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NGEN I, 9/2001 $70M
Fund II, 1/2005 $180M
Fund III, 1/2008 $250M


Santa Barbara Office
1114 State Street
Suite 247
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Silicon Valley Office
720 University Avenue
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA, 94301
New York Office
733 Third Avenue
18th Floor
New York, NY, 10017


Managing Director
Managing Director
Managing Director
Senior Associate


NGEN Partners

NGEN Partners is an active venture investor committed to backing world class entrepreneurs seeking to change industries through innovation, creativity and the promotion of environmentally sustainable products and services.

Founded in 2001, NGEN Partners invests in companies that positively improve the environment and human wellness. We seek entrepreneurs with unique business models and differentiated products and services, capable of rapid growth and sustained profitability. We invest in and alongside these entrepreneurs, helping them grow and sustain category leaders. We invest throughout North America, and have offices in California and New York.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
REGEN Energy 2/2014Series B$7M4
BrightFarms 1/2014Series B$4.9M3
Choose Energy 11/2013Series B$7.5M5
eRecycling Corps 10/2013Series C$105M6
Bare Fruit 7/2013Private Equity$9.25M3
Pure Energies Group 5/2013Private Equity$6M2
Adura Technologies 4/2012Series B$8.5M3
SolFocus 4/2012Private Equity$18.2M3
BrightFarms 12/2011Series A$4.3M3
REGEN Energy 9/2011Venture Round$5.5M2
DIRTT Environmental Solutions 3/2011Venture Round$22M5
Fallbrook Technologies 12/2010Series E$39M5
Greengate Power 12/2010Venture Round$5.8M3
nlyte Software 11/2010Series C$12M3 4/2010Series C$21M3
Adura Technologies 2/2010Series B$12M3
Tioga Energy 12/2009Series B$20M4
Solaria 12/2009Debt$7M7
eIQ Energy 8/2009Venture Round$10M1
Energy and Power Solutions 4/2009Venture Round$30M3
Fallbrook Technologies 1/2009Venture Round$25.4M2
SolFocus 1/2009Series C$47.5M3
Flipswap 11/2008Series B$14M2
eRecycling Corps 11/2008Series A2
Konarka Technologies 10/2008Venture Round$45M10
Hycrete 7/2008Series C$15M3
Carbonetworks 7/2008Series A$5M1
Powerspan 6/2008Series D$50M2
EPS 12/2007Venture Round$20M2
SolFocus 11/2007Series B$63.6M4
Tioga Energy 9/2007Series A$14M5
Tioga Energy 6/2007Series A$10M5
SolFocus 7/2006Series A$25M3
Sensicore 8/2005Series C$12M5
Textronics 6/2005Series A$5M3



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  4. Regen Energy Raises USD$7M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  5. BrightFarms Reaps $4.9M Series B To Expand Its Urban Greenhouse Network ( [edit]
  6. Choose Energy Raises $7.5 M And Appoints Kerry Cooper As CEO ( [edit]
  7. eRecycling Raises $105M in Series C Financing ( [edit]
  8. Bare Snacks Closes $9.25M Equity Financing ( [edit]
  9. Pure Energies Group Raises $6M in Equity Funding ( [edit]
  10. Adura Raises $8.5M for Networked Lighting ( [edit]
  11. VC Funding: Q2 2012 source [edit]
  12. BrightFarms Completes $4.3 Million Series A Financing ( [edit]
  13. REGEN Energy Closes $5.M Equity Funding ( [edit]
  14. DIRTT Environmental Solutions Secures Major Financing ( [edit]
  15. Fallbrook Technologies Raises US$39M in Series E Financing ( [edit]
  16. Greengate Power Corporation Raises $5.8M in Financing ( [edit]
  17. Nlyte Closes $12 Million To Help Data Centers Last Longer, Use Less Energy ( [edit]
  18. Virtual Desktop Company MokaFive Raises $21M From Khosla Ventures And Others ( [edit]
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  20. MEMC Invests In Another Installer: Tioga Energy ( [edit]
  21. Solaria raises $7M to develop solar panels ( [edit]
  22. Stealthy eIQ Raises $10M, Launches Solar Power Optimizer ( [edit]
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  24. Fallbrook Technologies Inc Obtains $25,400,000 New Funding Round ( [edit]
  25. SolFocus Adds $19.28M to Series C ( [edit]
  26. Flipswap Lands $14M In Series B Funding ( [edit]
  27. RRE Ventures Source [edit]
  28. Polymer photovoltaic company Konarka raises $45 million ( [edit]
  29. Green cement maker Hycrete raises $15M ( [edit]
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  31. Powerspan Corporation Secures $50,000,000 Series D Funding ( [edit]
  32. Energy and Power Solutions raises $20M for energy efficiency ( [edit]
  33. Solar concentrator collects $63 million in new funding ( [edit]
  34. Tioga Energy Completes $14 Million A-Round ( [edit]
  35. Tioga Energy gets $10M to offer more solar power ( [edit]
  36. Solar Energy Startup SolFocus nets $25 million in Series A financing led by NEA ( [edit]
  37. Sensicore announces $12M Series C ( [edit]
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