Our values

Relationships
We believe in long-term human relationships
Curiosity
We constantly explore new possibilities to be the best
Green
We contribute to a greener planet for generations to come

Our story

2004-2014
Pre-establishment phase
10 years of research at the renowned electronic laboratory of the Université Catholique de Louvain have preceded the creation of e-peas.
Dec. 2014
Incorporation of e-peas
In December 2014, thanks to a seed investment from The Faktory, our CEO – Geoffroy Gosset – and CTO – Julien De Vos established e-peas with the conviction that the trillion of connected nodes of the IoT to be deployed in the next few years will require disruptive solutions to extend batteries life-time
Sept 2016
First Ambient Energy Manager is released
e-peas releases the first energy harvesting chip dedicated to solar energy harvesting – AEM10940
July 2017
e-peas gets further seed investment
We are proud to get trust and support from such reliable and established market leaders as Partech, Airbus Ventures, SRIW, Semtech, JCDecaux and Vives.
February 2018
Release of a new family of energy harvesting chips
Significant step for e-peas growth – release of market leading next generation solar, thermal, vibration and RF energy harvesting chips with improved performances – AEM10941, AEM20940, AEM30940, AEM40940.
December 2018
e-peas becomes the start-up of the year
Digital Wallonia selects e-peas as the start-up of the year based on such criteria as the technological innovation of the solution, the development and growth of the startup, the market opportunity, the funding received, and international development.
February 2019
e-peas wins “Best Disruptive Innovation of the Year” Award
Every year startup.be opens voting for the most innovative and disruptive companies of the year and we are grateful to be recognized as the best disruptive innovation of the year.
September 2019
e-peas opens office in Switzerland
With the growing demand in energy harvesting solutions and deepening interest towards e-peas top performing AEMs, we have expanded to Switzerland, opening a new office in La Neuveville lead by such industry leading experts as Jean-Paul Bardyn and Christian Ferrier.
June 2020
e-peas closes its series A fund raising
We are proud to get further trust and support from our amazing existing investors, Partech, Airbus Ventures, SRIW, and Vives as well as additional investment from new renowned investors, KBC Focus Fund, Noshaq, Leansquare and Nivelinvest.
The future
We keep on developing new energy harvesting solutions and new product lines in order to provide you with the best performing solutions for smart and efficient IoT devices.
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Leadership

GEOFFROY GOSSET CEO
Geoffroy Gosset
CEO – Co-Founder
Geoffroy Gosset received the Industrial Engineering degree from the Ecole Centrale des Arts et Metiers (ECAM), Belgium, in 2005, after pursuing his Master thesis research at Politechnika Warszawska, Warsaw, Poland and the M.Sc. degree in electromechanical engineering as well as the Ph.D. degree from the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, in 2007 and 2013 respectively. In 2013 and 2014, he pursued a MBA at the Louvain School of Management.
Julien De Vos
Julien De Vos
CTO – Co-Founder
Julien De Vos received the M.Sc.degree in electromechanical engineering in engineering science and the Ph.D. degree from Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, in 2008, and 2013 respectively. In 2012, he was a visiting Ph.D student at STMicroelectronics, Crolles, France, in DC/DC converter design. In 2014, he received the ICTEAM Thesis Award for his Ph.D. work. His research interests include low-power circuit design, wireless sensor networks, and DC/DC converters with a specific interest on switched-capacitor networks and on energy harvesters management.
Jean-Paul Bardyn
Jean-Paul Bardyn
Chief Operating Officer
Jean-Paul Bardyn joined e-peas to drive its operations after many years as corporate CTO of Semtech (SMTC). His 30 years of experience in this industry are marked by being the VP of Research and Development for the worldwide LoRa team and leading the roadmap working group of the LoRa alliance. Jean-Paul has started building his expertise in 1983 by gaining an Engineering Degree from ISEN Lille (FR) and successfully completing his PhD from the University of Lille (FR) in 1990. The same year, he founded mixed-silicon structures and co-founded Xemics in 1997 which was acquired by Semtech in 2005.
Christian Ferrier
Christian Ferrier
Chief Marketing Officer
Christian Ferrier is driving e-peas marketing strategy and sales after 12 years in Semtech (SMTC). He is experienced in both the business and technical aspects of the IoT and IT marketplace and has years of experience in building strategic relationships with many successful outcomes. Christian’s last years position was worldwide Product Marketing Director of LoRa’s 2.4GHz product line and director of the global EDA organisation at Semtech. Prior to that, he was the founder and CEO of Nexlink SA, Hosted and IT services. Christian got his engineering degree from EIVD (CH) in 1999, EMBA from the university of Applied Sciences at HEG ARC and Certificate of Advanced Studies in company management (CH) in 2014.
Geoffroy Gosset received the Industrial Engineering degree from the Ecole Centrale des Arts et Metiers (ECAM), Belgium, in 2005, after pursuing his Master thesis research at Politechnika Warszawska, Warsaw, Poland and the M.Sc. degree in electromechanical engineering as well as the Ph.D. degree from the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, in 2007 and 2013 respectively. In 2013 and 2014, he pursued a MBA at the Louvain School of Management.
Julien De Vos received the M.Sc.degree in electromechanical engineering in engineering science and the Ph.D. degree from Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, in 2008, and 2013 respectively. In 2012, he was a visiting Ph.D student at STMicroelectronics, Crolles, France, in DC/DC converter design. In 2014, he received the ICTEAM Thesis Award for his Ph.D. work. His research interests include low-power circuit design, wireless sensor networks, and DC/DC converters with a specific interest on switched-capacitor networks and on energy harvesters management.
Jean-Paul Bardyn joined e-peas to drive its operations after many years as corporate CTO of Semtech (SMTC). His 30 years of experience in this industry are marked by being the VP of Research and Development for the worldwide LoRa team and leading the roadmap working group of the LoRa alliance. Jean-Paul has started building his expertise in 1983 by gaining an Engineering Degree from ISEN Lille (FR) and successfully completing his PhD from the University of Lille (FR) in 1990. The same year, he founded mixed-silicon structures and co-founded Xemics in 1997 which was acquired by Semtech in 2005.
Christian Ferrier is driving e-peas marketing strategy and sales after 12 years in Semtech (SMTC). He is experienced in both the business and technical aspects of the IoT and IT marketplace and has years of experience in building strategic relationships with many successful outcomes. Christian’s last years position was worldwide Product Marketing Director of LoRa’s 2.4GHz product line and director of the global EDA organisation at Semtech. Prior to that, he was the founder and CEO of Nexlink SA, Hosted and IT services. Christian got his engineering degree from EIVD (CH) in 1999, EMBA from the university of Applied Sciences at HEG ARC and Certificate of Advanced Studies in company management (CH) in 2014.

Our offices

E-PEAS HEADQUARTERS
e-peas headquarters belgium
Rue Fond Cattelain,
1 box 4 1435 Mont-Saint-Guibert,
Belgium
OFFICE IN SWITZERLAND
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Chemin de Prapion 12,
2520 La Neuveville,
Switzerland
OFFICE IN PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA
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2100 Geng Road, Suite 228,
Palo Alto,
California, 94303, USA

Who is talking about us

We are backedup by strong investors

THE FAKTORY-e-peas-investor
9th of December 2014 and 30th of September 2016
We are proud to be backed by a private seed investment fund – The Faktory – created by a true entrepreneur like Pierre L’Hoest.
WING BY DIGITAL WALLONIA
9th of December 2014 and 30th of September 2016
W.IN.G (Wallonia Innovation and Growth) is an investment fund specialized in Deep-Tech and Digital start-ups. W.IN.G is managed by SRIW.
PARTECH
31th of July 2017
With a portfolio of almost 180 companies spread across 30 countries in Europe, the US, Africa, and Asia, Partech Ventures has been one of the leading international investors helping visionary founders for almost 40 years. The Partech team – made up of both former entrepreneurs and executives from 15 different countries – brings capital, experience, strategic support, and networks to entrepreneurs at every stage of development: seed, venture, and growth. With over €1.5B under management, Partech invests from €200K to €50M in B2B and B2C technologies reshaping industries. Companies backed by Partech have completed more than 21 IPOs and more than 50 strategic M&A transactions valued over $100M.
AIRBUS VENTURES
31th of July 2017
Headquartered in Silicon Valley and Paris, Airbus ventures is a venture capital firm proudly inheriting the Adaptive Innovation, Systems Thinking, and International Mindset that distinguish our mothership Airbus, an aerospace upstart since its own beginnings. Building on this heritage we always aim to deeply support our portfolio companies, so that once invested, we can better understand, team and promote our portfolio Founders’ businesses to the Airbus worldwide network of partnering opportunities. We invest in early- and increasingly, in growth- stage companies, acting as lead investors where appropriate, recognizing that new and fast-accelerating technologies reshaping aerospace now require newly inspired, ever-curious innovators and entrepreneurs untiring in their pursuit of excellence, from domains often well outside the traditional industry. We actively and successfully team our portfolio companies to help accelerate each other’s businesses, all the while strengthening our knowledge of the gaps in the system so that looking ahead we can sharpen our hunt for system plays.
JCDecaus
31th of July 2017
JCDecaux — now the global industry leader — is an international player focused exclusively on outdoor advertising, developing 3 areas of business: street furniture, transport advertising and billboard advertising.
SEMTECH
31th of July 2017
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductor platforms and advanced algorithms, having 31 offices worldwide, located in 14 different countries.
Vives Louvain Technology Fund
31th of July 2017
VIVES is a multi-sectoral technology fund that invests in UCL spin-offs and start-ups in both Belgium and neighbouring countries. The fund invests in the different developmental stages of a company: seed, start-up and growth.
kbc-focus-fund-epeas-investor
16th June 2020
KBC Focus Fund is a €50 million venture capital fund that invests in advanced technologies with a particular emphasis on semiconductor, nanotechnology and IoT. We focus on Belgium and surrounding countries where well-known expertise centers are located. KBC Focus Fund leverages on the network and expertise of KBC Group. It is managed by KBC Securities, which has a solid knowledge of the tech ecosystem in Belgium and beyond with experienced teams in M&A, Corporate Finance, and Research & Sales. As part of the KBC Group, the KBC Focus Fund aims to be long-term partners for entrepreneurs.
noshaq-epeas-investor
16th June 2020
Noshaq is a portfolio of 464 companies and 600 million euros of resources. Noshaq is the reference financial partner for the creation and development of SMEs in the Liege Region. Over the years, Noshaq has developed a range of financing vehicles in line with the needs and trends of the market and its strategy. Each service offered by Noshaq (capital – loan – leasing) is always determined according to the demand and needs of the owner-investor. The objective is always to have a leverage effect on the company’s development.
lean-square-epeas-investor
16th of June
LeanSquare is an investment fund whose objective is to invest in venture capital in start-ups in the new economy with real growth potential. LeanSquare offers an original project support method, with a “customer traction” focus. LeanSquare uses the business contact network of the Noshaq Group and its shareholders to serve start-ups. To prepare for financing, LeanSquare offers a series of tools adapted to start-ups, whatever their stage of development.
groupe-nivelinvest-epeas-investment
16th of June
Nivelinvest is a regional evergreen investor with more than EUR 100 million under management. Its strategy is to invest in all stages of company developments with the aim to support entrepreneurs in their long-term ambitions.