Who we are
The Drawdown Fund is a growth equity fund that invests in catalytic businesses that generate attractive returns for all stakeholders. Our investments span Sustainable Cities, Food & Agriculture, and Energy. We work with companies with proven business models seeking capital to scale.
Our founders, Paul Hawken and Erik Snyder, started the Drawdown Fund with the belief that businesses can scale human ingenuity to drive systemic change and contribute to a sustainable world. Through human ingenuity we can overcome…
Our founders, Paul Hawken and Erik Snyder, started the Drawdown Fund with the belief that market-based solutions to climate change can drive outsized and sustained climate impact for generations to come. By investing behind the most promising solutions, we believe we can scale businesses sustainably while benefiting entrepreneurs, employees, investors, communities, and the environment.
Our Management Team brings multiple decades of experience deploying institutional growth stage and venture capital directly aligned with the Fund strategy. Additionally, we are former operators with intimate knowledge of what it takes to build mission-driven companies from seed stage through growth, acquisition and/or IPO.