Turntide (previously Software Motor Company) is the world-leading provider of ultra-high-efficiency motors that feature a patented, software commutated, high rotor pole switched reluctance motor system. The company was founded in Silicon Valley to bring the benefits of the Internet of Things secure wireless networking and big data to electric motors, which collectively consume over 45 percent of global electricity. SMC motors are easy-to-install and integrate with new and legacy HVAC, refrigeration, and pumping systems, and deliver energy savings that are 20 to 50 percent higher than existing NEMA Premium Efficiency solutions.

Turntide is the "LED of Motors​!"

Key People: 

Piyush Desai, Co-Founder

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Trevor Creary, Co-Founder

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Ryan Morris, Chairman

Founded:             2013

Headquarters:    San Francisco, CA

Software Motor Company (SMC) is the world-leading provider of ultra-high-efficiency motors that feature a patented, software commutated, high rotor pole switched reluctance motor system. The company was founded in Silicon Valley to bring the benefits of the Internet of Things secure wireless networking and big data to electric motors, which collectively consume over 45 percent of global electricity. SMC motors are easy-to-install and integrate with new and legacy HVAC, refrigeration, and pumping systems, and deliver energy savings that are 20 to 50 percent higher than existing NEMA Premium Efficiency solutions.

SMC is the "LED of Motors"​!

Key People: 

Piyush Desai, Co-Founder

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Trevor Creary, Co-Founder

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Founded:             2013

Headquarters:    San Francisco, CA