VC  Greenhouse Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

1 Gate Six Road
Suite 203
Sausalito, CA 94965
Phone: 415-289-1141



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Energy & Clean Tech



    Formed January of 2006, Greenhouse Capital Partners is a Sausalito, Calif.-based seed stage venture fund with a primary focus on early stage cleantech opportunities and alternative energy innovations. The Fund's principals are currently reviewing opportunities in the solar, biomass, hydrogen, recycled plastics and other emerging growth markets. Managing Partner, Peter D. Henig, currently sits on the Board of Directors of InsideView and the Board of Advisors of PVI Solutions. General Partner Michael Schwab is the son of famed brokerage entrepreneur Charles Schwab. Greenhouse has invested a total of $45.5 million across seven early stage startups. The firm's typical investment ranges from between $250,000 to $1 million. The firm is willing to invest small amounts of capital early on, in the gap between angels and traditional VCs, and then provide follow-on capital based on momentum and success.



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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
    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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    Blake Briddell General Partner
    Eric Desai General Partner
    Peter D. Henig General Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










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