VC  Prelude Ventures

     Office Locations:

One Maritime Plaza, Suite 1900
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-729-1270



  • Early
  • Growth



  • Energy & Clean Tech



    Prelude Ventures was founded in 2009 as a new platform for venture investing in the cleantech sector. The firm partners with entrepreneurs who share its passion for technology innovation as a means to reduce global C02. As a multi-stage investor, Prelude does not shy away from early stage opportunities and also have the financial resources to participate significantly in growth stage financings. Prelude Ventures is based in San Francisco, California, and invests in companies throughout North America.

    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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    Gabriel Kra Managing Director
    Joshua Posamentier Principal
    Mark Cupta Senior Associate
    Tim Woodward Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Boston Metal



      Series A


      Ripple Foods



      Series C


    Portfolio companies include:

      Benson Hill Biosystems

      Boston Metal
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      Citrine Informatics
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      Heliotrope Technologies
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      LevelTen Energy
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      Plant PV
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      Project Frog
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      Renew Financial
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      Renewable Funding
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      Ripple Foods
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      Sense Labs
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