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Investors

Aquion has secured world-class financial backing to bring our technology from the lab to full commercialization.

Advanced Technology Ventures

Founded in 1979, Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) is a bi-coastal venture capital firm with more than $1.6 billion in capital under management. ATV works closely with entrepreneurial teams in several technology markets, including communications, infrastructure, software and services, consumer technology, biopharmaceuticals, medical devices and cleantech, to build emerging-growth business ventures into market leaders. With more than 29 years of experience, ATV has a proven track record of success in helping to build strong, sustainable business enterprises

Bright Capital

Bright Capital is an independent venture capital firm that invests globally in a wide range of promising companies. Its investments are made across multiple product types in energy and resource efficiency, clean technology, industrial biotech. The firm works as a merchant venturing entity in a multi-corporate model, building bridges between USA, Russia & CIS, Middle East and South Eastern Asia. In addition to financial investments and managerial expertise, Bright Capital provides its portfolio companies with direct access to the markets of Russia and CIS through its network of connections to industrial companies. Bright Capital strategically co-invests with top-tier venture funds and corporate partners.

Constellation Technology Ventures

Constellation Technology Ventures (CTV) is the venture investing arm of Exelon Corporation, the nation’s leading competitive energy provider. Constellation is a leading competitive retail supplier of power, natural gas and energy products and services for homes and businesses across the continental United States. Constellation's family of retail businesses serves more than 2.5 million residential, public sector and business customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100. Baltimore-based Constellation is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with 2013 revenues of approximately $24.9 billion, and more than 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. Learn more at www.constellation.com or on Twitter at @ConstellationEG.

Foundation Capital

Foundation Capital is dedicated to the proposition that one entrepreneur's idea, with the right support, can become a business that changes the world. They helped Atheros create the mobile Internet, EnerNOC invent the energy demand response market, and Netflix revolutionize media distribution and consumption, among many others. Foundation is currently invested in more than 70 high growth ventures in the areas of consumer, information technology, software, semiconductors, and clean technology. Recent public offerings of companies they helped found or grow include Reponsys, Financial Engines and Envestnet.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates is an investor in Aquion Energy.

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers are actively investing in Greentech innovation and entrepreneurs. Scientists agree the number one trend on the planet is urbanization, as four billion people move from rural to urban living in the next 50 years: they all want and need clean water, clean power and clean transportation. At the same time we face climate crisis. Atmospheric CO2 levels are at an all-time high, with accelerating growth. We are addicted to increasingly expensive oil. Scientific breakthroughs in biology and materials technology mean there’s never been a better time to start and grow a great green venture. Greentech could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st century. It is an unprecedented challenge that demands great innovation, speed and scale.

Prelude Ventures

Prelude Ventures is venture capital firm based in San Francisco that invests in highly innovative companies capitalizing on the significant market opportunities in the cleantech sector.  Prelude focuses specifically on companies that can have a material impact on the carbon intensity of the global economy.  Founded in 2009, the fund is flexible relative to the stage, size and structure of our investments.

Shell Technology Ventures

Shell Technology Ventures (“STV”) LLC is the corporate venture capital arm of the Royal Dutch Shell (“Shell”) Group of companies. With offices in Europe and the USA, STV invests in technology companies to enhance the development of new technologies that have the potential to create substantial deployment value in Shell. Continuing Shell’s tradition in venture capital since 1998, STV’s investment focus includes oil & gas, renewable energy technologies, water and IT. STV co-invests with other corporate investors, venture capital funds and angels and will invest in both early stage and late stage (growth capital) companies. For more information, please visit http://www.shell.com/techventures.

Total Energy Ventures

Total Energy Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of French oil & gas major Total. Its investments support the development of companies with innovative technologies and business models in areas such as renewable and alternative energies, oil and gas, gas monetization, energy efficiency, energy storage, waste valorization, greenhouse gases reduction, industrial water and sustainable mobility.  For more information, please visit http://www.total.com.

Yung’s Enterprise is an investment holding company, headquartered in Hong Kong.  It focuses on real estate development and investment, energy development, technology and financial investments. Yung’s Enterprise maintains a strong presence within Greater China, while always searching for high value opportunities to enhance its existing portfolio.

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