Our story

We do one thing: We help startups. We invest our passion, knowledge and capital into unique people and businesses.

We seek out inspirational founders of exceptional startups, who are looking to change the world. We can’t wait to hear your story!

Strategy

As a VC fund backed by ČEZ, a.s., our investment focus is in the Smart Energy,

where we look for innovative and fast growing European startups, with scalable business models proven by sales. We also seek chemistry between the founders, management team and investors.

Our strategy in figures is:

Investment size sweet spot: EUR 3 to 20m
Both money-in/money-out
Both minority/majority stakes (incl. co-investments)
Investment period 3 to 7 years
Trade sale or IPO as exit

We like areas such as:

Energy efficiency
Distributed generation
Flexibility and storage
Customer engagement products
Clean transportation in smart cities

Portfolio

Sonnen

A community fastly growing from Europe to outside world bringing “power from the hands of big utilities back to people.

sonnen-batterie.com
Tado

A movement spreading into every household around the world with passion to save energy from heating and cooling by using smart thermostat/AC equipped with unique applications on your smart phone.

tado.com
Sunfire

A breakthrough fuel cell and electrolyser technology replacing conventional fossil fuel used in your car with CO2 neutral fuel created from green power, water and CO2 from atmosphere.

sunfire.de
Cloud & Heat

Creating a network of green, highly efficient data centers on the edge close to the end users, accommodating the computing needs of distributed digital world while at the same time reusing server heat for hot water and space heating.

cloudandheat.com
ETF

Smart green venture capital fund based in London, with experienced investment directors, corporate club and great network of industry experts.

etfpartners.capital

People

Please meet the INVEN team.

A diverse group of men and women with different backgrounds who takes this dream job as a mission.

  • Petr Míkovec Managing Director Changing the world to a better place
  • Ivo Němejc Investment Director Finance as a hobby
  • Viktor Miškovský Investment Director Cycling as a challenge
  • Petra Sokolová Senior Associate Mountains and yoga fan
  • Kristýna Machová Senior Associate Culture lover
  • Vincent Gregoir Senior Associate Passionate about wining&dining
  • Michal Mravec Senior Associate Fearless skier and trumpeter
  • Daniel Edgerley Senior Associate Fitness and tennis enthusiast
  • Martin Pacovský Risk Manager Running lover
  • Jana Osangová Analyst Dog breeder
  • Martina Štinglová Office manager Cigarettes and dance addict
  • Lenka Čtveráková Assistant Passionate for vegan recipes
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Media

09. 05. 2017

ČEZ invests through INVEN CAPITAL into a unique solution that combines the world of data centers and heating

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16. 11. 2016

Deloitte appoints sonnen as one of the ten fastest growing technology companies in Germany

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17. 10. 2016

Sonnen Considering IPO in Bid to Rival Tesla Powerwall Storage

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18. 07. 2016

Petr Míkovec pitches Inven Capital at Ecosummit Amsterdam 2016

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26. 04. 2016

INVEN CAPITAL announces EUR 20M investment in Tado at Ecosummit Berlin 2016

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23. 03. 2016

Petr Míkovec pitches the advantages of corporate venture funds at Ecosummit London 2015

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Contact

Inven Capital, investiční fond, a.s.
Pod Křížkem 1773/2
147 00 Praha 4 - Braník