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  • 02-Dec-2016

Opinum

Abstract

Opinum is an ICT company which allows to visualize the consumption data of buildings in order to improve their environmental and energy management. Opisense, its Big Data platform based on Microsoft Azure, connects to a wide variety of IoT sensors and building automation systems. Opinum offers cognitive services and machine learning capabilities that allow to save time and resources, while increasing the comfort of building occupants. Our customers save up to 80% of their working time and up to 30% of their environmental impact. Opisense is the ideal platform to give sense to your consumption data. Through automated reports and visualizations, Opisense gives you the control over your building to improve efficiency and comfort for the occupants.

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Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Cities, ESCO, Maintenance Companies, Facility Management CompaniesFacility services, Banks, etc

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

As data sources increase, the opportunity for savings becomes as visible as the need for proper data monitoring for energy managers, facility managers and real estate asset managers as a whole. They need a platform where the data can be managed and where actions can be followed in the long run. This is where Opinum sees the biggest opportunity.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

We have developed a simple and user-friendly platform which is flexible because it can connect to any existing hardware, especially to Building Automation Systems, which is unique in the market.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

- Signed an agent partnership with Lampiris, multiplying its sales effectiveness by 4 - Signed the biggest real estate company of Belgium as a customer - Structured its company and teams for efficiency and growth: - CRM is in place - Operations and Finance Structure - Marketing and Sales packages are in place