WASHINGTON, D.C., DECEMBER 16, 2015 – Aquicore , an emerging leader in energy management technology, today announced the addition of three new members to its advisory board: Efficient Capacity Managing Partner Mark Goldstein; GreenBiz Group Inc. Chairman Joel Makower; and Regus Group Managing Director Rick Bertasi. These additions come after Aquicore raised a $3.1 million seed round led by global startup incubator 1776 in August.
“Decades of experience in business and real estate from these three leaders brings invaluable resources to Aquicore,” remarked Aquicore CEO and founder Logan Soya. “Each brings a distinct insight and experience to support our long-term business and financial goals. We look forward to their contribution to guide us toward successful expansion in new markets.”
Mark Goldstein, Managing Partner of Efficient Capacity LLC, is a Bay Area-based investor and entrepreneur. He has co-founded more than 10 tech, retail, gaming, and music ventures over the past 25 years and currently serves as a board member or advisor to over 50 firms.
Regus Group Managing Director Rick Bertasi has more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate and facilities management. He is responsible for Regus sites in over 100 countries, and oversees the company’s network growth development.
GreenBiz Group Inc. Chairman and Executive Editor Joel Makower brings a strong sustainability perspective to Aquicore, with more than 25 years of experience in corporate sustainability strategy and clean technology. The Associated Press has called Makower “the guru of green-business practices.”
“I am excited to join the Aquicore advisory board,” said Makower. “Harnessing the power of technology to accelerate sustainability solutions in a climate-constrained world aligns perfectly with my work and passion. Aquicore ably demonstrates the power of smart solutions to address the critical need to maximize resource efficiency while improving customers’ bottom-line performance, and I feel confident that the Aquicore’s team combination of passion, intelligence, and energy will make a significant impact, both in the marketplace and in the world.”
Aquicore offers energy analytics and automation solutions for commercial real estate. Its full-service solution provides hardware and software that compiles data from utility meters and submeters in real-time. Since its founding, Aquicore’s technology has been deployed in more than 500 buildings across the U.S. The company, which started with five team members in 2013, has today grown to 28 employees.
Aquicore offers comprehensive energy analytics and process automation solutions for commercial real estate. An emerging leader in energy management systems, Aquicore provides software that automatically reads and compiles data from utility meters and submeters in real-time. Building owners, managers, and engineers as well as sustainability teams use solutions by Aquicore to automate processes, improve energy efficiency, and eliminate energy waste. The company’s solutions include an energy analytics platform, an automated utility invoicing system, and a meter management tool.
Founded in 2013 by Logan Soya, Aquicore technology is now deployed in over 500 buildings across the United States. For more visit www.aquicore.com.