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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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Tesla batteries to power office buildings in California

October 12, 2015

By Katie Fehren­bacher: Tesla’s bat­ter­ies aren’t just for cars any­more. They’ll be used in bat­tery farms at build­ings around Cal­i­for­nia. A big real estate devel­oper and a well-​​​​connected tech startup […]

Flextronics Buys NEXTracker for $330 Million

Greentech Media
September 8, 2015

By Eric Wesoff: Dan Shugar and DBL do it again: “I don’t know any­one who has ramped a com­pany as fast as we have.” NEX­Tracker, a designer and builder of single-​​​​axis PV trackers, […]

Early Tesla Motors Investors Raise $400 Million Impact VC Fund

The Wall Street Journal
June 23, 2015

By Yuliya Cher­nova: Two early investors in Tesla Motors Inc.TSLA +1.86% teamed up and raised a $400 mil­lion ven­ture cap­i­tal fund to back star­tups that have a pos­i­tive social or environmental […]

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