Impala Ventures Wishes you Seasons Greetings

What a momentous year 2017 has been and the year is ending with incredible inertia leading into the New Year. The year which started off with the sale of my previous startup Pristine Environments has been a journey from the complex to the sublime, working along the way with incredible founders, entrepreneurs, investors and technologists who are all changing the world of the built environment. For Impala Ventures we have invested in several company's we are incredibly stoked about and have worked on numerous strategic initiatives for groups that we advise. This has been a year full of ideas, collaboration and steps forward in the direction of our next set of full scale ventures. With the F

Founder's 10x10: Micah Myers, Ceo/Founder of Pace Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Many of my investment thesis' this past year and research has been focused on the newest technology trends that are transforming the built environment. From Robotics, to Artificial Intelligence to Lithium battery technology and of course the IoT landscape. But the most vital path to a renewable energy future requires much more than just technology to do the heavy lifting. This past summer I was introduced to the other two vital components that will accelerate this shift: (i) data science driven business models focused on acquiring customers suited for energy efficiency and (ii) innovative financing, most notably PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) that allows for capital intensive energy p