We are Venture Capitalists and Impact Investors

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.


Oma­ha, NE — Farm­ers har­vest in the new fron­tier, col­lect­ing data to dri­ve deci­sions and prof­its. Before Farm­ers Busi­ness Net­work was the hottest start-up in agri­cul­ture, it start­ed with a sim­ple con­cept […]

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MEDIA RELEASE San Fran­cis­co, CA (Sep­tem­ber 11, 2018) — DBL Part­ners and its port­fo­lio com­pa­ny ZOLA Elec­tric (“ZOLA”), for­mer­ly Off Grid Elec­tric, today announced a Glob­al Cli­mate Action Sum­mit pledge […]

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Could Trees Be the New Gravestones?

The New York Times
By Nellie Bowles
June 12, 2019

A Cal­i­for­nia start-up wants to “redesign the entire end-of-life expe­ri­ence.” The answer to “eter­ni­ty man­age­ment”? Forests. SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Death comes for all of us, but Sil­i­con Val­ley has, […]

AMS Breaks 2 Gigawatt-Hours in Grid Services

March 19, 2019

South­ern Cal­i­for­nia Edison’s ground­break­ing DER pro­cure­ment breaks a record for bat­tery-based vir­tu­al pow­er plants serv­ing real-world grid needs. The com­pe­ti­tion for the title of “world’s largest vir­tu­al pow­er plant” has […]

Investing Well by Doing Good: A CIO Benefits from the VC-ESG Connection

Chief Investment Officer
By Christine Giordano
February 22, 2019

First sto­ry in new series exam­ines how one CIO sourced his VC invest­ments that just hap­pened to be ESG. Envi­ron­men­tal, social and gov­er­nance (ESG) invest­ing is not always an easy […]

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