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TechStars’ Simple Energy Closes $900,000 Seed Funding

By admin on September 6, 2011

Recent TechStars Boulder graduate Simple Energy today closed on its oversubscribed seed round with $900,000 to build out its energy-saving social game platform. The early-stage investment will be used to expand Simple Energy’s programming team and to further develop the product with enhanced features and utility application integration.
Simple Energy helps utility companies engage and encourage customers in energy savings through an interactive social game platform where participants compete with their friends and neighbors for prizes such as gift cards, iPads, and even hybrid and electric cars.

San Diego Gas and Electric selects Simple Energy

By admin on September 2, 2011

Simple Energy has teamed up with San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) to help the utility engage its customers in energy conservation efforts. To accomplish this, Simple Energy is running an energy saver contest that offers a social gaming experience with real-world rewards. The contest is in collaboration with the White House’s recent smart grid announcement, which detailed a number of […]