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Connecting Leaders, Sparking Action

The Circular Carbon Network is a non-profit initiative that connects the global community of leaders working to transform waste CO2 into a valuable asset for society. Our core mission is to catalyze more investment and commercial activity in this important emerging sector to help accelerate its growth and realize its full, economic and climate potential.

What We Do


We are building a more connected, global community to accelerate the growth of the sector.

  • Events
  • In-person and online forums
  • Curated, direct introductions


We work to expand the broader capital market’s awareness, understanding, and engagement.

  • Investor-relevant research and publications
  • Targeted communications campaigns
  • Relevant industry articles and news


We source and share actionable investment, commercialization, and collaboration opportunities.

  • Deal Hub
  • Market data and analysis
  • Member Newsletter

Why Focus on Capital?

Key Gap

There is a growing number of organizations working on technical and policy issues in the space. We're filling a critical gap by focusing on the capital and commercial needs of the sector.

Foundational Challenge

The circular carbon sector has the potential to be a $1 trillion+ market. Hundreds of billions of dollars in investment will be required over the coming decades.

Deep Expertise

We're longtime investors and entrepreneurs ourselves. We understand the tough challenges facing market participants in this emerging sector.

Increasing Demand

There's growing interest in impact and climate investing globally. By educating and connecting investors and corporates to opportunities in this sector, we address a core need.
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Our Network

Our growing Network includes several thousand leading circular carbon innovators, investors, companies, and stakeholders globally.


We support the entrepreneurs working on the front line of this space by providing better access to potential capital and commercial partners.

Capital Providers

We continually aggregate and share market data and active investment opportunities for the investors in our Network.


We partner with leading global companies to identify collaboration opportunities with innovators to help scale the industry.


We also work with the key foundations, scientists, NGO leaders, policymakers, and others whose expertise is critical to the growth of this sector.

Managing Organizations


XPRIZE Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization solving the world’s grand challenges by creating incentive prize competitions that stimulate investment in research and development for the benefit of humanity.

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Launched by XPRIZE, the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE challenged innovators world-wide to reimagine carbon-to-value products and their development, in the effort to catalyze large scale CO2 mitigation and inspire further action to combat climate change.

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Pure Energy Partners

Pure Energy Partners is a venture catalyst firm that accelerates the commercialization of clean economy solutions through capital formation, business development, strategy, and marketing.

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The Team

Nicholas Eisenberger Founder,
Circular Carbon Network
Ongeleigh Underwood Director,
Circular Carbon Network
Kevin Biehl Research Associate,
Circular Carbon Network
Marcius Extavour VP Energy and Climate,
XPrize Foundation
Nikki Batchelor Director of Prize Operations,
XPrize Foundation

Inquire About Job And
Volunteer Opportunities At CCN:

If you have relevant skill sets, professional experiences, and a passion for advancing the Circular Carbon economy, we’d love to hear from you. Please fill out the form below with more information about yourself and we’ll let you know if we have any openings that might be a potential fit.

    Our Partners

    We proudly partner with a growing number of aligned organizations around the world that share our passion for growing the circular carbon economy.

    Interested in collaborating?

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