Adam Erlichman

Investment Analyst

Adam Erlichman is an Investment Analyst at TDK Ventures. He is focused on finding, funding, and supporting early-stage startups in the climate, energy, and industrial sectors with our Fund EX1.

Prior to TDK Ventures, Adam worked at the life sciences-focused consultancy ZS Associates, where he helped build the Manufacturing practice. He also worked in corporate strategy at the D. E. Shaw Group under the Executive Committee.

Adam studied Chemical Engineering at Case Western. Prior to graduating, he worked as an academic researcher studying advanced materials and bioprocessing with two publications on high-performance polymers. He also worked as a corporate engineer/researcher for P&G, GE, HP, and L’Oreal, working on varied technologies such as 3D metal printers, phosphors, and adhesives.

Outside of work, Adam enjoys music, spending time in nature, supporting environmentalism efforts, and cheering on his Ohio sports teams.

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Current & Upcoming Deep Explorations

Category: Energy & Cleantech

Geothermal Power

For the first time in two decades, the demand for electricity is expected to skyrocket, stressing the need for clean, firm, baseload power. Geothermal's technological and political tailwinds are coinciding with this market demand to propel it as a frontrunner to supply renewable electricity, storage and industrial heat.