Impala Ventures, backs investment in Aptera Motor
Aptera Motors Welcomes Brian Snow to its Board of Directors
Managing General Partner of Impala Ventures Joins as a Strategic Advisor & Investor
San Diego, January 10, 2022 | Aptera Motors announced today that Brian Snow, venture capital investor and the Managing General Partner of Impala Ventures, joins its Board of Directors as a key investor and strategic advisor.
As the head of Impala Ventures, Snow directs the firm’s investments into growth technology companies and actively works with management teams to scale their respective businesses. Spearheading the incubation, acceleration, and scaling of sustainable technology organizations, Snow brings strategic knowledge of the ClimaTech landscape.
“I am pleased to join Aptera Motors during this pivotal period of growth. As an investor and advisor across the green tech space, Aptera stands out to me as the future of transportation. My passion for finding and supporting innovators obsessed with efficiency and sustainability is closely aligned with Aptera’s mission, and I look forward to fostering new and exciting opportunities.”
Snow’s work at Impala Ventures illustrates his dedication to solving some of the planet’s most pressing problems. Globally, Impala Ventures has a portfolio of investments in technology and operating companies focused on the PropTech, ClimaTech, Sustainability and Integrated FM services in the US, Europe, UK, and Africa. Investing in technology that has an impact on the environment and the decarbonization of buildings and advanced transportation is core to its thesis.
“At Aptera Motors, we are dedicated to creating a better future for people and the planet,” said co-CEO Steve Fambro. “We’re thrilled to have Brian join our Board of Directors, as we share a vision for creating the most sustainable transportation on the planet. Brian’s expertise and experience catalyzing growth across the industry give him an invaluable set of skills and knowledge.”
Since 2017, Brian has co-sponsored leading PropTech/ClimaTech investments alongside leading institutional Venture Capital firms such as Shell Ventures, Breakthrough Energy Partners and Amazon Climate Fund (Zero Avia); JLL Spark, Fifth Wall, RXR Ventures, Bessemer (Eden Workplace); Camber Creek (HappyCo); Augment Ventures (Flume Water) S&P Global, Sway Ventures, Energy Impact Partners, (Measurabl) to name a few.
Brian was the Co-Founder and CEO of Pristine Environments-- an industry recognized leader in Integrated FM and building Intelligence technology, with operations throughout North America. He was responsible for Pristine Environments’ growth strategy, scaling the company from its formation to revenue that approached $100M in less than 5 years, executing 5 M&A transactions along the way. Today the company is owned by Cerberus.
Prior to founding Pristine Environments in 2011, Brian was Senior Vice President of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO) subsidiary BMS an integrated facility management company where he lead M&A, Sustainability Strategy and was responsible for the company's new market growth and expansion.
About Aptera Motors
Aptera Motors delivers the world’s most technologically advanced solar electric vehicles (sEVs), made possible by breakthroughs in battery efficiency, aerodynamics, material science, and manufacturing. A lightweight three-wheeler, Aptera is the first in a series of eco-friendly vehicles that will be offered for consumer and commercial use. It has the longest range of any production vehicle with 1,000 miles per charge and the ability to travel up to 40 miles a day on free power from its integrated solar panels. With only six key structural parts, Aptera’s unique body shape allows it to slip through the air using far less energy than other electric and hybrid vehicles on the road today. Learn more and join over 15,000 Aptera reservation holders at www.aptera.us.