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
Prelude Ventures is a venture capital firm partnering with entrepreneurs to address climate change. Since 2013, we have invested in over 40 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.