Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Energy Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique EnergyTech companies funded by selected investors. Kleiner Perkins takes the lead in both categories, both making the highest number of investments (63) and backing the most companies (28). DFJ, Khosla Ventures, and Vantage Point Capital round out the top of the list. 

We are currently tracking 722 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $41 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the number of Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2007 ranks at the top with around 50 companies founded in that year alone. 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2013 are all pretty close to each other, with just over 40 startups founded in each of those years.

We are currently tracking 705 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $41 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report with data.

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Energy Technology Market Overview - Q3

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The above sector map organizes the Energy Technology sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.
 
Solar Energy: Companies that generate power by converting sunlight into electricity. Examples include solar panel manufacturers, designers, installers, and monitoring solutions.
 
Wind Energy: Companies that generate power using air flow. Examples includes wind turbine manufacturers, designers, installers, and monitoring solutions.

Geothermal Energy: Companies that use heat from the earth to generate power. Examples include geothermal energy development, design, and monitoring.

Hydropower Energy: Companies that generate power from the energy of moving water. Examples include wave energy converters, run-of-the-river systems, as well as project management and monitoring solutions.

Bioenergy: Companies that generate energy from organic matter. Examples include bioenergy development, research, and monitoring.

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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category is leading the sector with 15 IPOs; the Energy Infrastructure category is leading the sector with 19 acquisitions.

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Energy Technology by year. 2011 leads the sector in IPOs (7 companies), while 2016 leads the sector in acquisitions (12 companies).

We are currently tracking 700 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $35.3 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Energy Technology landscape report and data.

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Energy Technology Funding by Vintage Year - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Energy Tech companies founded in 2001 and 2007 have raised the most funding at $3.6B for each, followed by those founded in 2003 which have raised $3.5B.

We are currently tracking 698 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $35.3 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Energy Technology landscape report and data.

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