Virta announced a strategic investment from E.ON.
Virta, a Helsinki, Finland-based e-mobility software company, announced that it completed an undisclosed amount of capital investment.
The money was provided by German energy company E.ON and existing investor, Finnish energy company Helen, and will be used to further accelerate Virta’s international growth and strengthen its position in the European market.
Virta, founded in 2013 and led by CEO Pekka Manninen, is a developer of intelligent electric vehicle charging technologies and one of the top players of the industry in Europe. The company operates over 200 EV charging networks from 19 countries. In addition to Finnish headquarters, Virta has offices in Germany, France and Sweden.
In addition to Helen and E.ON, the early investors of Virta include Finnish energy utilities: Lahti Energia Oy, Vantaan Energia Oy, Imatran Seudun Sähkö Oy, Tammisaaren Energia Oy, Kotka Energia Oy and Oy Herrfors Ab.