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Peppermint Energy, Inc.

A portable, renewable, utility-in-a-box providing power to people without access to grids at home and in over 20 countries.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Irvine, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website PeppermintEnergy.com

Company Summary

Peppermint Energy has created the Forty2: a portable energy source that’s as powerful as you are. We combine energy generation, management, and storage to make the perfect outlet for those who don’t want to or can’t rely on grid power.

At half the cost of a gas generator, we’re perfect for those who want to try solar energy for the first time or who need a new source of energy.

In just a few hours, the Forty2 has enough energy to run a small fridge, a fan, a dozen LED lights, a flat screen TV, your laptop and phone for the whole day!

We make outlets where there are none, so that you can charge your thing while camping, tailgating, or on vacation. Just plug in whatever device you need and charge it wherever and whenever you need to!

We have a modular design, which means that you can connect 2, 4, 10, heck, up to 20 Forty2's together to get the power you need. We also have 3 different sizes of our Milo solar changes, which are lighter, travel-friendly solar chargers.


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    Brian is an experienced entrepreneur who has guided companies from concept through exit, and is responsible for setting strategic direction and ensuring execution of the vision. As an executive of multiple early-stage companies, Brian has successfully created market strategies and new market programs. Brian, a former CPA holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota with a double emphasis on corporate finance and entrepreneurial studies, and is a

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    Daren brings years of electrical, and in particular, photovoltaic research and development expertise to Peppermint Energy. Daren acts as the lead product development project manager for our network of engineering partners. Daren received his masters in electrical engineering from South Dakota State University, and was working towards his PhD when he joined Peppermint Energy.


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    McGladrey & Pullen

Previous Investors

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    Cinnamon LLC
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    Two Bridges Capital