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WAVE Equity Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm

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Total investments 17
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$24M
Portfolio companies 12
Rounds per year 1.89
Lead investments 5
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.29
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pollution Control
  • Biomass Energy
  • Environmental Consulting
Summary

WAVE Equity Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The main department of described VC is located in the Boston. The company was established in North America in United States.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 80 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive 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 - United States. 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 Heatworks, Chasm Technologies. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Hardware, Robotics.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 participants. Despite the WAVE Equity Partners, startups are often financed by Microsoft Accelerator Seattle, Microsoft Accelerator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are NXT Ventures, Helios Investment Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Carbon Clean Solutions

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

Novolyze

Cloud Data Services
Food and Beverage
Internet of Things
Supply Chain Management
$15M23 Mar 2022 France, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Chasm Technologies

Consulting
CRM
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Robotics
$15M03 Aug 2021 Massachusetts, United States

Factorial Energy

$40M20 Apr 2021 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Micatu

Consumer
Electronics
$10M13 Jan 2021 New York, United States

AeroSafe Global

Biopharma
Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical
$47M10 Sep 2020 Rochester, New York, United States

Carbon Clean Solutions

Biomass Energy
Environmental Consulting
Industrial
Oil and Gas
Pollution Control
$22M02 Jul 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

Carbon Clean Solutions

Biomass Energy
Environmental Consulting
Industrial
Oil and Gas
Pollution Control
$16M17 Feb 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

WindESCo

Clean Energy
Energy
Machinery Manufacturing
Software
$10M31 Jan 2020 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
News
Chasm Advanced Materials Raises $15M in Series C Funding

– Chasm Advanced Materials, Inc. from Canton, MA is a nanotube hybrids manufacturer.
– The company raised $15m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Wave Equity Partners, joined by Birla Carbon, as well as SWM International (NYSE: SWM).
– The new investment will be used to accelerate commercial penetration of its AgeNT™ products for transparent printed electronics, NTeC™ products for energy storage and a broad range of composites applications, and to launch CHASM-H2O™ – a new category of membranes targeted at disrupting water treatment to address the world’s water scarcity problem.

Carbon Clean Raises $8M in Series B Extension

– Carbon Clean, a London, UK-based developer of carbon dioxide capture and separation technology, raised $8m in Series B funding.
– Backers included new investor CEMEX and existing investors Equinor Ventures, ICOS Capital, and WAVE Equity Partners.
– The capital raise extends Carbon Clean’s $22m Series B round announced in July 2020, bringing the total amount raised to $30m.
– Led by Aniruddha Sharma, CEO, Carbon Clean is a global leader in CO2 capture technology which reduces the costs and environmental impacts of CO2 separation.

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