Pangaea Ventures Fund II and III, Vancouver, Canada, are venture capital funds investing primarily in North America in early-stage cleantech companies with world-class advanced materials innovation. The clean-tech sectors of focus include energy generation and storage, resource and material efficiency, and environmental technology.
The Strategic Limited Partners in both funds include AGC, Asahi Kasei, Bekaert, Castrol, CoorsTek, Evonik, JSR, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, Murata, Nitto Denko, Sabic, Solvay, Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Umicore.
Munich Venture Partners
MVP Fund II, Munich, Germany, is a venture capital fund investing mainly in Europe in advanced early-stage clean energy technologies and green ICT startups.
MVP is the prime venture capital partner of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, one of the world’s leading organizations for applied research. The partnership allows first-hand information on spin-offs, and is the major source of deal flow for the fund.
China Environment Fund III and IV, Beijing, China, are venture capital funds investing in the emerging clean energy market in China, and supported by affiliation with Tsinghua University. The investments are mainly in early- and growth-stage with focus on sustainable agriculture and transportation, environment protection, alternative and efficient energy, and new materials.
The Strategic Limited Partners are ABB, Applied Materials, BASF, Bekaert, BP, DSM, and EDF
Emerald Industrial Innovation Fund
Emerald is an evergreen venture capital fund operating from its Zurich and Toronto offices, focusing on Advanced Materials, Agriculture, Energy, Industrial IT and Water technologies.
Cymbet is a clean technology company that has developed rechargeable solid state energy storage solutions for the electronics industry. The company's eco-friendly EnerChip™ thin-film batteries enable new concepts in energy storage for integrated circuits used in medical, consumer, mobile, industrial, and energy applications.
M4Sciences develops CNC lathe attachments that enable Modulation-Assisted Machining for drilling of precision micro-scale holes. Benefits include chip control friction reduction, enhancement of fluid lubrication, and reduction in temperature and tool wear in drilling difficult to machine materials such as titanium, tantalum, and stainless steel.
Epoch Wires Ltd is a unique technological company based in Cambridge, UK. Epoch Wires’ technology relies on 40 years of expertise in the fields of superconductivity and manufacturing of infinitely long laser seam welded powder-in-tube products.