Keating Capital Puts $4M into Agilyx

Keating Capital announced Monday that it had invested $4 million as part of a $25 million Series C round for Agilyx Corp. Beaverton, Ore.-based Agilyx is an energy company focused on converting waste plastics into high value synthetic oil. Other investors in the Series C round include existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Saffron Hill Ventures, Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital, Waste Management, Total Energy Ventures International and Reference Capital.

Enerkem Lands Another $30M; Total Funding Hits $90M in 2011–CORRECTED

Enerkem, a Chicago-based company whose technology turns waste into ethanol and other chemicals, announced that it has closed $30 million in financing, including from The Westly Group, Fondaction CSN, and Quince Associates. The three join existing investors Valero Energy Corp., Waste Management, Rho Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures and Cycle Capital, which each invested in the recently […]

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Agilyx Raises $22M From KP, Chrysalix, Others

Agilyx Corp. said Thursday it raised a $22 million Series B round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and joined by new strategic investors Waste Management, Inc. and Total Energy Ventures International, an affiliate of oil and gas company, Total S.A. Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital also participated.  Agilyx converts waste plastic into synthetic crude oil. […]

Waste Management Backs Harvest Power

Harvest Power Inc., a Waltham, Mass.-based manager of food and yard waste composting facilities, has raised an undisclosed amount of VC funding from Waste Management Inc. (NYSE: WM). As part of the deal, existing Harvest Power shareholders Kleiner Perkins and Munich Venture Partners also increased their investments.

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