American River Ventures (ARV) is focused on investing in new technologies that provide a platform for energy sustainability in industrial and manufacturing environments where more than half of the world’s energy is consumed.
With several successful company exits, ARV’s Energy Sustainability Fund features a growing portfolio of companies working to achieve energy sustainability technology breakthroughs in industrial and manufacturing applications including reduced greenhouse gas emissions, intelligent commercial lighting and data center energy efficiency.
Based in the Sacramento region, ARV is uniquely positioned at the crossroads of the California energy efficiency movement where government policy, university research and corporate innovation are actively being shaped.
The ARV investment formula offers portfolio companies the ability to build relationships with energy industry thought leaders and decision makers in the government, university and corporate sectors. ARV leadership – consisting of a strong operational team with decades of experience managing leading technology companies including Intel Corporation, IBM, Boeing, HP, and Chevron – provides expert counsel and guidance supplemented with an impressive advisory board. The formula creates an ideal environment for energy sustainability innovation and business success.
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