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  • 1. Case Study 8Hara Software Sep 28, 2011 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  • 2. Company Overview Name Hara 2755 Campus Drive, Suite 300Headquarters San Mateo, CA 94403Year Founded 2008 Employees 69 employees (registered on linkedin as of Sep. 2011) Business Provides software (Saas) to help businesses measure and reduce Sectors their greenhouse gas emissions. 2 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  • 3. Funding History Year Amount Participants in the RoundSeries A Jan. 2008 6M Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,Series B Sep. 2009 14M JAFCO Ventures, Nth Power Energy Technology VenturesSeries C May. 2011 25M Focus Ventures, Navitas Capital Total - 45M - 3 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  • 4. Focus Area Block Diagram Demand Response Network Household Power Company Energy Business Generator AMI HEMS Household System Controller Devices Distribution Energy MDMS Concentrator Communication Storage Automation System Building/Commercial/Industrial Energy Generator Measure Control Gas Company BEMS/FEMS Household Controller Devices Service Energy Provider StorageSystem Structure Wired/Wirelsss Communication Unit MDMS Smart Meter EMS Controller Concentrator 4 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation.※Source: “Technologies and Standardization of Smart Grid” published in 2010 by Japan Standard Association All rights reserved
  • 5. Hara Environmental and Energy Management (EEM)Hara EEM is a software as a service (SaaS) application that help businessesmeasure and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. 5 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  • 6. Hara EEM’s Four Application Modules Aggregate environmental record information from relevant dataDiscover sources in order to provide a comprehensive view of resource consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and environmental impact. Define strategies, optimize planning decisions, forecast reductions, Plan identify objectives and metrics, and calculate timing and benefits for each initiative. Manage the execution of environmental and energy programs, track Act results per initiative, and create an audit trail for any current or future regulatory requirements. Implement the Hara methodology and leverage best practices forInnovate continuous improvements and business transformation. 6 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  • 7. CitationsEnglishhttp://gigaom.com/cleantech/hara-scores-mother-of-all-energy-management-deals-in-abu-dhabi/http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10252910-54.htmlhttp://cleanergy.blogspot.com/2011/05/energy-management-software-funded-hara.htmlhttp://www.managingautomation.com/maonline/magazine/read/view/2010__39_s_10_Companies_to_Watch__Hara_Software_27755848Japanesehttp://ippeisuzuki.wordpress.com/2010/07/12/smartgrid-/http://www.jsim.or.jp/kaigai/1102/007.pdfhttp://ippei.posterous.com/smartgrid-news-corphara 7 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  • 8. TO BE CONTINUEDWe will analyze in detail various EMS technologies and companies in those domains 8 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved