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American Electric Power

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 14
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 0.12
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 4

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Software
  • Power Grid
  • Manufacturing
  • Business/Productivity Software

American Electric Power appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1906. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Columbus. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the American Electric Power, startups are often financed by Braemar Energy Ventures, Linse Capital, Signatures Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Braemar Energy Ventures, Zero Stage Capital, The Beacon Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Zero Stage Capital, The Beacon Group, NGEN Partners.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Web Hosting. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ChargePoint, Powerspan, Greensmith Energy Management Systems.

Opposing the other organizations, this American Electric Power works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from American Electric Power is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

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Mainspring Energy

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$95M04 May 2021 California, United States


Business/Productivity Software
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$8M10 Aug 2020 Providence, Rhode Island, United States


Electric Vehicle
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$127M05 Aug 2020 Campbell, California, United States


Electric Vehicle
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$240M28 Nov 2018 Campbell, California, United States

Mainspring Energy

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$83M24 Jan 2018 California, United States
Urbint, which uses AI to predict threats to infrastructure, nabs $60M

– Urbint, a company developing software that can predict threats to critical infrastructure, announced that it raised $60 million in a series C funding round led by Energize Ventures with participation from American Electric Power, and OGCI Climate Investments, as well as existing investors Energy Impact Partners, National Grid Partners, Blue Bear Capital, and Salesforce Ventures.
– Founder and CEO Corey Capasso said that the proceeds will enable Urbint to scale its technology, introduce new solutions, and enter new verticals of infrastructure as well as expand its workforce.


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