Solar State Just Got Sunnier: Mosaic Gets $100M Approval for Solar Investments to CA Residents

Releases New Clean Energy Abundance Video and Solar Project with Est. 4.5%* Return

OAKLAND, CA -- (April 8, 2013) Mosaic, an online marketplace that connects investors to high-quality solar projects, just received approval from securities regulators to offer $100 Million worth of solar investments to residents of California. In celebration, Mosaic is releasing a new video at and launching the first of a series of solar projects that will be available for investment by California residents.

"California has always been a leader in solar energy. We're thrilled that now any resident of California can invest directly into solar energy for as little as $25," said Billy Parish, President & Co-founder of Mosaic.

As one San Francisco-based investor Rosana Francescato said, "Mosaic is enabling people like me to benefit from solar power while providing a good return on investment-- an opportunity previously only available to major investors and banks. I invested in several projects, the process was easy and it only took a few minutes."

In January, Mosaic launched their first return on investment solar projects to the public, selling out all three in less than 24 hours with over $300,000 invested. Since then, Mosaic has partnered with Standard & Poor's, DuPont and Distributed Sun, among others, as part of the truSolar™ working group to increase the efficiency with which projects can be evaluated in order to maintain high-quality standards while reducing the time that it takes to bring solar projects to investors.

About Mosaic

Mosaic is an online marketplace that connects investors to high-quality solar projects. Mosaic's mission is to open up clean energy investing to the public and fundamentally change the way energy is financed. To date, Mosaic has raised over $1.1M from more than 1,000 investors to finance twelve rooftop solar power plants in California, Arizona and New Jersey. For more information about Mosaic visit

*Please visit to learn more about the projects and to access the offering memoranda, which discuss the projects, the terms of the investment and the risks associated with this investment.

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