Activate Capital

Activate is a growth-stage venture capital firm focused on the generational, digital transformation of the energy, transportation and industrial infrastructure sectors to create a more connected, intelligent, and sustainable 21st century economy. We invest in companies whose technologies are reshaping the traditional industrial economy into a digitized ecosystem of intelligent systems and ‘Smart Real Assets’. Core investment themes for Activate include Energy Transition, Smart Mobility & Logistics, and Industrial Intelligence & Automation. Founded in 2017 with offices in San Francisco and Philadelphia, and with backgrounds from pioneering firms such as TPG, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Silver Lake, Virgin Green Fund, EnerTech Capital and Element, the partners have worked together for over 20 years and have successfully raised and invested more than $1 billion of capital.