Energize leads $10M Series A into Handle

Energize leads $10M Series A into Handle

Mark and Juan from the Energize team have a phrase “if you are long renewables, you are long construction”. Whether a wind farm, a building retrofit or an EV charger, the lionshare of the cost and time is in materials and construction. During a year++ long deep dive, Mark and Juan honed their search and …

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SEC & Climate-Related Disclosures

SEC & Climate-Related Disclosures

Yesterday – after years and years of posturing – the SEC released guidelines for their first material climate-related disclosures. A link to their summary can be found here: https://www.sec.gov/files/33-11042-fact-sheet.pdf Late last year Team Energize hired Lauren Densham as our Head of Impact and ESG. After reviewing the facts from the announcement she shared the following review …

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Energize’s Standard of Excellence

Energize’s Standard of Excellence

Energize has an Order of Operations and a Standard of Excellence. I brought these concepts from my days as an operator – these key phrases help define what is important and ultimately what we believe determines long-term success here at Energize. We put them on our kitchen wall in our new office. I really like …

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Energize Leads $50M Series B into NCX

Energize Leads $50M Series B into NCX

The Energize team is operating at a high level right now. And today, we announce another investment. This announcement is the result of an extended deep dive into the carbon markets. I expect we will make a number of investments in this area, and our team is thrilled to have Zack & Max at NCX …

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Energize leads Series A into Sourcemap

Energize leads Series A into Sourcemap

Yesterday we announced our growth equity investment into Aurora. We launched our growth platform because we listened to our entrepreneurs and ecosystem: our ongoing capital and time investment is a signal of belief and strength in the team and market. The Energize team aims to be a real partner along the journey delivering strategic insights …

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Accelerating Aurora: Energize co-leads $4 billion growth equity round into software leader

Accelerating Aurora: Energize co-leads $4 billion growth equity round into software leader

I’ve written on here about how Energize will continue to support our companies from Series A to IPO. This week the first of a few major growth equity investments we are leading is being announced. The press release is pasted below and an early article on Bloomberg found here. Energize is the largest shareholder in …

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Fast Radius is now public

Fast Radius is now public

Fast Radius is a company that provides manufacturing services in four main areas: application discovery, product design and testing, production-grade manufacturing, and global fulfillment. Team Energize is a big fan of Lou Rassey, cofounder & CEO, and we invested in the company through both our ventures and growth equity platforms. Below is a post from …

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5 years at Energize

5 years at Energize

Today marks my 5th anniversary of working at Energize. In 3 months it’ll be the longest tenure of my professional career, then surpassing my time at Choose Energy. I loved my time at Choose- I learned from the best and learned what decisions really mattered. I learned from a great leader in Jerry Dyess about …

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Cash Efficiency is King… is back

Cash Efficiency is King… is back

Over the past year, the markets have gone all-in growth and a “growth-at-all-costs” drove valuation multiples higher. Well, for a number of reasons, the market’s position on growth has somewhat broken free from that unconstrained mentality. Guggenheim releases a great monthly report on these market trends and the takeaways on the second page below show …

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