There is one critical element still missing from the climate change conversation: labor.
Author Archives: Alex Luce
As interest rates rise will there be continued interest in deep tech investing?
The fed continues to slowly increase interest rates, but there will still be ample capital and enthusiasm in funding early stage innovation.
What we invest in
Our team at Creative Ventures prides itself on being market-driven deeptech investors. We’re looking for market-driven companies and not technologies in search of a problem.
Climate Change, Part I: Lessons Learned from Cleantech 1.0
In the midst of the global pandemic, the tech industry seems to have woken up. VC funding going into climate change is swelling. We are hearing every week about new funds and approaches to deploying capital into the sector.
Battery Innovation, Part I: The Current State of Things
It’s tempting to assume that we’ve overcome most of the technological challenges in battery innovation and that lithium-ion is the clear winner.
After all, batteries are going to be commoditized just as solar PV panels were, right? Surely the remaining value capture will fall on software solutions that build off of and use existing battery systems.
While this assumption can be packaged and wrapped up with a nice little bow, it only tells one piece of a much larger story. The true solution is multi-faceted and takes a handful of very real challenges into account.
Alternative Sources of Protein, Part 1: A Look at What’s Driving the Demand
Life on earth would not be possible without the constant cycling of several key elements. In particular, proteins, – which are among other things, essential for human brain and muscle development – cannot be made without nitrogen. In fact, there is no possibility that we can produce food without nitrogen. As we continue to experienceContinue reading “Alternative Sources of Protein, Part 1: A Look at What’s Driving the Demand”
Kulika Weizman – New Principal at Creative Ventures
It’s with great pleasure that we are announcing Kulika Weizman has been promoted to Principal at Creative Ventures.
Kulika has been involved in multiple investments. Most recently, she led our investment into Venostent where Creative led their seed round.
Kulika has demonstrated the ability to lead deals on her own, and is also a full voting member on our investment committee.
What is Method Driven VC?
In order to truly address global problems facing society, many of which stem from resource shortages, we turn to technology, a resource multiplier. However, technology needs capital–for successful access, execution, and deployment at scale. Thus, the question becomes, how do we enable new and potentially impactful technology to reach the broader commercial market? Capital isContinue reading “What is Method Driven VC?”