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Singapore, December 12, 2012 -- Singapore-based company Third Wave Power today announced the latest additions to its mPowerpad line of portable solar chargers. Joining its flagship product mPowerpad Pro – the world’s first portable multi-function solar charger – are two new products, mPowerpad and mPowerpad Lite. While the three mPowerpads differ on features to target varying user needs, they are unique portable solar chargers equipped with essential functions for people operating away from the power grid such as AM/FM radio, reading light, flashlight and ultrasonic insect repellent.
Already available in Southeast Asian and selected European markets, mPowerpad products will soon be making their debut in New Zealand, Australia and India. The first shipments of mPowerpad and mPowerpad Lite are expected in early December 2012 with a recommended retail price starting from US$129 per unit.
About Third Wave Power
Third Wave Power aims to empower people around the world by improving lives and increasing productivity. Incorporated in 2011 and based in Singapore, the company develops affordable and innovative renewable power solutions that serve portable energy needs in both urban and rural areas. Third Wave Power products are designed based on customers’ needs and are made to perform and last in the environments they are used in. The company is backed by commercial incubator Small World Group and SPRING Singapore. Third Wave Power was honoured at Techventure 2011, winning the “Most Eco-friendly Start-up” award. For more information, visit www.thirdwavepower.com.
About the Founders
VS Hariharan, Co-founder
Hariharan brings more than 20 years’ experience from the information technology industry. In Hewlett-Packard Company and Wipro Infotech, he was in general management roles as well as senior positions in sales and marketing. Hari has extensive experience in product marketing as well as building go-to-market engines for consumer and business products. Throughout his career, he has also been involved in scaling many new and emerging businesses.
About the Investors
Small World Group Incubator
Small World Group Incubator (SWGI) regularly provides seed funding, mentoring and help to start and grow small companies. SWGI operates under the National Research Foundation’s (NRF) Technology Incubation Scheme in Singapore. SWGI focuses on three areas of technology innovation – clean tech, optical systems and advanced materials.
SPRING SEEDS Capital Pte Ltd (SSC)
A wholly-owned subsidiary of SPRING Singapore, SPRING SEEDS Capital manages the SPRING Start-up Enterprise Development Scheme (SPRING SEEDS), an equity-based co-financing option for Singapore-based start-ups with innovative products and/or processes with intellectual content and strong growth potential across international markets.
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