Anu Sharma, Partner at Cub Investments

Anu Sharma

Anu is a seasoned finance executive with over 10 years of experience in project and corporate finance and a track record of over $2 billion of complex transactions across a wide range of asset classes.

Anu was previously Chief Financial Officer at Evercar where he raised over $30M in financing and coordinated all aspects of company’s corporate financial management.

Anu was a senior director at Sunrun Inc. where he structured and negotiated tax equity transactions resulting in over $1 billion of financing commitments leading up to the company’s IPO in 2015 at a valuation of $1.4 billion. He built and led Sunrun’s Asset Management function with overall responsibility for timely deployment of open tax equity funds and investor reporting. Before Sunrun, he worked as part of Wind Capital Group (acquired by Pattern Energy) and E.ON Climate and Renewables raising construction debt, term loans and tax equity for over 2,000 MW’s of wind projects across the US. Earlier in his career Anu worked as a strategy consultant for Accenture in the manufacturing and retail sectors.

Anu holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Yale University and Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Engineering Management  from Case Western Reserve University. Anu lives in Pleasanton, CA with his wife Neha and 3-year-old son Ari.

Nick Haschka, Partner at Cub Investments

Nick Haschka

Nick is an experienced business leader, growth strategist, and entrepreneur with significant expertise building and executing growth strategies.

Nick was previously Chief Commercial Officer at Evercar, where he led strategy and business development, and oversaw the company’s key P&Ls. He led the development and closing of first-of-kind strategic deals with two auto OEMs, a large insurance company, the US Federal Government’s General Services Administration, and the top two US ride-hailing companies.

Before Evercar, Nick was Director of Strategy with NRG Energy’s internal innovation group, Station A, where he launched strategic innovation projects and investments in solar, storage, microgrids, and energy software. He also was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he advised Fortune 500 and private equity clients in a variety of growth strategy and operational improvement engagements, and was a graduate of McKinsey’s Production Systems Design Center. Nick was co-founder of 532 Solar, a solar project developer acquired by Amonix, a solar PV system manufacturer.

Nick holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research from MIT. He lives in San Bruno, CA with his wife Christina, and 1-year-old son Jack.

John Kolaczynski, Partner at Cub Investments

John Kolaczynski

John is an experienced engineer and technical leader with hands-on experience at some of the world’s preeminent technology development organizations.

John is also the Head of Corporate Development at the Commercial Drone Fund, a fund organized by some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital firms to invest in technology and services that accelerate the adoption of commercial drones. John leadss CDF’s deal sourcing, due diligence, and decision workflows.

Prior to CDF, John was Director of Customer implementation at Airware, a venture-backed startup commercializing a software operating system and analytics stack for commercial drones. At Airware John led product development engineering, mechanical design, integration, field testing, and flight operations. John has also held mechanical engineering positions covering the full engineering lifecycle at Triangle Package Machinery, Boeing Defense & Space, and NASA. John has extensive experience in product development, manufacturing, and operating in highly regulated environments.

John holds a Masters of Engineering and Bachelors of Science  degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. He lives in Chicago, IL with his wife Stephanie and daughter Ava.