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TRENDE Secures Series B Funding, While Establishing Strategic Partnership with ITOCHU
Jun 18, 2020 10:00 JST
TRENDE Inc., a renewable energy retailer in Japan, announced today that it has successfully completed a Series B funding round from ITOCHU Corporation of 1 billion yen in a combination of equity and unsecured convertible bonds.
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TRENDE, Toyota and UTokyo Experiment with Next-generation Electricity System
May 28, 2019 18:00 JST
TRENDE Inc., a Tokyo Electric Power Company group company, Toyota Motor Corporation, and the University of Tokyo will conduct a joint experiment, from June 2019 at Toyota's Higashi Fuji Technical Center and the surrounding area, with a next-generation peer-to-peer (P2P) electricity system that enables homes, businesses, and electric vehicles (EVs) connected to the electricity grid to trade electricity using a blockchain.
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The University of Tokyo, Toyota and TRENDE to Begin Testing Next-generation Electricity System
May 23, 2019 13:03 JST
The University of Tokyo (UTokyo), Toyota Motor Corporation, and TRENDE Inc., will jointly conduct tests, from June 17 at Toyota's Higashifuji Technical Center and the surrounding area, on a next-generation electricity system (P2P electricity transactions) that enables homes, businesses, and electrified vehicles connected to the electricity grid to trade electricity using blockchain.
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TRENDE Announces Formation of Advisory Board
Oct 01, 2018 14:00 JST
TRENDE Inc., an online renewable energy retailer selling electricity to residential customers in Japan, announces the formation of its Advisory Board to provide strategic guidance and advice to management. The members include Yoshiaki Fujimori, Emmy Suzuki Harris, Hiroaki Kitano, Masaakira James Kondo, and Yukiko Muto.
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TRENDE Raises JPY 730 Million in Series A Funding
Sep 26, 2018 11:00 JST
TRENDE Inc., an online renewable energy retailer selling electricity to residential customers in Japan, today announced it has closed a JPY 730 million Series A funding round led by TEPCO Ventures with strategic investments from Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA).
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