FI  Quercus Trust

http://www.thequercustrust.com/





     Office Locations:

2309 Santiago Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market


 

Industries:

  • Energy & Clean Tech

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    Description:

    Quercus Trust is a private investment firm operated by David Gelbaum. According to the Earth2Tech web site, Gelbaum is a former trader at hedge fund Princeton/Newport Partners, but has become a leading investor in cleantech with diversified holdings in the sector. According to published reports, Gelbaum has amassed a 47-company portfolio of clean energy stocks worth upwards of $500 million, most of which were small- and micro-cap clean energy stocks, but that increasingly Gelbaum was making venture funding deals. According to another report, Quercus has probably made more investments than every other VC firm, except for Khosla Ventures.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    David Gelbaum
    Monica Chavez Gelbaum

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Axion Power
        web link


      BlueFire Ethanol
        web link


      Colorep
        web link


      Cyrium Technologies
        web link


      DayStar Technologies
        web link


      Ener1
        web link


      Firefly Energy
        web link


      Graphene Energy
        web link


      GridPoint
        web link


      Hydro Green Energy
        web link


      LiveFuels
        web link


      Promethean Power
        web link


      Sencera
        web link


      Standard Renewable Energy
        web link


     

    Recent News:


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