Top 50 Climate VC Funds in United States

A list of 50 United States vc funds investing in climate. Updated every month. Powered by Shizune.
Investors in the list rank based on the number of investments in Climate United states companies. The investor list contains vc funds. You can find favourite industries and stages of each investor on the list.
Climate VC Funds in United States
Name Number of investments Relevant deals Favorite stages Favorite industries Description In
Clean Energy Venture Group 53 39 Series A; Seed; Funding Round Energy; Sustainability; Manufacturing The Clean Energy Venture Group provides seed capital and management expertise to early-stage clean energy companies. The group is comprised of seasoned operating executives with strong capabilities in the energy and environmental sectors.
Congruent Ventures 70 36 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Sustainability Congruent Ventures is a venture capital firm that seeks to invest in Mobility and Urbanization, Energy Transition, Food and Agriculture, and Sustainable Production & Consumption sectors. We look for technology companies that will positively impact our energy and resource consumption. If we see an opportunity to partner with a like-minded teamfocused on scale across hardware, software, or services, we’re interested.
Breakthrough Energy Ventures 110 35 Series A; Series B; Funding Round Sustainability; Energy; Science/Engineering We're advancing clean, reliable, and affordable energy solutions
Third Sphere 112 33 Seed; Pre-Seed; Convertible Note Software; Real Estate; Transportation Urban Us is now Third Sphere Read more about our upgrade here
Clean Energy Ventures 38 33 Series A; Convertible Note; Seed Sustainability; Energy; Manufacturing Clean Energy Ventures invests in scalable early-stage climate tech startups and clean energy technologies addressing global climate change.
Houston Angel Network 126 30 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Software; Health Care; IT The Houston Angel Network (HAN) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing the innovation ecosystem in Houston, Texas by supporting founders and startups with financial resources and mentorship.
Threshold 453 28 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Internet; IT Threshold is an early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on a high-conviction investment strategy. The firm partners with entrepreneurs building innovative consumer, enterprise, and healthcare technology companies. Threshold was founded in 2019 and is based in Menlo Park, California.
Right Side Capital Management 510 26 Seed; Convertible Note; Pre-Seed Software; Data and Analytics; IT Right Side Capital Management is a venture capital firm that helps startups build their company. It invests exclusively in the pre-seed round of technology startups and makes 75-100 investment per year. The firms prefers to invest in diversified technology sectors such as the internet and cloud companies.RSCM was established in 2010 and is basedin San Francisco, California.
Khosla Ventures 639 26 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm started in 2004 by Vinod Khosla, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems. The firm provides venture assistance and strategic advice to entrepreneurs working on breakthrough technologies.With over $15b assets under management, the firm focuses on a range of areas including consumer, enterprise, education,advertising, financial services, semiconductors, health, big data, agriculture, food, sustainable energy, and robotics. Khosla Ventures is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.
Lux Capital 293 26 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Lux Capital Management manages of $4 billion in assets focused on founding, seed, early-stage, and growth investments in the physical, material and life sciences. Lux takes an active role in helping entrepreneurs build successful businesses in high growth sectors. Its investment team has built over 20 companies from scratch. Lux's investmentstrategy ensures our portfolio companies are better connected, have a deeper insight, and command industry leadership faster than their competitors.
Innova Memphis 163 25 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Health Care; Science/Engineering; Software Founded in 2007 by the Memphis Bioworks Foundation, Innova is a pre-seed, seed and early-stage investor focused on starting and funding high-growth companies in the Biosciences, Technology and AgBio fields across the state of Tennessee. Innova links capital with great ideas to create groundbreaking products and services.At Innova we invest instart-up companies, help them grow, and then assist them in linking with established corporations for licensing, buy-outs or further investments. We provide the synergy of experienced management, market expertise and venture capital to accelerate the development of new products and services into viable business units that can stand on their own and then take their place with a mature market leader, if desired.Whether an innovation is still on the drawing board or stalled in the market place the Innova staff has the expertise, skills, and experience to envision and create a functioning business unit that is prepared to thrive in the market place. Technical know-how, market-proven staffing, and "just-right" funding assure the greatest chance possible for success.
DCVC 270 25 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Data and Analytics Deep Tech VC firm with over $3B under management
Prelude Ventures 109 24 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Sustainability; Science/Engineering Prelude invests in market moving startups addressing carbon reduction and resource optimization.
New Enterprise Associates 1148 23 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care New Enterprise Associates, Inc. is a global venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors, and geographies. With over $19 billion in cumulative committed capital since the firm’s founding in 1977, NEA invests in technology and healthcare companies at all stages in a company’slifecycle, from seed stage through IPO. The firm's long track record of successful investing includes more than 210 portfolio company IPOs and more than 360 acquisitions.
Founders Fund 513 23 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Founders Fund is a San Francisco based venture capital firm investing in companies building revolutionary technologies.
Asymmetry Ventures 158 22 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Asymmetry Ventures invests in scalable early-stage companies with exceptional defensibility.
Bolt 110 21 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Hardware; Health Care Bolt: Investing at the intersection of the digital and physical worlds
The Engine 61 21 Seed; Series A; Series B Science/Engineering; Manufacturing; Sustainability A home for Tough Tech founders.
Braemar Energy Ventures 100 20 Series B; Series C; Series A Energy; Hardware; Manufacturing While energy has been a key to global development since the dawn of the electronic age, the beginning of the new century has seen a tremendous surge in the technology advancements, market activity and the strategic importance of energy around the world. While many companies and investors have sought to take advantage of the tremendous opportunitytoday's energy industry presents, the unique market issues, scientific contributions and complex web of interrelationships require a specialized expertise.Braemar Energy Ventures was formed in 2002 to create a venture capital firm with that expertise. Focused exclusively on technology and communications opportunities in the energy sector, Braemar Energy Ventures has both the industry and operating knowledge to select promising young companies, bring them into the larger energy world and guide them to reach their full potential.The firm's four principals have a long history of successful investments, as well as experience financing and operating companies in the energy sector. Together, they have been responsible for investing in almost 40 energy technology companies, including early stage companies which have grown to become some of the most successful in the sector.Braemar Energy Ventures works with management teams who are skilled in their industry but who can benefit from Braemar's assistance with strategic direction and financing issues. Having worked with many early stage companies, the Braemar Energy Ventures principals understand the challenges that many young companies face and provide invaluable counsel to their portfolio companies on longer-term issues, allowing management to focus on daily operations.
Fifty Years 124 20 Seed; Series A; Series B Science/Engineering; Health Care; Biotechnology WE BACK HEROES using technology to solve the world's biggest problems
Evergreen Climate Innovations (formerly Clean Energy Trust) 39 20 Convertible Note; Seed; Grant Energy; Sustainability; Manufacturing Evergreen Climate Innovations supports entrepreneurs and startups that are bringing impactful climate technologies to market.
Kleiner Perkins 805 19 Series B; Series C; Series A Software; IT; Internet Kleiner Perkins is an American venture capital firm headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park in Silicon Valley.
Alumni Ventures 540 18 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; IT; Data and Analytics Alumni Ventures offers diversified venture portfolios to accredited investors into highly competitive deals that individuals typically do not have access to on their own.
Austin Ventures 166 18 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Internet; Hardware Austin Ventures is a venture capital and private equity company that specializes in partnering with talented executives and entrepreneurs to build companies. It was founded in 1984 and headquartered in Austin, Texas.
BoxGroup 303 18 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Financial BoxGroup is an early stage investment fund focused on technology companies. Contact Us:
Toyota Ventures 73 17 Series A; Seed; Series B Science/Engineering; Software; Hardware Toyota Ventures is a San Francisco Bay Area-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage startups from around the world. Founded in July 2017, its mission is to discover what’s next for Toyota by helping startups bring disruptive technologies and business models to market quickly. With more than $500 million in assets under management,the firm’s funds include the Toyota Ventures Frontier Fund focused on artificial intelligence, cloud computing, autonomy, mobility, robotics, smart cities, digital health, financial technologies, materials, and energy; and the Toyota Ventures Climate Fund focused on innovative solutions for carbon neutrality.
Maine Angels 112 17 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Health Care; Software; Science/Engineering Maine Angels they make investments with entrepreneurs with an emphasis on businesses.
Advantage Capital 164 17 Debt Financing; Funding Round; Series A Manufacturing; Science/Engineering; Software Advantage Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in growth equity, lending, and mezzanine debt capital investment in companies at all stages of development: early, expansion equity, and later stage; except seed. It focuses on small businesses. Advantage Capital invests in low income communities, both urban and rural, and other investmentssupporting state and local economic development efforts. It seeks to invest in companies that develop or apply proprietary technologies or approaches to products, systems, and services primarily in the communication, information technology, information technology services, telecommunication services and communication equipments, business services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, life sciences, and energy industry, but also considers other opportunities. Advantage Capital seeks to invest in rural businesses involved in the production, processing and supply of agricultural products. It also provides debt capital in the form of senior debt, mezzanine debt, subordinated loans, government-guaranteed lending, business capital for investments and loans in underserved areas, and equity capital to real estate development firms and real estate projects. Advantage Capital primarily invests in Connecticut, Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Maine, Midwest, Oregon, New York, Texas, Wisconsin, Mississippi, and the District of Columbia in the United States. It seeks to make an initial investment between $0.5 million and $10 million in companies with sales value less than 5 million. Advantage Capital can make larger and further investments based on pre-set milestones or subsequent financing events and prefers to co invest with other investment firms in the form of equity or deeply subordinated debt, to support bank lending. Occasionally, smaller investments are made depending on the stage of the investment. Advantage Capital typically invests in preferred equity securities and current or preferred debt instruments that are either convertible or issued with warrants. It seeks to invest in states and communities that are underserved by traditional sources of risk capital and focuses on state and federal economic development initiatives that bring businesses, technologies and jobs to communities that need them. David Bergmann, Martin Bodenham, and Steven T. Stull founded Advantage Capital in 1992. It has its its headquarters in New Orleans in Louisiana and additional offices across the United States.
Liquid 2 Ventures 229 17 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; IT Liquid2 Ventures provides technology startups with seed-stage investments and is based in San Francisco, California. The firm was founded in 2015 by Joe Montana, Mike Miller, and Michael Ma.
Intel Capital 680 17 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Hardware; IT Intel Capital is uniquely positioned to help build the companies of tomorrow. Our investment team is backed with deep domain knowledge and the resources of Intel to assist companies in their paths to success.
Sequoia Capital 944 17 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; IT; Internet We help the daring build legendary companies.
Shell Ventures 111 17 Series A; Funding Round; Series B Energy; Sustainability; Software Shell Ventures invests in companies to speed up development and deployment of new technologies which complement our business.
Root Ventures 79 16 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Hardware Root Ventures is a seed-stage venture capital firm that invests in technical teams working on deep tech. The firm specializes in the fields of financial services, venture capital, and investments. It was founded in 2013 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Good Growth Capital 73 16 Seed; Convertible Note; Series A Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Good Growth Capital specializes in finding, cultivating, and assessing complex science and deep-tech start-ups. GGC invests in seed-stage and Series A deals through the General Fund family and in pre-seed and seed-stage companies through the Infinite Corridor Fund, which primarily targets MIT-affiliated and transformative science start-ups. GGC ismajority women- and minority-owned and is uniquely positioned geographically in both the Southeast and New England.
MB Venture Partners 90 16 Seed; Series B; Series C Health Care; Science/Engineering; Biotechnology MB Venture Partners in Memphis, TN provides venture capital for life sciences: medical device, biotechnology companies, products for musculoskeletal diseases
Connecticut Innovations 192 16 Series A; Seed; Funding Round Health Care; Science/Engineering; Software At Connecticut Innovations, we see venture capital the way you see your business. Like no one else. We invest in innovative biotech, IT, and other industries.
Energy Foundry 31 15 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Energy; Sustainability; Software We back today's most promising energy & cleantech innovators, and engage the world's leading companies to help build and scale. Our approach merges venture capital and an arsenal of essential tools and relationships to help you quickly achieve success.
Blue Bear Capital 43 15 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Sustainability; IT Blue Bear Capital is a venture capital investor supporting companies that apply AI and data-driven technologies to energy infrastructures. The firm specializes in the fields of venture capital, financial services, and clean energy investments. It was founded in 2016 and headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.
Applied Ventures 79 15 Series A; Series B; Funding Round Hardware; Science/Engineering; Manufacturing Applied Ventures is the venture capital fund of Applied Materials, the global leader in nanomanufacturing technology.
Powerhouse Ventures 32 15 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Energy; Software; Sustainability Powerhouse Ventures backs entrepreneurs building the digital infrastructure for rapid decarbonization.
Collaborative Fund 165 15 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Financial; Health Care Collaborative Fund is a leading source of capital for entrepreneurs pushing the world forward.
Launch NY 104 15 Convertible Note; Seed; Pre-Seed Health Care; Software; Manufacturing Launch NY is a nonprofit venture development organization in Upstate NY. We provide pro bono mentoring and access to risk capital for high-growth startups.
LaunchPad Venture 105 15 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Health Care; Science/Engineering Financial & Human Capital Investment in Boston Startups
Chrysalix Venture Capital 84 15 Series B; Series A; Funding Round Energy; Manufacturing; Sustainability Leading global venture capital fund that invests in resource intensive industries across North America and Europe.
ONE WORLD Impact Investments LLC 46 15 Seed; Series A; Series B Science/Engineering; Manufacturing; Sustainability ONE WORLD provides training & investment capital to social impact enterprises. The mission of ONE WORLD is to scale social impact and improve the lives of individuals globally. In January 2017, ONE WORLD launched its impact seed fund focused on early-stage for-profit companies that are addressing social or environmental challenges. As ofJanuary 2022, the portfolio has 25 active investments, has participated in 15 follow-on rounds of financing, and has had 2 exits.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania 106 15 Grant; Seed; Debt Financing Manufacturing; Health Care; Software Ben Franklin helps early-stage technology companies and established manufacturers translate innovation into commercial success and economic prosperity.
EnerTech Capital 74 15 Funding Round; Series B; Series C Energy; Software; Hardware EnerTech Capital works hand-in-hand with pioneers and innovators daring to change the world. For 25 years EnerTech’s fundamental focus has been investing and partnering with innovative companies driving informational impact across the energy landscape; with a focus on Mobility, Industry 4.0, and Connected Customer. Since its founding in 1996,EnerTech has made 72 investments and has managed over $500 million in capital commitments. EnerTech works with investors and stakeholders from corporates with growing innovation programs to seasoned investors seeking differentiated opportunities for strategic capital deployment or tailored solutions. EnerTech partners with companies across all stages of enterprise value creation from late development and seed through commercialization and growth. While investment activities are predominantly focused in North America, EnerTech partners with teams globally on an opportunistic basis.
RockPort Capital 100 14 Series C; Series B; Series A Energy; Sustainability; Natural Resources RockPort Capital is a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in the areas of alternative and traditional energy, mobility, and sustainability. For more than a decade RockPort has partnered with entrepreneurs to foster growth and create value in a broad range of industrial and consumer facing companies whose technologies and products provideinnovative solutions to significant worldwide markets. RockPort has a collaborative approach to investing, deep domain expertise, and insights into all aspects of energy and cleantech. With offices in Boston and Menlo Park, RockPort is globally recognized as being among the largest and most established energy-focused venture capital firms.
City Light Capital 117 14 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Health Care; IT City Light is a venture capital firm that invests early in impactful companies. They partner with experienced teams building category-defining solutions in the areas of education, safety and care, and the environment - where more revenue equals better lives at scale, every time. As one of the earliest and most successful impacts investing firms,City Light has a track record of identifying and scaling impact in ways that build better companies. The firm was founded in 2004 and is based in New York, New York. Some of its key portfolio investments are 2U (Nasdaq: TWOU), ShotSpotter (Nasdaq: SSTI), Trilogy Education, and Ready Responders.
Lerer Hippeau 331 14 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Media and Entertainment Lerer Hippeau is an early stage venture capital fund based in New York City. As founders and operators ourselves, we see returns in relationships.
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