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Village Power Finance, Inc.

VPF is a web-based financing service for multiple classes of investors seeking long term, stable income from renewable assets. VPF also manages the assets.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website villagepower.com

Company Summary

Village Power finances renewable energy projects at a broad range of community organizations, including universities, churches, schools, homeowner associations, and temples - a sector with very strong demand but limited access to capital. VP draws upon multiple sources of capital, from tax & green-incentivized investors and equity that'scrowd-funded from community members. VPF's web-based engine lowers transaction costs and permits scaling.

Team

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    Ty Jagerson
    Founder/CEO

    Ty has 20 years experience in renewable energy, technology development and finance. Most recently, Ty was the President of HelioPower, an integrated renewable energy company with over 3,000 systems installed. Ty was co-founder of SolFocus, Inc., securing over $100M in funding, and spent 5 years at Xerox PARC. Ty holds an MBA from Wharton, is a trustee of UC Merced, is on the board of Wharton's Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership.

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    Alaeddine Mokri
    Director, Digital Products

    Alaeddine speaks four languages, graduated first in his class from university, was a research associate at NASA, founded UltraSmart Devices, has published three papers on solar technology and is currently developing cutting edge mobile-based software for the solar industry.

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    David Kane
    VP Project Development

    David has extensive experience in both energy and real estate development. He lead East Coast sales for HelioPower and has worked with a range of distributed generation companies, including fuel cells, solar thermal and micro-cogen. Dave has a BA from Wesleyan and Master Degrees from both Harvard and Columbia.

Advisors

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    WIlson Sonsini
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Todd Thorner
    Advisor
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    Dr. Ryan Orr
    Advisor
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    David Simpson
    Advisor
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    Lynn
    Advisor
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