The composition of PeakChange’s dynamic portfolio is ever-evolving due, in part, to our desire to optimize each investments’ long-term social and financial performance. As a result, we’ve learned how to let go of ventures, find new partners, scale early stage investments, and then help facilitate any of the multiple ways companies can exit.
UClass imagines a world where schools don't guess. They know what curriculum is increasing student achievement. In August 2014, UClass raised 1 million dollars to launch a scientific study in 30 districts to answer the question: is your curriculum working? UClass CEO, Zak Rinelstein was selected for Forbes 30 Under 30 in Education.
Locus Energy is a solar monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the distributed PV market — spanning the residential, commercial and utility sectors. Locus Energy’s cloud-based software aggregates and organizes large amounts of performance data from multiple sources, making it easier to access, manage and analyze, while its powerful PVIQ suite has the unique ability to identify the causes of a solar system’s failure to meet performance expectations. By providing “actionable” operations and management data that optimizes performance yields, Locus Energy’s PVIQ helps project stakeholders increase profitability, and also helps investors assess the value of solar PV assets. Founded in 2007, Locus Energy has offices in Hoboken, N.J., and San Francisco.