Tech Company Financing Transactions

Dandelion Funding Round

Dandelion, based in Peekskill, received $2 million from Collaborative Fund, Borealis Ventures and ZhenFund.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Collaborative Fund (Lead Investor) (Craig Shapiro)

Borealis Ventures


Proceeds Purpose
The system will provide homeowners with renewable heating, cooling, and hot water and include monitoring and a smart thermostat. Dandelion is now operational in the New York Hudson Valley and Capital Region.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Alternative Energy
Mailing Address
1 Corporate Dr.
Peekskill, NY 10566
Email Address
Dandelion's mission is to make it easy and affordable to heat and cool every home with the renewable energy in the ground: geothermal energy. Originally conceived at X, Alphabet's innovation lab, Dandelion is now an independent company offering geothermal heating and cooling systems to homeowners, starting in the Northeastern US.
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Management Team

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Daniel Yates
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Chief Executive Officer
Michael Sachse
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Chief Technical Officer
James Quazi
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Kathy Hannun
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VP - Finance
Sinye Tang
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VP - Marketing
Ilyas Frenkel
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VP - Operations
Douglas De Angelo
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VP - Sales
Levi Blankenship
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