Innovation online: i3 for investors and service providers

i3 Logoi3 is the leading network that enables investors and service providers to access proprietary intelligence on 24,000+ companies across all sectors in cleantech, sustainable innovation, and resource efficiency. Investors and service providers rely on i3 to find, vet, and connect directly with start-ups they’re interested in and to gain deep insight into global investment trends.

What is i3?

What is i3?

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How Does i3 Work?

How does i3 work?

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Who's Using i3?

Who’s using i3?

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What is i3?

i3 is an online platform that allows you to connect with a powerful network of 24,000+ start-ups across 18 cleantech sectors. Investors and service providers like Emerald Technology Ventures, Silver Lake Kraftwerk, Goldman Sachs, and Taylor Wessing rely on i3 to find, vet, and connect with start-ups, efficiently build and manage a pipeline of external innovation targets, gain visibility into global industry trends, and get their services in front of prospective customers and partners. Start-ups create and manage their profiles in i3—for free—because it is the easiest, most cost-effective and efficient way to connect with investors and grow their businesses.

Identify start-ups of strategic interest

Use i3’s proprietary taxonomy to easily identify strategic targets from thousands of start-ups and make smart, data-informed investment decisions

Get your services in front of 24,000+ companies

Find and connect with prospective partners and customers and market your services to companies in your areas of interest

Gain visibility into global trends

Gain deep insight into innovation activity and global trends to make data-informed investment decisions

Connect directly with decision makers at your target

Scout a start-up in a specific technology area, and immediately reach out to and connect with that target’s leadership team

How do Investors and Service Providers use i3?

Access vetted intelligence on 24,000+ companies Search for and review vetted intelligence about a company’s technology, financials, commercial relationships, and management team; connect with those companies aligned with your sector of interest

Build and manage your innovation pipeline in one place, for your entire teamSource only relevant companies, document notes and feedback, create rankings and categories, collaborate with team members, and make direct connections

Analyze global trends or take a deep dive into key sectors Access the largest sustainable innovation network across 18 sectors, including Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage, Smart Grid, and Water, among others

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Visualize innovation hot spots. Dive deep into regions of interest and explore innovation activity by location using visual mapping tools

 Which investors and service providers use i3?

Ben Stapleton
Jones Lang LaSalle

"Out of all the investments we made for our Cleantech Practice Group, we felt that the Cleantech Group was the best return for our money. Their information always proved insightful and they were willing to go the extra mile to make sure we were engaged and educated."

Vivian Bertseka
Generation Investment Management

"The i3 platform is the most comprehensive tool available for venture and growth investors in the cleantech space and is helpful in sourcing deals, following companies or conducting research across sectors.”

John van den Heuvel
Science & Technology Advisor

"i3 enables me to identify and analyze emerging cleantech trends, discover innovation leaders and key investor relationships. The mapping feature helps me to easily pinpoint cleantech hotspots."