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New Energy Ventures

We are in the process of creating the coolest clean tech fund in Europe

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Madrid, Community of Madrid, España
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded April 2010
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

New Energy Ventures is a clean tech investor with existing IP and a strong technology pipeline. It is raising growth capital for the expansion of its operations to launch and become exclusive advisor to the Green Dreams Fund. This pan European fund aims to make a demonstrable, evidence based difference to climate change, by commercialising innovative clean technology from within research institutions, universities and incubators.


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    Chris Clapham
    Founder & CEO

    Successful entrepreneur with 15 years VC experience specialising in fundraising and managing cross border transactions covering the full investment lifecycle. Founder and CEO of New Energy Ventures. Specific experience in seed and growth financing for companies in Clean Tech, ICT, Biotech and Real Estate. An innovative business leader with strong negotiation skills and the natural ability to inspire those around him.

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    Marut Uppal
    Business Development Partner

    Founder & Director, Strategic Karma SL
    Structuring JV’s between India and Europe
    Client liaison for India Tourism Ministry and Indian Embassy in Madrid
    Director, Sanskriti Tours Pvt. Ltd
    International expansion of Luxury Travel Agency from India into Spain
    Director, Mistic India SL
    Project planning and executing new business and market entry strategies for onshore manufacturing
    CISI Level 3 Certificate in Investments (Securities)

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    Sudipto Dasgupta

    Career highlights:
    Senior VP and Head of Operations and Technology for Russia’s leading distressed debt management & collections company
    COO for ABN Amro Spain
    Head of Operations Development, ABN Amro, Spain
    VP Business Development, ABN Amro, Europe
    VP Special Projects, ABN Amro, India
    VP Head of Operations ABN Amro, India
    Service & Control Manager, Citibank, India
    Education highlights:
    MBA, Birla Institute of Technology, India

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    Will Morgan

    Finance & Portfolio Director – PE renewable investment management
    Responsible to international partners for portfolio of €1.2bn AUM with €120m turnover
    Finance Director for Air Water Treatment SL
    Secured €1m in growth capital across two funding rounds
    Associate Director for SI Capital Private Equity S.A.
    Integral part of team raising a €10m VC clean energy & tech fund
    Investment Manager to FTSE real estate manager, investor and developer

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    Maximo Gomez

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    Louis de Broglie

    Financial services professional with 4 years’ experience in an actuarial consulting firm and various asset management companies. MS in Mathematics, Certified International Investment Analyst and MBA graduate from IE Business School, he is leveraging his financial experience and as well as his business management expertise to process New Energy Ventures due diligence and investment analysis.

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    Aman Goel


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    Jo Rogers, Founder of Navistar Legal. Expert in mercantile law, qualified US & UK practitioner
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    Marcus Rhodes, Audit Partner for E&Y Moscow. Chairs audit committee for various global PLCs

Previous Investors

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    NEV has raised a Series A in 2011 of €250,000 from private investors
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    NEV is currently closing Series B following renewed commitments for 50% of the requirement