E8, 2nd most active investor in US energy services startups
October 3, 2017 PitchBook (https://pitchbook.com/newsletter/the-8-most-active-vc-investors-in-us-energy-services-startups)
Angaza, a provider of software that allows customers who don't live on electricity grids to pay for solar devices in phases, has raised a $10.5 million Series B. The funding continues a steady stream of activity in the energy services sector: So far this year, VCs have invested in deals worth about $307 million in the space, per the PitchBook Platform, in line with industry trends since 2010. Over the course of the decade, companies in California have received the largest chunk of the capital (55%), with Massachusetts (13%) and Pennsylvania (7%) coming in a distant second and third. Here are the top 8 VC investors in the US energy services sector since the start of 2010, along with their deal counts (not including accelerator rounds): 1. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (13) T-2. Khosla Ventures (10) T-2. Element 8 (10) T-2. Clean Energy Venture Group (10) T-5. Total Energy Ventures (9) T-5. Braemar Energy Ventures (9) T-7. DBL Partners (7) T-7. Constellation Technology Ventures (7) PitchBook Platform users can check out the full data on VC activity in the US energy services industry.