Energy Capital Ventures is the only early-stage venture fund focusing on the resilience and the digital transformation of the natural gas industry. We leverage a deep integration and a customized service model with our strategic limited partners to bring together the technology of the startup ecosystem with the scale of the natural gas industry for true game-changing, generational impact. We champion innovation in Green Moleculestm which is the term we have trademarked to define the sustainability and digitization of the natural gas industry.
For the first time, entrepreneurs have a front door to access the natural gas industry. By investing in category-defining leaders, we bring the latest innovations and technological advancement to future-proof the natural gas industry.
We are backed by some of the largest and most critical players in the energy industry. For our strategic limited partners, are true partners in their sustainability and digitization journeys.
We are led by best in class investors and investment bankers. We have the advantage of extensive complimentary experience investing in other industries with similar market forces and substantial overlap, which have faced massive transformation.
From Coinbase and Personal Capital to TrueCar, MX, ID.me, Netspend, and many more, our previous investments have grown to category-defining multi-billion dollar companies that have changed how the world works. In addition to this, our team has a long career of successfully working with large corporations as they navigate innovation cycles.
Vic is a tenured venture capitalist with decades of broad professional experience creating and executing strategic venture capital programs. He has a top-decile investment track record. Vic has facilitated over $750M in venture capital and M&A transactions in fintech, insurtech, financial services, and technology industries.
Jeff is an experienced operator with over three decades of investment banking experience in energy utility and adjacent industries. He currently serves on the board of NorthWestern Corporation.
Ray has over 30 years of international investment banking experience. He has seen great success throughout his career, providing strategic capital raising and derivative products to various energy and regulated/unregulated industries.
Rick is a renowned thought leader in strategic venture capital investments with over 25 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. His expertise ranges from insurance/insurtech to M&A in private equity, corporate dealings.
Stefano assists the team with more than a decade of technical and consulting experience in energy engineering with utilities. He has consulted both commercial and university venture funds and has degrees in engineering and management.
Julie brings corporate strategy experience from the water services industry to help solve the ESG imperatives and enable the digital transformation of natural gas utilities. She has degrees in both finance and sustainability management.
Energy Capital Ventures is supported by a preeminent Board of Strategic advisors. Our advisors have served as leaders in state and federal government, power and utility corporations, civic organizations and technical advisory organizations, and global consulting firms. The overwhelming majority of our Board of Strategic Advisors are investors in Energy Capital Ventures.