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Braemar Energy Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Neil S. Suslak

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Total investments 103
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$21M
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 5.15
Lead investments 18
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.58
Exits 16
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
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Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Software
  • Lighting
  • Electronics
Summary

In 2002 was created Braemar Energy Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York.

This organization was formed by Neil S. Suslak. We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Braemar Energy Ventures, startups are often financed by Rho Ventures, OPG Ventures, Intel Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Rho Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Intel Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rho Capital Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, The Westly Group.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The top activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The average startup value when the investment from Braemar Energy Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Braemar Energy Ventures works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ChargePoint, Enerkem, Ciris Energy. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Lighting. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

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Business/Productivity Software
Energy
Energy Efficiency
GovTech
Other Energy Services
Power Grid
Software
$26M08 Feb 2022 Providence, Rhode Island, United States

LO3 Energy

Consulting
Environmental Consulting
Renewable Energy
$11M11 Mar 2021 New York, United States

Metalenz

3D Technology
Consumer Electronics
Manufacturing
Semiconductor
Sensor
$10M04 Feb 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Business/Productivity Software
Energy
Energy Efficiency
GovTech
Other Energy Services
Power Grid
Software
$8M10 Aug 2020 Providence, Rhode Island, United States

ChargePoint

Automotive
Electric Vehicle
Manufacturing
Smart Cities
$127M05 Aug 2020 Campbell, California, United States

Voxel8

3D Printing
3D Technology
Manufacturing
Printing
23 Oct 2019 Massachusetts, United States

Enerkem

Biofuel
CleanTech
Energy Production
Environmental Services (B2B)
Industrial Chemicals
Recycling
Waste Management
$76M17 Apr 2019 Quebec

ChargePoint

Automotive
Electric Vehicle
Manufacturing
Smart Cities
$240M28 Nov 2018 Campbell, California, United States

MC10

Electronics
Semiconductor
Wearables
$10M20 Aug 2018 Massachusetts, United States

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