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Cleaner, Cheaper and More Sustainable

Whether it’s in the realm of energy, or water, or agriculture, or health, at iSelect, we believe in profitably doing more with less. We view resource efficiency not as a sustainability challenge to be won, but an opportunity for smart innovations to carve out a place in the market. iSelect is doing this by supporting companies that are driving this change — helping commercial real estate companies save 20-50% of their energy bills, helping farmers reduce their water usage by up to 30%, and creating sustainable new sources of natural products such as rubber.

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iSelect Portfolio Companies

iSelect focuses on early-stage resource efficiency companies that are poised to help push the next sustainability revolution forward. We deliberately invest in companies that can make a positive impact on our society, as well as on the bottom line.

Rebound Technologies, Inc.

Rebound Technologies builds IcePoint, a novel cooling technology that delivers unmatched control and efficiency to industrial freezers. Learn more…

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Bractlet, Inc.

Bractlet forecasts and verifies energy savings for retrofits of energy consuming equipment in commercial buildings, enabling significant energy saving and cost reduction. Learn more…

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Agrilyst, Inc.

Agrilyst is a software company making indoor farming profitable, enabling growers to drive the indoor farming revolution. Learn more…

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Agrible, Inc.

Agrible sells software that connects the agricultural supply chain from field-to-market, providing critical sustainability,agronomic, and yield data. Learn more…

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Benson Hill Biosystems, Inc.

Benson Hill is a crop improvement company that empowers innovators with a revolutionary platform to tap the natural genetic diversity of plants and develop healthier and more sustainable food choices. Learn more…

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Holganix, LLC

Holganix produces organic plant probiotics that make soils and plants healthier, more resilient, and more productive. Learn more…

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Kultevat, Inc.

Kultevat combines genetic breeding and chemical process engineering to produce natural rubber from the Russian dandelion in North America. Learn more…

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Meet Our Selection Committee

Our Resource Efficiency Selection Committee consists of industry and subject matter experts who help guide iSelect’s investment decisions. With firsthand experience and a true pulse on the industry, we consider these individuals key to our success in finding and investing in resource efficiency innovation.

Mr. Tom Willis serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Conestoga Energy Partners LLC. Mr. Willis is responsible for all aspects of the business. He joined Conestoga in November 2006. He possesses widespread knowledge in the ethanol industry. He has ov …

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Mr. Steve Barr is a Co-Founder of Osborn & Barr Communications, Inc. and served as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Barr has more than 35 years of marketing and communications planning experience. He is a Co-founder of Farmergy, Inc. and serves as its …

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Chas Eggert

Charles R. (Chas) Eggert has 40 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry with a proven track record of creating value for startups and large global businesses. Chas is an operating partner focused on specialty chemical investments with A …

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Currently CEO of Angra Energy Partners, Armando Henriques was formerly President and CEO of Duke Energy in Brazil

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PJ Piper

Mr. Piper has extensive experience in start-up company development in founder, investor, board member, and executive roles. His experience encompasses intellectual property assessment, building strong development and management teams, raising private i …

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David Waserstein

Mr. Waserstein is currently the Founder and Managing Partner of SOIL Funds Management, LLC. The firm targets control and semi-control investments in resource efficiency, renewable energy, and other sustainable businesses. It’s inaugural fund, Sustainab …

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Russ Conser

Mr. Conser has very deep and broad experience in emerging energy technology, and is an expert in both theory and practice corporate innovation and venturing. Russ currently serves as a board member to StarRotor Corporation, on the Executive Committee o …

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michael ware

Mr. Ware is the founder of Advance Capital Markets, Inc. a private investment firm with a long and successful track record in the energy and power industries. He served as a financial advisor and then Managing Director to Good Energies (GEI). Mr. Ware …

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Paul Nelson

Mr. Nelson has over 20 years of energy, entrepreneurial, business management and technology development/research experience.  He is currently managing partner at Saoradh Energy Partners LLC and was recently president of Ward Alternative Energy (a Saora …

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Resources and News

Agrilyst: Developing New Tools to Help Indoor Farmers Thrive

Agrilyst: Developing New Tools to Help Indoor Farmers Thrive

Based in Brooklyn, NY, Agrilyst’s SaaS-based platform provides indoor farmers with data-driven insights to make more profitable production decisions, optimizing labor cost efficiency and improving crop yield. With Agrilyst, indoor growers create seeding plans, schedule harvests, assign tasks, manage climate and nutrient density, and forecast yield, sales, and varietal performance.

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Agrilyst Closes Strategic Funding Round

Agrilyst Closes Strategic Funding Round

Agrilyst, the intelligence platform for indoor farms, is pleased to announce the recent closure of its latest strategic fundraising round. New investors included iSelect Fund, Argonautic Ventures, Horizons Lab and Onlan Capital Ventures, with existing investors Compound and New York State Innovation Venture Capital Fund joining as a follow-on.

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