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We invest in companies that can deliver top-tier venture capital returns and enable social, environmental and economic benefits. In fact, we believe healthy financial performance and positive social change are inherently connected. That’s why we invest in and help nurture outstanding entrepreneurs and companies in Cleantech, Information Technology, Sustainable Products and Services, and Healthcare.


Octo­ber 22, 2015 — by Kather­ine Tweed|Greentech Media: The com­pany plans an expan­sion into Rwanda and seeks to reach 1 mil­lion homes in Tan­za­nia by 2017. Off-​​​​Grid Elec­tric closed a Series C investment […]

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June 2, 2015 — New York State Governor’s Press Office: Lead­ing National Trade Pub­li­ca­tion Declares Buf­falo Billion-​​​​Funded Project as 2014 Eco­nomic Devel­op­ment Project of the Year Gov­er­nor Andrew M. Cuomo today […]

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Advanced Microgrid Solutions Gets $200M From Macquarie to Finance Aggregated Energy Storage

Greentech Media
By Eric Wesoff
July 11, 2016

Aggre­ga­tion could be the killer app for stor­age. Susan Kennedy, CEO of Advanced Micro­grid Solu­tions, has observed, “The entire elec­tri­cal dis­tri­b­u­tion sys­tem is designed around a sin­gle premise: You cannot […]

MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE 2016 #95 — Nancy Pfund For finding a good return on social impact

Fast Company
May 16, 2016

Nancy Pfund is a San Francisco-​​​​based ven­ture cap­i­tal­ist who focuses on socially minded invest­ments. After 25 years at Ham­brecht & Quist, a bou­tique invest­ment bank that was acquired by Chase […]

Juicero: A $700 Juice Box for the Kitchen That Caught Silicon Valley’s Eye

The New York Times
By David Gelles
March 31, 2016

In recent years, ven­ture cap­i­tal­ists have funded all man­ner of improb­a­ble ideas. An app that lets ran­dom peo­ple call and wake you up. A bath­room scale that posts your weight […]

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