27 Feb '12, 4pm

FirstFuel Wins $10M More for Commercial Building Energy Analysis: VC funding for your new thin-film solar fact...

VC funding for your new thin-film solar factory or fuel cell firm might be hard to come by these days. At least from investors on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California. But capital-light, enterprise-level energy efficiency plays that look a little like the successful firm Opower? That might be a simpler funding story. We reported on FirstFuel's seed funding of $2.4 million in September of last year. The firm looks to be on a roll and just closed a $10 million round A led by new investor Rockport Capital, which is joining existing investors Nth Power and Battery Ventures. Put simply, the firm is a commercial building energy analytics startup. "FirstFuel Software is a great example of an exciting cleantech startup that can be capitalized within the constraints of venture capital and that leverages proven software product development models," said Jason Matlof, a partner a...

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