Rockefeller and UBS Optimus test pay-for-success model for water purification

  • Social success note... UBS Optimus will loan $500,000 to Impact Water using a structure that reduces interest payments if Impact Water hits impact goals.
  • Bonus offer... Rockefeller, meanwhile, is offering an additional $200,000 to cover Impact Water’s loan interest and boost UBS’s returns if those targets are met.

Pula secures seed funds to offer small farmer insurance

OhmConnect raises $8.5 million to expand the “energy sharing” economy

  • 1,000 tons... OhmConnect says its 300,000 participants have prevented 1,000 tons of CO2 emissions and received $4 million in energy savings payments.
  • Series B... The company has raised $15 million since launching in 2014, including $8.5 million from its latest Series B round.

Redaptive raises $20 million for building energy efficiency-as-a-service

  • Size matters… Redaptive’s platform is designed for large property owners with millions of square feet of real estate holdings.
  • Energy savings… Redaptive has about $200 million in contracts in the works, which it says could save over 400 million kilowatt-hours of energy.
  • Real estate investor CBRE Group... led Redaptive’s $20 million funding round. ENGIE New Ventures, GXP Investments, and Linse Capital also participated.