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BlocPower leverages innovations in software, technology, and finance to connect investors with clean energy project finance opportunities in US cities.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Fintech
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 9
  • Website

Company Summary

BlocPower markets and finances solar and energy efficiency technologies to churches, synagogues, non-profits, charter schools, small businesses, and light commercial properties in underserved communities. BlocPower aggregates projects into micro-portfolios which spread risk and create jobs for local residents. Our online platform connects impact investors to project finance opportunities, creating social, financial and environmental returns.


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    Donnel Baird
    Founder/Chief Executive Officer

    White Champion of Change, Echoing Green / Open Society Institute Fellowship, Entrepreneur in Residence at Jalia Ventures, Columbia Business School MBA 2013, 2013 Poptech social innovation fellow, 2013 Best software/service at Northeast Clean Tech Open, Winner of National Net Impact Social Enterprise Business Plan Competition, National Associate Director of Change to Win Energy Efficiency Campaign, Senior Staffer Obama for America 2008

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    James Hendon
    Chief Operations Officer

    Associate Deutsche Bank Columbia Business School Harvard Kennedy School Major US Army West Point

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    Keith Kinch
    Chief Commercial Officer

    Deputy Director ALIGN NY,
    OFA 2010 Deputy New York State Director, OFA 2008 PA Director of Faith Based Outreach Masters in International Business

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    Chief Engineer

    Tooraj is a mechanical engineer with an MBA from Columbia Business School. He has conducted hundreds of energy efficiency analyses on multiple continents. Tooraj invented a automobile engine heat exchanger, and looks to leverage his engineering, business, operations, and R+D experience as the leader of our engineering department

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    Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer

    Morris majored in Math and Physics at MIT, invented an automated lumber cutting software for his first startup, spent several years leading the analytics team at a successful real estate data startup, worked in project finance at GE and in private equity at Red Oak, where he managed the acquisition of an Israeli technology firm


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    Mitch Beckerman

Previous Investors

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    Echoing Green
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    Columbia Business School Lang Fund for Entrepreneurial Ventures
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    US Department of Energy