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Energize Ventures

Energize Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Chicago


Energize Ventures is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2017. The the headquarters of this VC is in Chicago. The VC's location is in North America, United States.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 4.

The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. This fund was the most active in 2019. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 69 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Energize Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 5-6 others. Aside from Energize Ventures, start-ups are often funded by AngelPad, Uncork Capital, Planven Investments and 8 other funds. The fund often co-invests with Lux Capital, Uncork Capital, THI Investments, overall with 5 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Uncork Capital, Temasek Holdings, THI Investments.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Robotics, Machine Learning. In addition, there are 12 more industries where it has achieved success. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 6-10 years old to get investment from this fund. SparkCognition, DroneDeploy, Volta Charging are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: energize.vc; User name format in descending order of probability: first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

25.0% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.6 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.25 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

AngelPad, Uncork Capital, Planven Investments

Funds Investing Together

Lux Capital, Uncork Capital, THI Investments

Funds Investing in Following

Uncork Capital, Temasek Holdings, THI Investments

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