Breakthrough Energy Ventures Founded 2015
Founders Bill Gates Jack Ma Jeff Bezos John Doerr Vinod Khosla
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Total investments 14
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 2.33
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
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Impact Investing

Breakthrough Energy Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in France. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Paris.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 53 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Chemical, Energy. For fund there is no 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 QuantumScape, Pivot Bio, Commonwealth Fusion. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Breakthrough Energy Ventures, startups are often financed by Pangaea Ventures, Volkswagen Group, Sand Hill Angels. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are The Engine, Sofinnova Partners, Prelude Ventures, LLC. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by OGCI Climate Investments.

The fund was created by Bill Gates, Jack Ma, Jeff Bezos, John Doerr, Vinod Khosla. The overall number of key employees were 5.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
DMC Biotechnologies
Life Science
Series A
11M18 Dec 2019 United States, Boulder
Boston Metal
Building Material
Series B
50M11 May 2021 United States, Woburn
Boston Metal
Building Material
Series A
20M10 Jan 2019 United States, Woburn
C16 Biosciences
Innovation Management
Series A
20M02 Mar 2020 United States, New York
Energy Efficiency
Facility Management
Internet of Things
Property Management
Smart Building
Series A
18M11 May 2021 United States, Burnsville
Sierra Energy
Series A
33M29 Jul 2019 United States, Davis
Zero Mass Water
Environmental Engineering
Renewable Energy
Water Purification
Series C
50M17 Jun 2020 United States, Tempe
Redwood Materials
Advanced Materials
Building Material
Information Technology
Renewable Energy
Series B
40M31 Aug 2020 United States, Carson City
Lilac Solutions
Advanced Materials
Energy Storage
Natural Resources
Series A
20M20 Feb 2020 United States, Middletown
Renewable Energy
Series A
9M24 Jun 2019 Nigeria, Lagos
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