The mission of the XFuels Advisory Council is to provide external perspective and review as well as advocacy and support for the Company's programs, strategic direction, and overall objectives.
Biopetroleum Research Foundation LLC, was formed by a syndicate of VC and angel investors to further the research, development and deployment of new technologies in the chemical, gas processing and synthetic fuels industries. By uniting deep operational expertise with the world's best technologies, foundation faculty members are committed to unlocking the promise of biopetroleum chemicals and fuel, and ensuring their successful commercialization.
Led by Biopetroleum Research Foundation's managing partner, Cleantech Venture Capital LLC, foundation members formed XFuels in early 2010 as the exclusive commercialization channel of their premier technology platform, and subsequent production of clean petroleum chemicals, fuel and power around the globe.
The firm's capital comes entirely from its own partners and a portion of all profits are donated to charitable causes, with an emphasis on micro-finance.
Cleantech Venture Capital LLC (CleantechVC) was formed with the commitment to improve the planet we live on through responsible investment in promising clean technologies for energy generation and energy conservation.
Founded as an early-stage venture capital firm, CleantechVC is focused on financing, and building innovative companies in the Cleantech sectors, including: solar energy, hydro energy, geothermal, PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,) and biorefineries for energy and bioplastics. An inspirer and solutions-bringer, CleantechVC specializes in helping scientists and inventors extend the potential of their ideas for breakthrough scientific work in clean technology through venture assistance, strategic advice, and early-stage venture capital investment and management in the cleantech sector.
KKCS was established in 1987 and offers full-service construction management, project management, and engineering organization. KKCS's proven track record in project implementation and demonstrated experience in planning, engineering, construction and start-up over 20 years has provided experience on large construction projects ranging from facilities to rail, on over 200 contracts for local, state, federal and private project owners with total project costs of over $25 Billion. KKCS has corporate offices and a Design Group in Oakland, and regional offices in Los Angeles, New York and Phoenix.
With over 18 years of experience in the investment banking community, Platinum Capital Investments (Platinum Capital) is an expert in public and corporate finance, investments, trading, and underwriting. Platinum Capital has guided and prepared underwriting packages for well over $3 Billion worth of general obligation, revenue, industrial and municipal bonds, and provides technical assistance to clients regarding risk management and financial consulting services, with specialized emphasis on M&A consultation.
Formed in 1999, Bradford Consulting Engineers has over 10 years of experience designing, engineering, and providing construction management for projects ranging from renewable energy facilities (Solar, Biomass, Fuel Cell) to bridges, both in the private and public sector (State and Federal government projects), and is licensed in 17 states including Oregon where they are based.