At the Summer Edition of the Monaco Growth Forums (July 26-27), Garrett Van Wagoner announced the beginning of marketing a new venture fund, Silicon Valley Venture Group Impact I Fund (“Fund”). The target raise for the new Fund will be US$250 million, with an investment mandate of Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) that provide a measurable, sustainable impact on oil consumption and carbon emissions with direct focus on electrification and hybridization of global commercial vehicle markets.
“Our initial focus will be to invest in transformative Companies utilizing first mover advantage to lead their respective industry niche whether providing OEM, system or up fitting solutions to achieve the dual goal of lower oil consumption and carbon emissions,” said Mr. Van Wagoner.
Garrett Van Wagoner has an outstanding track record identifying and investing in emerging technologies, winning the Lipper Performance Achievement Award five times, managing the best performing small-cap growth fund in 1993 – 1995 as well as best performing mid-cap growth fund in 1999 and 2008. In addition, highlights from his venture capital portfolio include 25 IPO’s and 26 portfolio sales.
Mr. Van Wagoner stated, “Our deep experience in both public and private investing will let us identify and participate with what we believe to be one of the most dynamic growth opportunities in the next decade.
For more information or to request a meeting please email Garrett at firstname.lastname@example.org
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