Generation Investment Management

Generation Investment Management is dedicated to long term investing, integrated sustainability research, and client alignment. The company believes the interests of shareholders, over time, will be best served by companies that improve financial return by managing economic, social, and environmental performance. It also builds a global research platform to integrate sustainability research into fundamental financial analysis. The company's investment team was founded by bringing together investment analysts with leaders from the sustainability research field. Generation's investment approach is based on the conviction that sustainability risks and opportunities directly affect long-term business profitability. Generation Investment Management was founded on 2004 and is headquartered in London, England.

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67 past transactions

CiBO Technologies, Inc.

Series B in 2017
CiBO is a computer software company that combines science, data, and software to enable agriculture scaling with unbiased information and direct connections. It delivers high value, objective insights around farmland, and its potential, to bring transparency to the agriculture value chain. The company was founded in 2015 and headquartered in Massachusetts, United States.

Vestiaire Collective

Series I in 2021
Vestiaire Collective is a social commerce platform that enables people to buy and sell luxury, pre-owned fashion products. It curates and connects the world's most desirable wardrobes and provides a trusted and sustainable new way of buying and selling pre-loved items. Founded in 2009, Vestiaire Collective has over 7.5 million fashion savvy members in 50 countries worldwide. Every week, over 30,000 new items are submitted by its community of sellers, enabling buyers to access over 3,500 coveted and must have fashion pieces a day. Vestiaire Collective is based in Paris with offices in London, New York, Milan, Berlin, and Hong Kong.

Sustainable Bioproducts

Series B in 2020
Nature’s Fynd is a food company producing a protein from a microbe discovered in the geothermal springs. The company's mission is to create foods that both nourish people and the planet. Its revolutionary fermentation technology grows protein using a fraction of the land and water resources required by traditional agriculture. Nature’s Fynd was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Harvest Power

Series B in 2011
Harvest enables communities to produce renewable energy and high-value soil, mulch and organic fertilizer products from organic materials. The company harnesses the full potential of organic materials by recycling energy and nutrients back into local communities through its energy gardens and its production of nutrient-rich soils, mulches and fertilizers. Harvest owns and operates facilities throughout North America in British Columbia, Ontario, California and throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest states and Northeastern US.

Guideline, Inc.

Series E in 2021
Guideline an all-inclusive 401(k) technology designed for growing businesses. Guideline handles all plan administration, including set-up, participant enrollment and education, recordkeeping, investment management, compliance, and reporting. Guideline is the first full-service 401(k) with straightforward pricing of one flat fee per participant, in contrast to the asset-based fee model predominant in the industry.

Project44, Inc.

Private Equity Round in 2022
Project44, Inc. provides a cloud-based visibility platform for shippers and third-party logistics companies. It offers pricing, routing, and scheduling solutions; tracking and exception management solutions; digital documents and payments solutions; and visibility, tracking, and carrier performance analytics solutions. The company’s solutions connect, automate, and provide visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. It supports various transportation modes and shipping types, including parcel, final-mile, less-than-truckload, volume less-than-truckload, truckload, rail, intermodal, and ocean. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with an additional office in Paris, France.

Andela

Series D in 2019
Andela is a global talent network that connects companies with engineering talent in emerging markets. Hundreds of leading companies like GitHub, Cloudflare, and ViacomCBS leverage Andela to scale their engineering teams quickly and cost-effectively. A distributed organization spanning four continents, Andela is backed by investors including Generation Investment Management, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Spark Capital, and Google Ventures.

Sophia Genetics

Series F in 2020
SOPHiA GENETICS combines deep expertise in life sciences and medical disciplines with mathematical capabilities in data computing. The company aims to bring data analytics solutions to the market, to support healthcare professionals by maximizing the power of data-driven medicine. It achieves this mission through the adoption of SOPHiA AI, which is built using techniques such as statistical inference, pattern recognition, and machine learning. This enables SOPHiA to provide equal benefits to all users, unite experts in a gold standard health-tech platform, and motivate expert knowledge sharing for a sustainable impact on future patients. It contributes to making the global healthcare system more sustainable. By helping healthcare professionals leverage their expertise and work together as a community, patients can receive equal access to better diagnoses and treatments. It combines the first two pillars of data-driven medicine, genomics, and radionics, the company ensures that the data used to help patients. Founded by Jurgi Camblong, Lars Steinmetz, and Pierre Hutter, SOPHiA GENETICS was incorporated in 2011. It has offices in Boston, Massachusetts, Switzerland, and France.

Motivate

Venture Round in 2017
Motivate is the most experienced team in bike share. We are committed to innovation, collaboration and providing outstanding service to our clients, sponsors and the customers who use bike share.

Convoy

Series D in 2019
Convoy, Inc. owns and operates an online marketplace that provides digital freight network services. It allows users to book local and regional trucks on demand for moving goods from a single pallet to a full truckload. The company also offers a mobile application that provides real-time shipment tracking, status updates, and on-time deliveries. Convoy, Inc. was formerly known as Greypoint, Inc. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Benevity, Inc.

Venture Round in 2021
Benevity, Inc. is a software social enterprise that develops workplace giving and volunteer management software solutions. The company offers a workplace giving platform that includes custom cause portfolios and disaster response, company and user-generated volunteering, dynamic news and blog content, charitable rewards and matching incentives, centralized donation management and payroll deductions, and comprehensive reporting capabilities; consumer engagement solutions that include e-commerce and online, integrated donation management, loyalty rewards, charitable gift cards, mobile giving, and customized solutions; cloud-based employee engagement solutions; community impact solutions; and professional services, including interface design and development, charity vetting and due diligence, donation processing, international program development, custom collateral and launch planning, and customized services. Its platform and products enable companies to build social responsibility; achieve business impacts from their cause marketing, community investment, workplace giving, and volunteering programs; and attract, retain, and engage customers, employees, and partners. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

AgraQuest

Venture Round in 2011
As a leader in innovative biological and low-chemical pest management solutions, AgraQuest is at the forefront of a shift in how food is grown. AgraQuest focuses on discovering, developing, manufacturing and marketing highly effective biological and low-chemical pest, disease control and yield enhancing products for the agricultural, home & garden and food safety markets. Through its Agrochemical and BioInnovations Divisions, AgraQuest provides its customers and partners with tools to create value-enhancing solutions. AgraQuest has its own direct sales force in the NAFTA crop protection markets, and sells its products through a network of distributors and partners in other global regions as well as in several non agriculture related markets. Through its Agrochemical Division, AgraQuest is redefining the agrochemical industry with the introduction of effective, innovative and environmentally responsible pest and disease control products and services. AgraQuest is the premier supplier of proprietary, data-driven biological and low-chemical technology, and unlike many conventional pesticides which are made using petroleum-based or other synthetic chemicals, AgraQuest’s products are produced from renewable, bio-based materials. As part of the clean-tech revolution, AgraQuest’s BioInnovations Division is developing cutting edge technologies for use in seed treatment, food safety, post-harvest disease control, animal health and hygiene, human nutrition, home and garden, structural pest control, and vector control. Additional applications for AgraQuest’s technologies lie in areas as diverse as detergents, cosmetics and healthcare.

M-KOPA

Venture Round in 2022
M-KOPA Kenya Limited develops and markets solar home systems. It offers solar systems with three lights, phone charging, and a solar powered radio. The company sells its products through dealers and retail shops in Kenya. It offers M-KOPA 5, KOPA 6, KOPA 600, and KOPA 6000. M-KOPA Kenya Limited was founded in 2011 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya. M-KOPA Kenya Limited operates as a subsidiary of M-Kopa, LLC.

Sielo

Venture Round in 2015
At Sielo, They have the vision to see beyond current conditions and constraints and continuously advance toward real innovation.They leverage existing systems to modernize and enable buildings to become smarter, more efficient, and more effective. Sielo in-house engineering expertise spans disciplines, and provides integration from the component level to the cloud. Their breadth in expertise allows them to work beyond current conditions and technology constraints, and continuously advance their technology toward real innovation.

Toast

Series C in 2017
Toast, Inc. develops an Android point of sale and restaurant management software for online ordering, delivery tracking, and enterprise reporting needs. It serves restaurants, enterprises, bakeries, cafés, bars, nightclubs, and pizzerias. Toast, Inc. was formerly known as Opti Systems, Inc. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. It has additional offices in Portland, Oregon; Omaha, Nebraska; and Dublin, Ireland.

DocuSign

Series F in 2015
DocuSign, Inc. provides cloud based transaction products and services in the United States. The company offers e-signature solution that enables businesses to digitally prepare, execute, and act on agreements. It serves large enterprises, sole proprietorships, small- to medium-sized businesses, professionals, and individuals. The company was 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

GreenBytes

Series C in 2013
GreenBytes delivers patented IO-Offload desktop virtualization solutions that maximize the effective performance and capacity of existing infrastructure to provide persistent, full-featured virtual desktops with the manageability, scalability and affordability required for cloud-scale VDI deployments.

Elation Health, Inc.

Series C in 2020
Elation Health, Inc. develops a provider-centric clinical electronic health records platform to support the physician-patient relationship. Its platform enables providers to manage their practice operations and reduce the burden of day-to-day administrative tasks. The company also provides patients with a secure website to manage their health and communicate with their doctor. Elation Health, Inc. was formerly known as ElationEMR Inc. and changed its name to Elation Health, Inc. in August 2016. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Ausra

Venture Round in 2009
Ausra manufactures and develops utility-scale solar technologies to serve global electricity needs in a market competitive and environmentally responsible manner. Ausra's solar concentrators boil water with focused sunlight, generating high-pressure steam that drives conventional turbine generators. Low-cost thermal energy storage systems now under development by Ausra will allow solar electric power to be generated on demand, both during the day and at night.

Back Market

Series E in 2022
Back Market has created a marketplace to connect companies that restore used gadgets with consumers through a one-stop shopping experience, complete with warranties and customer service. While the company has seen meteoric growth, particularly since its expansion in the U.S., overall sales of used gadgets remain small compared to those of brand-new devices.

Octopus Energy

Private Equity Round in 2021
Octopus Energy builds technology that reduces the cost of energy, improves customer experience, and paves the way to a cheaper, greener, smarter grid. The company provides an easy, affordable energy option for Great Britain's businesses. It was established in 2015 as a subsidiary of Octopus Group, a British asset management company.

M-KOPA

Venture Round in 2015
M-KOPA Kenya Limited develops and markets solar home systems. It offers solar systems with three lights, phone charging, and a solar powered radio. The company sells its products through dealers and retail shops in Kenya. It offers M-KOPA 5, KOPA 6, KOPA 600, and KOPA 6000. M-KOPA Kenya Limited was founded in 2011 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya. M-KOPA Kenya Limited operates as a subsidiary of M-Kopa, LLC.

Benevity, Inc.

Private Equity Round in 2020
Benevity, Inc. is a software social enterprise that develops workplace giving and volunteer management software solutions. The company offers a workplace giving platform that includes custom cause portfolios and disaster response, company and user-generated volunteering, dynamic news and blog content, charitable rewards and matching incentives, centralized donation management and payroll deductions, and comprehensive reporting capabilities; consumer engagement solutions that include e-commerce and online, integrated donation management, loyalty rewards, charitable gift cards, mobile giving, and customized solutions; cloud-based employee engagement solutions; community impact solutions; and professional services, including interface design and development, charity vetting and due diligence, donation processing, international program development, custom collateral and launch planning, and customized services. Its platform and products enable companies to build social responsibility; achieve business impacts from their cause marketing, community investment, workplace giving, and volunteering programs; and attract, retain, and engage customers, employees, and partners. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

Gogoro

Post in 2022
Gogoro is an electric scooter maker. With a mission to deliver consumer innovations that will improve how the world’s most populated cities distribute and utilize energy, the company is enabling the transformation of megacities into smart cities. Gogoro is working toward a better future by putting power in the hands of everyone – to move us all forward, faster.

Harvest Power

Series D in 2014
Harvest enables communities to produce renewable energy and high-value soil, mulch and organic fertilizer products from organic materials. The company harnesses the full potential of organic materials by recycling energy and nutrients back into local communities through its energy gardens and its production of nutrient-rich soils, mulches and fertilizers. Harvest owns and operates facilities throughout North America in British Columbia, Ontario, California and throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest states and Northeastern US.
GreenRoad, a global leader in driver behavior technology, provides highly effective fleet driver safety and compliance solutions. Currently used by more than 100,000 drivers, the GreenRoad solution employs advanced real-time, in-vehicle feedback and change management methodologies to promote meaningful, lasting change in driver behavior. In addition, GreenRoad’s data-based predictive analytics give fleet managers the information they need to optimize overall fleet management. As proven by deployments with hundreds of customers in the bus & fleet, utilities, logistics, oil & gas, construction and other industries, the GreenRoad solution improves safety, minimizes operational costs, reduces risk and enhances compliance.

Andela

Series E in 2021
Andela is a global talent network that connects companies with engineering talent in emerging markets. Hundreds of leading companies like GitHub, Cloudflare, and ViacomCBS leverage Andela to scale their engineering teams quickly and cost-effectively. A distributed organization spanning four continents, Andela is backed by investors including Generation Investment Management, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Spark Capital, and Google Ventures.
Ocado Retail Limited operates an online supermarket. It also operates a one-hour grocery service; and an online pet store that offers pet foods and accessories for pet parents. Ocado Retail Limited was formerly known as Ocado Limited and changed its name to Ocado Retail Limited in June 2014. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is based in Hatfield, United Kingdom. Ocado Retail Limited operates as a subsidiary of Ocado Group plc and Marks and Spencer Group plc.

Proterra

Convertible Note in 2020
Proterra designs and manufactures zero-emission buses that enable fleet operators to eliminate dependency on fossil fuels and reduce costs. The company has sold more than 375 vehicles to municipal, university and commercial transit agencies throughout the U.S. Proterra’s configurable EV platform make its buses well suited for all transit routes. With unmatched durability and energy efficiency, Proterra products are proudly made in America, with offices in Silicon Valley, South Carolina, and Los Angeles.

Back Market

Series D in 2021
Back Market has created a marketplace to connect companies that restore used gadgets with consumers through a one-stop shopping experience, complete with warranties and customer service. While the company has seen meteoric growth, particularly since its expansion in the U.S., overall sales of used gadgets remain small compared to those of brand-new devices.

o9 Solutions

Private Equity Round in 2022
O9 Solutions is a cloud-based business management platform powering digital transformations of integrated planning and operations. It is a provider of digital management platforms for visibility, analytics, planning, collaboration, and continuous improvement of decision making processes across sales, supply chain, product innovation, and integrated business planning. O9 Solutions was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Gloat.com is an AI-based anonymous career development platform allowing users to both know their worth and get concrete offers in real-time. With Gloat, employees are personally matched with a spectrum of career opportunities such as full-time positions, part-time projects, mentorships and talent swaps. Gloat’s InnerMobility is the first-ever internal talent marketplace that drives business growth and agility by empowering individuals to find career opportunities within the company and reach their maximum potential. The company aims to democratize career development, unlock skills, and build a future-proof workforce.

Sophia Genetics

Series E in 2019
SOPHiA GENETICS combines deep expertise in life sciences and medical disciplines with mathematical capabilities in data computing. The company aims to bring data analytics solutions to the market, to support healthcare professionals by maximizing the power of data-driven medicine. It achieves this mission through the adoption of SOPHiA AI, which is built using techniques such as statistical inference, pattern recognition, and machine learning. This enables SOPHiA to provide equal benefits to all users, unite experts in a gold standard health-tech platform, and motivate expert knowledge sharing for a sustainable impact on future patients. It contributes to making the global healthcare system more sustainable. By helping healthcare professionals leverage their expertise and work together as a community, patients can receive equal access to better diagnoses and treatments. It combines the first two pillars of data-driven medicine, genomics, and radionics, the company ensures that the data used to help patients. Founded by Jurgi Camblong, Lars Steinmetz, and Pierre Hutter, SOPHiA GENETICS was incorporated in 2011. It has offices in Boston, Massachusetts, Switzerland, and France.

Gusto

Series E in 2021
Gusto develops web-based payroll solution for small- and medium-sized businesses. It operates an online platform that provides payroll, benefits, human resource, and integration services for employers and employees in the United States. Gusto offers health benefits and workers’ compensation benefits that include medical insurance, commuter benefits, and 401(k) contributions as well as workers’ compensation insurance plans, time tracking and integration services, and access to employees for processing payroll from web-enabled devices such as smartphones and tablets. It also provides access to employees and contractors to browse their previous pay stubs, review their payroll forms, verify their personal details, and statistics about their pay, tax payments and federal forms filing services, and security and support services. Gusto serves startups, coffee shops, doctors, creative agencies, lawyers, and boutiques. Edward Kim, Joshua Reeves, and Tomer London founded ZenPayRoll in 2011 that became Gusto, with its headquarters in San Francisco in California with an additional office in Denver in Colorado.

Pivot Bio, Inc.

Series D in 2021
Pivot Bio, Inc. operates as a biotechnology company that provides genome-scale programming of microbes. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Emeryville, California.
GreenRoad, a global leader in driver behavior technology, provides highly effective fleet driver safety and compliance solutions. Currently used by more than 100,000 drivers, the GreenRoad solution employs advanced real-time, in-vehicle feedback and change management methodologies to promote meaningful, lasting change in driver behavior. In addition, GreenRoad’s data-based predictive analytics give fleet managers the information they need to optimize overall fleet management. As proven by deployments with hundreds of customers in the bus & fleet, utilities, logistics, oil & gas, construction and other industries, the GreenRoad solution improves safety, minimizes operational costs, reduces risk and enhances compliance.

Infinite Power Solutions

Series C in 2010
Infinite Power Solutions, Inc. (IPS), a U.S. based clean-technology company, is the global leader in developing, marketing and manufacturing solid-state, rechargeable thin-film micro-energy storage devices for a variety of micro-electronic applications. Founded in 2001, IPS is privately held with corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities in the western suburbs of [Denver, CO](http://www.crunchbase.com/maps/search?range=10&geo=denver,+co). The company has completed the build-out of the world's first volume manufacturing facility dedicated to the production of its revolutionary thin-film micro-energy cell (MEC(TM)) products (often referred to as thin-film batteries). IPS has recently commenced pre-production activities at this state-of-the-art facility to address growing demand among customers in the wireless sensor, active RFID, powered smart card, medical device, consumer electronics, automotive and civil/military/aerospace markets

Proterra

Series H in 2020
Proterra designs and manufactures zero-emission buses that enable fleet operators to eliminate dependency on fossil fuels and reduce costs. The company has sold more than 375 vehicles to municipal, university and commercial transit agencies throughout the U.S. Proterra’s configurable EV platform make its buses well suited for all transit routes. With unmatched durability and energy efficiency, Proterra products are proudly made in America, with offices in Silicon Valley, South Carolina, and Los Angeles.

Recyclebank

Series C in 2011
Recyclebank helps create a more sustainable future by rewarding people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses.

AlayaCare Inc.

Series D in 2021
AlayaCare is a start-up that delivers an end-to-end home health care software platform and hardware ecosystem. The platform allows home care agencies to deliver mixed telehealth/visiting health solutions enabling empowered patients to live better while driving down the cost of care. The founders are a proven team of entrepreneurs who have founded, scaled, and sold two mobile software business. AlayaCare aims to provide a solution to a market mired in legacy software and suboptimal business processes. In doing so, it delivers better outcomes for the patient, better tools for the providers, and better economics for the payers. It promotes an open culture where every team member has the obligation to dissent, but the obligation to always keep the big picture in mind. Through its association with The Madiro Fund, the company also contributes its solution free of charge to NGOs working in the developing world who are seeking to leverage mobile technology to improve the lives of those less fortunate. Adrian Schauer and Neil Grunberg launched the company in Montréal, Quebec in 2014.

Asana, Inc.

Series E in 2018
Asana, Inc. operates a work management platform for individuals, team leads, and executives. It provides work management platform as software as service that enables individuals and teams to get work done faster while enhancing employee engagement by allowing everyone to see how their work connects to the broader mission of an organization. The company was formerly known as Smiley Abstractions, Inc. and changed its name to Asana, Inc. in July 2009. Asana, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

DeepMap

Series B in 2018
DeepMap is solving the HD mapping and localization and big data management challenge for L4/5 autonomous vehicles. They are based in Palo Alto, CA, and have blue-chip investors supporting a world-class team from Google Earth, Google Maps, Apple Maps, and Baidu Maps. Autonomous mobility will have a huge impact on society and we are excited to be able to help make it a safe reality in partnership with automotive industry companies.

Guideline, Inc.

Series D in 2020
Guideline an all-inclusive 401(k) technology designed for growing businesses. Guideline handles all plan administration, including set-up, participant enrollment and education, recordkeeping, investment management, compliance, and reporting. Guideline is the first full-service 401(k) with straightforward pricing of one flat fee per participant, in contrast to the asset-based fee model predominant in the industry.

Recyclebank

Venture Round in 2011
Recyclebank helps create a more sustainable future by rewarding people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses.

Seventh Generation

Venture Round in 2014
Seventh Generation, Inc. engages in the manufacture of plant-based products. It offers laundry products, cleaners, dishwashing products, hand wash products, household paper and trash products, baby diapers and wipes, baby skin care products, and feminine care products. The company sells its products through a network of retailers. Seventh Generation, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is based in Burlington, Vermont. Seventh Generation, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Unilever N.V.

Harvest Power

Series E in 2015
Harvest enables communities to produce renewable energy and high-value soil, mulch and organic fertilizer products from organic materials. The company harnesses the full potential of organic materials by recycling energy and nutrients back into local communities through its energy gardens and its production of nutrient-rich soils, mulches and fertilizers. Harvest owns and operates facilities throughout North America in British Columbia, Ontario, California and throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest states and Northeastern US.

Gogoro

Series C in 2017
Gogoro is an electric scooter maker. With a mission to deliver consumer innovations that will improve how the world’s most populated cities distribute and utilize energy, the company is enabling the transformation of megacities into smart cities. Gogoro is working toward a better future by putting power in the hands of everyone – to move us all forward, faster.

GreenBytes

Series B in 2012
GreenBytes delivers patented IO-Offload desktop virtualization solutions that maximize the effective performance and capacity of existing infrastructure to provide persistent, full-featured virtual desktops with the manageability, scalability and affordability required for cloud-scale VDI deployments.

Infinite Power Solutions

Series D in 2012
Infinite Power Solutions, Inc. (IPS), a U.S. based clean-technology company, is the global leader in developing, marketing and manufacturing solid-state, rechargeable thin-film micro-energy storage devices for a variety of micro-electronic applications. Founded in 2001, IPS is privately held with corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities in the western suburbs of [Denver, CO](http://www.crunchbase.com/maps/search?range=10&geo=denver,+co). The company has completed the build-out of the world's first volume manufacturing facility dedicated to the production of its revolutionary thin-film micro-energy cell (MEC(TM)) products (often referred to as thin-film batteries). IPS has recently commenced pre-production activities at this state-of-the-art facility to address growing demand among customers in the wireless sensor, active RFID, powered smart card, medical device, consumer electronics, automotive and civil/military/aerospace markets

SolarCity

Series F in 2011
SolarCity is the nation's 1 leading provider of solar energy systems that deliver reliable clean energy to homes and businesses. SolarCity went public on the NASDAQ exchange in 2012 with a market cap of around $600 million.

Sielo

Series B in 2012
At Sielo, They have the vision to see beyond current conditions and constraints and continuously advance toward real innovation.They leverage existing systems to modernize and enable buildings to become smarter, more efficient, and more effective. Sielo in-house engineering expertise spans disciplines, and provides integration from the component level to the cloud. Their breadth in expertise allows them to work beyond current conditions and technology constraints, and continuously advance their technology toward real innovation.

Nest Labs

Series B in 2011
Nest Labs is a home automation producer of programmable, self-learning, sensor-driven, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats, smoke detectors, and other security systems. It introduced the Nest Learning Thermostat in 2011 as its first product. The Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector was then introduced in October 2013. After acquiring Dropcam, the rebranded Nest Cam was introduced in June 2015.

Remitly

Series F in 2020
Remitly is a mobile payment service that enables consumers to conveniently make person-to-person international money transfers from the United States. Its online service is disrupting the $588 billion a year industry by using the latest technology and mobile devices to eliminate unnecessary forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees tied to the traditional money transfer process. As a licensed money transmitter, Remitly currently operates in 49 states and Washington, D.C., and spends millions of dollars to thousands of customers each month. Remitly is backed by Stripes Group, DFJ, Vulcan Capital, QED, Trilogy Equity Partners, DN Capital, Founders Co-Op, Bezos Expeditions, and TomorrowVentures.

Harvest Power

Series C in 2012
Harvest enables communities to produce renewable energy and high-value soil, mulch and organic fertilizer products from organic materials. The company harnesses the full potential of organic materials by recycling energy and nutrients back into local communities through its energy gardens and its production of nutrient-rich soils, mulches and fertilizers. Harvest owns and operates facilities throughout North America in British Columbia, Ontario, California and throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest states and Northeastern US.

Asana, Inc.

Series D in 2018
Asana, Inc. operates a work management platform for individuals, team leads, and executives. It provides work management platform as software as service that enables individuals and teams to get work done faster while enhancing employee engagement by allowing everyone to see how their work connects to the broader mission of an organization. The company was formerly known as Smiley Abstractions, Inc. and changed its name to Asana, Inc. in July 2009. Asana, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
GreenRoad, a global leader in driver behavior technology, provides highly effective fleet driver safety and compliance solutions. Currently used by more than 100,000 drivers, the GreenRoad solution employs advanced real-time, in-vehicle feedback and change management methodologies to promote meaningful, lasting change in driver behavior. In addition, GreenRoad’s data-based predictive analytics give fleet managers the information they need to optimize overall fleet management. As proven by deployments with hundreds of customers in the bus & fleet, utilities, logistics, oil & gas, construction and other industries, the GreenRoad solution improves safety, minimizes operational costs, reduces risk and enhances compliance.

Proterra

Series F in 2017
Proterra designs and manufactures zero-emission buses that enable fleet operators to eliminate dependency on fossil fuels and reduce costs. The company has sold more than 375 vehicles to municipal, university and commercial transit agencies throughout the U.S. Proterra’s configurable EV platform make its buses well suited for all transit routes. With unmatched durability and energy efficiency, Proterra products are proudly made in America, with offices in Silicon Valley, South Carolina, and Los Angeles.

Gusto

Series D in 2019
Gusto develops web-based payroll solution for small- and medium-sized businesses. It operates an online platform that provides payroll, benefits, human resource, and integration services for employers and employees in the United States. Gusto offers health benefits and workers’ compensation benefits that include medical insurance, commuter benefits, and 401(k) contributions as well as workers’ compensation insurance plans, time tracking and integration services, and access to employees for processing payroll from web-enabled devices such as smartphones and tablets. It also provides access to employees and contractors to browse their previous pay stubs, review their payroll forms, verify their personal details, and statistics about their pay, tax payments and federal forms filing services, and security and support services. Gusto serves startups, coffee shops, doctors, creative agencies, lawyers, and boutiques. Edward Kim, Joshua Reeves, and Tomer London founded ZenPayRoll in 2011 that became Gusto, with its headquarters in San Francisco in California with an additional office in Denver in Colorado.

Toast

Series C in 2017
Toast, Inc. develops an Android point of sale and restaurant management software for online ordering, delivery tracking, and enterprise reporting needs. It serves restaurants, enterprises, bakeries, cafés, bars, nightclubs, and pizzerias. Toast, Inc. was formerly known as Opti Systems, Inc. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. It has additional offices in Portland, Oregon; Omaha, Nebraska; and Dublin, Ireland.

SolarCity

Series E in 2010
SolarCity is the nation's 1 leading provider of solar energy systems that deliver reliable clean energy to homes and businesses. SolarCity went public on the NASDAQ exchange in 2012 with a market cap of around $600 million.

Optoro

Series E in 2018
Optoro is a technology company that connects a seamless online returns experience with efficient supply chain processing and resale. From providing an online portal to improve customer returns to technology that streamlines processing by routing inventory to its next best home, the company offers solutions for retailers and brands looking to improve outcomes across all points in the returns process.

Harvest Power

Series B in 2011
Harvest enables communities to produce renewable energy and high-value soil, mulch and organic fertilizer products from organic materials. The company harnesses the full potential of organic materials by recycling energy and nutrients back into local communities through its energy gardens and its production of nutrient-rich soils, mulches and fertilizers. Harvest owns and operates facilities throughout North America in British Columbia, Ontario, California and throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest states and Northeastern US.

TERRALUX

Private Equity Round in 2015
Terralux is a provider of LED lighting and building intelligence solutions. The company delivers products that enable its customers to capture building information and energy savings through an industry-unique approach to LED retrofit.

M-KOPA

Venture Round in 2018
M-KOPA Kenya Limited develops and markets solar home systems. It offers solar systems with three lights, phone charging, and a solar powered radio. The company sells its products through dealers and retail shops in Kenya. It offers M-KOPA 5, KOPA 6, KOPA 600, and KOPA 6000. M-KOPA Kenya Limited was founded in 2011 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya. M-KOPA Kenya Limited operates as a subsidiary of M-Kopa, LLC.

SolarCity

Series E in 2009
SolarCity is the nation's 1 leading provider of solar energy systems that deliver reliable clean energy to homes and businesses. SolarCity went public on the NASDAQ exchange in 2012 with a market cap of around $600 million.

Tigo Energy, Inc.

Series C in 2011
Tigo Energy is a solar power installations group that increases output power, up-time, and reliability on existing and new solar installations, resulting in a faster return on investment and lower cost of ownership. By viewing the system holistically over the span of its useful life, Tigo Energy mitigates a variety of issues which limit the efficiency, availability and flexibility of today's solar installations.

Remitly

Series E in 2019
Remitly is a mobile payment service that enables consumers to conveniently make person-to-person international money transfers from the United States. Its online service is disrupting the $588 billion a year industry by using the latest technology and mobile devices to eliminate unnecessary forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees tied to the traditional money transfer process. As a licensed money transmitter, Remitly currently operates in 49 states and Washington, D.C., and spends millions of dollars to thousands of customers each month. Remitly is backed by Stripes Group, DFJ, Vulcan Capital, QED, Trilogy Equity Partners, DN Capital, Founders Co-Op, Bezos Expeditions, and TomorrowVentures.