InnoEnergy gives its entrepreneurs access to a community of top 14 European funds specialised in energy: Emerald Technology Ventures, Icos Capital Management, ABB Technogy Ventures, Demeter Partners, Munich Venture Partners, Inversiones Financieras Perseo-Iberdrola Ventures, Armilar Venture Partners, Total Energy Ventures, Electranova Capital, Aster Capital, Innogy Ventures, Inven Capital and Statoil Energy Ventures .
The members of the venture capital community have privileged access to invest in any of the startups nurtured in our accelerator. Meanwhile, entrepreneurs enjoy one-to-one access with key venture capital executives. They have also the opportunity to meet them regularly at industry events, such as The Business Booster, InnoEnergy annual event, which puts together high growth ventures with industry so that they start collaborating.
Through the community the start ups get a priviledged position to present their case to VCs and get their feedback to improve it. It represents for the start-up an opportunity to prepare future raise funding, and increase the success of it by making their start-up more “investable”. In addition the large network of this funds can lead to new business opportunities with the industry.
As a result of this, InnoEnergy start-ups present a 10% success rate in their fundraising activities in rounds above one million euros with the venture capital community companies. This rate is five times the average success rate of the industry (~2%)