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TRINE An investment platform where you fund solar energy projects with impact

TRINE is closing the gap between private capital in developed countries and solar partners in emerging markets by offering an alternative finance solution to off-grid solar projects through a novel crowdfunding model. We bring solar energy to the 1.2 billion people in need of access to electricity and make it easy for people to make a social and environmental impact while also earning a return on investment.

Fundraising

This venture is seeking finance for their venture. Are you an investor? Check out the Pro Account to see the details.

Idea

We only have a longer pitch. This is a high-risk venture that offers potentially high-rewards. We have a revolutionary new idea that will change the rules of the game.
We only have a longer pitch. This is a high-risk venture that offers potentially high-rewards. We have a revolutionary new idea that will change the rules of the game.

TRINE is an investment platform, closing the gap between private capital in developed countries and solar partners in emerging markets by offering an alternative finance solution. We bring solar energy to people in need of access to electricity and make it easy for people to make a social and environmental impact while also earning a return.

Team

Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We have a business network and can get introduced to the right people. We can build the product - our team has what it takes. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.
Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We have a business network and can get introduced to the right people. We can build the product - our team has what it takes. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.

Sam Manaberi, Founder & CEO | Andreas Lehner, Founder & COO | Christoffer Falsen, Founder & CFO | Christian Genne, Founder &CTO | Hanna Lindquist, Marketing Manager | Niclas Sahlin, Front-end Developer | John Sandberg, Partnerships | Matthew McShane, Regional Manager East Africa


Product

We have a working product and you can request a demonstration. We have developed the product ourselves and own all of the IP for the product.
We have a working product and you can request a demonstration. We have developed the product ourselves and own all of the IP for the product.

Up and running in first version (www.jointrine.com) - Funded 7 projects totaling 330 TEUR in Africa that provide electricity to more than 40 000 people - 60% of crowdinvestors in our latest campaign are from previous projects - 13% average weekly user growth during campaign

Revenue

We plan to start by building a community of passionate customers. We have a cash-flow prognosis. We already have revenue from paying customers.
We plan to start by building a community of passionate customers. We have a cash-flow prognosis. We already have revenue from paying customers.

Arrangement Fee An arrangement fee of 5% of total amount financed is paid by the solar entrepreneur upon successful funding. Annual Management Fee The solar entrepreneur issues the loan through TRINE over 2-5 years and pay an annual management fee equivalent of the interest rate to the investors. CSR Fees Corporates support high impact solar projects and get promotional value through TRINE in its own channels. For that service they pay a CSR fee.

  1. Idea and Stage

  2. Team and Organization

  3. Market and Marketing

  4. Finance

  5. Investment

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