VC  ClearSky

http://www.clear-sky.com/





     Office Locations:

700 Universe Blvd.
Juno Beach, FL 33408
Phone: 561-691-7770

 

Stages:

  • Expansion
  • Growth


 

Industries:

  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology

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    Description:

    ClearSky is a venture capital/ growth equity firm that has been operating since 2012 with offices in Florida, New York, Boston and San Francisco. ClearSky is currently investing through two funds: ClearSky Power & Technology and ClearSky Security. ClearSky Power & Technology invests in innovative companies providing technology and services to enterprise customers, with a special focus on the power sector. ClearSky Security invests in companies that offer transformative security solutions, with a special focus on cybersecurity, industrial security and critical infrastructure security. ClearSky Power & Technology Fund I is a fund which invests in late stage and growth equity investments in clean power and technology businesses. The Fund intends to provide capital principally to late stage and growth equity companies for technology deployment and market penetration, with an investment focus on companies that supply equipment, technology, and services in the cleantech sector. The Fund offers investors a unique opportunity to invest in a cleantech venture capital fund alongside NextEra Energy, a leading clean energy company and the Fund's sponsor. The Fund's strategy will combine the investing and business experience of the management team with a disciplined investment approach and NextEra Energy's technical due diligence expertise and market presence. The Fund's management team will identify investment opportunities from cleantech industry subsectors where the Fund's unique competitive advantages are most pronounced. These sectors may include renewable energy generation, smart grid, energy efficiency, energy storage, and air and environment. The fund has raised approximately $240 million.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    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
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    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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    Alexander Weiss Managing Director
    Baiyin Zhou Associate
    Bill Aurilio CFO
    Bob Rauch Senior Associate
    Erik Straser Managing Director

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      05/04/2021


      Mainspring Energy


      CA


      $95,000,000


      Series D


      04/21/2021


      AppOmni


      CA


      $40,000,000


      Series B


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      AppOmni
        web link


      AutoGrid Systems
        web link


      CyberGRX
        web link


      Mainspring Energy
        web link


      Preempt
        web link


      SKOUT CYBERSECURITY
        web link


      Space-Time Insight
        web link


     

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