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Total investments 40
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 36
Rounds per year 3.08
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • CleanTech
  • Environmental Engineering

In 2009 was created ARPA-E, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Washington.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Primus Power, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Kyma Technologies The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Energy, Advanced Materials. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the ARPA-E, startups are often financed by RockPort Capital, Triangle Peak Partners, Sequoia Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are US Department of Energy, DBL Investors, California Energy Commission. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by I2BF Global Ventures, Anglo American Platinum, Tumml.

This ARPA-E works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


3D Printing
$1M09 May 2022 Rockville, Maryland, United States

Deep Isolation

Clean Energy
Environmental Engineering
Impact Investing
Renewable Energy
Risk Management
$3M10 Mar 2022 Berkeley, California, United States

Dimensional Energy

$3M18 Feb 2022 Ithaca, New York, United States

General Electric

Energy Management
$3M27 Oct 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Clean Energy
Natural Resources
Renewable Energy
$4M18 May 2021 Illinois, United States

NoMIS Power Group

$498K27 Apr 2021 Albany, New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Electric Vehicle
Energy Storage
Internet of Things
Renewable Energy
$2M14 Jan 2021 Redwood City, California, United States


Environmental Engineering
$3M09 Dec 2020 Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Sortera Alloys

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
13 Oct 2020 Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States


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