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HELiOS Exchange

Helios Exchange provides a SaaS platform to originate, assure, and finance energy retrofits in commercial buildings with ease and confidence.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Fintech
  • Location Sausalito, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

HELIOS Exchange provides an online SaaS platform to originate, assure and finance energy retrofit projects in commercial buildings with ease and confidence. Our game changing risk analytics technology reduces transaction costs by a factor of 3, which unlocks the potential for energy savings in the small to mid-size commercial building sector.


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    Founder & CEO

    25 years experience in Engineering, Financial Services and IT industry
    Formerly: Head of Sustainability Finance, C3 Energy;
    Managing Director, Innovest Strategic Value Advisors;
    CEO, Ecolistic; Energy and Environmental Management Consultant, Statkraft Engineering AS
    M.Eng. (1990) in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from ParisTech
    MSc. (1995) in Energy & Environmental Management from the Norwegian School of Management (BI)

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    Chief Technology Officer

    15 years experience as solutions architect
    Director of Technology at Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI); RiskMetrics; Innovest Strategic Value Advisors

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    Managing Director, Business Development & Alliances

    Over 32 years of business experience, including over 18 years as an investment banker at Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Executed wide range of transactions in the technology and telecoms industries including the creation, financing and IPO of the world’s first Virtual Private Network business, Equant NV.


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    Steve Tennis
    Legal Counsel
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    Prem G. Abraham
    Board Member
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    Board Member
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    CTO, Green Technologies at world's largest IT company
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    ex-CFO at Bechtel Investments
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    Dr. Doug Arent
    Executive Director at NREL
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    Clean Energy finance expert
    Strategic Consultant at Accenture

Previous Investors

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    VP & GM, Consumer Industries, EMEA at SAP
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    Blue Path Finance
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    Farmers Investment Club
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    Peakview Capital
    Erik Lassila, Managing Partner