Brent is CEO and co-founder of Wattblock an energy efficiency startup for residential buildings. Wattblock recently raised ~$1m investment after pitching to investors in U.S., Asia and Australia and receiving government grants. Brent previously worked in technology innovation for Commonwealth Bank and three prior startup companies, one of which was sold for $73m. He has launched products into 30 countries, has degrees in computer science, law and an MBA from AGSM.
Wattblock provides sustainability reports for strata buildings covering energy efficiency, solar, batteries, smart meters, electric vehicle recharging, gas and water. It has offices in Sydney and Brisbane and has assisted strata buildings across Australia.
We have received an environmental innovation grant from the City of Sydney. The development of this solution has been supported in part by the Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development through the Innovate NSW program.
Wattblock has received investment from muru-D as part of Telstra's startup accelerator program, Eastern Hill Investments, an Asian-based environmental engineer, a UK-based energy company consultant, a U.S.-based hi-tech investor, a NZ sustainability funds manager, a Sydney-based environmental impact investor, a Sydney-based clean energy financing consultant, a Sydney-based clean technology consultant and a Sydney-based angel investor.