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E8 direct angel investment process  

E8 investment opportunities run September through June, with regular screening and review starting in August, 2023, as described in our investment process.

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If your company is in the early-stage, focused on technological solutions that advance decarbonization and the built environment, is based in the US or Canada, and meets the other criteria of Decarbon8-US, it will be considered for review over the summer and both investment from the Decarbon8 Fund and E8 Angels in September. 


  • Applications are due June 26, 2023

  • Early July notification for applications that advance to screening;

  • Due diligence in August

  • Early September investment decision

  • September 15 investment celebration and pitch to the full E8 Membership.


Companies that do not proceed may still receive consideration for fall E8 pitch opportunities.

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For all applicants to E8, please be advised: 


Applications and deal data are received and stored in our secure platform, Dealum. 

  • All information will be confidential and limited to E8 accredited investor Members, staff, and Fellows, as well as affiliated investors E8 Ventures and the Decarbon8 Fund administered by nonprofit Realize Impact. We will secure your approval before sharing with other investors for co-investment or syndication purposes.


We recommend taking the time to complete all fields to the best of your ability, including optional fields where applicable, with descriptions that succinctly and accurately convey the essence of your business.  This is the most important document for committee members screening deals.

  • In support of your written application please upload relevant business plans, video links, market and competitor analyses, financial projections and other items in addition to your pitch deck.


Due to the volume of funding applications, we regret that we are not able to respond to all applicants about the status of your application. 

Questions? Email

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