We partner with entrepreneurs to advance the next generation of energy & industry

Our Portfolio

We Invest In Leaders
  • Computer vision made simple

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    Leading provider of additive manufacturing solutions

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    Cybersecurity threat detection and response solution using advanced traffic network analysis

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    Leading collaboration and communication platform for the deskless workforce

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    Autonomous, electric shared mobility solutions for geofenced deployments.

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    Powering the successful deployment of critical infrastructure

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    Predicting risk in a changing climate.

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    Operating system for industrial edge analytics.

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    Powerful Software for
    Solar Sales and Design

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    The largest free electric car charging network in the US

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    The leading software drone platform with unlimited flying, mapping and sharing

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    Building artificial intelligence systems to advance the most important interests of our society

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    The leading solution for real-time cyber security and visibility for industrial control networks

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    The energy industry's unique, automated and collaborative service for settlement of wholesale energy transactions

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Our Team

Experienced investors, operators and innovators
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John Tough

Managing Partner

Katie McClain


Juan Muldoon


Lori DeLuca


Tyler Lancaster


Mark Tomasovic


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

Now Hiring

We’re growing our team!

Energize Ventures is seeking individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and an enthusiasm for emerging technologies to join our Chicago-based team.

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

As the anchor partner, Invenergy remains closely tied to the Energize Ventures team and brings valuable industry insights and perspectives for building and scaling successful companies.

Our Story


We have brought together industrial companies, institutional investors, individuals & family offices

Our Thoughts

We explore ideas at the intersection of energy, industry & technology
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