Cycle Capital Management/Ecofuel is a cleantech venture capital impact investment platform that invests in cleantech companies operating in the agriculture technology, green chemical, biofuel, biomass transformation, smart grid, energy storage technology, renewable energy, energy efficiency, internet of thing and big data sectors. The firm was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada with additional offices in Toronto, Canada; New York, New York; Seattle, Washington and Qingdao, China.
Tsing Capital is the cleantech venture capital firm that invests in the areas of new energy, energy efficiency, environmental protection, cleaner production, sustainable transportation, new materials and sustainable agriculture. It was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.
Zaid Ashai is a General Partner at Point Judith Capital. As Chairman and CEO, Zaid Ashai provides the vision and leadership to drive our continued growth and innovation. Before joining the management team, Zaid oversaw Nexamp as a General Partner at Point Judith Capital. Previously, Zaid worked at Good Energies, a global Clean Technology venture capital firm, where he focused on investments in next-generation energy efficiency technologies—including Nexamp, 3TIER, Emergence Bioenergy, Everpower, and Kalpan in India. Zaid has also worked for HarbourVest Partners, a global private equity firm, and as an investment banking analyst in Credit Suisse’s Technology Group. Zaid currently serves on the boards of Nexamp, MyEnergy, Power Assure, and Retroficiency, and previously served on the boards of 3TIER, Kalpan Hydro, and Emergence Bioenergy. Zaid holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, an MPA from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, and an AB in International Relations and Economics from Brown University. He was selected as a Zuckerman Fellow and as a Kauffman Fellow. Zaid has served as a judge and mentor for the New England Cleantech Open and as a guest faculty member for the Pennsylvania Power Law Conference hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.