The Clean Infrastructure Fund (TCIF)

Venture debt for early-stage clean infrastructure companies

Our definition of clean infrastructure
Any mission-critical asset that helps us protect our environment and conserve our natural resources.

Our offering

For borrowers:

Simple and flexible funding

For investors:

Attractive risk-adjusted rates of return

What we look for

Target Metrics

- $500k+ annual revenue

- 50%+ annual revenue growth

- Clear path to cashflow break-even



Management  Credibility

- CEO with skin in the game

- Demonstrated track record

Business model

- Strong industry tailwinds

- Great position in value chain

- Great unit economics



Partners that appreciate our unique offering

- For borrowers: An alternate financing model

- For investors: a lower-risk way to invest in early stage businesses

Learn more

Examples of projects

EV chargers


Clean water solutions


Microgrid infrastructure

Who we work with


We vet the management team carefully.

Track record

We invest in established clean infrastructure businesses with a track record of success.

Business model

The business model must be sound.

In particular, we look for reduced counterparty risk.
  • Example 01:
    Cash flows guaranteed by a governmental entity.
  • Example 02:
    End customer is highly unlikely to default.

Interested in working together?

About us
CEO Yishi Zuo comes from an investment banking, hedge fund investing, & tech start-up background.
Sample Project
Chargelink - $85,000
Hardware + Installation of EV Chargers - San Bruno, CA
  • 1 year term with optional early payback incentives
  • No monthly interest payments, bullet maturity
  • Not tied to revenue
  • No personal guarantee needed

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