Unleashing Innovation
for Climate Action

 
 
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We are a Climate Impact Accelerator

VertueLab merges clean technology innovation, entrepreneurship, and impact investing to accelerate cleantech climate solutions that have the potential to reverse the climate crisis.

We are the conduit between the entrepreneurs at promising cleantech startups and the visionary donors and investors who empower them through support and access to capital. 

For innovators - we deliver a unique suite of acceleration programs to help their companies grow and attract capital.
For funders - we amplify their philanthropic and economic development goals.
For impact investors - we are a conduit for direct investing for a combination of financial return and measurable impact.

 

Our Track Record

 
 
 
 
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Impact Investing Moves Cleantech Innovation Forward

VertueLab makes direct impact investments in cleantech startup companies that are developing new solutions aimed at stopping the climate crisis. Investing in visionary climate solutions innovators enables foundations, public funders, and individuals to align their capital and their giving with their values.

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Accelerating Cleantech Entrepreneurs

VertueLab offers startups a wide range of expert support services – from mentorship, access to funders, and investor readiness, to funding for prototypes, R&D grant assistance, university research connections, and much more. This enables VertueLab-supported startups to more quickly develop the new innovations needed to reverse climate change – the global challenge of our time.

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12 Years of Experience

 

Since we began in 2007 as Oregon BEST, the VertueLab team has partnered with funders and innovators in the clean technology space to make a global environmental impact. Through a series of focused support programs and funding opportunities, we accelerate promising cleantech climate solutions to market by helping innovators - and investors - find the resources they need to move their vision forward.

 

“I would definitely recommend that other startups apply for a VertueLab investment.
The amount of wisdom, experience, and knowledge they bring to bear is tremendous.”

— Sce Pike, CEO of IOTAS