Partner Events

E8 Member Meetings

E8 (formerly known as Element 8) is a member organization of private accredited impact angel investors solely focused on investing in promising, early-stage cleantech companies. E8 partners with outstanding entrepreneurs from all across North America to build successful companies and bring their innovations to market.  Accredited Investors interested in membership in E8 are invited to participate as a guest in one meeting per year. If you’re interested in membership and would like to attend an upcoming meeting, please email


“Providing clean energy to the inhabitants of our planet is a major challenge to future generations. The University of Washington is to be congratulated for establishing an Institute where faculty and students can work together to tackle the difficult global challenge of energy sustainability.”
– Mildred Dresselhaus, Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Emerita and Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Energy competition is opening up in a variety of ways, the push for carbon control will continue, and the rate of technology advancement is exponential. All the things I’ve seen at the CEI are just perfect for the way we see things going in energy. You guys are at the cutting edge. We’re counting on you.”
– Ronald Litzinger, President, Edison Energy