Ambri is supported by top-tier investors including Khosla Ventures, KLP Enterprises, Bill Gates, the energy company Total and Building Insurance Bern (GVB).
Khosla Ventures offers venture assistance, strategic advice and capital to entrepreneurs. The firm helps entrepreneurs extend the potential of their ideas in breakthrough scientific work in clean technology areas such as bio-refineries for energy and bioplastics, solar, battery and other environmentally friendly technologies as well as traditional venture areas like the Internet, computing, mobile and silicon technology arenas. Vinod Khosla founded the firm in 2004 and was formerly a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins and founder of Sun Microsystems. Khosla Ventures is based in Menlo Park, California. More information is available at www.khoslaventures.com.
Total is one of the world’s major oil and gas groups, with activities in more than 130 countries. The Group is also a first rank player in chemicals. Its 93,000 employees put their expertise to work in every part of several industries: exploration and production of oil and natural gas, refining and marketing, gas & power and trading, chemicals development and new energies. Total is working to keep the world supplied with energy, for both today and tomorrow; Total, alongside SunPower in which it owns 66% interest, is one of the leaders in the Solar Industry and is shareholder in several biotech companies. Additionally, Total is actively engaged in many R&D projects focusing on renewable energies on short and long term technologies. For more information, visit www.total.com.
Building Insurance Bern (GVB) is a financially independent and privately managed company established under public law. Founded in 1807, GVB provides mandatory insurance coverage against fire and weather-related damage for all buildings in the canton of Bern. As another of its core activities, GVB is committed to prevention. GVB initiated the 1st National ClimateForum on the occasion of its 200th anniversary in 2007. As the ClimateForum's sponsor, GVB has two objectives: First, to raise public awareness of the phenomenon of climate change, and draw attention to the immense damage such change could cause. And second, to motivate individuals and organizations to exploit and implement opportunities for innovation and prevention.