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Duke Energy Corporation

Founders Benjamin Newton Duke James Buchanan Duke


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Total investments 37
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 0.35
Lead investments 1
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Exits 2
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Non Profit
  • CleanTech
  • Energy Storage
  • Energy
  • Software

In 1916 was created Duke Energy Corporation, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Charlotte.

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 needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Energy. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight General Compression, Phoenix ET, Perfect Commerce.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Duke Energy Corporation, startups are often financed by US Renewables, Wand Partners, Serious Change. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are US Renewables, Northwater Capital, Spring Lake Equity Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by US Renewables, Northwater Capital.

The high activity for fund was in 2011. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. This Duke Energy Corporation works on 4 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hancock Economic Development Council

Non Profit
$2K31 Mar 2022 Greenfield, Indiana, United States


$150M28 Mar 2022 Tempe, Arizona, United States

01 Feb 2022 Greenville, South Carolina, United States


$50M17 Jun 2020 Tempe, Arizona, United States

Phoenix Physical Therapy

Health Care
30 Apr 2019 Pennsylvania, United States

General Compression

Energy Storage
$60M20 Nov 2012 Newton, Massachusetts, United States

General Compression

Energy Storage
$34M08 Jun 2011 United States, Newton

General Compression

Energy Storage
$20M02 Jun 2011 United States, Newton

Public Relations
$30M17 Nov 2005 Virginia, United States


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