ACTIVITIES

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) is a private non-profit organization helping to accelerate the commercialization of clean technologies by offering flexible office space, CEO coaching, mentoring, and access to a robust network of partnerships and capital.

ThreeG Capital's Gary Awad serves as an Executive in Residence, mentoring several of the early stage companies in the LACI Unlocking Innovation and Innovators programs.

The proprietary Nevados All-Terrain Tracker System enables solar power developers to increase location site options, eliminate major costs of construction, and maximize power generation.

Repurpose makes sustainable tableware products exclusively from plants, not petroleum, and is on a mission to reduce the amount of plastics in our environment. Its products offer high quality, durable, and guilt-free renewable, non-toxic, BPA free, 100% compostable, and provide a footprint that generates 3 - 4 times less CO2.

diviningLAB

ThreeG is active on the Advisory Board of DiviningLAB, whose HazelFlood platform provides the fastest, highest-precision analytics available for assessing, reporting, and managing urban water risks. For companies and communities seeking solutions to urban flooding, HazelFlood stress-tests infrastructure, prices risk accurately, and helps prevent losses. Their deterministic models guide fast, smart decision-making, accurate down to a half-meter. Learn more at their website.

Petro Life Energy is an oil production company whose mission is to purchase mature oil fields from which it can increase production utilizing a new organic oil recovery (OOR) technology, the Titan Process.

ThreeG chairs the Ventures and Jobs Fund Advisory Board for the private non-profit Homeboy Industries. The Fund invests in businesses which create quality jobs for the employment challenged, minorities and the previously excluded in underserved communities.

With its portfolio of social businesses which operate in electronics recycling, silk screening, food & beverage, retail fashion, and grocery, it is the world’s largest reentry organization for formerly gang-involved and incarcerated individuals, serving more than 8,000 men and women with a wide-range of trauma-informed services, including workforce and skills development.

Pick My Solar is an online marketplace, which helps homeowners go solar. The site walks users through online education and a simple registration process that creates projects on which certified, vetted installers are able to place bids.

Renewable Energy for Underwater Drones

Seatrec designs and sells proprietary power generation technologies that convert temperature differences into electricity. Its patented technologies harvests this energy from seawater temperature differences to power off grid ocean traveling drones. With market ready technology, Seatrec is fulfilling its first six-figure sales orders and  transforming how underwater drones are powered.

In eMobility and Charging:

In the eMobility space, ThreeG is advising four LACI portfolio companies seeking to expand the electrification of transportation market. These include ELI Electric Vehicles, Maxwell Vehicles Sparkcharge, and Substance Power and Mobility. Learn more about these emerging companies at their websites or below.

Titan Oil Recovery is a privately held oil field services company whose proprietary technology, the Organic Oil Recovery process, significantly increases the amount of trapped crude oil extracted from existing fields. The average oil production increase in wells treated in some 50 fields with Titan’s state-of-the-art technology has been over 104%. The Organic Oil Recovery Process promises to eliminate the need for more exploratory drilling and fracking.

ORCA Inventory

With its fully integrated state-of-art restaurant inventory software, ORCA Inventory automates the inventory and ordering processes, saving thousands of dollars in the process.

Pasadena Angels

Founded in 2000 The Pasadena Angels, with over 200 deals and over $180 million in funding, is an investment community of business and professional leaders identifying early stage companies who are candidates for the capital and counsel necessary to achieve success. ThreeG Capital has been a member since 2001. 

Beacon Housing is a registered 501(c)(3) U.S. non-profit organization, founded in 1996 to provide service-enriched transitional and affordable housing opportunities in a caring community environment. We work with groups in California who are at risk of homelessness, including survivors of domestic violence and their children as well as very low-income families, to rebuild lives from the ground up.

Mamey Investment Corporation

Mamey Investment Corporation invests in California real estate properties and trust deeds with some of the highest performance standards in the industry. ThreeG participates in MIC's investments in top quality, high return real estate properties and attractive loan to-value Trust Deeds secured by California real estate.

 

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) is a private non-profit organization helping to accelerate the commercialization of clean technologies by offering flexible office space, CEO coaching, mentoring, and access to a robust network of partnerships and capital.

 

As an Executive in Residence at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), Mr. Awad mentors the CEO’s of several of the LACI portfolio companies with environmentally friendly technologies. LACI companies have green technologies in energy, transportation, agriculture and food sciences, waste and sustainable materials, the built environment, and water conservation.

 

 

LACI was founded in 2011 as a cluster-driven economic development initiative supported by the City of Los Angeles, LADWP and the Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles. Recognized as one of the most innovative business incubators in the world by UBI, LACI identifies local entrepreneurs across multiple cleantech business sectors and guides them to market, creating jobs that advance LA’s green economy. In just five years, LACI has helped 64 companies raise $118M in funding, created 1,200 jobs, and delivered more than $270M in long term economic value for the City of Los Angeles. LACI operates out of the 60,000 sf La Kretz Innovation Campus and is a co-founder of the Network for Global Innovation NGIN.

The proprietary Nevados All-Terrain Tracker System enables solar developers to increase location site options, eliminate major costs of construction, and maximize power generation.

 

Easy to install on flat, sloped or rolling terrain using standard equipment, the Nevados All-Terrain Tracker system eliminates the need to grade the site in order to use trackers, and minimizes environmental damage. In addition, when installed on slopes, the project can benefit from increased energy generation.

 

Pick My Solar is an online marketplace, which helps homeowners go solar. The site walks users through online education and a simple registration process that creates projects on which certified, vetted installers are able to place bids. This allows homeowners to compare bids from the top solar companies on PickMy Solar’s neutral bidding platform.

 

Residential customers save engagement time as well as an average 20% on the cost of going solar and installers save money by not paying large commissions to sales representatives.

 

Repurpose makes sustainable tableware products exclusively from plants, not petroleum, and is on a mission to reduce the amount of plastics in our environment.

 

Marketed through a host of major market retailers such as Target, Safeway, Albertsons, Sprouts , Whole Foods, and Bristol Farms, the company offers high quality, durable, and guilt-free renewable, non-toxic alternatives to bags, plates, cups and utensils, all of which are BPA free, 100% compostable, and provide a footprint that generates 3 - 4 times less CO2.  

 

With revenue growth over 130% for the last 3 years, Repurpose is the #1 fastest growing brand in the Eco brand category with a 68% share of all dollar volume. ThreeG is an investor in Repurpose and serves as a Board observer on behalf of his Angel investors.

 

Mr. Awad serves on the Board of Directors of Beacon Housing, a 501(c)3 non-profit focused on developing and providing transitional and affordable permanent housing facilities to support individuals and families who may be at risk of homelessness. These facilities include both shorter-term housing for female survivors of domestic violence and their children as well as affordable long-term rental units to individuals and families from low-income socio-economic backgrounds who may be severely rent-burdened.  Beacon Housing also provides educational support services, including free academic enrichment programs for low-income K-5 students, to nurture a lifelong love of learning.

Petro Life Energy is an oil production company whose mission is to purchase mature oil fields from which it can increase production utilizing a new organic oil recovery (OOR) technology, the Titan Process. This process has a proven track record of significantly increasing oil production at very low cost for major petroleum companies worldwide. Through its Alliance Agreement with Titan Oil Recovery the company has preferred access to this technology for use in the oilfields it purchases. With costs less than $10 per barrel and no additional infrastructure requirements, the Titan Process offers a cheap and environmentally safe, non-fracking alternative to recover trapped oil in older fields.

 

ThreeG‘s Managing Principal is Lead Director on the Board of Petro Life and currently serves as its Interim Executive Vice President.

Titan Oil Recovery, Inc. is a privately held oil field services company whose proprietary technology, the Organic Oil Recovery (OOR) process, significantly increases the amount of crude oil extracted from existing fields. Since the company began its commercial operations in 2010, the average oil production increase in wells treated in some 50 fields with Titan’s state-of-the-art technology has been over 104%.

 

Titan's breakthrough Organic Oil Recovery  process allows companies to recover trapped oil in older fields by combining physical geo-science with the science of microbiology. Titan has successfully serviced the fields of major oil companies with its technology, building an impressive track record through the firm's ongoing oil field treatments, with more than 300 applications on some 50 different oil fields on four continents. Titan is the first oil field service company to establish a bona fide, documented, and peer reviewed track record under actual field conditions using this revolutionary new technology. ThreeG's Managing Principal is an investor in Titan and is an Advisor to Titan's Founder and Chairman.

 
 
 

With its fully integrated state-of-art restaurant inventory software, ORCA automates the inventory and ordering processes, saving thousands of dollars in the process. Restaurants notice an immediate boost in accuracy, accountability and ease of operations. 

 

Its purpose is to keep tasks simple so any user could learn the system quickly while sharing good standard inventory and ordering practices. It is designed to operate within the flow of day-to-day business so the users won’t need to change operational procedures, only enhance them. Its mobile App provides inventory tracking and control, automated audits on counts, budgeting tools, invoicing and receiving, as well as one click intelli-vendor ordering. 

 

Founded in 2000 The Pasadena Angels is a unique investment community of business and professional leaders who identify promising start-up ventures and provide them with the capital and counsel necessary for success. The organization’s history includes:

 

  • Over 185 deals funded and over $80 Million invested

  • 4,000 years of combined business experience

  • Notable exits include Bluebeam Software and the MindBody Software IPO.

  • Angels funded companies have gone on to raise over $1 billion from additional funding sources such as venture capital and private equity.

 

The Angel Resource Institute spotlights the Pasadena Angels as one of the top four angel investing groups in California in its newly released report at https://www.angelresourceinstitute.org/ , and it is ranked by Forbes as one of the top ten angel investing groups in the country.

 

The Pasadena Angels offers early stage start-ups capital investments; as well as mentoring from the expertise of its investor members.

eMobility

ThreeG is active in the growing eMobility and battery storage market advising companies seeking to expand the electrification of transportation.

ELI Electric Vehicles are making their entrance to the US urban EV market this fall with its neighborhood  electric vehicle, the ELI Zero. With a range of 75 miles and a top speed of 25 mph, it will fill the gap in transportation between traditional highway cars and last mile options.

The ELI Zero has a micro EV platform architecture, energy efficiency (300+MPGe), design centric engineering, and new structure and materials (hybrid aluminum chassis) at a fraction of the cost of traditional highway vehicles.

Sparkcharge makes a charging unit that is portable, ultra fast, and modular. The chargers are compact, stackable batteries deliverable to electirc vehicle owners on-demand via service companies such as AAA and Agero. Its BoostEV App creates the world's first mobile, on-demand software platform. It allows EV owners to have their cars charged ultra fast at the push of a button.

Maxwell Vehicles is a powertrain conversion company recycling electric car systems in energy efficient commercial vehicles. Its electric ProMaster passenger, cargo and refrigerated vans provide the best in EV technology with Tesla components and the Maxwell portal enables remote vehicle monitoring and control.

Substance Power and Mobility is bringing to market a modular, lithium-ion powered energy storage system which promises to replace fossil-fuel powered generators most commonly used by utilities and telcos aboard their service trucks.

 

Mamey Investment Corporation offers our investors positive returns on secured investment opportunities through the acquisition of commercial real estate and the origination of real estate loans.

Our expertise in real estate transactions and loans, our relationships with the real estate community, and our 35 years of experience help us accomplish these goals. As a Real Estate Broker, licensed under the California Department of Real Estate, Mamey Investment Corporation presently handles a portfolio of over $350 million in commercial real estate and trust deeds. Each investment is analyzed by our experienced and knowledgeable team for safety and performance.


Investor loyalty is built upon the long track record of personal attention to detail we give in managing and servicing your financial needs. Mamey takes pride our commitment to delivering superior performance and service to our investors.

Mamey seeks innovative and creative solutions and provide sophisticated advice in an increasingly complicated real estate investment environment. Taking care of our investors’ financial needs is our foundation and Mamey Investment Corporation is dedicated to meeting and exceeding the investment objectives of our investors.

 
 
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