FI  David Marcus

     Office Locations:

294 Chestnut Street
West Newton, MA 02465
Phone: 617-512-7800
Fax: 617-527-5608



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Energy & Clean Tech



    David Marcus is the managing partner of Chestnut Capital, which is a partner, investor, or shareholder in several wind energy developers, including Ridgeline, Midwest Renewable, NedPower, Greenlight, Wind-works, Foresight, and the Clean Power Income Fund. A number of these entities have since been sold to larger European power companies including Shell, Iberdrola, and BP. Chestnut has also invested in several wind energy, green energy, and clean tech entities, including Princeton Power, Fallbrook Technologies, Seahorse Power, Protonex, Metabolix, GreenFuel, Wilson TurboPower, Verdant Power, Aircuity, American Biomass, Cellfor, Lux Research, GrainPro, and Geo2. Chestnut is also an LP in the Mass Green Energy Fund and four energy funds at Carlyle/Riverstone. David Marcus is CEO and Director of General Compression, a private company dedicated to providing Dispatchable Wind: clean, renewable wind energy, delivered on demand.

    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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    Chris Chiapparelli Principal
    David Marcus Managing Member


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