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.
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.
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.
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