early stage investing and advisory in climate tech
zipdragon focuses on startups at the intersection of climate tech and digital, investing in capital efficient early-stage startups addressing meaningful problems.
Focuses on founders, their ability to lead, and the culture they inspire.
Embraces the early stage but expects short revenue ramp; willing to lead transactions (with priced rounds or convertible notes) and serve on boards.
Emphasizes capital efficiency (attracted to high-velocity, low-friction sales models), investing in pre-seed, seed, and Series A.
Offers hands-on advice leveraging prior SaaS operating experience and network of experts.
Invests across the US with a focus on innovation hubs where zipdragon has deep connections.
Nurtures relationships with co-investors to build strong syndicates and follow-on financings.
Senior investment advisor in energy provider’s global corporate venture capital (CVC) arm.
Designed and running a digital innovation program for a leading clean energy company.
Launched an innovative sourcing program and developed a pipeline of potential partners for a global industrials company.
Co-created a pilot debt fund to invest in emerging market distributors of solar systems.