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.
Ravi is an Investment Director at UL Ventures based in Palo Alto, California. He focuses on early stage venture investments related to Cybersecurity, Industrial Internet of Things and Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence. Before joining UL Ventures, Ravi worked at Next47 (Siemens Venture Capital) where he invested in growth stage startups in smart grid, industrial IoT and analytics. Ravi’s professional experience includes working in both the solar and wind energy industries in various technical and managerial roles. Before joining Siemens Venture Capital, Ravi worked at SunPower Corp. as a Product manager responsible for utility scale solar inverters and plant control software. Prior to that, Ravi was a consultant at Siemens Power Systems Consulting Group where he conducted techno-economic studies for electric utilities and renewable project developers. Earlier in his career Ravi worked at GE Wind Energy where he was responsible for various electrical subsystems within the 1.5 MW wind turbine. Ravi received a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.