The evolution of the energy system will only be as effective as the cleantech innovation that enables it. NGIF Capital Corporation is a Canadian venture capital firm offering grant and equity financing for startups with cleantech innovation. John Adams is the President and CEO of NGIF Capital Corporation and the Managing Partner of NGIF Cleantech Ventures. NGIF Capital Corporation operates NGIF Industry Grants which has approved $14.7MM into 54 cleantech projects with a total eligible project cost of $155.7MM. Its results include reducing industry emissions by ~ 7 MT CO2e reductions by 2030. It also operates NGIF Cleantech Ventures, Canada’s largest cleantech venture fund for natural gas with $50M in committed capital investing in startups for the industry.