Every Quarter, i3 Connect, a Cleantech Group division, publishes a quarterly roundup of the Venture Capital (VC) investment and innovation trends happening across the globe. They have just published their cleantech VC and innovation roundup for quarter 3, 2015.
Key cleantech innovation takeaways outlined in the slides include:
– $2.3 Billion in Cleantech VC investment across 165 deals in 3Q 2015.
– Cleantech VC-backed companies are maturing with the average investment size triple what it was 2 years ago in 3Q 2013.
– Corporate participation in cleantech VC deals has never been higher with over 33% of deals including an industrial partner.
– Agtech investment continues to rise. It has tripled its share of investment over the past 5 years within the overall cleantech theme.
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