About

Energize is a leading climate software investor. We partner with best-in-class innovators to accelerate the sustainability transition.

By investing in asset-light digital solutions, we help scale sustainable innovation and enable the new energy economy. Our team has decades of experience in the climate technology space, and we leverage our deep industry and operational expertise to guide our
research-based, proactive and thorough investment approach. We support companies at various stages of maturity by helping them scale and realize their full potential, from early commercialization to the public markets.

Investment Focus Areas

Key themes at the intersection of software and…

Renewable Energy
industrial Operations
Electrification
& mobility
Energy Infrastructure
Decarbonization

Venture Capital

STAGE
Series A, B & C
PARTICIPATION
Prefer To
Lead Round
INVESTMENT AMOUNT
First Check
$10–20M

Growth Equity

STAGE
Series C+
PARTICIPATION
Lead or Co-lead
INVESTMENT AMOUNT
$25M+

OUR STORY

Energize was founded in 2016 and based in Chicago. Among our founding members and early LPs are experienced operators and investors in the energy transition.

Founded in 2016 and based in Chicago, Energize is backed by a diverse pool of strategic, institutional, impact and family office investors.

Along with our extensive corporate network, our strategic LPs represent some of the most influential customers in the sustainability transition. They play an important role throughout Energize's value chain as an investor, from research and diligence to capital raising
and commercialization. Energize strives to not only yield strong financial returns for our investors but also to accelerate the clean energy and sustainability transition.

Limited Partners

InvenergySchneider ElectricGeneral ElectricWEC Energy GroupCaterpillar
American Electric PoserXcelCDPQCaterpillarCreditSuisseCaterpillar

OUR TEAM

We are an experienced team of climate investors, operators and innovators. We leverage our team's industry, operational and domain expertise to support our portfolio and add value beyond capital investments.

Learn more about our DEI Position.