Ira Ehrenpreis

Managing Partner at DBL Investors LLC

Ira Ehrenpreis

Ira Ehrenpreis

Managing Partner at DBL Investors LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

DBL Investors LLC
DBL Partners LP

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6639

Number of Boards

28

Birthday

1970

Age

50

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Co-President at Western Association of Venture Capitalists

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Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Accelergy Corp.

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General Partner & Chief Financial Officer at Technology Partners

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ogin, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at MapBox, Inc.

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Managing Partner at DBL Investors LLC

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General Partner at Technology Partners

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Investor at CalStar Products, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Square Roots Urban Growers, Inc.

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Ira Ehrenpreis
Managing Partner at DBL Investors LLC
Education
MBA

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

JD

Stanford began offering a curriculum in legal studies in 1893, when the university engaged its first two law professors. One was Benjamin Harrison, former President of the United States, who delivered a landmark series of lectures on the Constitution. The other was Nathan Abbott, who served as head of the nascent law program. Abbott assembled a small faculty to which he imparted a standard of rigor and excellence that endures to this day.In an effort to acknowledge the emerging professional nature of the department, Stanford's Board of Trustees passed a resolution in 1908 to substitute the term 'law school' for 'law department,' though technically the law program remained a department within the university.The law school was at the forefront of efforts to institute the California Bar exam, which was added to the requirements to practice law in California in 1919. The law school was accredited by the American Bar Association in 1923, the year the ABA began certifying law schools.

B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

UCLA's primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society. To fulfill this mission, UCLA is committed to academic freedom in its fullest terms: We value open access to information, free and lively debate conducted with mutual respect for individuals, and freedom from intolerance. In all of our pursuits, we strive at once for excellence and diversity, recognizing that openness and inclusion produce true quality. These values underlie our three institutional responsibilities. Learning and teaching at UCLA are guided by the belief that undergraduate, graduate and professional school students and their teachers belong to a community of scholars. This community is dedicated to providing students with a foundational understanding of a broad range of disciplines followed by the opportunity for in-depth study in a chosen discipline. All members of the community are engaged together in discovering and advancing knowledge and practice. Learning occurs not only in the classroom but also through engagement in campus life and in communities and organizations beyond the university.

Career History
Professional
2014 - Current
Managing Partner
2004 - Current

DBL Partners invests in private growth companies with a strong emphasis on investments in Clean Tech as well as investments in Information Technology, Sustainability-Oriented Products and Services and Healthcare. The firm's Double Bottom Line investment strategy is to invest in companies that can deliver top-tier venture capital returns (First Bottom Line) and while working with thier companies to enable social, environmental and economic improvement in the regions in which they operate (Second Bottom Line).

Managing Partner
1996 - Current
Boards & Committees
Co-Chairman
1997 - Current
Member, Venture Council
Current

Industry Ventures seeks to capitalize on inefficiencies within venture capital and technology growth equity. The firm invests in both secondary and primary opportunities, including direct portfolios, secondary directs, limited partnership interests and other special situations. Industry Ventures works with investors that seek near term-liquidity from existing direct and partnership investments. Their limited partners include leading financial institutions, pension funds and general partners from other venture capital partnerships, entrepreneurs, investment trusts and family foundations. Investments range from $1 million to $50 million.

Director
Current

Ogin Inc. develops and manufactures wind turbines for electrical power production. It products include mixer and ejector wind turbines. The firm's turbines are deployed in lower-voltage distribution grids. The company serves wind farm developers, industrial operators and utilities in the United States and internationally. Ogin was founded by Stanley Kowalski III in 2007 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

Co-Chairman
Current
Member, Science Visiting Council
Current

WGBH is a local public broadcaster serving southern New England, with 11 public television services, three public radio services, and local productions (from Greater Boston to Classical Music with Laura Carlo) that reflect the issues and cultural riches of the region.

Chairman
Prior

As the voice of the U.S. venture capital community, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) empowers its members and the entrepreneurs they fund by advocating for policies that encourage innovation and reward long-term investment. As the venture community’s preeminent trade association, NVCA serves as the definitive resource for venture capital data and unites its 400 plus members through a full range of professional services.

Political Donations
$625
2012
$2,500
2010
$3,000
2009
Public Holdings
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Events
Organizer
Four Seasons, San Francisco-San Francisco, CA
6th Annual REFF-West San Francisco 2013

Debate on the latest trends in renewable energy financing and give you practical takeaway advice on how to move your projects forward

Keynote Speaker
San Jose Convention Center-San Jose, CA
2013 Cleantech Open Global Forum

A Featured Event of Global Entrepreneurship Week

Organizer
The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa-Indian Wells, CA
2013 CleanTech Investor Summit

Fostering Innovation & Investment Opportunities in Clean Technologies

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