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BrightCurrent, Inc

BrightCurrent is the nation's leading retail sales platform for clean energy solutions.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Oakland, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded 2012
  • Employees 120
  • Website brightcurrent.com

Company Summary

BrightCurrent is a leading retail sales platform for clean energy solutions. Powered by its proprietary technology platform, BrightEdge, BrightCurrent helps large consumer facing marketers like big box retailers originate solar sales, which it then sells to its customer base of leading installation and finance partners. BrightCurrent is solving the problem of customer acquisition.


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    Co-Founder, CEO

    Director of Marketing at Samba Energy.
    Managed customer acquisition for the company. Focusing mostly on web based and grassroots efforts, Samba generated over 12,000 residential leads during tenure.
    Senior Business Development for SunEdison’s residential team. Focused on lead generation and new market expansion, grew the business unit from 2 to 32 employees and over 3 MW’s of projects in the year of its official launch.

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    Co-Founder, COO/CFO

    Industry veteran in structured project finance with a background in residential solar sales.
    Manager of Project Finance for Helio MicroUtilities. Working with a small group of industry veterans, the team developed and financed over 4 MW’s of small commercial and multi-family solar systems.
    Founding Partner of commercial solar developer, Ecogy Solar. Has placed 1.85 MW’s of solar into service with a significant pipeline behind it.

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    Ralph Centanni
    Director of Sales

    Senior Director Comcast field marketing and sales. Oversight included over 2,500 direct sales agents. Regional Director Verizon where Ralph launched and managed the direct marketing program, grew channel revenue from $0 to $60MM in first 3 years.


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    Stephen Leist
    Managing Partner of Piedmont Partners Group & PPG Ventures, LLC
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    CEO, First Associates Loan Servicing

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