The E8 community accelerates the transition to a prosperous and cleaner world by investing in and fostering emerging clean tech enterprises.

We are a member organization of accredited angel investors and organizations using the power of enterprise to scale both environmental impact and investment returns.


E8 helps all types of investors maximize the opportunity of the clean tech revolution ahead of us.


Members benefit from: 

  • Curated clean tech deal flow in renewable energy, transportation, agriculture, water, and far more.

  • An expert, collegial learning and investing community for high quality, engaged clean tech due diligence, along with learning and new friendships. 

  • Flexible investment options for all types, including a direct investing, pooled funds, and a venture and impact fund.

For entrepreneurs, E8 provides vital early-stage funding, participation in follow-on rounds, and expert feedback, coaching and networks to support your success.

E8 offers seasoned and new investors the early stage deals, learning and network you need to build an innovative portfolio that matches your particular interests and goals.

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2021's Decarbon8-US effort focuses on decarbonizing transportation solutions!  Learn more and be a donor-investor to the fund—and read about our 2021 investees.


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ESS Inc. manufactures low-cost, long-duration iron flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications requiring 4+ hours of flexible energy capacity. Its product uses iron, salt, and water for the electrolyte, and delivers an environmentally safe, long-life energy storage solution.

Read more on ESS reported exit! 

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Nori intends to reverse climate change by creating  the world’s only carbon dioxide removal marketplace. Their voluntary marketplace—based on blockchain technology—will enable carbon removal suppliers to connect directly with buyers, improving efficiency and reducing costs.

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OnSwitch is a trusted market platform providing onsite energy solutions to commercial buildings for the highest financial return and the easiest way to buy.

OnSwitch analysis generates a customized and financially-optimized solution for the energy buyer.




VertueLab is a bridge between cleantech innovators and those who fuel their work with funding and investment. 


They offer acceleration programs, are a conduit for direct investing, and amplify philanthropic and development goals for cleantech.

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Craft3  is a regional nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that makes loans to strengthen the economic, ecological and family resilience in Oregon and Washington.

Craft3 is a continued partner in the
The Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator.

K&L Gates delivers legal services on an integrated and global basis across five continents.

This includes legal expertise on the pivotal issues surrounding Climate Change & Sustainability, Renewable Energy, and Energy Storage.

E8 partners with UW's Clean Energy Institute (CEI) and the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds.

 Their combined mission is to accelerate the adoption of a scalable clean energy future that will improve the health and economy of our state, nation, and world.


WSU seeks to ensure abundant food, water, and energy for future generations.

WSU scholars leverage the region’s diversity of renewable resources to optimize practices for agriculture, water management, and energy production.


E8 has benefited from the expertise of Action Digital. 

Action helps leading organizations plan, design & develop digital products and experiences that benefit the triple bottom line, combining progressive thinking, leading design and innovative technology.


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