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Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc. (Caterpillar Ventures) assists entrepreneurs around the world to grow and scale their businesses to build today for a better tomorrow by leveraging Caterpillar’s industry expertise, supply base and independent dealer network.

Caterpillar Ventures’ focus areas of investment include robotics, energy, advanced materials, and digital solutions that help our customers be successful. Caterpillar Ventures is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-­electric locomotives.

Aurus are pioneers in Latin America’s Venture Capital industry, dedicated to developing the ecosystem and investing in the region’s most impressive talent, and scalable technologies.

Aurus believes that Chile is the best platform in which to invest in the region thanks to its investment-friendly policies, commitment to innovation, and industry leadership.

Chrysalix is a technology-focused venture capital company that builds, mentors, and connects high-growth companies. Founded in Vancouver, Canada in 2001, Chrysalix has built its reputation on bringing disruptive innovation to the world’s largest industries by focusing on where technology meets physical science. The firm’s investments include breakthrough technologies like 3D printing of steel, fast-charging electric vehicle infrastructure, emissions-free solar steam, smart mining, and nuclear fusion.

Chrysalix has one of the strongest investment teams in the industry with deep energy, technology and entrepreneurial expertise, and is backed by more than 20 international blue-chip industrial and financial investors.

Cycle Capital Management invests in companies developing and commercializing clean technologies and striving to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, optimizing resource use, and improving process efficiency throughout a product’s life cycle.

With assets under management of $231M, Cycle Capital invests in Quebec and across North America. Cycle Capital Management, which is based in Montreal with an office in Toronto and points of presence in New York, Seattle, and Qingdao in China, regroup seasoned investment professionals, strategic advisors, and industrial partners with in-depth knowledge of the sector. Cycle Capital Management has a special relationship with its strategic partners, notably Brookfield Renewable Energy, Rio Tinto Alcan, Cascades, Group M3, Lonza, Gaz Métro, Systemex Énergies, Aluminerie Alouette, and Hydro-Québec.

EDC helps Canadian companies go, grow, and succeed in their international business. As a financial Crown corporation, EDC provides financing, insurance, bonding, trade knowledge, and matchmaking connections to help Canadian companies sell and invest abroad. EDC can also provide financial solutions to foreign buyers to facilitate and grow purchases from Canadian companies.

Prelude Ventures was founded in 2009 as a new platform for venture investing in the cleantech sector. The platform combines a long-term commitment to the sector, willingness to accept informed risks, the capital to enable companies to develop on appropriate timelines and a fundamental emphasis on venture-level returns.

Prelude is committed to novel solutions that address climate change and a net reduction of CO2. For Prelude, addressing climate change is important work. It is a problem to be solved and a place where long-standing incumbents that do not engage in the evolution of the market will be disrupted through innovation. By developing more energy-efficient products and systems powered by non-hydrocarbon sources of energy, we can take an important step forward in reducing the world’s carbon intensity. The entrepreneurs who successfully build the next generation of global energy companies will become the business leaders of this century.