Over the past twenty years, Bernie Li has been an entrepreneur, an investor and community builder.
In 2010, Bernie co-founded PURE Energies Inc., a leading provider of residential solar solutions to home owners in Ontario and the USA, driven by a tech-enabled customer acquisition platform and through educational content. PURE and its subsidiaries helped thousands of home owners become producers of renewable energy. PURE was ranked #2 on the Profit Hot 50 (2013), was named a top project by the Clean50 (2015) and was acquired by NRG Energy in 2014.
Bernie is currently a Venture Partner with Revel Partners, a NYC-based VC fund that invests into Enterprise Software/SaaS and Marketplace start-ups at the Seed – Series A stage. He is also a Board Director of Vizetto Inc., a software start-up whose solution helps enterprises collaborate on work in a profoundly new way. Earlier in his career, he was an investment professional with iNovia Capital and Carrot Capital. Bernie was a board member and treasurer for the Centre for Social Innovation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support organizations that put people and planet first.