Funding the Future
Activate invests in early market leaders whose technologies are fundamentally transforming the industrial economy.
The world is undergoing transformational changes which are placing unprecedented stress on the cities and infrastructure we share. Scarce resources, urban density and fundamental shifts in how energy is generated and consumed are creating new economic and social challenges for the global community – and for individual communities across the globe.
DERs & DERMS
Wind and Solar
New renewable energy capacity added in next five years
Big Data & Predictive Analytics
Machine Learning & AI
Device Cyber Security
Communications & Connectivity
Devices connected to “Internet of things” by 2020
Supply Chain Localization
Percentage of population who will live in cities by 2050
EV Charging Infrastructure
Batteries & EV to Grid
Electric vehicles sold annually by the year 2030
Electrification of Everything
Smart Roads & Parking
Drone Delivery Networks
Building Information Modeling
Asset Cyber Security
Global infrastructure spending over next 10 years
Activate is focused on industrial innovation in the sectors that matter most to the future. We apply decades of expertise to back companies enabling transformation within these target markets.
Building intelligent networks of clean and distributed infrastructure while facilitating more efficient consumption through smarter management of built environments.
Enabling the intelligent and frictionless movement of people and goods across cities and supply-chains.
Reimagining industrial environments, processes and systems to be intelligent, efficient, automated and safe.
Activate invests in companies with proven technology situated at a commercial inflection point. We target early market leaders with a differentiated approach to solving a fundamental market problem for their customers.
Activate provides flexible equity solutions that allow companies to maximize their growth potential. We operate as partners first and find entrepreneurs with the shared ambition to build category defining companies of scale and impact.