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MyHomeEQ uses real data to simplify & accelerate home energy efficiency retrofits and makes a home's efficiency visible & valuable.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

MyHomeEQ is a unique web solution for single-family homeowners, positioned to transform & capture the fragmented & latent energy efficiency retrofit market. We leverage deep expertise & real data to create an easy, engaging & satisfying experience. We quickly analyze a home's efficiency, assign an EQ score, show recommendations and offer connections to contractors & financing. Through the MLS & social media, the EQ score makes efficiency visible.


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    Christopher F. Coleman

    Christopher Coleman has over 20 yrs of successful executive experience. Most recently Coleman was President and CEO of The Dearborn Buckingham Group, Inc. a real estate consulting & development firm. His experience building a successful business & deep knowledge in residential construction critically compliments the needs & goals of MyHomeEQ. He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management & a BA in Econonmics from Northwestern University.

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    John Blaser
    Technical Lead

    John previously specialized in business & technical planning & delivery for consumer tools & data integration at CNT. Prior to CNT, he spent 11 years at Accenture LLP, as a project manager, enterprise architect & business process architect for Fortune 1000 Consumer Retail and Telecom clients. John delivered tools which saved and/or generated millions of dollars of revenue. John has a BA in Economics and Mathematics from St. Olaf College in MN.

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    Troy Henikoff
    Advisory Board Chair, CEO Emeritus

    Henikoff is the nationally recognized CEO and Co-founder of Excelerate Labs, a seed stage accelerator in Chicago. For the last 25 years he has been starting, running and advising early stage technology companies, including, SurePayroll Inc. (formerly and Jellyvision, Inc. An adjunct professor of Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University, Troy earned his BS in Engineering from Brown University.

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    Anne Evens, PhD
    Board Member

    Ms. Evens is Executive Director of CNTenergy, a leader in helping consumers & communities obtain the information & services they need to control energy costs & become more energy efficient through use of cutting edge localized programs & research in the areas of dynamic electricity pricing, building performance & regional energy planning. Anne earned her PhD from the University of Illinois, MS from University of Pennsylvania & BS from Cornell.

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    Robert Weissbourd
    Board Member

    Bob is President of RW Ventures LLC, a consultancy focused on market-based strategies for regional and community economic development. By bringing sophisticated economic analysis to urban markets, RW Ventures helps businesses, foundations, community-based organizations, local governments, & civic leadership groups devise targeted economic development strategies. Mr. Wiessbourd earned his JD from the University of Chicago and his BA from Yale.


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    Michael P. Lee, of Reed Smith LLP
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    Stephen Garley, of Gimble, Abrams and Singer

Previous Investors

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    RW Ventures LLC