We invest in & accelerate early-stage startups that want to change the world. Our driving ethos is sustainable capitalism: combining profits with environmental and social values, as the path to maximum impact and superior returns.
Cycad is a VC firm that makes investments at all stages of a startup in many industries, but with a focus on energy technologies; advanced materials and chemical processes; and life sciences (e.g., bioTechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices).
Essex Capital acts as a financing source and lessor to credit worthy companies on a nationwide basis, leasing all assets except vehicles and commercial aircraft. [inactive]
Estlea is a Technology holding company that gives portfolio companies capital, training, and management in order to scale and operate them for success.
Investment Group of Santa Barbara (IGSB) is a private investment company that manages both venture and public equity portfolios.
Lambert Private Equity, LLC is a principal investment firm specializing in investments in publically traded companies. The firm seeks to invest between $10 million and $500 million directly into non US companies listed on non US exchanges for a variety of activities including working capital, accretive EBITDA acquisitions, and other growth opportunities. The firm may invest up to $1 billion, depending on market cap of the firm for a non-controlling share position. It also considers equity investments in non US public companies listed on non US exchanges as well as non US private companies that will be listed on a non US securities exchange within six months of a funding commitment. Lambert Private Equity, LLC is based in Solvang, California with additional offices in London, United Kingdom.
Nexxus Holdings invests with a long-term, fundamentals-based approach. We have a flexible mandate to make investments in both publicly traded and private companies. These investments may take the form of minority or control investments. We are especially interested in businesses that are utilizing technology to create efficiencies in their respective areas.