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

Kölle Alaaf!

Als Unternehmen im Herzen von Köln darf bei uns natürlich neben der Arbeit Karneval nicht zu kurz kommen. Deshalb haben wir pünktlich um 11:11 Uhr die epilot-Karnevalssession eingeleitet.Obwohl wir alle aus unterschiedlichen internationalen Regionen kommen, freuen wir uns, Weiberfastnacht...

20/02/2020

Kölle Alaaf!

Epilot raises Series A from Enercity after meeting at Ecosummit

Danke für deinen Beitrag Jan Michael Hess und die großartigen Möglichkeiten zum Netzwerken, die der Ecosummit bietet! Wir freuen uns, auch in 2020 am 6. und 7. Mai wieder teilzunehmen....

19/02/2020

Epilot raises Series A from Enercity after meeting at Ecosummit

E-world energy & water verpasst?

Kein Problem- wir haben das wichtigste für euch kurz zusammengefasst.

In diesem Jahr feierte die E-World ihr 20. Jubiläum mit 25.000 Besuchern und wir mittendrin. Alle 813 Aussteller setzen auf innovative, nachhaltige und intelligente Energieversorgung. Wie wichtig diese Lösungen für die Branche sind zeigt die Anzahl an Entscheidern vor Ort. Nach Angaben der...

E-world energy & water verpasst?

Kein Problem- wir haben das wichtigste für euch kurz zusammengefasst.

enercity beteiligt sich an epilot!

Auf der E-world haben wir die Neuigkeiten heute morgen bekannt gegeben: Die enercity beteiligt sich mit 25,1% an epilot! Hier könnt ihr die zugehörige Pressemitteilung lesen:...

11/02/2020

enercity beteiligt sich an epilot!

epilot Community Meeting Netz

Letzte Woche haben wir zu unserem zweiten epilot Community Meeting Netz nach Köln eingeladen! Für die Teilnehmer waren die Praxisbeiträge unserer Community das Highlight der Veranstaltung: Vertreter der Stadtwerke Greven GmbH, Stadtwerke Stade Gmbh und SWS Netze Solingen GmbH haben ihre...

03/02/2020

epilot Community Meeting Netz

Shareholder

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.