North Energy Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on energy efficiency, oil & gas and other energy-related technologies. We are highly active and value-added investors with more than 30 years of experience in venture capital industry and strong track record of building successful companies as investors and entrepreneurs in cleantech and new materials sectors. We partner with exceptional teams developing disruptive technologies with global market potential. North Energy Ventures invests globally and has offices in US and Russia.
Dan has more than 20 years of venture capital and entrepreneurial experience in cleantech industry. Prior to joining NEV he was a c-level executive at US cleantech venture capital firm NGEN Partners with $230m+ AUM and a lead fund partner at $140m+ cleantech fund with German firm Wermuth Asset Management. Dan also co-founded with Nobel laureate Richard Smalley a materials company Carbon Nanotechnologies, acquired by WisePower for $140m after merger with Unidym.
Prior to joining North Energy Ventures Ivan served for more than 4 years as Partner at seed stage investing and accelerating firm Atom Partners. Ivan invested several technology companies in energy, instrumentation and IT including Dashboard and Aerogreen. Ivan is a board member at Fidesys and MedPro.
Daniel Shaposhnikov has over 10 years experience in venture capital with IFTI, Foresight Ventures and Synergy VC. As Entrepreneur in residence in AVK Lab, Daniel achieved growth of the company from the prototype stage to global sales of $3M+ in 10 countries. Daniel is an angel investor in several hi-tech companies, among them StopSleep and AT Energy.
Ilya has over 3 years of experience as investment advisor, manager and entrepreneur. Ilya participated in a number of private equity deals and raised $3M+ in capital to one of his clients. Ilya was a co-founder in a sport related startup which was successfully acquired by a strategic investor. Ilya holds a MMgt degree from the Moscow State University.
Executive director at Solid State Lighting and Energy Center of Californian University. 85 patents, 600+ publications. Co-founder of Nitres (acquired by Cree for $252М).
Founder of Lighthouse Energy Investments and Lighthouse Russia. 10 years of experience in energy efficiency. Member of the Board of Auditors of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation.
10 years of experience in smart grid R&D and implementation. С-level positions at Austin Energy, GridNet, Philips Electronics, DEC, iMark (acquired by Freemarkets for $200M+)
Professor at New York Polytechnic Institute. Expert in energy storage, nanotechnology and materials. 130+ scientific papers.
Head of research dept at Technological Institute of Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials. Head of Lab at YUKOS R&D Center. Chairman of expert board at Onexim. Founder and CTO at Infra Technology (GTL).
Vlad has more than 12 years of experience in venture capital and private equity with extensive investing track record in different sectors including real estate, mining, public assets and high tech. Vlad co-founded Foresight Ventures and also has portfolio of 10+ angel investments with several successful exits over the last 3 years.
Petr has 8 years of investing experience in 3 VC firms and the Skolkovo Foundation. Now Petr is Managing Partner and Co-founder at Phystech Ventures, a $30m fund investing in IT and energy efficiency. Before Phystech Ventures Petr was a Director at Investment Department of the Skolkovo Foundation with focus of energy efficiency and oil&gas. Before Skolkovo Petr was an Investment Director at Ruvento Venture Partners. Petr was also an angel investor and founder at several technology companies in materials/energy space.
We are looking for early stage companies with disruptive technologies in energy (ex-solar and wind), oil & gas, materials. We are interested in lighting, energy transmission and storage, waste heat recovery, sensors and metering, enhanced oil recovery, hydrofracturing related technologies, drilling systems and pumps, reservoir monitoring, materials and coatings. We like large markets with problems uniquely addressed by technology, experienced management teams, sustainable and scalable business models. We prefer companies with working prototype or clearly-demonstrated proof-of-concept.
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OR 97306 USA
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