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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.

Spotlight

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — What if a Florida tomato could be left on the vine long enough to turn red and fully develop its fla­vor — and still be ripe […]

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Spotlight

Farm­ers Busi­ness Net­work (FBNSM), the ground­break­ing inde­pen­dent farmer-​​​​to-​​​​farmer net­work, today announced the launch of major new tech­nolo­gies and ser­vices that expand the network’s agro­nomic intel­li­gence. FBN also launched its FBN […]

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News

Planet: How Daily Images of the Entire Earth Will Change the Way We Look At It

Smithsonian Magazine
By Nathan Hurst
March 13, 2017

With more satel­lites than any other com­pany, Planet Labs gives envi­ron­men­tal researchers daily data On Feb­ru­ary 14, a com­pany called Planet Labs launched 88 small satel­lites. Com­bined with its preexisting […]

Apeel Sciences featured on CBS this Morning

CBS News
March 2, 2017

The biggest rev­o­lu­tion since refrig­er­a­tion” In our new series Real Food, we’re explor­ing the evolv­ing way food is pro­duced, sourced and dis­trib­uted. A Cal­i­for­nia startup called Apeel Sci­ences says its […]

Planet: The Startup That’s in Charge of the Biggest Private Satellite Fleet

MIT Technology Review
By Nick Romeo
February 28, 2017

Planet Labs is using its herd of orbit­ing cam­eras to take a new pic­ture of the entire Earth each day. Planet Labs now has 149 of these small satel­lites in space. […]

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