At Odyssey

We are working to bring electricity to the
1.2 billion people around the world who do not have it

The Odyssey network is a diverse community of project proponents and developers, vendors, financiers, and government leaders committed to extending energy access with business models that can scale.

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is a web-based platform that is unlocking the energy access market and facilitating rapid deployment of mini-grids and distributed power plants in emerging markets. Designed to meet the needs of rural communities and businesses, project developers, vendors, and financiers, Odyssey is simplifying, streamlining, and reducing the costs of developing and financing rural electrification projects around the world.

Odyssey is a marketplace for all players in the rural electrification ecosystem, improving efficiency and reducing friction in mini-grid and distributed power development.


The Team


Emily McAteer

CEO / Co-Founder

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Cathy Zoi

President / Co-Founder


Alex Bamberger

Senior Product Manager


Scott Ryan

VP Engineering

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Aaron Toys

Software Engineer

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Jessica Ognibene

Data Analyst

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The Odyssey team has partnered with Factor[e] Ventures, a leading development venture firm, and is supported by the Shell Foundation and the Department for International Development (DFID) to develop the Odyssey platform.

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Odyssey is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.


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