China's Energy Monster secures $71.5 million — looks to expand its operation

The battery-sharing firm leveraged China's massive market of 305 million power bank rental users in 2019.


Syamil Faisal26 Dec, 2019

China's Energy Monster secures $71.5 million — looks to expand its operation

The portable battery-sharing startup Energy Monster has closed $71.5 million in a Series C funding round led by Softbank Ventures Asia.

Providing table-mounted and take-away chargers in public places, Energy Monster will use the fund to expand its business offerings and explore new opportunities.

Portable chargers available in public cafes.
 

China saw a huge market of 305 million shared power bank users and will see an increase of up to 408 million users in 2020.

According to iiMedia Research, Energy Monster held 20.9% of the charger-sharing market share in China by June 2019 — placing it third in the market race after Jiedian and Xiaodian with 40.5% and 23.6% market share respectively.

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