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Innogy Venture Capital

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 17
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 1.42
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • CleanTech
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Management
  • Solar

Innogy Venture Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2010. The company was established in Europe in Germany. Innogy Venture Capital seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Essen.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Oil and Gas, Solar. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Enercast, GreenWatt, Mantex

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Innogy Venture Capital, startups are often financed by High-Tech Gru00fcnderfonds, Wellington Partners, eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are High-Tech Gru00fcnderfonds, eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, Wellington Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, Wellington Partners, Engie.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Innogy Venture Capital performs on 17 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2009. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

eSmart Systems

Information Technology
$34M26 Jun 2019 Norway, Viken, Norway


Renewable Energy
$17M12 Oct 2017 Dresden, Saxony, Germany


Artificial Intelligence
Energy Management
Renewable Energy
08 Dec 2014 Germany, Hesse


Renewable Energy
$21M30 Sep 2014 Dresden, Saxony, Germany


Alternative Energy Equipment
Business/Productivity Software
Energy Efficiency
Energy Management
Information Technology
Other Energy Services
01 Jul 2013 Dresden, Saxony, Germany


Clean Energy
Industrial Automation
$3M05 Jun 2013 Stockholm County

Topell Energy

Biomass Energy
$15M11 Jun 2012 North Holland


Artificial Intelligence
Energy Management
Renewable Energy
$2M23 Apr 2012 Kassel, Hesse, Germany


Energy Infrastructure
Other Energy
Other Energy Services
$7M08 Mar 2012 Belgium, Limburg, Belgium


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