San Francisco based Private Equity Investment Firm and Middle Market Lender Buckhill Capital co-sponsored the Carbon Impact.tech Symposium that aims to find solutions for a carbon neutral world. Other partner sponsors included Lowercase Capital, Fifty Years, Amazon AWS and Carbon180.
Private equity investment firm Buckhill Capital sponsored the Carbon Impact.Tech symposium in San Francisco. The event covered the nascent technologies that will usher in an era of profitable carbon removal as well as the status quo of carbon solutions and possible business models for implementation. Several founders of early stage companies gave lightning talks on their approach to mining carbon, while brand-name Silicon Valley investors chimed in with their perspective and approach. Some of the speakers included Jonathan Foley of Project Drawdown, Noah Deich of Carbon180, Tito Jankowski of Impossible Labs, Nicholas Flanders of Opus12, Thomas McDonald of Mosaic Material, Derek Greenfieldi of Microbes, Brent Constantz of BluePlanet, Christopher Oakes of NovoNutrients, Peter Reinhardt of Charm Industrial, Henrietta Kekäläinen of CarboCulture, Philip W. Kithil of Ocean-Based Climate Solutions, Max Nova of Silviaterra, Diego Saez Gil of Pachama, Ela Madej of Fifty Years, Gustaf Alstromer of Y Combinator, James Hardiman of Data Collective, Maryanna Saenko of Future Ventures, Tom Chi an Investor & Inventor.
About Buckhill Capital: Founded by Henrik Jones in 1999, Buckhill Capital has provided debt and equity capital to companies and various funds. Buckhill Capital and related entities have made over sixty direct investments and over twenty fund investments. The firm invests in a select group of socially responsible companies in technology, education, resource efficiency, renewable energy and real estate sectors.
Buckhill Credit provides debt capital to middle market companies generating positive social, environmental, and economic outcomes. Buckhill seeks to invest in companies that strive to create a more sustainable world by more efficiently managing limited natural resources, increasing access to education and work, and expanding access to affordable housing. The firm invests in companies with measurable impact and positive cash flows.
About Fifty Years: Fifty Years is an entrepreneur-run early stage venture fund based in San Francisco. The fund invests in companies that inspires the Fifty Years team. Specifically, it seeks to fund companies that, if successful, will be both massively profitable and make a serious dent in achieving one of the Sustainable Development Goals.
About Carbon180: Carbon180, formerly the Center for Carbon Removal, is a new breed of climate-focused NGO on a mission to fundamentally rethink carbon.
About Lowercase Capital: Lowercase Capital is a private equity and venture capital firm.
About Impact.Tech: Impact.tech exists to inspire and educate more people to start, work for, and fund companies that are using technology entrepreneurship to solve the world’s biggest problems.