Access to Green Tech Investments in the Built Industry

The built environment is one of the largest contributors to climate change and the most at risk from its effects. Innovative technology and business models can change the way we design, build, and operate to create a more resilient and sustainable future. Venture capital opportunities abound but are hard to identify at an early stage.  

Shadow Ventures is joined by co-investors that own and operate multifamily properties give this portfolio an unfair advantage.



Why Invest in Green Buildings?

The built environment contributes to 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions, consumes 40% of the world’s energy, and 40% of all raw materials. The single largest impact we can have on mitigating climate change will start with the ways we design, build, and operate the buildings we live, work, and play in.

  • Climate Risk is an Investment Risk: The built environment is seeing marked growth in the number of startups rethinking the way we design, build, and operate.

  • Technology Advancements: Innovative technology and business models, when applied in the built environment, can mitigate both physical and financial risks due to climate impact.

  • Environmental Crisis: Global countries and private organizations are facing a crisis concerning the climate, evolving sustainability standards, and infrastructure needs of growing urban populations.

  • Growing Sustainable Investing: Climate change is the most important ESG issue accounting for $4.2 trillion in assets under management. Firms, like BlackRock, are explicit in climate impacts in their investments.

  • New Legislations: Regulators at the state and local levels in the US have enacted laws targeting the built environment with aggressive emissions reduction targets, similar to Europe and Asia. 

  • Resilience as Risk Management: Real estate is one of the asset classes most impacted by climate change. About 35% of REITs properties are exposed to climate hazards. Resilience must be a factor in assessing investment risk.

Investment Mediums & Options 

Why Add Venture Capital to Your Portfolio?

Driven By Experts

Many experienced fiance professionals invest significantly in venture capital and up-and-coming tech companies.


Diligence and portfolio management is conducted by Shadow Ventures, an industry-leading VC firm investing in property technology.

Fund Diversity

No putting all your eggs in one basket. With a portfolio of five startups, investors have significant diversification.

Backed by Industry

Startups are vetted by expert customers and Shadow Ventures, giving our portfolio an unfair advantage.

Meet the Team Leads

Anastasia Simon, Managing Director
Anastasia has over a decade of experience leveraging technology to drive marketing, with a focus on developing strategies and programs for high growth tech startups. Her background includes traditional, digital, and experiential marketing; content strategy, strategic messaging, and media relations. In addition to managing day to day Labs operations, she oversees logistics for all internal and external Shadow events including Shadow Summit.

Kayla Merritt, Strategist
Kayla has built her career in marketing agencies focused on launching early-stage technology companies. She provides marketing and sales support to both Shadow Ventures and our portfolio companies while leading programming and coordination efforts for Shadow Accelerate.

Become a Co-investor

Accelerate Sustaibability currently seeking co-investors with deep knowledge in the intersection of sustainability and the built environment to give this portfolio an unfair advantage.

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Technology that is disrupting and advancing multifamily construction, management, and tenant experience.

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Technology to disrupt how we design and build the next generation of sustainable buildings.

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Startups focused on building and construction in order to change the built environment.

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