehen Partnerschaft ein

2020 mit e·pilot durchstarten!

In unserem neusten Newsletter https://lnkd.in/dbntPw5 berichtet unser CEO Michel Nicolai über unsere Erfolge in 2019 und welche Ziele wir in 2020 verfolgen. Wenn du wissen willst, wie auch du 2020 mit e·pilot deine Kundenprozesse digitalisieren kannst, vereinbare jetzt deine unverbindliche Web...

2020 mit e·pilot durchstarten!

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Video

Szilard Toth (CTO)

At the ECOSUMMIT 2018 in Berlin, Szilard Toth presented e-pilot to a large audience and explained the special features that e-pilot had in advance of the previous white label solutions. Discover the many advantages e-pilot offers you.

Michel Nicolai (CEO)

Take a look at the interview of our CEO Michel Nicolai with energate TV and get insights into our end-2-end process and the e-pilot partnering.