Business For Good: Sapient Industries - The Philadelphia Citizen
Sam Parks may have a degree in applied physics from Penn and have just closed a $2 million round of funding-but the brainchild behind Sap...
That 36% is plug load. Plug load is the energy consumed at each of the electrical outlets in a building. Miscellaneous devices are not managed or metered in any way but are responsible for 82% of plug load in commercial buildings.
Over the next ten years, plug load is predicted to reach nearly 45% of total building energy draw and surpass HVAC and lighting to make up the single largest portion of a building’s total energy consumption.
Until now, it has been impossible for businesses to audit, understand, and optimize the energy that is being delivered to all of the electrical sockets in their buildings. The result of that has been billions of dollars in waste, potential safety hazards, mounting environmental impacts, and a fundamental lack of understanding of the way that buildings consume a significant portion of their total energy.
HVAC and lighting have been the poster children for building optimization and commercial IoT because they have historically been the largest combined portion of waste. But the largest efficiency gains will come from the optimization and automation of power delivery to the individual sockets that power all of the thousands of devices in our buildings, from monitors to laptops, lamps, vending machines, and countless other mission-critical devices. Plug load is now the greatest single source of waste in commercial buildings, and Sapient is the only solution addressing that problem.
Are there appliances in a building that cost thousands of dollars to run every year but that could be optimized to reduce costs? Should the leases on all of the printers, vending machines, and appliances be renewed each year, or only for those devices and appliances that are actually being used and are needed by the occupants of the building? How much is the business spending to power all of the laptops, space heaters, and monitors on a particular floor, region, or the building as a whole? By metering at every socket Sapient provides insights that allow companies answer all of these questions and many more in real-time.
Sapient helps commercial buildings understand, forecast, control, and automate the energy consumed at the plug. It allows you to filter by individual device types, rooms, floors, regions of a building, departments, or any combination of those parameters, in order to drive better decision-making and reduce waste, improving businesses’ bottom lines, preventing the disruption of mission-critical devices, identifying underutilized space, and improving safety.
The Sapient plug load management system is sold B2B and consists of smart sockets run by a centralized, enterprise-level machine learning web application. The installation process is quick and easy, with no electrician or rewiring necessary.
Disaggregate power data to understand how power is being used
Sapient enables you to select custom time intervals to analyze power draw by device type. Sapient allows you to view floor- and room-level energy usage breakdowns alongside costed occupancy metrics and trend analytics.
Apply rules to control plug load
Sapient uses machine learning to generate rules that optimize power delivery to devices based on thebehavior of the people in the building. In less than a few seconds after a device is plugged in, Sapient detects the type of device it is. Our algorithms then work to understand the behavioral patterns of the building’s occupants and generate rules that control power delivery and reduce waste. Sapient provides custom notification alerts for usage anomalies, potential safety hazards, KPI statuses, demand peaks, and savings generated.
Sapient launched the first iteration of the plug load management system in late September and attracted nearly eight million square feet in deployments within a few short weeks, booking nearly half a million dollars in revenue for 2019.
We have expanded our building deployment pipeline from several dozen to over 48,000 buildings, representing a cumulative $1.2B annual recurring revenue opportunity from our current clients alone. Since our launch in September, we’ve increased our total contract value by over 1,800%, and our booked revenue by 21,150%.
Sapient is venture-backed and has previously raised capital from strategic real estate angel investors, BMW-MINI's Urban-X, Urban Us Fund, and Engage Ventures.
We employ a hardware-as-a-service model, charging customers a one-time set-up fee, followed by a recurring annual service fee. Our solution involves a very small upfront cost and simplifies the installation process. We have solved the challenges facing many companies in the building controls and automation space — long sales cycles and large upfront capital expenditures. Our model allows customers to roll the cost of our system in their operating expenses, bypassing lengthy approval processes and extended deployment timelines. We make it easy for customers to say ‘yes.’ We also offer them the option to capitalize the expense and pay for the system upfront.
There are over 1 million commercial office buildings in the U.S., with a combined footprint of over 16 billion square feet. Sapient’s business model prices deployments on the basis of building square footage which can be used to calculate the total addressable market for commercial office space in the US. This equates to a $130bn market opportunity.
In addition, commercial building floor space is expected to increase 39% over 2017 levels by 2050, indicating that the market opportunity will continue to grow.
The market that Sapient operates within is saturated with companies that focus on building-wide power, HVAC, or lighting. Sapient enjoys a first-mover advantage in the industry, as it is currently the only established, dedicated plug load management system on the market. Several companies focus on selling smart outlets in the smart home IoT space, but these solutions are not designed for large-scale deployments, building-wide management and analytics, or enterprise-level software controls. There are no other companies that address the problem of plug load for businesses. We consider B2C smart outlet and smart home companies to be potential partners for future integration into the Sapient product suite in order to supplement our options for commercial real estate.
Sam is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in applied physics with research interests in quantum computation and quantum information technology. His experience began in the field of nanotechnology and nanofabrication as a scientist at the Singh Center for Nanotechnology and extends to the field of quantum engineering and computation at the University of Pennsylvania's Quantum Engineering Laboratory as a former applied physics PhD student. While his education includes extensive work in mathematics and computer science, he now develops the core of Sapient's technology suite.
Sam is a Sophia International Scholar, Reagan Fellow, and a recipient of the UPenn Scholar grant. Recently, Sam has spoken at regional eco-engineering and sustainability initiative conferences to inspire his generation of engineers and innovators to collaborate in a unified effort to integrate previously disconnected fields of science into sustainable technology.
Martin attended The Wharton School of Business, having studied real estate and law. Prior to co-founding Sapient, Martin explored asset management, as well as real estate and criminal law. Early in his career, he rose to the position of General Manager at a financial institution, managing day-to-day operations, while also serving on the Board of Directors. During this time, he developed a passion for solving big problems in sustainability which eventually lead to his decision to focus exclusively on building Sapient.
Martin is an avid language learner with a lifelong passion for mountain climbing, having spent nearly a year at high-altitude in the Himalayas including on Mount Everest, Chhukung Ri, and Island Peak.
Over Dave’s 20-year career in hardware product development he has launched over 30 innovative and award-winning products into medical, computing, and consumer device global markets for start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. He has managed internal and external engineering teams in the US, India, Korea, Europe, and China in the development of world-class products from concept through stable high-volume production. Previously, Dave managed iPad development programs at Apple.
Today, Dave is Sapient’s Chief Technology Officer– responsible for bringing Sapient AEMS to market. He oversees the selection of manufacturers, designers, and engineering firms that aid in designing, building, and testing our high-quality hardware.
Steve is driven by unrelenting curiosity and the fun of creating new technologies. His background in structural engineering led him to a twenty-year career building software systems focused on the virtualization of entire industries. Steve specializes in designing products built on BIM, CAD, GIS, IoT, and visualization technologies to address needs in the engineering, construction and operations lifecycle. Notable solutions he has delivered include web-based 2D and 3D asset management integrations that enabled data-driven exploration and reporting for floor plans and building systems.
Prior to Sapient, Steve established and oversaw the operations of a technology consulting division where he built and led a team of developers to meet the diverse needs of clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Steve is a lifelong learner who spends his free time listening to technology podcasts at the grocery, turning his old house into a smart home, and playing Minecraft with his kids.
Vipula is a graduate student of University of Pennsylvania in Computer Engineering. During her academic career, her focuses were Embedded Systems and Internet Of Things (IOT)- eventually delving into Analog and Digital Integrated Circuits during graduate school. Vipula has developed several end-to-end IOT products, while her current research involves parallel computing on Finite State Machines.
Vipula started her journey at Sapient in 2017 designing and optimizing printed circuit boards for Sapient's proprietary smart outlet and oversaw the design and implementation of several embedded systems. Currently, she now manages the development of Machine Learning models and experimental algorithms for device detection and modeling human behavior.
Phillip is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in computer engineering. He manages the embedded hardware and software subsystems responsible for tracking occupancy and human "hyper-location". His interests are in operating systems security, embedded software, and hardware/software interfaces.
He comes to Sapient with a background at Xilinx in hardware design, operating system development, and automation, as well as UI/UX design and iOS development. In his free time, he enjoys coffee, hiking, wine, and travel.
Sophia Yushchenko attended New York University Abu Dhabi, where she studied Economics, Psychology and History. In 2017, Sophia co-founded the NGO Connect Ukraine, which brings together social entrepreneurs and corporates, visionary innovators and creative artists, technologists, and ethical hackers from Ukraine and all over world to brainstorm ideas, develop prototypes and co-create projects able to define the future of Ukraine. She also co-founded the charity organization Children of the World to the Children of Ukraine to support children of Ukraine's fallen soldiers.
At Sapient, Sophia focuses on strategic business development and strategy as well as market and competitor analysis.
Paris is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, having studied neuroscience with coursework in the statistical and cognitive sciences. He has experience in the biotech space from both the equity and clinical sides, most recently designing and publishing mathematical models describing new surgical techniques in dermatology.
Paris is creating a library of literature from white papers to industry insight centered around the Sapient product.
Marketing and Business Development client engagement expert with over 25 years experience for architecture, planning, interior design and construction firms with a concentration on the college/university and corporate facilities markets.
Over the years, Rick has collaborated with firm principals and senior staff and implemented strategies to implement marketing and business development action plans to increase market share.
Dave has nearly 30 years of experience in business operations and program management and is a customer-focused leader in energy conservation and urban tech/smart cities. With diverse experience across private and public sectors, startups, and corporate environments, Dave has served as the program manager for Lockheed Martin and directed the largest commercial real estate energy efficiency outreach program in United States while at HR&A Advisors.
Dori is ranked at the top 5% of global workforce for Innovation and Leadership, and focuses on commercializing through innovation, business development, deal-making with strategic key technology partnerships. Dori has extensive experience working in fast-paced, early-stage, venture-backed entrepreneurial environments as well as established global multinationals.
Dori is a Techstars IoT Mentor and Alum, as well as a frequent speaker at key industry events such Mobile World Congress, CES, and NAB.
Claus has several decades of experience in the finance and business management sectors. He has worked in investment management, commodities trading and derivative sales, serving first as a Managing Director in the Commodity and Derivatives Sales Division at BNP Paribas and later as a Managing Director of the Commodity and Derivatives Division at Bank of America Merill Lynch. Claus has also advised several successful mining and technology start-ups.
The smallest investment amount that Sapient is accepting.
Sapient needs to reach their minimum funding goal before
the deadline. If they don’t, all investments will be refunded.
The Crowd SAFE is an agreement for future equity in the startup,
meaning that it can convert to equity in the future.
The Crowd SAFE is an agreement for future equity in the startup, meaning that it can convert to equity in the future.
$25,000 – $1,070,000
Sapient needs to raise
before the deadline. The maximum amount Sapient is willing
to raise is $1.07M.
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Excellent business idea.V Dennis Choo KimInvested 3 months ago
It is a much needed system for eliminating so much waste.Michael GerlachInvested 3 months ago
very compelling, ever growing problem which not many people/companies seem to be solving.Nelson MartinsInvested 3 months ago
I believe this company can help reduce energy wastage and the world excessive energy consumptionHenry VanteInvested 3 months ago
Innovative solution with far-reaching benefits for energy management.David BuchlerInvested 2 months ago
I believe in my clientsDavid RobersonInvested 2 months ago
It addresses a problem that will save money to real estate owners and companies. It addresses a problem with a simple solution.Garrett MillerInvested 2 months ago
Energy waste is a large contributor to climate change. Alternative energy generation and energy efficiency technologies are essential to safeguard our future. And, Go Quakers!Brennan PangInvested 2 months ago
Much needed solution to reduce waste and energy consumption. Good for the bottom line and the environmentAngelinda ChenInvested 2 months ago
I'd like to contribute to a solution that caters to a problem most of the public does not immediately recognize.Annelyn BatiaoInvested 2 months ago
I love the conceptCharles TuggleInvested 2 months ago
Great concept. Low up front cost on a product that can save companies money over the long term.Andrew FisherInvested 2 months ago
With Changes in weather due to Global Warming, Energy saving devices have lots of potential in the upcoming years. I hope Sapient be the most successful device in the future.Sahir BhamaniInvested 2 months ago
appears to be a valuable and needed service for large buildingsFrank BraunInvested 2 months ago
Sapient brings together two very current phrases, that are increasingly affecting our highly technicalized world and reflecting part of the solution. Energy Waste + AI / I see the problem daily in the office and hope Sapient solves it in his own way!Arwed KubischInvested 2 months ago
Pretty cool product and I'm certain that your company will be successfulTan Quan NguyenInvested 2 months ago
i invested because of the fact that it's a good investment. The automation of knowing what is not being used and you can turn off. Great JobBarrett TrotterInvested about 2 months ago
Investing in the future of AI and energy management.Jeph YangInvested about 2 months ago
Great team, product and market fit.Sateesh KadiyalaInvested about 2 months ago
invest in ecology equals to invest in the futureAlicia PenrrozInvested about 2 months ago
First mover advantage with a well thought out approach. I like the fact that Sapient is device agnostic, incorporates AI, and has a large addressable market. Talented team with great potential.Roy MukaiInvested about 2 months ago
I invested because Energy that is not being used should not be wastedElvin LingInvested about 2 months ago
The novelty of Sapient's solution is in its Simplicity. I wish them "Uber" success in their business.Shashidhar VaranasiInvested about 2 months ago
I work in the federal government and have paid utilities bills. I understand the problem.Will RandolphInvested about 2 months ago
Company’s technology is intriguing.Mario JohnsonInvested about 2 months ago
It gives solution to the black hole of energy consumptionMUH SAEFUDINInvested about 2 months ago
I was just thinking the other day about the huge amount ofenergy wasted by plug load. I thought that it was going to be an amazing opportunity if a company can successfully tackle that. Best of luck!Christopher CrooksInvested about 2 months ago
I invested because I believe in some startups to build my future.Chinta BajgaiInvested about 2 months ago
If this technology is for real, then why wouldn't all existing and future companies be interested?Bert GividenInvested about 2 months ago
I invested because the product is cool and the team has very strong background.Prasad Matti RaoInvested about 2 months ago
Coming from the real estate and angel investing, I really like the problem they are solving and can see a real business here.. I'm in for the ride..Moshe NeumanInvested about 2 months ago
Energy management and conservation is the most effective way to save energyTom WilliamsInvested about 2 months ago
I invested because I believe in the work that Sapien is doing to make the world a better place! Thank you!Will JeffriesInvested about 2 months ago
I invested in this startup because I had an idea very similar to this as a project for my Software Development course about 7 years ago. I believe this is very necessary and Will Succeed.Jamoris MillerInvested about 2 months ago
Looks like fantastic tech that can actually do something about our environment by savings lots of bucks for its clients.Jens RothenborgInvested about 2 months ago
A great cause and a brilliant team behind it!Varun MadhukaraInvested about 2 months ago
It was recommended to me...Hansjuerg PerinoInvested about 2 months ago
Because I believe in the idea behind the companyPer HansenInvested about 2 months ago
Good ideajason robinsonInvested about 2 months ago
I invested because I just wanted to take a shot at something risky.CHARLES RADLOFFInvested about 2 months ago
I'm investing to increase my retirement. $100Mattie CainInvested about 2 months ago
My entire professional life of 50 years was on energy ( power station design, combustion research, lecturing energy, combustion, fluid mechanics,etc. at university. Informatics and AI can provide extraordinary results in energy saving.Mario NinaInvested about 2 months ago
I have used device s that help with power usage before they work.David GrabenbauerInvested about 2 months ago
I believe the company is a pre-IPO opportunityRichard MitchellInvested about 2 months ago
Just give it a try.Jun XieInvested about 2 months ago
interestingelliott hilsingerInvested about 2 months ago
Ray Blanco suggested it and I have great confidence in his reccomendations.Boris KomrovskyInvested about 2 months ago
committed to reducing waste ....see the market potential ....work voluntarily in managing a building looking forward to products applicable in TrinidadCarlton Fung-Kee-FungInvested about 2 months ago
I find the concept fascinating and believe it has a huge market!Martha LodigianiInvested about 2 months ago
Am interested in investing in startups - $250Kiran ShahInvested about 2 months ago
Am interested in investing in startups - $100Sareeta ShahInvested about 2 months ago
Am interested in investing in startups - $100Kinar ShahInvested about 2 months ago
Lots of potentialAJ JattanaInvested about 2 months ago
Great opportunityRoy and Holly RiceInvested about 2 months ago
Recommendation U$S 400Daniel Sebastian DemariaInvested about 2 months ago
I believe in the technology to reduce our carbon footprintNick SignoreInvested about 2 months ago
Energy Efficiency is the buzzzz! Young people determined to succeed! Great idea that can save a lot of energy and money!Krasimira StoyanovaInvested about 2 months ago
I believe in eco friendly energy systems. Better yet I am working on new type of sustainable energy. I hope it will go big and have enough returned to my investmentHarry VoInvested about 2 months ago
I invested because Sapient is the first company that is investigating how to rewire major building’s electrical systems without having to remove current systems physically. Sounds like a super idea.John ZimmermanInvested about 2 months ago
Interested in tech solutions to sustainability issuesAyodeji MajekodunmiInvested about 2 months ago
I invested in Sapient to help the environment.angelus chanInvested about 2 months ago
Kingscrowd recommendation.Tara ClarkInvested about 2 months ago
I invested because I see the good cause and vision that the company is working on will be benefiting the people.Cheng Yong NgInvested about 1 month ago
I like the cause.Michael McGhieInvested about 1 month ago
I consider this a gamble, like putting money on 00 at the roulette tableBill MackeyInvested about 1 month ago
I believe in the company and I will like to learn moreKeyani BrownInvested about 1 month ago
I strongly believe using data to driving future choices is the way forward.Kay TukendorfInvested about 1 month ago
This resonates with my soul.Jenell DiegorInvested about 1 month ago
Thought about this idea, good team, looks like they've got tractionRyan MorrisonInvested about 1 month ago
I invested because of Sam Parks. He's an amazing, intelligent, young man, and I believe in him.Carolyn KeelingInvested about 1 month ago
It's a smart idea and promising solutionIbrahim AlqasimInvested about 1 month ago
This is a great idea and a business with incredible potential. It will be fun to see where this company goes.Samuel CastroInvested about 1 month ago
We strive to save energy in our home to cut costs.Peter ChrustowskiInvested about 1 month ago
I feel this is a great cause, although tailored for a larger scale, I think this is also beneficial on a consumer level.Ebony JonesInvested about 1 month ago
I have experienced surprise cost in my Home Base Business and systems that must remain on 24 hours but any company that can show me exactly where to how to save from 20-50% catches my attention to invest saving my bottom line and solar is installed.Douglas CarltonInvested about 1 month ago
I believe their tech is going to be highly valued by 2022 - buyoutJoseph PassalacquaInvested about 1 month ago
I invested because I believe In growth in investment.Ram BhattaraiInvested about 1 month ago
Because of the value of learning machines in the modern worldBrendan RussellInvested about 1 month ago
Saving energy, and cutting costs are always important for building owners, and this appears to be a one of a kind product, and a company with the business relationships necessary to sell a bunch.Brett LayserInvested about 1 month ago
I invested because it’s good for environment. And as student I like to invest in good things.Arya FakourInvested about 1 month ago
To be part of a startup company that could eventually make it big.Waldo GreeffInvested about 1 month ago
I Love the conceptRobert HaskellInvested about 1 month ago
I believe every little bit helps when trying to open a business and I'm willing to help out as much as possibleTravis TastetInvested about 1 month ago
The team and technology are interesting. The problem they are solving could have a significant impact on the industry. It's an exciting project and space and I hope my small contribution will help them be successful.Christopher RichardsInvested about 1 month ago
Good business, good for environmentArun AgrahriInvested 30 days ago
I invested because I think there is an energy problem in the world. With Sapient's technology we can finally start moving towards a resolution to this issue.Chavon VaniasInvested 29 days ago
Good for business and for the environmentTU DuongInvested 29 days ago
I believe in reducing the overhead of unused energy and saving the planetKevin GrovesInvested 28 days ago
A great idea, hope it works.Hen KriInvested 28 days ago
It’s Coolross kincaidInvested 26 days ago
for future security and financial helpDunger SinghInvested 25 days ago
Smart energy management its going to be commonplace in the future and it only makes sense to go after the business market because of their large power needs and possible savings with this technology.Nicholas KnowlesInvested 25 days ago
Great company.saeed TalariInvested 25 days ago
i invested b/c i am interested in saving energy and i want to support the entrepreneurs.Lisa BensonInvested 25 days ago
i just to try the republic to know if that realOmar AlssaaInvested 24 days ago
i REALIZE THAT WHERE THERE IS RISK THERE IS ALSO PROFIT. I ALSO WANT SHARE THE RISK OR PROFITDouglas LughasInvested 23 days ago
I think this idea is amazing as many companies can benefit from this product and I can envision the traction it will bringHinesh PadhiarInvested 23 days ago
Because, over the next ten years, plug load is predicted to reach nearly 45% of total building energy draw and surpass HVAC and lighting to make up the single largest portion of a building’s total energy consumption.Isaac VillanuevaInvested 22 days ago
I believe it's incredibly important to know how much energy is being consumed to save as much money and energy as possible. Especially for both businesses and the earthDaniel LaneInvested 21 days ago
I invested because I believe this start-up has found an effective and scalable solution to a global problem.Lindsay JeffreeInvested 20 days ago
It all make sense,saving energy is priceless!!Alexander CruzInvested 19 days ago
Great product and problem solver.Jonathan RankinsInvested 19 days ago
first stage investorkeith binamInvested 18 days ago
First Stage Investor recommendationDouglas MoeckelInvested 18 days ago
Recommendation by Early Investing / First Stage InvestorRon ChandlerInvested 18 days ago
Great concept and earth friendlyKimberly KunclInvested 18 days ago
I believe they have a great idea and I am a very green investorDonna EysterInvested 18 days ago
This is a potentially great investment in a green technology that addresses the issue climate changePeter WalkerInvested 18 days ago
Sounds like an incredible, but simple, idea we all wish we had invented!Rita McColginInvested 18 days ago
seems like a fantastic idea with a whole lot of potential.Eton LaconInvested 18 days ago
Looks like something that will take off and be a successful company. I am glad to be a part of it.Mahlon HortonInvested 18 days ago
I believe in conserving energy and this company is leading the way.Gary SmithInvested 18 days ago
Love the idea of saving electricity on a commercial scalecharles wrightInvested 18 days ago
Early Investing recommendation.David FantomInvested 18 days ago
Saving energy is very important and not just the financial aspect of it.Brad StonestreetInvested 18 days ago
I love the concept of savings, unlike my federal government.Rafael Guastavino JrInvested 18 days ago
newsletter recommendationWalter PisaryInvested 17 days ago
Minimizing energy wasting is a key point in eco problemStylianos TsolakidisInvested 17 days ago
There is a lot of scope here. With the right marketing this could be a recognised global company within a few years.Tony FilshieInvested 17 days ago
More electronics, more leaching. Time to stop it!Dan LeeInvested 17 days ago
referred by first stage investorMARY BRACEInvested 17 days ago
Amazing product. Can't wait to see more from the Sapient team.Sean MastersInvested 17 days ago
Saving energy and making money at the same timeJoe HanleyInvested 17 days ago
This has been needed for sometime.Terrence KissellInvested 17 days ago
Recommended by First Stage InvestorJohn HarrisInvested 17 days ago
Save energy! Thanks!Brandon RoseInvested 17 days ago
I owned a commercial building and wish I knew about this company and I believe in what they are doing.Charmaine NaltyInvested 17 days ago
It's a good idea.Michael GardnerInvested 17 days ago
I am keen on its product(s). Hope all goes well...Tracy BurksInvested 17 days ago
I believe in the project team and the Republic resource. They know what they're doing!Nikolai AnikinInvested 17 days ago
Very innovative ideaNdhaye ObadiahInvested 17 days ago
No-brainer application of ML + IoT to do good (energy conservation) by doing well (saving $).Michael GasiorekInvested 17 days ago
Good investmentDeviprasad MulluruInvested 17 days ago
I strongly support innovation that helps conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gases.Francisco RoaInvested 17 days ago
I was an early adopter of Sense and see the need.Dusty GullesonInvested 17 days ago
We need solutions for a more sustainable living. Sapient is just thatAlfred EnyekweInvested 17 days ago
I BELIEVE IN THIS COMPANY..HOW CREATIVE..BLESS THE TEAM..THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME AND OTHERS TO PARTAKE IN THIS VERY EXCITING UNDERTAKING..BLUE SKIES AND STRONG TAIL WINDS....PAUL J...ARMY STRONGpaul peiselInvested 17 days ago
I invested on recommendation of First Stage Investor issue that I received for the month of April. I really like the concept of your product and think it will do very well in the coming years and be especially helpful to the environment.Stephen WilliamsInvested 17 days ago
They have a Solid Product that is leading Edge, it should move like a Wildfire !Thomas JenksInvested 17 days ago
This is a simple and great idea with immediate application.Peter SolimeneInvested 17 days ago
First Stage InvestorJohnny EvansInvested 16 days ago
Reducing power consumption is like a worthwhile causePaul SchoutenInvested 16 days ago
I know from quarterly meetings over the last 11 years with the company that I work for, that energy expenses is a good chunk of their expenses. I can see this being very useful for many large businesses.Gary TerrellInvested 16 days ago
As President & COO of Datahoist Inc, an IoT company focused on AI for Elevators & Vertical lifts I see first hand in our customers, platform operators and vertical industries how IoT is changing the world & delivering ROI on their investments.Marty BlackmonInvested 16 days ago
great idea!Joost GeraedtsInvested 16 days ago
I invested because I strongly believe that machine learning can transform lives and make an huge impact !!Anand RadhakrishnanInvested 16 days ago
Energy production is one of the key factors of our life in its present form and for its development. Saving energy to protect our planet and ecosystem is another key factor. Sapient is the middleman to achive both of these key factors for humanity.Katrin BrockmüllerInvested 16 days ago
It appears to be an energy saving system, which is something I support.Roderick MacGregorInvested 16 days ago
Saving energy and hopefully making a profit.DONALD FEDERSPIELInvested 16 days ago
Let’s do our part in green energy 😁Kristine DomingoInvested 16 days ago
I am a firm believer in energy efficiency and in efficiency in general; I applaud these fascinating efforts towards energy conservation.William SherwinInvested 16 days ago
$5000 sounded like a good investment for conservation, return and the futureWilliam AndersonInvested 15 days ago
I think this is a very clever and worthwhile technological opportunity with a high chance of success.Chris WilliamsInvested 15 days ago
I think your device is a great tool and will save companies a load of money and will make a bit for me.Jim BonelloInvested 15 days ago
I wanted to do some speculationRussell GrieshaberInvested 15 days ago
To make money for a good reason.ROGER KENDALLInvested 15 days ago
Energy management and use optimization will become more and more important with growing use of technology.Marlyn GrahamInvested 15 days ago
I like the business model and it had a solid deck.Francis ByrneInvested 14 days ago
Because it simply makes sense!Elmer McGeeInvested 13 days ago
liked the interesting industry energy saving concept and a business model that has the potential to make a difference in helping lower current usage and practices!Santosh DayalInvested 13 days ago
You were recommended by First Stage Investor; I think that you have some great ideas and a lot of potential.Kurt WickhamInvested 13 days ago
We need to put our money where our mouth is to fight global warming. I think this is a well-thought out plan, which if implemented could have serious and significant long-term impact.Shannon WellsInvested 13 days ago
Great business opportunityScott LarsonInvested 13 days ago
energy conservationC W BallantineInvested 12 days ago
I invested because companies are always looking to save money and doing so through a low cost solution of power use is a great idea.PATRICK HenryInvested 12 days ago
I am always looking for ways to maximize energy at the same time perhaps gain financially that is a win-win!David GassmanInvested 12 days ago
Sounds like the futureMichael MillerInvested 12 days ago
I am interested in any energy saving concepts.Bince MandapathilInvested 12 days ago
I can see companies would benefit from this.Dave StreetInvested 12 days ago
I invested in Sapient because I hoped you would go with a IPO because of the strength of you plans.$2200Eugene AstleyInvested 12 days ago
I'm intrigued by the concept. It seems like a no-brainer for the major office space property owners/players. Sapient is also recommended by First Stage Investor. I read their write up on the company and trust their judgement and recommendations.Jeffrey BandyInvested 11 days ago
I believe in your companyVikram RaoInvested 11 days ago
recommended by Breakthrough TechnologyMichael StoneInvested 11 days ago
Everyone will benefit by lowering energy consumption across all sectors.Ronald LewisInvested 11 days ago
I love the idea that you've solved a pain point that most businesses don't even realize that they have. And that solution just happens to cut down on wasted energy - bonus! A great vision already showing some traction. Keep up the great work Sapient!Dean BartoshInvested 10 days ago
Sapient is smart solution for energy conservation.VIJAYA POTTIInvested 10 days ago
Seems like a great with Republic and Sapient!Chris RasmussenInvested 10 days ago
Looks like a great technology.Brian KelleyInvested 10 days ago
Energy Conservation is important. Approach seems realisitc and modern = next step. Already a lot of backers. Business Model may succeed. Peer pressure on Sustainability.Alexander HoehneInvested 10 days ago
I am interested in the business which Sapient operates and hope it will success!Baiping GuoInvested 9 days ago
I invest because the problem is real and the solution looks good. More than a thousand investors with a total investments way above target just boost my confidence this is right.Mark ChewInvested 9 days ago
I invested because I believe the future is in making systems more efficient and making processes as least harmful to the environment as possible. I can see how Sapient may be able to work with factories to make them eco-friendly and clean as possiblePrathap DavidInvested 9 days ago
I believe that Sapient is a head of the curb in what they are doing. They have answered every Q&A with intelligent insight and transparency.Barton McGloneInvested 9 days ago
Looks to be a sound investment for the future.Joseph BrookingInvested 9 days ago
Sound companyMike JolliffeInvested 9 days ago
I invested because Sapient is doing an amazing service to the energy conservation industryEthan HalfhideInvested 9 days ago
I invested because I like to investHanock DeInvested 8 days ago
Sounds interesting to learn how to eliminate wasteful energy and save on your energy bill.Kaiwa SheldonInvested 8 days ago
We are a construction business and understand this is a real problem with a great solution!Hemisphere Builders Ltd.Invested 7 days ago
The reason for investing in Sapient is my personal passion for solving environmental issues with innovative new technologies.sebastian ChapmanInvested 7 days ago
Wish to add to my retirementDean DodgeInvested 7 days ago
It is a clever idea. Hope the implementation is also great!Gabriel AraujoInvested 6 days ago
i believe energy efficiency is vital and i believe this will be adopted globally. i wish all the best to this startup that is solving a critical issue worldwide. this will affect billions of people and companies as well either directly or indirectly.Jassim AhmedInvested 6 days ago
Helping the greenCliff BatemanInvested 6 days ago
This will disrupt the energy sector, effectively decreasing margins and moving revenue to SapientJelani IngramInvested 6 days ago
This system will help to see, where energy is wasting in a building and helps to save energy and moneyMary NesnidalInvested 6 days ago
I invested because I believe newer technology that Sapient is using will help manage better electricity use all over the world.Krishna KaipencheryInvested 6 days ago
Long term benefits.Percy WhiteInvested 6 days ago
First Mover Advantage.It's really important not to waste any electricity.Believe Sapient solution will help companies and individuals to stop leakage, conserve and save money.KISHORE GADHIRAJUInvested 5 days ago
i agree and believe what the founder had to say about wasted energy and that we have to do something about it.Martin ContrerasInvested 5 days ago
I invested because they are solving a much needed problem by helping save valuable resources, with a first mover advantage. It was also a Top Rated Deal on KingsCrowd!Curt BrommInvested 5 days ago
Because I would like to see a return on my investment in years to come. Also, I believe it is a great idea!Paul BoydInvested 5 days ago
THAT IS A GOOD LIFEpham trongInvested 5 days ago
For a more energy efficient planetGeorge Lacey MetcalfeInvested 5 days ago
I like the idea to economize on energyManfred FrankInvested 5 days ago
Interested in saving energyCecilia TellezInvested 5 days ago
Sounds like a house hold item, would’ve invested more but I’m poor 😅Indar SupersadInvested 5 days ago
Energy efficiency is always important and if large companies and enterprise can cut back it would be hard for them to say no when it is obviously beneficial.Keenan KellyInvested 4 days ago
I believe what they are doing is great for the environment.Timothy KohnInvested 4 days ago
Technology is our future, it’s everything else of food from now on, even the air we breathe will be filtering by technology in the future.Mohammad ElAssiInvested 4 days ago
good projectBing LiInvested 4 days ago
I am really profound of enegry savingJessin EssabriInvested 4 days ago
Critically needed cutting edge, disruptive technology. I love it.Gerald BonnInvested 4 days ago
I invested for the futureCameus GuillaumeInvested 4 days ago
Recommendation from First Stage Investor news letter and looks like a viable ideaRoss ThomsonInvested 4 days ago
Building a portfolio of carefully vetted startups and yours is one of the few that met my criteria for investment.Eric HoxieInvested 3 days ago
I it's the next wave.Paul St LouisInvested 3 days ago
I am an Electrical Engineer and believe this is a great idea that will take off.Lawrence StahlInvested 3 days ago
The idea strikes me as unique and convenient.Aaron LewisInvested 3 days ago
I live in a inefficient apartment and this service could help my energy billAjamu ClemonsInvested 3 days ago
I follow First Stage Investor (Andy Gordon) He recommendedPete RenoInvested 3 days ago
good way to save the planet and resourcesPeter YanchyshynInvested 3 days ago
The stock in Sapient is an attractive risk-reward ratio.Philip ClarkInvested 3 days ago
I think Sapient provides an effective solution today world's problem - energy.Nghia VuInvested 2 days ago
I invested because this is a game changer and I also believe that Sapient has the potential to do so much more than energy load management. This company could be huge and expand to multiple verticals.Baron HuntingtonInvested 2 days ago
I believe Sapient has found an important NEED, and has the technology to "fill" it.Kurt RenzInvested 2 days ago
This company has great potential to grow and presently there is a great Market out there for themCharles ShiberInvested 2 days ago
Believe in and support the technology.sebastiaan van den broekInvested 2 days ago
I see this a blend of technology to solve most common issues in electric wastages... This seems to be viable path for the ongoing big structures to check and save on maintenance chargesSumanth ambatiInvested 2 days ago
I believe in what Sapient has created to save big business and hopefully large health facilities become more economical in their approach to lower their electrical consumption. They've found the unseen that we've missed.LAKEITHA ELLISInvested 1 day ago
load management and energy conservation has a huge market. Using artificial intelligence /deep learning to save energy consumption will make this system more competitive. Being able to generate revenues now is also an big attractiongensheng tanInvested 1 day ago
Worthwhile project to save energy and global resourcesPeter KeuningInvested 1 day ago
Reducing energy footprint just makes earthly senseJay DiasInvested 1 day ago
I like the business value proposition and at the same time it will help save energy & resources. Wish I could have invested more.Sebastian BarrigaInvested 1 day ago
Sapient and their idea is something that to me is personally important and I believe the world needs for better usage and saving of energy in homes.Robin KjelaasInvested 1 day ago
I think it is a worthy cause! 100michael swiftInvested 1 day ago
Although I do not believe in private solutions to climate change, we must coordinate and work within the global capitalist system in order to create a transition period toward 100% renewable energy and will need collective action toward these goals.Dante O'HaraInvested 4 minutes ago
Fantastic premiseDavid LaudelInvested 1 minute ago
I find is an interesting product for my first investmentAlberto PellotInvested 2 minutes ago
Company has good potential. Investing for retirement.William RhodesInvested 2 minutes ago
I invested because that's a really smart and promising idea !Hakim MATAIInvested 1 minute ago
energy efficiency is an important economic and societal objective and the solution is uniqueMark RiashiInvested 1 minute ago
great idea, tech, and teamJames KennardInvested less than a minute ago
It’s the FutureNahiem HoodInvested 1 minute ago
I believe in good startups.Sabitra BajgaiInvested less than a minute ago
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