VC  Kenda Capital

     Office Locations:

2700 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 1400
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-623-5950
Fax: 713-960-8699



  • Early



  • Energy & Clean Tech



    Kenda Capital manages Shell Technology Ventures Fund 1 portfolio of investments in accordance with normal venture capital practices. Shell Technology Ventures Fund 1 is an investment fund focused on accelerating the development and deployment of new technologies across the energy sector. Its primary focus is on the upstream oil and gas sector, but also selectively invests in the downstream, renewable energy, and by-product recycling technologies. Typical areas of investment include: exploration techniques, sub surface evaluation, well construction and automation, automated production operations, novel processing facilities and infrastructure, CO2 and sulphur disposal, fluid management, solar and wave technologies. The Fund also takes stakes in oil and gas fields to enable the introduction of value adding novel technologies. Kenda Capital B.V. is the independently owned manager of the Fund. Major investors in the Fund are Royal Dutch Shell, Coller Capital and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

    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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    Brendan Barry Chief Financial Officer
    Erik Vollebregt Managing Director
    Jason Roe Investment Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

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      AWS Ocean Energy
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      Go Science
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      Smart Pipe
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      Xtreme Coil Drilling Corporation
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