Brighter Planet Raises Second Round

Brighter Planet, a Middlebury, Vt.-based developer of technology solutions for helping consumers reduce their carbon footprints, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series B funding led by Crow Hill Ventures.




Brighter Planet, an innovative company providing practical solutions to climate change, has completed their Series B round of financing led by Crow Hill Ventures. Founded in 2006, a number of Brighter Planet's investors from the $500,000 Series A round participated in this financing.


Three new Directors are also being named to the Board: Betsy Taylor, 1Sky co-founder and grassroots organizer for the climate movement; Kaj Jensen, Vice President for Public Policy of Bank of America who helps to oversee the bank's environmental initiatives; and Stan Fishkin, President of Crow Hill Capital, LTD and Crow Hill Ventures, LTD. They join Patti Prairie, CEO of Brighter Planet; Churchill G. Franklin, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office of Acadian Asset Management; Nicco Mele, President of EchoDitto; and co-founders Andrew Rossmeissl and Jacob Whitcomb.


Brighter Planet's proprietary technology platform,, helps people estimate their carbon footprint, learn ways to reduce their environmental impact, track their progress toward carbon neutrality, and see the positive impact they are making. Partnering with Bank of America, the premium carbon offset provider NativeEnergy, and leading environmentalists, the Brighter Planet