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Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

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Total investments 241
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 173
Rounds per year 17.21
Lead investments 94
Follow on index
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Exits 21
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Clean Energy
  • Solar

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2008. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Boston.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, startups are often financed by Vocap Ventures, US Department of Energy, MassChallenge. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vocap Ventures, Tamarisc Ventures, Constellation Energy. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SOSV, LaunchPad Venture Group, Vocap Ventures.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Big Data, Solar. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight SiEnergy Systems, DropWise Technologies, Energetic Insurance, Inc.. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Massachusetts Clean Energy Center performs on 24 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2015. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Energy Efficiency
Environmental Consulting
$4M15 Sep 2022 Massachusetts, United States

Via Separations

Advanced Materials
Energy Efficiency
Product Research
$38M21 Oct 2021 Massachusetts, United States

SYSO Technologies

Environmental Consulting
Renewable Energy
$65K24 Aug 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Market Research
$244K21 Jul 2021 Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

Triton Systems

Advanced Materials
Product Design
$1M05 Apr 2021 Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States

Heila Technologies

Industrial Engineering
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$2M21 Oct 2020 United States, " United States"}


Energy Efficiency
Environmental Consulting
$100K13 Oct 2020 Massachusetts, United States

Alloy Enterprises

Industrial Engineering
$65K07 Oct 2020 Massachusetts, United States

Zoo New England

Museums and Historical Sites
$175K18 Sep 2020 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Via Separations Raises Oversubscribed $38 Million Series B Led by NGP ETP to Transform Industrial Energy Use

– Via Separations, a rapidly-scaling technology company that enables industrial decarbonization, announced a $38m investment, led by NGP ETP, a growth equity investor focused on opportunities in the global transition toward a lower carbon economy.
2040 Foundation also participated in the round, alongside existing investors, including: The Engine, Safar Partners, Prime Impact Fund, Embark Ventures and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.
– The new capital will be used to drive deployment in the pulp and paper sector and accelerate platform expansion to reduce energy usage throughout chemical production.
– Via has begun deploying its platform to slash energy use and propel enhanced production in the pulp and paper sector with its sights set on broadly applicable industrial manufacturing.
– The company is electrifying industrial processes by replacing inefficient thermal separations with filtration-based systems.


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