Thomas Perkins, a founding partner of the legendary firm and pioneer of venture capital investing in Silicon Valley, died on Thursday in California.
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AutoGrid develops internet software applications that analyses big data from renewable assets and predicts their operation.
The early stage energy growth investor, has committed $8.5 million to Viridity Energy and its battery storage technology.
This is the first investment from the Norwegian oil company’s new $200m Statoil Energy Ventures fund.
The deal includes $50m in equity financing from GE and Apollo and $600m in project financing.
Gates and a group of technology investors worth $350bn will invest in projects from research institutions.
The record VC distributed energy fundraise will be used to finance a micro-solar panel leasing programme in Tanzania and Rwanda.
Cycle Capital will open an office in Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District and will have former government fund manager Shirley Speakman leading the way.
New report outlines booming VC funding levels not seen since the dot-com era.
The former Microsoft boss has already committed $1bn to the sector but wants to double that over the next five years.