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Insights From the Field

A collection of articles, news, and thought pieces to keep you informed.

Featured Posts

Factor[e] Ventures Pitch Day

Event

Register to Attend the Factor[e] Portfolio Pitch Day

Belle Raab | Sep 01, 2020

Factor[e] Ventures is hosting a (virtual) Pitch Day on October 6th showcasing their pre-Series A...

Rural Electrification

Thought Piece

Systemic Barriers to Stimulating Electricity Demand in African Off-Grid Energy

Jit Bhattacharya | Sep 24, 2020

Minigrids in Africa face a fundamental challenge to achieving commercial viability: low-income, rural customers consume...

Article

A Conversation With Factor[e] Ventures’ Industrial Design Lead Jordan Westerberg

Autodesk | Sep 23, 2020

The original article can be found on the Autodesk website. Author: Paul Sohi Freelance designers:...

SparkMeter

Portfolio News

SparkMeter Closes $12 Million Series A Financing

Belle Raab | Aug 25, 2020

Factor[e] celebrates the success of portfolio company, SparkMeter, who reached a major milestone this past...

Portfolio Metrics

Investments
Made

20

Portfolio Operating
Countries

44

Customers Served

65k+

Sustainable Livelihoods
Improved

1M+

Greenhouse Gas
Emission Reduction

392k+

Metric Tons

Recent Posts

SparkMeter

Portfolio News

SparkMeter Team Testing at Factor[e] Ventures HQ

admin-factore | Oct 06, 2014

Factor[e] Ventures was happy to host the SparkMeter team and pitch in on an intense...

Lightning Hybrids Shipping Pilot System to India

admin-factore | Sep 10, 2014

Lightning Hybrids is preparing a pilot system for shipment to India over the next few...