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Green Grab Events

Save the Date!  We are hosting a Green Grab on Friday, July 25 in Washington, DC at Arent Fox as part of our Annual Gathering. 

Green Grabs connect high-growth sustainable companies who are seeking seed-stage investments with professional accredited investors.

Described as "Shark Tank as if created by public television and not on TV, " investors come to the table prepared to make real investments. We have a rigours application process and do our due diligence to get to know the company and invite investors we believe are a good match. Participation in our business plan competition makes it possible to participate in our Green Grab events, as the two rounds of the competition make up a large part of the due dilligence process.

Past Green Grab Events: 


November 2012 Green Grab featured:


July 2013 Green Grab featured the following Companies: 
Sun Edge Solar logo David Argentar is the Founder and President of Sun Edge Solar (sunedgesolar.com). He has vast experience in the field of renewable energy. 
Olivia Nava Olivia Nava is the CEO of Juabar (juabar.com). She is driven by her empathy to understand what drives people’s behaviors. Based in Tanzania, Juabar is committed to providing people with reliable energy solutions through the use of their mobile solar energy cart. 
Shanker Sahai Shanker Sahai is the Co-Founder & CEO of Greenbean Recycle (https://gbrecycle.com). Greenbean is a software technology company working to increase recycling through its groundbreaking reverse vending machine and web app process. Greenbean received a $50,000 investment from this event. 
July 2013 Green Grab featured the following Investors:  
Stefan Friedman Stefan Friedman has more than a dozen years of venture capital experience, including management of an internet-startup incubator and a seed-stage investment fund. He is the Board Chair of the William James Foundation, and the coordinator of our Green Grab program. 
Jigar Shah headshot Jigar Shah is the founder of SunEdison and former CEO of Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room, He is committed to finding and promoting green and clean-tech energy solutions. Mr. Shah is the author of "Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy."