25 Feb '15, 10pm

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Startup Bright is looking to change the way Mexico's homeowners buy solar power. The firm aims to build a software and finance platform that would allow Mexico's solar installers to provide something like a residential "solar subscription." The 5-person firm just won Y Combinator's first investment in the solar market. Bright founder Jonah Greenberger said, "Y Combinator has so much data on what works and what doesn't." He spoke of the entrepreneurial preparation gained at Stanford University, but also said, "Y Combinator takes it to a whole new level -- and that's why we took their money, so as not to make the mistakes that thousands of other companies have made." (Dropbox and Airbnb are two of the 2,000 companies that have drawn seed funding and incubation from Y Combinator.) The startup has also received investment from The Collaborative Fund and executives at Sunrun . ...

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