Our vision: A renewable energy system for all.

Withthegrid is a Dutch technology company founded in 2017. It started from first-hand experience in managing and maintaining energy infrastructure. It became clear that in order to realize a renewable energy system we need energy infrastructure that can deal with renewable sources in a more efficient manner.

Our history so far

  • 2016

    The idea for Withthegrid is born whilst working at an energy infrastructure company (DSO)

  • 2017

    Withthegrid is founded and wins the first prize of the Intel Hackathon in Amsterdam. We obtain the first launching customers.

  • 2018

    First profitable year and enters District heating Infrastructure market with leak detection. We become part of the EU Climate-KIC accelerator programme

  • 2019

    Continued product development creates an asset monitoring platform suitable for any energy infrastructure type (electricity, biogas, district heating, water).

  • 2020

    Launch of Smart Substation monitoring solution to monitor grid congestion. We obtain our first Belgian customer.

  • 2021

    Obtains external investment from ROM Utrecht, Boundary Holding and industry veterans. We obtain customers in the Polish and Spanish market.

  • 2022

    Team grows to 18 people. Launches the Teleport Gateway to unlock flexibility for the energy grid. We obtain our first customer in Germany.

Our Culture

We enjoy our work and working together. We like having work discussions on the latest tech to use, customer use cases or what team members have been working on in their spare time. We pride ourselves on our hybrid office culture and having monthly company wide drinks or informal activity.

Our team

Paul Mignot
Founder & CEO
Rob Everhardt
Founder & CTO
Jeroen de Bruijn
Co-founder & Hardware lead
Steven Hulshof
Co-founder & Embedded software lead
Willem de Munnik
Head of operations
Kateryna Zavorotna
Frontend developer
Aurelien Arino
Frontend developer
Yaroslav Dobzhansky
Backend developer
Simon Riedinger
Backend developer
Jichen Wu
Data scientist
Chris IJsbrandy
Sr. Solutions engineer
Filip Forro
Solutions Engineer & Product owner Smart Substation
Frank van Loon
Channel development
Nick Nooren
Commercial development
Shohib Kabir
Business development manager
Nick de Kleijn
Lead frontend developer

Join our team

We are always on the lookout for new team members! Do you want to work with the latest technology and address one of the largest challenges? Then apply to one of our open roles. If one of the roles does not fit and you think there’s a great match then reach out by sending in your resume!

Our values


Our key value is based on astonishment. We believe it is important to be amazed at the things around us. It helps us appreciate things but also identify things that can be improved.


We strive for excellence. In this process we know that there is no end goal just the continuous improvement of our work and processes.


We help our customers shape a future sustainable energy system. We can only support them if our service and support is top notch!


Self-efficacy means that we are convinced that we can do something. It helps us learn and challenge our thinking and our beliefs. It makes us persistent, work harder and see all our work as challenges which can be overcome. Not just alone but in a team!

Contact info

    • info@withthegrid.com

    • +31 (0)30-2006861

    • Pythagoraslaan 2

    • 3584 BB Utrecht

    • Netherlands

    • CoC: 66591880

    • VAT: NL856622412B01

    • Bank: NL50RABO 0354 7091 43