VC  Arete Corporation

     Office Locations:

P.O. Box 1299
Center Harbor, NH 03226
Phone: 603-253-9797
Fax: 603-253-9799



  • Early



  • Energy & Clean Tech



    Arete Corporation has been managing venture capital funds focused on the needs and interests of the electric and gas utility industries since 1983. As manager of the Micro-Generation Technology Fund, formed in 1997 and completed in 2008, Arete provides equity capital to entrepreneurial companies that are developing and introducing to the market micro-generation technologies and related systems. The five Utech Funds addressed ventures related to the needs and interests of the electric and gas utility industries. Arete's most recent SC Green Tech Ventures, LLC, was completed at the end of 2009 and focuses on investments in alternative energy.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Jerry D. Geist Advisor
    Philip B. Smith Advisor
    Robert W. Shaw President


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