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Websitebigskyvc.com
Phone(415) 289-1141
Employees
DescriptionVenture Capital

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HQ
1 Gate Six Road
Building B, Suite 203
Sausalito, CA, 94965
USA

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Big Sky Partners

Big Sky Partners is a Sausalito, Calif.-based early stage venture capital firm that invests across a range of high tech startups and select emerging growth companies. The firm, led by Managing Director Michael Schwab, specializes in seed and Series A technology financing, applying a multi-sector investment strategy with a particular focus on the cleantech and alternative energy sectors. The firm has extensive expertise in, and can offer entrepreneurs significant strategic contacts across the clean energy, photovoltaic, next-generation Internet and global financial services industries. Michael B. Schwab currently sits on the Board of Directors of Solaicx and MongoNet, and the firm’s practice is expanding into investments at the earliest stages of biofuels, green transportation, social networking analytics and the penetration of solar integration, installation and distribution into the consumer and enterprise markets.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Lifefactory 1/2012Venture Round$3.08M2
Linkage Biosciences 9/2011Series B$2.1M3
Aravo Solutions 11/2009Series D$19M3
Linkage Biosciences 2/2009Series A$2M3
Aravo Solutions 12/2008Series D$7M3
Windspire Energy (fka Mariah Power) 12/2008Series B4
Windspire Energy (fka Mariah Power) 4/2008Series A$500k2
Aravo Solutions 8/2007Series C$10M1

Videos

Sources

  1. VC Funding: Q1 2012 [edit]
  2. Linkage Biosciences Closes $2.1M in Funding (linkagebio.com) [edit]
  3. Aravo raises $19M for supplier info tracking (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  4. Linkage Biosciences Secures Series A Financing (reuters.com) [edit]
  5. TechCrunchIT (techcrunchit.com) [edit]
  6. MARIAH POWER, MANUFACTURER OF WINDSPIRE®, RENEWABLE ENERGY WIND POWER APPLIANCES FOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL USE, CLOSES SECOND ROUND OF VENTURE FUNDING (mariahpower.com) [edit]
  7. A Big Year for Small Wind: Mariah Power Closes Cash (earth2tech.com) [edit]
  8. ARAVO RAISES $10 MILLION IN SERIES C FUNDING TO FUEL GROWTH (aravo.com) [edit]
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