Sensoneo has been chosen by the Board of Director to receive financial support as a part of US Connections program powered by Slovak American Foundation. US Connections is SAF’s competitive growth and opportunity program for innovative Slovak entrepreneurs launched in 2016.
US Connection program
SAF portfolio contains several firms providing solutions for smart cities: Sensoneo is the 14th company to join US Connections with the intention of growing its business in the US. Sensoneo will receive financial support valued at $35,000, to be used over 12-18 months for travel to the US, for waste and smart city trade shows participation, and marketing activities to develop our activities on US market.
Sensoneo in the USA
Sensoneo has currently several hundreds of waste fill-level sensors installed in the US, more specifically in Ohio and California all running on Narrowband IoT powered by T-Mobile US. During summer 2018, Sensoneo has been testing its waste fill-level sensors in couple locations across the U.S. for several weeks to ensure the full readiness of the devices for NB-IoT networks. Sensoneo smart sensors were among the first devices available for Narrowband IoT.
Slovak American Foundation
The Foundation is the legacy successor organization to the Slovak American Enterprise Fund which was formed in 1991 to use US government funds to invest in the regional economy. More than $35 million was invested in equity and loans and the Fund was instrumental in creating over 3,000 jobs in Slovakia.
The Slovak American Foundation, a US non-profit organization, is now focused on the startup ecosystem in Slovakia and its work is aligned with efforts of the private sector to create a competitive environment for young, innovative companies with an aim to attract domestic and foreign investors and become a leader in the Central-European region.
We all at Sensoneo feel very honoured to receive the US Connections award and we are looking forward to doing our best to impress the US market by our smart waste solution.