Project Frog Leaps at $8M

Moresco, Justin
November 2008
Red Herring;11/26/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article announces that Project Frog has raised $8 million in a second round of funding led by RockPort Capital Partners. Project Frog is a startup company that designs and makes energy efficient modular buildings. The San Francisco, California-based startup is using the fund to speed up its product development and sales. Under the deal, RockPort general partner Chuck McDermott will join the startup's board of directors. Construction market research and publishing group McGraw-Hill Construction predicts the value of U.S. green building starts could triple to as high as $140 billion from less than $50 billion.


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