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Simple, high-value solar ownership

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2009
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

Kiwi is bringing homeowners the simplest, most valuable way to own solar. The JuiceBox, Kiwi’s first product, brings together the best equipment, local installers, financing and software to make solar easy for homeowners to understand and buy. PVPower, now Kiwi, has been creating software for the solar industry since 2009. SolarBear, their most popular product, helps solar installers find and buy the perfect system.


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    Nick Yecke
    Founder, CEO

    Nick splits his time between Chicago and San Francisco, he is co-founder of PVPower, now Kiwi. Nick leads Kiwi as it is building the simplest, most valuable path to solar ownership.

    Prior to starting PVPower Inc Nick spent 10 years in Chicago’s digital marketing and technology community. Namely co-founding IP Pixel (now LiquidThread) in 2003, a Chicago-based digital creative and technology agency.

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    Jeano VerSchave

    Jeano is an software engineer with 15 years of experience. He has a passion for creating great digital experiences while maintaining highly-scalable code. He was the CTO of and worked as an engineer at both Motorola and MusicNow, acquired by AOL.


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    Bart Loethen

Previous Investors

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    Chuck Templeton (OpenTable)
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    Juhl Wind
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    New World Ventures