Our Portfolio

Everything is connected. Every action has lasting impact, and we are hopeful about humanity’s ability to heal the planet. We are systematic about going after the industries with the largest planetary footprint while regenerating the ecosystems essential to our life.

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Agriculture & Food

Agriculture & food production account for over 25 percent of global carbon emissions, 50 percent of global habitable land usage, and 70 to 90 percent of freshwater consumption. We've backed founders who rethink our food production system, from technologies driving sustainable farming practices to low-impact protein production.

  • Avalo

    Gene discovery platform for climate-resilient crops

    • Soil
    • Biodiversity
    • Air

    Avalo

    The team has developed a novel AI platform to predict genes coding for climate-resilient traits, with high speed and confidence. It holds the promise of improving crop genetic diversity while preparing for a world with increasing climate destabilization.

    Gene discovery time reduced from years to months

    1000x cost reduction to develop new traits

    www.avalo.ai/
  • Climax Foods

    Data science-driven plant-based foods

    • Air
    • Water

    Climax Foods

    The team has developed algorithms to quickly match the taste/texture of animal-based foods with plant-based formulations - deliciously accelerating the transition to low impact eating and reducing our reliance on animal agriculture.

    Algorithmic recipe development - 100x faster

    Massively expanding the flavor expression of plant-based foods

    www.climaxfoods.com/
  • Finless Foods

    Plant and cell-based seafood

    • Biodiversity

    Finless Foods

    Using cellular agriculture to grow bluefin tuna holds the promise of creating a delicious, pollutant-free, and cost-competitive alternative to our current practice of overfishing this apex species. Solving this problem will be allow us to meet growing global demand while allowing the ocean to rest.

    Preserving bluefin tuna population which has declined by 96%

    Lower production costs due to the unique properties of fish cells

    www.finlessfoods.com/
  • Iron Ox

    Indoor robotic agriculture

    • Air
    • Water
    • Biodiversity

    Iron Ox

    Fully robotic agriculture from seed to harvest at unit economics radically competitive to outdoor agriculture. Their approach enables delicious, low-input, local, and resilient food production and can reduce the negative impacts of farming by 90%.

    30x increase in production density

    90% reduction in water consumption

    90% less fertilizer

    ironox.com
  • Monarch Tractor

    Autonomous electric tractors

    • Air
    • Soil

    Monarch Tractor

    Autonomous electric tractors that collect rich field data and can interface with smart implements to enable lower cost and higher efficacy farming. Such innovations can help accelerate the large-scale adoption of organic agriculture and better handling of soil.

    Price parity with regular compact tractor

    All electric and full autonomy

    www.monarchtractor.com/
  • Orbillion Bio

    Cell-based heritage meats

    • Biodiversity
    • Air
    • Water

    Orbillion Bio

    Developing cell-based lines for heritage meats such as Wagyu beef, lamb, elk, and bison. This has the potential to both address the higher end of the marketplace and promote biodiversity from lessened pressure on game animals.

    Faster to reach competitive unit economics by focusing on high-end meat

    www.orbillion.com/
  • Precision AI

    Drone-based pesticide see & spray

    • Soil
    • Biodiversity
    • Water

    Precision AI

    Has developed a drone-based identification/application system that identifies crops and weeds and performs targeted herbicide application. The result is a 90%+ reduction in input costs, saving farmers money while significantly reducing exposure to dangerous chemistry and runoff.

    95% herbicide reduction with no loss in efficacy

    Up to $52 savings per acre

    www.precision.ai/
  • Wild Earth

    D2C plant-based pet food

    • Air

    Wild Earth

    Addressing the 25% of US meat demand that comes from pet food, Wild Earth has created protein-rich highly nutritious pet food via fungi/yeast production. With support from veterinarians, their food is both better for the Earth, and comes with functional benefits to coat, digestion, energy and joints.

    Reduce pressure on 25% US meat production for pet food

    wildearth.com/

Buildings, Construction & Manufacturing

Constructing, cooling, and heating buildings account for over 20 percent of global carbon emissions. Our investments span the technology stack, from new HVAC solutions to sustainable construction methods and materials.

  • Alchemie Technology

    Wastewater-free textile dyeing

    • Water

    Alchemie Technology

    Textile dyeing is the 2nd largest cause of industrial water pollution globally. Alchemie's spray nozzles replace immersion dyeing resulting in near complete elimination of wastewater from the process, all while creating vibrant, colorfast dyed textiles at 2-3x lower cost.

    2x lower opex than traditional dyeing

    99+% reduction in wastewater

    www.alchemietechnology.com/endeavour
  • Apis Cor

    3D printing building construction

    • Air

    Apis Cor

    On-site robotic masonry paving the way to lower carbon buildings via the use of local materials and geopolymer cement (90% less carbon to produce).

    9x faster construction

    2x lower cost

    90% less carbon produced

    www.apis-cor.com/
  • Cruz Foam

    Earth-digestible styrofoam replacement

    • Water
    • Biodiversity

    Cruz Foam

    Plastics and the microplastics they engender are becoming a worldwide pollutant of enormous consequence. Cruz Foam has created a fully earth-digestible replacement for styrofoam and polyurethane foam with competitive production economics.

    30% cheaper than conventional foam packaging

    cruzfoam.com/
  • Cuby Technologies

    Turnkey, transportable factories for the construction industry

    • Air
    • Water

    Cuby Technologies

    Cuby is building an end-to-end platform to connect and streamline the entire construction/development process through turnkey, transportable factories that employ lean manufacturing techniques near the construction site.

    UP TO 90% LESS CONSTRUCTION WASTE

    UP TO 10X REDUCTION IN REQUIRED LABOR

    UP TO 2X FASTER

    www.cubytechnologies.com/
  • Gradient

    High efficiency, low-emission HVAC

    • Air

    Gradient

    Re-inventing air-conditioning and cooling for comfort, operating efficiency and radical reduction of refrigerant impact.

    6000x reduction in GHG impact from refrigerants

    2× more energy efficient HVAC

    gradientcomfort.com
  • Helios

    Decarbonizing steel production

    • Air

    Helios

    Helios is pioneering new chemical pathways for oxygen production on the moon and decarbonization of steel making, which accounts for 8% of global emissions, through direct reduction of iron ore using a recyclable reducing agent.

    100% reduction in process emissions

    Up to 20% cheaper than conventional steel

    project-helios.space/
  • Material Evolution

    Low-carbon cement made from hyper-local waste streams

    • Air

    Material Evolution

    Concrete is the second most used material in the world and accounts for 8% of global emissions. Material Evolution leverages machine learning to formulate a cement replacement made from 95% hyper-local waste streams---all at a radically competitive cost.

    85% less emissions

    10x stronger

    www.materialevolution.com/
  • Modern Electron

    Decarbonizing building heat and power

    • Air

    Modern Electron

    Modern Electron has developed a breakthrough thermionic conversion technology which transforms heat from boilers and furnaces into power for onsite use, utilizing otherwise wasted energy. The team is also developing a hydrogen cogeneration product for distributed on-site generation of hydrogen, enabling buildings powered by natural gas to decarbonize without paying more. 

    10x efficiency vs previous best devices

    80-95% less emissions

    modernelectron.com/
  • Simplifyber

    Fully biodegradable, 3D-molded clothing

    • Air
    • Water

    Simplifyber

    Reinventing how clothing is made with sustainable, additive manufacturing using a single-step process fully eliminating textile waste and water pollution from dyeing. The result is 100% bio-based molded garments and accessories at cost parity with polyester.

    COST PARITY WITH POLYESTER

    100% BIO-BASED TEXTILE

    ELIMINATES THE ​35% TEXTILE WASTE FROM FASHION SUPPLY CHAIN

    www.simplifyber.com

Energy & Transportation

Over 50 percent of energy generation still comes from burning fossil fuels. And on-road vehicles, aircraft, and ships are the largest emitters of carbon globally. Enablers of electrification and renewable energies are pivotal to a cleaner future.

  • Ascend Elements

    Li-ion battery recycling and manufacturing

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    Ascend Elements

    A novel approach to recycling of lithium batteries with significant improvements in unit economics from lower material separation costs and vertical integration. Battery recycling is essential to keeping the shift to electrification and renewables viable.

    35% cheaper than virgin cathode

    32% less emissions

    13% less energy consumption

    ascendelements.com/
  • Halo

    The electric car that drives to you

    • Air

    Halo

    In the US alone, private passenger vehicles achieve 5% utilization on average, meaning most vehicles are parked 23 hours of the day. Halo retrofits EVs so that they can be remotely piloted to passengers, increasing utilization and helping accelerate the shift towards a shared, electric, and autonomous mobility paradigm.

    40% lower cost vs leading rideshare provider

    Up to 9x better vehicle utilization vs US average

    halo.car/
  • MightyFly

    Autonomous cargo aircraft

    • Air

    MightyFly

    Serving unmet needs in the logistics sector, offering faster delivery at lower costs using low-carbon, autonomous aircraft with a flight range of 600 miles.

    2x cheaper than traditional expedited logistics

    90% less emissions

    mightyflying.com/
  • Noon Energy

    Ultra-low-cost long-duration energy storage

    • Air

    Noon Energy

    Grid storage is essential to enabling society to replace fossil fuel generation with renewable generation at scale. Noon Energy is creating ultra-low-cost battery technology with superlinear economics and not limited by any rare earth materials.

    10x cheaper than li-ion batteries

    2x smaller

    No toxic chemicals, no mined metals

    www.noon.energy/
  • Roam

    Electrifying fossil fuel vehicles in Africa

    • Air

    Roam

    Electric motorcycles and buses built-for-purpose for the rugged road conditions of Africa, enabling a leap-frog over unsustainable development.

    2x lower cost than secondhand fossil fuel vehicles

    80% fewer emissions than fossil fuel vehicles

    www.roammotors.com/
  • Semtive

    Low cost, efficient micro-wind turbines

    • Air

    Semtive

    Vertical axis wind turbine featuring low cut-in speeds, efficient power generation, simple assembly, and high durability, which all drive low lifetime costs. Removing cost barriers to accessing wind energy will drive its adoption at scale in use cases previously thought to be unfeasible.

    Elegant, robust, and high-efficiency small-scale wind generation

    Enables more distributed generation options and no-carbon off-grid infrastructure

    semtive.com/

Ecosystem Restoration

Forests, oceans, and soils play a key role in mitigating climate change. Biodiversity is critical to maintaining healthy ecosystems. We're drawn to founders who develop scalable businesses reversing the degradation of ecosystems.

  • Chloris Geospatial

    Remote sensing for monitoring natural capital

    • Biodiversity
    • Air

    Chloris Geospatial

    Remote sensing using a combination of satellite data and machine learning to provide reliable, low-cost carbon stock calculations to support true additionality from carbon credits.

    10x accuracy developed from 14 years of ground truthing

    Global dataset

    chloris.earth/
  • Colossal

    De-extinction of critical species

    • Biodiversity
    • Soil
    • Air

    Colossal

    Up to half of all species could become extinct by 2050, with catastrophic implications for human prosperity. Colossal is using CRISPR technology in the de-extinction of previously lost species to restore our ecosystems, as well as genetically engineering other advanced biological solutions to combat climate change and pollution.

    Re-engineer lost ecosystems to combat climate change

    Building tools to prevent extinctions

    colossal.com/
  • Dendra Systems

    Automated ecosystem restoration

    • Biodiversity
    • Soil
    • Air
    • Water

    Dendra Systems

    Robotics and automation for large-scale ecosystem restoration. From drones that can plant trees, to software that monitors and maintains ecological health, Dendra is reseting what is possible for reliable restoration of degraded lands.

    Drones that can plant 120 trees / min

    ML/AI and drones to scalably monitor and maintain

    Exponential decreases in Cost of Restoration / Hectare

    www.dendra.io