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We invest in companies that can deliver top-tier venture capital returns and enable social, environmental and economic benefits. In fact, we believe healthy financial performance and positive social change are inherently connected. That’s why we invest in and help nurture outstanding entrepreneurs and companies in Cleantech, Information Technology, Health Care, and Sustainable Products and Services.

Spotlight

By Thomas W. Over­ton, JD The era of Big Solar has arrived, and at the moment there are none big­ger than Ivan­pah. For over­com­ing numer­ous obsta­cles to build the world’s largest […]

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Spotlight

By Elon Musk, Peter Rive and Lyn­don Rive SolarCity has signed an agree­ment to acquire Silevo, a solar panel tech­nol­ogy and man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pany whose mod­ules have demon­strated a unique com­bi­na­tion of […]

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News

Venture Capital Firm Invests in Start-​​Ups With a Social Mission

The New York Times
October 27, 2014

By Sarah Max:  When the co-​​​​founders of SolarCity, Lyn­don and Peter Rive, along with their cousin Elon Musk, were rais­ing money for their solar energy start-​​​​up in 2007, they called […]

Top Chef star Tom Colicchio likes what he tastes in SF school lunchroom

SF Gate
October 9, 2014

By Jill Tucker: U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi donned an apron Thurs­day to cook up some yogurt-​​​​based ranch dress­ing with tele­vi­sion chef Tom Col­ic­chio at San Francisco’s Mis­sion High School to […]

NASA Awards Boeing And SpaceX Contracts To Deliver Astronauts To The Space Station

Forbes
September 16, 2014

By Alex Knapp: NASA offi­cially announced today that both Boe­ing and SpaceX have been awarded Com­mer­cial Crew Trans­porta­tion Capa­bil­ity con­tracts. These con­tracts are for the devel­op­ment of space­craft that will […]

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