Key criteria

What we look for in an investment

We’re transparent about our investment process to avoid wasting valuable founder time. Here are the key criteria and minimum financial hurdles we consider when evaluating a climate business for our revenue-based financing:

New Climate Economy

mitigation

Mitigation

Contributing to the reduction of emissions

removal

Removal

Contributing to the removal of carbon from the atmosphere

adaptation

Adaptation
and Resilience

Directly or indirectly improving resilience to a changing climate 

Ideal Business Models

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Software

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Consumer goods and subscription services

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Hardware

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Long-term (1yr+) contracted services

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

EP knows that diverse teams are more likely to outperform their peers. We prioritize investing in underrepresented founders, diverse teams, and companies serving marginalized communities:

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Diverse Board/C-suite

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Diverse employees

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Inclusive HR policies

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Marginalized end customers

Minimum Financial Hurdles

>$25K

Monthly revenue

> 35%

Gross margin

Headquartered in the US

At this time, we only invest in companies headquartered in the United States generating USD revenues.

Sound like you?