This article directly stems from the research process for our global venture capital investors database. Based on this list and our advanced keyword crawler technology, we created a list of venture capital investors that mention cleantech-related keywords on their website. The list – offered as an Excel file – is perfectly suited to get in touch with the most relevant investors in the field.
This article offers an insight into three interesting startup investors in the United States from our keyword crawler based global cleantech VC investor list.
1. Good Growth Capital (Charleston)
Good Growth Capital (GGC) is interested in early-stage projects in the science and technology sector that focus on a positive impact on the world. Their investment areas include life science, data science, green tech, and hard science. Eden Geotech, a GGC portfolio company, is a green tech company from Massachusetts. They are developing novel geotechnical solutions for a future in sustainable energy. Another portfolio company is Nala Membranes, who design specific membranes for chlorine resistant desalination and water treatment for reverse osmosis.
2. Clean Energy Ventures (Boston)
Clean Energy Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in companies in the energy technology sector and innovative business model innovations. The company has over 15 years of experience in the industry. Every cleantech startup in their portfolio can mitigate around 2.5 gigatons of CO2 by 2050. One of them is SunDensity, who have developed a coating for solar panels that can convert the blue light from the sun into red which increases the power output by 20 percent.
3. Evergreen Climate Innovations (Chicago)
Evergreen is a VC company that supports entrepreneurs in the seed phase who are working in the climate technology market. The company has catalyzed $316M for follow-up funding and has created 905 job opportunities. Additionally, over 59 % of their 41 portfolio companies are female and/or minority led businesses. One of these companies is Rebundle, who manufacture plant-based hair for braiding in order to make health and the environment a priority.
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