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Press release September 05, 2019

Exeger Announces Additional Investment by SoftBank Group

The funds will be used to further strengthen Exeger’s organization in preparation for delivery of the first products, which are scheduled for shipment in 2020.

SEPTEMBER 06, 2019 – STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Exeger Operations AB today announced that SoftBank Group Corp. (SBG) has executed another USD 10 million investment into Exeger.

This additional investment is based on the execution of an option right which was included in the agreement in respect of SBG’s original investment last March. Exeger also has entered into a strategic partnership agreementwith SB Energy Corp., the Japanese subsidiary of SBG, to accelerate the global rollout of the Exeger technology last March. The carbon positive Exeger material converts light to electricity in ambient light conditions, both artificial and natural light. It is the only material to seamlessly enhance any product with endless power by harnessing all light energy and converting it to electrical energy in an environmentally friendly way. Their first target application is within the consumer electronics industry with self-powered devices.

“It is an honour to have SBG increase their investment, backing Exeger further in our vision to democratize energy. We want to always be relevant for consumers and lead the world into a new age of sustainable innovation through adoption of our carbon positive material. A strong relationship with the SoftBank Group will be a key factor in successful deployment into new markets,” said Giovanni Fili, Founder and CEO of Exeger.

“The SoftBank Group is extremely happy to support the global rollout of Exeger’s ground-breaking technology. We are confident that Exeger’s carbon positive materials will dramatically transform people’s lifestyles and behaviour. We are very excited about our collaboration with Exeger, which has this incredible technology, aimed at promoting the fusion of energy and information technology to help realize a more convenient and comfortable society,” said Shigeki Miwa, General Manager of SBG’s CEO Project Office.

about exeger

Exeger is a Swedish company with a unique solar cell technology that converts all forms of light into electrical energy. This material, Powerfoyle, is the world’s only fully customizable solar cell. With its superior design properties, it can be integrated seamlessly into any electronic device.

Powerfoyle enhances every product it is integrated into with extended or even unlimited battery life, putting the power of cutting-edge solar cell technology directly in the hands of people. Exeger is leading the way to energy independence through more sustainable and user-friendly products – with the vision to touch the lives of a billion people by 2030.

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Published September 05, 2019