Solar Mosaic turns ‘the Kickstarter of solar’ into a way to make money

MosaicAt 9AM (PST) on Monday, the Kickstarter of solar, Solar Mosaic, will officially open up its site to residents of California and New York, as well as accredited investors, looking to make money by investing in solar panel roof projects. For months (at least since last Summer), Solar Mosaic has been enabling a small amount of investors to experiment with investing in, and earning money off of, the returns from solar roofs, but this is the company’s big public launch.

The company was founded back in October 2010, and I wrote one of the first profiles of Solar Mosaicin October 2011. It took the startup a little over two years to test out its beta Kickstarter-style platform, become registered to share securities with the public, and last year got a vote of confidence from the crowd funding bill. The company is backed by Spring Ventures.

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