Managing Partner at New Climate Ventures
Eric Rubenstein is Managing Partner at New Climate Ventures (“NCV”). Launched to tackle climate change with a holistic approach, NCV invests in innovative early-stage startups broadly across the carbon reduction and avoidance ecosystems. NCV had been investing and warehousing deals prior to its October 2021 launch, and now has 12 investments that span the areas of climate tech, alternative materials, and food tech, among other emissions-avoiding technologies. Prior to founding New Climate Ventures, Eric held roles at Citigroup and Louis Dreyfus in their commodities and energy trading divisions where he led venture investing activities for commodities in addition to leading fundamental strategy for oil, refined products, natural gas liquids, plastics, and recycled plastics. A psychology major with a focus on behavioral neuroscience, Eric graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor’s degree. After graduating from Yale, Eric received his MBA from Temple University with a focus on global business and entrepreneurship.