Merging of VC and Social Investing
What does Venture Capital have to do with Social Enterprise? Actually, a lot! Join us to learn about VC investment opportunities for your SE.
Todd Stevens, Managing Director, RenewableTech Ventures. Mr. Stevens is the co-founder of RenewableTech Venture Fund and is a leading energy and clean technology investor in the Rocky Mountain region. RenewableTech Ventures has completed five investments with a focus on renewable energy and clean technology companies in the Rocky Mountain region of the US and Canada. Prior to founding RenewableTech Ventures, Mr. Stevens was Founder and Managing Director of Wasatch Venture Fund, now EPIC Ventures from 1993 to 2009. Mr. Stevens was also Manager of the Zions Bank Venture Capital Department from 1993 to 2009. During his 20 years career as a venture capitalist, Mr. Stevens has raised seven venture funds focused on early stage technology companies with commitments totaling over $250 million. Prior to his venture capital career, Mr. Stevens was a development and finance executive in the independent power/ cogeneration industry from 1988 to 1991. He assisted in developing over 300 MW of cogeneration and renewable energy projects including wind, hydro, biomass and geothermal power plants and has financed over $400 million in energy projects. He also worked as a real estate executive in Chicago, Illinois with Homart Development from 1985 to 1988. Mr. Stevens received his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah, cum laude, in Accounting and Management and received his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Graduate School of Business.