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Ira Ehrenpreis Presented with Outstanding Service Award at NVCA Leadership Gala

March 16, 2018

MENLO PARK, CA – The National Ven­ture Cap­i­tal Asso­ci­a­tion (NVCA) today pre­sented Ira Ehren­preis, Man­ag­ing Part­ner of DBL Part­ners, with the 2018 Out­stand­ing Ser­vice Award at the 2018 NVCA Lead­er­ship Gala.  Held at the Rose­wood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, CA, the NVCA Lead­er­ship Gala cel­e­brates the ven­ture indus­try and hon­ors those who have made sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tions to fos­ter inno­va­tion, advance …
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How DBL Partners’ Ira Ehrenpreis looks for both community and financial returns

March 6, 2018

Ven­ture cap­i­tal­ist Ira Ehren­preis was an early entrant in the clean­tech space, an early investor and board mem­ber at Tesla, and is now an early investor in mission-​​​​driven heart­land tech com­pa­nies via his firm DBL Part­ners (Dou­ble Bot­tom Line). Ehren­preis has made a point of invest­ing in entre­pre­neurs who are con­tribut­ing to both their com­mu­ni­ties and their cash flow, and he sees …
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DBL Partners Accepted to ImpactAssets 50

February 27, 2018


ImpactAs­sets has released its 2017–2018 impact invest­ing show­case, the ImpactAs­sets 50 (IA 50), a free online resource for investors and finan­cial advi­sors. The sev­enth annual guide fea­tures fund man­agers rep­re­sent­ing …
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Press Releases

FBN: Farmer2Farmer 2016

December 13, 2016


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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OGE and EDF Announce Partnership for Off-​​Grid Solar in West Africa

November 15, 2016

Off Grid Elec­tric and EDF join hands in offer­ing a new off-​​​​grid solar power solu­tion for rural areas in West Africa First large-​​​​scale oper­a­tional part­ner­ship between a global energy com­pany and a lead­ing off-​​​​grid solar com­pany. Off Grid Electric’s expe­ri­ence in Tan­za­nia and EDF’s expe­ri­ence in South Africa shows that house­holds using these ser­vices have reduced emis­sions from kerosene and …
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PR NewsWire
September 20, 2016

Inter­na­tional Con­sor­tium to Pro­vide Grid Solu­tions for U.S., Canada SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Advanced Micro­grid Solu­tions (AMS) and Opus One Solu­tions (Opus One), announced today the devel­op­ment of a $16.4 mil­lion North Amer­i­can Micro­grid project at three util­i­ties in Canada and the US.  Sus­tain­able Devel­op­ment Tech­nol­ogy Canada (SDTC), will pro­vide $5.4 mil­lion in fund­ing to sup­port the project, designed to …
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