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California Energy Commission

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 50
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 39
Rounds per year 1.02
Lead investments 18
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 6
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Battery
  • Electric Vehicle

California Energy Commission is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1974. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Sacramento. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Propel Fuels, Primus Power, Terzo Power Systems. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Electric Vehicle, Electronics. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the California Energy Commission, startups are often financed by Nth Power, Kleiner Perkins, Craton Equity Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are US Department of Energy, DBL Investors, Bonneville Power Administration. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Nth Power, I2BF Global Ventures, Craton Equity Partners.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Opposing the other organizations, this California Energy Commission works on 13 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2010. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 22 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

American Lithium Energy (ALE)

Electric Vehicle
Medical Device
Renewable Energy
$13M02 Mar 2023 Carlsbad, California, United States


Renewable Energy
$1M14 Sep 2022 -

Yotta Energy

$1M30 Aug 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

EnZinc Inc

Electric Vehicle
$1M27 Apr 2022 Richmond, California, United States


Renewable Energy
$1M14 Sep 2021 -


Electric Vehicle
$728K22 Jul 2021 Redwood City, California, United States

Gate 5

Renewable Energy
$1M15 Jun 2021 Irvine, California, United States

Lookin Inc.

Fuel Cell
Quality Assurance
$3M01 May 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Ubiquitous Energy

Building Material
Clean Energy
Renewable Energy
$3M15 Apr 2021 Redwood City, California, United States


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