Green Road Raises $13 Million and Appoints New CEO

Green Road raises $13 million from existing investors and appoints Jim Heeger, a silicon valley veteran as the new CEO. The Israeli startup developing anti-accident and fuel saving technology for the car. Check out this video to see the technology in action. In the company’s official announcement, Heeger said:

“GreenRoad is one of those rare opportunities; it’s an extremely well-positioned company offering a compelling solution to an existing and growing problem. In this case, our driver performance management solutions deliver real, measurable results including improved safety, reduction of crash-related costs and savings in fuel consumption and emissions.”

The funds that participated include Benchmark, DAG Ventures, Amadeus, Richard Branson’s Virgin Green and Generation investment management, Al Gore’s fund. Green road has raised over $45 million to date.

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Eze is the Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote, a startup helping patients search and match to clinical trial, to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Previously, Ezewas a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before GV, Eze founded and led Campus London, Google's first physical hub for startups, and was the Head Google for Entrepreneurs in Europe. He's an experienced product manager and startup mentor. In 2012 Eze founded Techbikers, a non-for profit supporting children education in developing countries.
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Eze is the Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote, a startup helping patients search and match to clinical trial, to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Previously, Eze was a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before GV, Eze founded and led Campus London, Google's first physical hub for startups, and was the Head Google for Entrepreneurs in Europe. He's an experienced product manager and startup mentor. In 2012 Eze founded Techbikers, a non-for profit supporting children education in developing countries.