Joined Microsoft Bizspark, Founder Quit Job, Raised Funds.
Abraham Cambridge pitched “solar powered money” to a panel of judges and was accepted into Microsoft Bizspark’s Cape Town business incubator. Abraham soon quit his prestigious solar engineering job to build the business full time. Sun Exchange then smashed it on Indiegogo, with over 100 enthusiastic backers in 30 nations contributing 1.5x the funding target.
Pre-seed financing raised via Indiegogo
The Stellenbosch Waldorf School solar project (project #1) becomes the world’s first cryptocurrency infrastructure financing.
Boost VC pre-seed investment, affiliation with SolarCoin Foundation.
KAL Tire (previously "Tire Corp.", project #2) completed.
A Successful Business: More Solar Projects Funded.
Sun Exchange account holders grew to 3000, and the pipeline of viable projects expanded, with requests coming from around the world. Sun Exchange announced two new opportunities: a rural micro-grid in Lesotho, and an elephant sanctuary in South Africa. Over 15,000 solar cells were sold to power the Knysna Elephant Park, and construction commenced
C.R.O.W. (project #3 completed).
Knysna Elephant Park (project #4) completed.
Techstars incubation and pre-seed investment.
First phase of Project Proxima, the rebuild of the company’s MVP, released.
Sun Exchange launches their token sale