Ann Partlow Co-Founder & General Partner
Ann Partlow is the founder of Earthrise Capital, a venture capital firm for energy and environmental investments including technologies for producing cleaner energy and enhancing power quality and power conditioning, energy storage and energy efficiency. It also invests in technologies that reduce waste and emissions through use of new materials, and purification and treatment technologies.
Prior to founding Earthrise in 2008, Ann served for more than two and a half decades as financial advisor and portfolio manager to members of the Rockefeller Family. At Rockefeller & Co, she created one of the earliest impact investment funds focused on addressing key social, environmental, and alternative energy solutions through emerging businesses. For almost twenty five years, the Fund was a successful pioneer in energy and environmental investments, including geothermal, solar, biomass, natural gas, and water treatment technologies.
Ann is a trustee of Energy Vision, the national non-profit advocating cleaner transportation fuels. She is also a member of the Investment Committee of Commons Capital, and a director of NanoMas Technologies, a New York State company with innovative technology for electronic materials.
About Earthrise Capital
Earthrise Capital Fund is a venture capital fund primarily focused on energy, power and water production and use. The Fund invests in businesses with products and services which enhance critical resources, optimize industrial production, and reduce waste and emissions. The founders of Earthrise Capital have experience investing in new energy and environmental technologies for over three decades.