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Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 64
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 6.40
Lead investments 23
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Energy
  • Oil and Gas
  • Industrial
  • Internet of Things

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The main department of described VC is located in the Dhahran. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 52 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3 participants. Despite the Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, ARCH Venture Partners, GE Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Chevron Technology Ventures, Schlumberger, Intel Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Saudi Aramco, Future Fund, Schlumberger.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Oil and Gas, Internet of Things. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Desktop Metal, ConXtech, 908 Devices.

The overall number of key employees were 10.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Clarke Valve

$5M26 Jul 2022 Rhode Island, United States

Jaka Robot

$150M20 Jul 2022 Shanghai, China


$6M18 Jul 2022 Royal Oak, Michigan, United States

Xage Security

Information Technology
Internet of Things
Network Security
$40M14 Jul 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States


Clean Energy
Product Research
$46M23 Jun 2022 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Carbon Clean Solutions

Biomass Energy
Environmental Consulting
Oil and Gas
Pollution Control
$165M11 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Hydrogen Mem-Tech

Renewable Energy
$18M10 May 2022 Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag, Norway

Daphne Technology

Clean Energy
Marine Transportation
Power Grid
$10M29 Oct 2021 Vaud, Switzerland


Industrial Engineering
$37M12 Oct 2021 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Energy Vault Raises $100M in Series C Funding

– Energy Vault is a Westlake Village, CA-based creator of gravity-based, grid-scale energy storage solutions with its proprietary technology.
– Company raised $100m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by existing investor Prime Movers Lab, with participation from other existing investors SoftBank Vision Fund, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Helena, and Idealab X, and new investors Pickering Energy Partners through its Energy Equity Opportunity Fund, SailingStone Global Energy Transition, A.T. Gekko, Crexa Capital Advisors LLC, Green Storage Solutions Venture I LLC, and Gordon Crawford.
– The company intends to use the funds to ramp up multi-continent deployments of its innovative EVx™ platform, including fulfilling a pipeline of customer agreements across markets in the U.S., Middle East, Europe, and Australia.

Data Gumbo Completes $7.7M Series B Round

– Data Gumbo, provider of GumboNet™ – the massively interconnected industrial smart contract network secured and powered by blockchain, today announced that it has closed its Series B funding round totaling $7.7 million.
– The investments were led by Equinor Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Equinor, with participation from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Saudi Aramco, and Bay Area and Houston-based venture firm L37.
– Data Gumbo is a technology company that provides GumboNet™ – a massively interconnected industrial smart contract network secured and powered by blockchain.


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