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Investments

94

Portfolio Exits

10

Funds

4

About City Light Capital

City Light is a Venture Capital firm that invests early in impactful companies. They partner with experienced teams building category-defining solutions in the areas of education, safety and care, and the environment - where more revenue equals better lives at scale, every time. As one of the earliest and most successful impact investing firms, City Light has a track record of identifying and scaling impact in ways that build better companies. Some key portfolio investments are 2U (Nasdaq: TWOU), ShotSpotter (Nasdaq: SSTI), Trilogy Education, and OhmConnect.

City Light Capital Headquarter Location

335 Madison Ave 16th Floor

New York, New York, 10017,

United States

212-403-9514

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Optivolt Raises $8M in Seed Funding

May 17, 2022

Optivolt , a San Francisco, CA-based provider of solar technology that enables self-powered IoT devices, 5G infrastructure, military equipment, robotics and EVs, closed a$8.2M seed funding. The round, which brought total funding raised to date to $10.1m, was led by Atlas Innovate with participation from Social Impact Capital, Pure Ventures, City Light Capital and Peter Relan. The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach. Led by Rohit Kalyanpur, founder & Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Kofman, co-founder & CTO, and Bobby Ram, Chief Operating Officer, Optivolt has developed a full-stack shade tolerant solar platform to keep machines & critical infrastructure powered even through the most adverse conditions and to enable the next generation of applications across – IoT devices, 5G, EVs, etc. FinSMEs

City Light Capital Investments

94 Investments

City Light Capital has made 94 investments. Their latest investment was in Optivolt as part of their Seed VC on May 5, 2022.

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City Light Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/17/2022

Seed VC

Optivolt

$8.2M

Yes

1

5/3/2022

Unattributed VC

Early Works

$3.32M

Yes

1

4/28/2022

Seed VC

Ruth Health

$2.4M

Yes

4

1/13/2022

Seed VC - II

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$99M

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10

12/30/2021

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

5/17/2022

5/3/2022

4/28/2022

1/13/2022

12/30/2021

Round

Seed VC

Unattributed VC

Seed VC

Seed VC - II

Series B

Company

Optivolt

Early Works

Ruth Health

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Amount

$8.2M

$3.32M

$2.4M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

4

10

10

City Light Capital Portfolio Exits

10 Portfolio Exits

City Light Capital has 10 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Ginger on August 25, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

Sources

8/25/2021

Merger

9

8/24/2021

Acquired

1

10/6/2020

Acquired

1

4/8/2019

Acquired

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$99M

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10

2/19/2019

Acq - Fin

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10

Date

8/25/2021

8/24/2021

10/6/2020

4/8/2019

2/19/2019

Exit

Merger

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

9

1

1

10

10

City Light Capital Fund History

4 Fund Histories

City Light Capital has 4 funds, including Impact Ventures III.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

9/21/2017

Impact Ventures III

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$57.4M

2

3/30/2015

Impact Co-Invest III

$99M

10

7/17/2014

Impact Ventures II

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$99M

10

12/31/2004

Impact Ventures I LP

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10

Closing Date

9/21/2017

3/30/2015

7/17/2014

12/31/2004

Fund

Impact Ventures III

Impact Co-Invest III

Impact Ventures II

Impact Ventures I LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Open

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Amount

$57.4M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

10

10

10

City Light Capital Team

1 Team Member

City Light Capital has 1 team member, including current Managing Partner, Josh Cohen.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Josh Cohen

Managing Partner

Current

Name

Josh Cohen

Work History

Title

Managing Partner

Status

Current

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