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WE INVEST

IN THE
LOW-CARBON ECONOMY

Our Vision
in visionary leaders

in first time CEOs and repeat entrepreneurs

that addressing climate change is the fundamental challenge for our generation

that the transition to the low-carbon economy is the greatest economic opportunity of this century

that the leading companies of tomorrow are being created today

OUR VISION

Prelude Ventures is a venture capital firm partnering with entrepreneurs to address climate change. Since 2013, we have invested in over 60 companies across advanced energy, food and agriculture, transportation and logistics, advanced materials and manufacturing, and advanced computing.  We have a long-term commitment to the sector, accept informed risks, and couple a fundamental emphasis on venture-level returns with an understanding of deep-tech and hardware development timelines. Prelude manages capital exclusively for Simons family philanthropic entities and is a founding member of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition.
 

WE

BELIEVE...

OUR PORTFOLIO

PREVIOUS

EnergySavvy is a cloud software company that helps utilities transform their customer experience and operations.

Acquired by Tendril, now Uplight

PLANT PV is an early stage company focused on the research and development of new materials and device architectures for photovoltaic cells.

Technology acquired by

Hitachi Chemical

SolarBridge Technologies develops module-integrated microinverter solutions that reduce the Levelized Cost of Energy for solar installations.

Acquired by SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR)

OUR PORTFOLIO

CURRENT

OUR TEAM

FOUNDERS
INVESTMENT TEAM
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CARLY ANDERSON, PhD
PRINCIPAL
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ALEXANDRA HARBOUR
PRINCIPAL
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BRYAN SHILL
PRINCIPAL
OPERATIONS TEAM
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KATY YOUNG
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
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EILEEN McMAHON

COORDINATOR OF OPERATIONS   AND EXECUTIVE SUPPORT

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URWASHI GOVINDJI
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
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ASHLEY SALK
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
OUR_TEAM

CONTACT US

1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111

Tel:  415-729-1270

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