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.
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, […]Read More →
September 11, 2018
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 […]Read More →
Former SolarCity CEO to join the board at Bellwether Coffee, whose all-electric bean roaster has VCs abuzz.
Green Tech Media
By Julian Spector
September 19, 2019
If they can decaffeinate coffee, why not decarbonize it, too? Berkeley-based Bellwether Coffee proposed to do just that by building a fully electric micro-roaster. The product replaces conventional gas-burning machines […]
By JEFF ST. JOHN
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 […]
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 […]