About Us

NGEN Partners is an active venture investor committed to backing world class entrepreneurs seeking to change industries through innovation, creativity and the promotion of environmentally sustainable products and services.

Founded in 2001, NGEN Partners invests in companies that positively improve the environment and human wellness.  We seek entrepreneurs with unique business models and differentiated products and services, capable of rapid growth and sustained profitability.  We invest in and alongside these entrepreneurs, helping them grow and sustain category leaders.  We invest throughout North America, and have offices in California and New York.

Featured Companies

Bare Snacks

Bare Snacks — Bare Snacks®, maker of 100% Natural and Organic Bare Fruit® Apple Chips and Fruit... [more]


Zevia — Zevia is the first brand focused exclusively on great tasting, all natural, zero calorie soda... [more]


eRecyclingCorps — eRecyclingCorps (eRC) is the world’s leading provider of carrier-grade wireless device trade-in solutions.... [more]


Brightfarms — BrightFarms designs, finances, builds and operates hydroponic greenhouse farms at supermarkets, eliminating time, distance and... [more]


Soraa — Soraa is the world’s leading developer of solid-state lighting technology built on pure... [more]

DIRTT Environmental Solutions

DIRTT Environmental Solutions — DIRTT— Doing It Right This Time — creates unique workspace interiors with responsive, agile... [more]

REGEN Energy

REGEN Energy — REGEN provides industry-leading wireless demand management and demand response solutions to commercial & industrial facilities... [more]

nlyte Software

nlyte Software — nlyte Software was founded by data centre professionals for data centre professionals and is the... [more]

Fallbrook Technologies

Fallbrook Technologies — Fallbrook's NuVinci® continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology improves the performance and efficiency of... [more]

Latest News

BRIGHTFARMS PARTNERS WITH GIANT FOOD Grocer to Retail Year-Round Local Produce from Washington, D.C. Greenhouse

New York, NY and Landover, Md. (February 18, 2014) – It was announced today that BrightFarms, Inc. and Giant Food® are entering a path-breaking partnership to deliver year-round local produce to Giant stores throughout the Washington metropolitan area. Constructed near Giant’s store at 1535 Alabama Avenue in Southeast, Washington, D.C., the 100,000 square foot facility will be the largest urban greenhouse of its kind in the world. This partnership reflects Giant’s strong commitment to promoting health and wellness in local communities. By growing locally, BrightFarms delivers produce that is thousands of miles fresher, more flavorful, and better for...

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