AutoGrid Investors

Energy Impact Partners

Energy Impact Partners is a collaborative strategic investment fund that invests in companies optimizing energy consumption and improving sustainable energy generation. Through close collaboration with its strategic investor base, EIP seeks to bring the best companies, buying power and vision in the industry to bear on the emerging energy landscape.

Envision Ventures

Envision Ventures was founded by entrepreneurs who launched successful companies dedicated to changing the world. Envision takes a long-term view of financing. As an independent evergreen fund, with no end-of-fund life date, Envision helps entrepreneurs avoid many of the conflicts typical in the venture industry. Envision Ventures managing partner Dan Ahn has been a Silicon Valley venture capitalist for seventeen years, serving as managing director of two venture firms, Voyager Capital and Woodside Fund, and having had the privilege of working with numerous successful entrepreneurs. Earlier, Ahn was the founder of Endpoint Technologies, which was successfully acquired by Applied Materials. Ahn holds a BA and MBA from Harvard University.

ClearSky Power & Technology

ClearSky Power & Technology, based in Florida, is a venture capital firm specializing in late stage and growth equity investments. It seeks to invest in energy, clean power, and technology businesses.


The European utility company E.ON is one of the world’s largest utility holding companies, serving over 26 million customers in 30 countries. E.ON is based in Düsseldorf, Germany, and aims to make energy cleaner and better wherever they operate.

Total Energy Ventures

Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and the world’s second-ranked solar energy operator with SunPower. Our 96,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits. Total Energy Ventures is Total’s venture capital arm for investing in energy start-ups. Its investments support the development of innovative businesses in areas such as renewable energies, energy efficiency, energy storage, digital energy and sustainable transportation.

Foundation Capital

Foundation Capital was founded in 1995 with a single purpose: to build great companies. These are organizations that make a difference, not only in the lives of their constituents, but in the impact they have on their markets. Foundation Capital currently has $2.4 billion under management and is focused on investments in information technology, consumer and the emerging category of clean tech, in which they have developed a significant expertise in recent years. Prior investments include EnerNOC, Silver Spring Networks, Emeter and SunRun.

Stanford University

Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions. From Hewlett Packard to Google, Stanford University has been the birthplace of many of the world’s leading technology companies.