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WindSail Capital Group

Founders Ian Bowles Michael Rand



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Total investments 36
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 4.00
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 7
Key employees 2
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Software
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Manufacturing

The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The current fund was established by Ian Bowles, Michael Rand. The overall number of key employees were 2.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2016. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. This WindSail Capital Group works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the WindSail Capital Group, startups are often financed by Clean Energy Venture Group, Solstice Capital, Serra Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Stairway Capital, Coppermine Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VantagePoint Capital Partners, Black Coral Capital, Spring Lane Capital.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Genera Energy, Genability, DC Systems The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Biotechnology.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Upstart Power

Oil and Gas
01 Jan 2020 Massachusetts, United States
Ubees Raises $8 Million to Scale Pollination Services & Technology

– Ubees, a precision beekeeping and pollination services provider, announced that it has secured $8m in growth capital.
– This funding was led by WindSail Capital Group, a Boston-based investment firm focused on energy innovation and sustainability.
– This new funding round will accelerate Ubees’ growth to become the leading pollination services provider in the United States.
– “We are incredibly excited to be working with the Ubees team,” said Matthew O’Rourke, Principal at WindSail Capital Group.


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Total investments 36
Average round size 6M
Rounds per year 4.00
Peak activity year 2017
Lead investments 3
Follow on index 0.06
Exits 7
Group Appearance index 0.06

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Upstart Power

Oil and Gas
01 Jan 2020 Massachusetts, United States
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