Accelerating digital innovation for energy and sustainable industries

Energize Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on the digital transformation of energy and heavy industrial markets.

With support from our network of corporate and industry partners, our team of experienced investors and operators provides entrepreneurs with the resources needed to commercially build and scale their companies.

industry expertise
financial capital
commercialization support

We invest in emerging technology companies helping drive the digitization of capital-intensive industries like energy, power, manufacturing, mobility and critical infrastructure.

Our Investment Focus Areas:

Process Automation
Decentralization
Risk
Mitigation
Electrification
Asset
Optimization

STAGE

Series
A, B & C

Participation

Prefer to
Lead Round

Investment Amount

First Check
$5–15M
OUR

PORTFOLIO

Software and business model innovations that help advance the digital transformation of energy and industry

OUR

TEAM

Experienced investors, operators and innovators

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John Tough

Managing Partner

Katie McClain

Partner

Juan Muldoon

Partner

Lori DeLuca

CFO

Kevin Stevens

Principal

Tyler Lancaster

Principal

Mark Tomasovic

Associate

Eileen Waris

Associate

Kelly Lassing

Marketing & Communications Specialist

Steven Kirnbauer

Operations Manager

Michael Polsky

Founder & CEO of Invenergy Chair of the Investment Committee

Jim Murphy

President & COO of Invenergy Member of Investment Committee

ENERGIZE + INVENERGY

Invenergy is an anchor partner of Energize Ventures and provides the team valuable industry insights and perspectives. The Energize Ventures team has access to Invenergy engineers and projects to identify and diligence industry-leading technologies.

Michael Polsky, Founder and CEO of Invenergy, and Jim Murphy, President and COO of Invenergy, are founding members of the Fund’s investment committee. John Tough, Michael Polsky and Jim Murphy steer the direction of Energize Ventures.

POWERFUL

PARTNERS

We bring together a diverse pool of limited partners from industrial companies, institutional investors, utilities, individuals and family offices.

Our LPs and corporate partners provide strategic insights and industry knowledge that support our investment process.

Our LPs and corporate partners include: