Element 8 takes a very broad view of what we consider ‘cleantech’ innovation. Our portfolio companies reflect creativity over a wide range of products, services, and market sectors. We recognize it will take a breadth and a depth of vision to solve our environmental and economic challenges, and Element 8 does not limit our search to the obvious or the expected.
If you have a highly promising idea for a more sustainable economy and a cleaner planet, then we’re eager to listen.
Element 8 has already invested all around North America in companies working in: Advanced Materials; Bioremediation; Energy Efficiency; Energy Storage; Finance; Green Buildings; Lighting; Real Estate; Renewable Energy; Recycling & Waste Reduction; Smartgrid; Software; Sustainable Agriculture; Transportation; and, Water.
Perhaps your idea is a completely new breakthrough. Perhaps it’s an efficiency-increasing, cost-reducing twist on an old one. Or, perhaps you’ve found a way to reduce existing barriers to adoption. Chances are Element 8 would like to hear about it.
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In short, if your company will in some way – directly or indirectly – increase the health of our planet by improving the sustainability of resources or reducing the amount of carbon and other greenhouse gases released into our atmosphere, Element 8 wants to hear about it.
Element 8 is located in the Pacific Northwest, and we welcome and participate in deals from all across the United States and Canada.
While we welcome companies with ‘chiseled-in-stone’ term sheets, we are also experienced in leading early stage rounds.
Element 8 works with other angel groups, both regional and national, to maximize deal flow and to syndicate deals when we need to fill out investment rounds. We are a member of the Angel Capital Association, and our members receive complementary access to ACA member restricted content.