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Prelude Ventures

Prelude Ventures

Prelude Ventures invests in companies developing technologies to reduce global carbon dioxide.

Founded in 2013, Prelude Ventures is a venture capital firm based in San Francisco, California. The firm seeks to make early-stage and late-stage minority investments in companies. The firm prefers to invest in companies from transportation, energy, agriculture, manufacturing, Internet of Things, robotics and drones sectors in the United States.



Prelude Ventures invests in companies that address the critical need for innovation across the global energy ecosystem. They invest in entrepreneurs and management teams addressing large market opportunities that reduce the global economy's carbon intensity.

Investment

Prelude Ventures has made 51 investments. Their most recent investment was on Oct 11, 2019, when Citrine Informatics raised $20M. Their investments include Citrine Informatics, Yerdle Recommerce, Form Energy, Sense, Fortify, Emergy Food and Powerhive.



Their exited investments include EnergySavvy.

Funds

Prelude Ventures has raised a total of $1M in a single venture fund, Prelude Co-Investment Fund I. This fund was announced on Oct 16, 2017 and raised a total of $1M.

Timeline

Funded Companies

9 Results
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An agricultural biotechnology company developing crop design platform to increase intrinsic crop yield

Company building LiDAR and 3D sensor solutions for autonomous vehicles, industrial robotics, material handling, activity monitoring and other applications.

A plant-based food and beverage company.

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Bryan Shill

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Gabriel Kra

Managing Director



Laura Baxter-Simons

Co-Founder



Mark Cupta

Partner



Nat Simons

Co-Founder



Victoria Beasley

Principal



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