VC  Leaf Clean Energy

     Office Locations:

1001 N. 19th Street, Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 571-384-7110



  • Early
  • Growth



  • Energy & Clean Tech



    Leaf is a renewable energy and sustainable technology investment firm providing venture and growth capital across the renewable energy industry to support innovative, well-managed, rapidly-growing companies. Leaf is backed by some of the world's leading institutional investors. Leaf seeks to partner and invest in renewable energy projects and companies, primarily in North America, that include technologies or assets which: help generate energy from a renewable source; efficiently participate in resourcing energy needs from sustainable sources; and operate in environmentally and economically sustainable markets. Leaf will not invest in any new portfolio companies, but will make judicious additional investments in existing portfolio companies where required to preserve or enhance the realization value of these investments.

    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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    Jim Potochny CFO
    Mark David Lerdal Executive Chairman
    Yonatan Alemu Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

      Energia Escalona
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      Johnstown Regional Energy
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      Lehigh Technologies
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      Multitrade Tabun Gap
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