About Orange

We formed Orange to bring accessible, affordable and convenient EV charging to all multi-unit properties. To make this possible, we created a hardware and software solution which automates transactions between EV drivers and property owners. We create a positive ROI for property owners, while keeping energy costs affordable for drivers. Our mission is to bring accessible EV charging to all regardless of where they live.

The Founders

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Nicholas Johnson

A repeat entrepreneur focused on innovation in the energy sector and electric vehicle markets. He has worked on electrical designs for Tesla's Model 3, energy storage projects for Africa, and A.I. powered cloud-based traffic management software. He holds a B.S. from CSU Chico in electrical engineering and computer science. He is passionate about the future of truly sustainable energy systems and lifestyles.

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Jon Thomas

Jon has always been fascinated with the intersection of design and manufacturing.  An early love for cars lead to the study of mechanical engineering and energy, where the global impacts of the technology we enjoy are studied and quantified. Transitioning between roles at the automotive giant BMW and the earth shaker Tesla has reinforced the mission that change isn’t only possible but also necessary.

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Investors and Advisors Helping Orange

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Martin Eberhard

Co-founder of Tesla. Now a serial entrepreneur in battery technology.

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Marc Tarpenning

Co-founder of Tesla, he now invests in environmentally impactful companies with Spero.vc

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Sven Thesen

Partial Nobel Prize winner under Al Gore for climate change research.

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Marc Geller

Expert in clean energy and electric vehicles, with decades of experience in clean energy. On the board for Plug In America.

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Arash Keshmirian

Serial entrepreneur developing indie mobile games with a passion for software & design.

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Jonathan Crowder

Founding Partner at Intelis Capital, passionate about energy markets and clean energy technology.