Vancouver's Yaletown Venture Partners expands into Seattle

Yaletown Venture Partners announced today at the Venture Northwest Conference in Portland, that one of its founding partners, Kirk Washington, has established a full-time office in Seattle to capitalize on the strong investment opportunities in the cleantech sector in the Northwest.

Yaletown already has a strong presence in the Northwest with investments in EnerG2, a clean energy storage company, based in Seattle with operations in Oregon; Mixpo, a video advertising technology provider in Seattle with a product development team in Victoria, BC; and Thetus, an enterprise software company based in Portland.

While Washington will be based in Seattle (that doesn't quite sound right, does it?) and lead cleantech investmentsin the Northwest, he will continue to work on cleantech deals in all regions where Yaletown has a focus and serve on the boards of CoolEdge Lighting, Endurance Wind Power, EnerG2, LaCima and Microstaq.

Yaletown Partners
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Yaletown invests in emerging-growth technology companies in Canada that enhance productivity and sustainability for enterprise and industrial customers. Our investments help Canadian technology companies in their initial growth phase to accelerate their growth, shorten exit timeframes and achieve strong exit premiums. With offices in Vancouver and Calgary, Yaletown is led by a team that brings... more

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