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#129: $60M and 170 Employees in 2 Years to be the “Android of EV Charging Software” — Casper Rasmussen⁠, CEO of ⁠Monta⁠

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⭐ My guest today is Casper Rasmussen, co-founder and CEO of Monta.

Monta is “the operating platform powering the EV ecosystem serving drivers, companies, cities, and the electricity grid with one integrated software solution.” 

Based in Denmark, with 8 offices and 170+ employees, they are backed by leading climate investors such as Energize Venture and Pale Blue Dot.


🎙️ In this episode, we talked about:

- How he grew his company from 0 to 150+ employees in just over 2 years

- What led investors to commit more than $60M to his company’s growth

- Why Monta aims to be the “Android of EV charging software”

- How their technology allows EV owners to optimize for the lowest power cost and GHG emissions for their charging

- Various hypotheses that they tried and abandoned for the current business model

- How beer among the early team at a summer house led to the core values they have today

- What radical transparency means for them around salary, equity, and financial disclosure to all employees

- Why half of the team is focused on R&D and innovation

- What led to EVs being 50-90% of new car purchases in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway

- And lots more


🙏 Hope you enjoy it!

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