There is little doubt remaining that climate change is having a serious effect on the environment, population and economies of the world. There is an opportunity to address these effects in a manner that significantly reduces the impacts of climate change WHILE producing economic benefits to investors and companies responsible for supporting and improving living standards in today’s world.
According to the CDB Climate Change Report (2018), the decarbonisation of energy, land use, manufacturing, built environment and transportation markets is a $2.2T market opportunity. This is a unique market opportunity that can only be addressed by developing high impact technology solutions.
Land / Ocean Use
Make or Buy
Market Analysis and Tehcnology Formulation
Our partners Innovative Breakthrough Energy Technologies (IBET) provide experience from laboratory to serial manufacturing/plant installation and give us the advantage when identifying emission market gaps. The extensive ground work put in by these highly skilled, experienced and successful clean tech professionals, ensures that successful clean tech investors are connected with promising technology venture entrepreneurs.
Initio initiated companies (Make) target solutions through working with real customers and addressing their issues to not only address climate issues, but improve production, reduce costs and produce profitable solutions. This allows us to develop unique and proprietary high impact, high yield deal flow generation.
We are creating a unique multi-stage fund structure (Buy) which allows LPs access to early stage high impact companies all the way to later stage company opportunities addressing the market (Make or Buy ability), thus generating returns earlier in the cycle, allowing the seed/early stage companies to mature, and greatly improves the return to risk ratio for LPs.
We have successfully used this unique strategy and our people to launch a breakthrough high impact venture, targeting real issues with several large energy companies.
Led by Derek Lew, Jim Charlton and Chris Reid along with a team of seasoned venture capitalists, market domain experts, operators and venture creation specialists, we can identify issues and opportunities, and determine whether there is a Make or Buy investment opportunity. Our team are experts in understanding technical solutions to address key de-carbonization issues facing companies today. We identify Make opportunities or Buy situations others would not easily comprehend thereby creating unique deal flow access.
venture capitalist, fund manager, board director, lawyer, investor
venture capitalist, fund manager, board director, M&A specialist
company founder, CEO, engineer, climate technology specialist
engineer, entrepreneur, manager, climate specialist
venture capitalist, entrepreneur, SDTC director
engineer, academic, UBC Associate Dean of Engineering
marketing specialist, director, engineer, entrepreneur
climate technology specialist, CTO, engineer, entrepreneur