A  Element 8


     Office Locations:

P.O. Box 1752
Seattle, WA 98111
Phone: 425-409-9531

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Energy & Clean Tech



    Founded in 2006 as the Northwest Energy Angels, Element 8 was the first angel group in the United States to focus exclusively on clean technology and sustainability. In 2013, Element 8 members invested more than $30 million in a total of 81 companies. The sole investment focus for the group is early-stage cleantech companies whose innovations will increase the sustainability and health of the planet.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Alison Shaw Outreach Co-Chair and Secretary
    Bill Lemon Board Member at Large
    Kristi Growdon Executive Director
    Lars Johansson Board Member at Large


    Portfolio companies include:

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      LevelTen Energy
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      OneEnergy Renewables
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