CVC/FOF/VC  Chevron Technology Ventures -ventures

     Office Locations:

1500 Louisiana, 39th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-890-7900



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Chevron Technology Ventures Investments (CTVI) identifies technology advances that could strengthen core operations and lead Chevron to new opportunities for growth. The firm scans the globe for companies with pioneering technologies that can yield strategic and financial value. CTVI also looks for firms that could enhance the way Chevron produces and delivers energy. CTVI works with select venture capital firms and also makes independent investments in areas such as information technology, oil and gas, emerging/alternative energy, advanced materials, communications and networking. The firm can invest in a company at any phase in the development cycle - from providing early-stage seed investment to offering capital for full-scale commercialization. CTVI screens more than 400 opportunities per year and manage more than $250 million in strategic investments.

    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
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    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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    Bob Grazer Venture Executive
    Colleen Mazza Business Support
    Dane Zehrung Technology Transfer Leader
    Don Riley Venture Executive
    John Hanten Venture Executive


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Clarke Industrial Engineering



      Series B





      Series C


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Bitzer Mobile
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      BrightSource Energy
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      Clarke Industrial Engineering
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      Five Star Technologies
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      Foro Energy
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      OsComp Systems
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      Reality Mobile
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      Sample6 Technologies
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      Soane Energy
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      Southwest Windpower
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      Stingray Geophysical
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      Sub-One Technology
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      Veros Systems
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    Recent News:

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