About: RockPort Capital Partners, founded in 2000, is one of the pioneering Cleantech VC funds and focuses exclusively on the Energy and Power, Advanced Materials and Process and Prevention technology sectors. With offices in Boston, MA and Menlo Park, CA, RockPort has invested, to date, over $300M in more than 40 portfolio companies with breakthrough technologies that deliver significant economic value to large potential markets.
William E. “Wilber” James, Managing General Partner
David J. Prend, Managing General Partner
Alexander Ellis III, General Partner
Janet James, General Partner & COO
Charles J. “Chuck” McDermott , General Partner
Victor Westerlind, General Partner
Stoddard M. “Todd” Wilson, General Partner
Daniel Hullah, Principal
Dhiraj Malkani, Principal
Abe Yokell, Principal
Kevin Kopczynski, Associate
Energy & Power – Aspen Products Group, Catalytic Solutions, Comverge, Deerpath Energy, Eka Systems, Enphase Energy, Evergreen Solar, ISE Corporation, Lilliputian Systems, Nanogram Corporation, Nanogram Devices, Northern Power Systems, Powerspan, PPT Research, Satcon Technology, Soliant Energy, Solyndra, Southwest Windpower, Sustainable Spaces, Think Global AS, Tioga Energy.
Resource Efficiency – Advanced Electron Beams, Aspen Aerogels, Catalytic Solutions, Davidson Instruments, EcoSMART Technologies, HydroPoint Data Systems, MicroSeismic, Powerspan, PPT Research, Second Rotation.
Transportation – Achates Power, Aspen Products Group, Catalytic Solutions, ISE Corporation, Think Global AS.
Advanced Materials – Advanced Electron Beams, Aspen Aerogels, Catalytic Solutions, EcoSMART Technologies, Hycrete, Lilliputian Systems, Nanogram Corporation, Nanogram Devices, NeoPhotonics Corporation, PPT Research, Solyndra.
Green Building – Aspen Aerogels, Comverge, Deerpath Energy, Eka Systems, Enphase Energy, Evergreen Solar, Hycrete, HydroPoint Data Systems, Project FROG, Renaissance Lighting, Satcon Technology, Soliant Energy, Solyndra, Southwest Windpower, Sustainable Spaces, Tioga Energy.
Fundraising: RockPort raised its first fund of $125 million in 2001, closed its second fund of just over $260 million in January 2006 and raised its third fund of $453 million in June 2008 which is one of the largest venture funds focused on clean technology investments.