Generate Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2014

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 267


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1.07B

  • Investors
  • 19

Generate General Information


Provider of specialty finance services capital intended to deploy sustainable infrastructure. The company partners with project developers and technology manufacturers globally to finance the resource revolution building scalable businesses in the renewable energy, technology, finance, and sustainability sectors, enabling clients with funding to generate revenue and build their businesses.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Capital Markets/Institutions
Other Industries
Energy Infrastructure
Corporate Office
  • 560 Davis Street
  • Suite 250
  • San Francisco, CA 94111
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

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Generate Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Later Stage VC 22-Dec-2023 $1.07B 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Debt - General 12-Jul-2022 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 19-Jul-2021 000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 14-Jan-2020 000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Debt Refinancing 01-Nov-2019 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC 29-Aug-2018 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 22-Jan-2018 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Debt - General 04-Mar-2016 $30M $30M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Sep-2014 Completed Generating Revenue
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Generate Comparisons

HQ Location
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Post Valuation
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267 As of 2024
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Generate Competitors (6)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Hasi Corporate Backed or Acquired Annapolis, MD 000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
Wunder Venture Capital-Backed Boulder, CO 00 00000 0000000000 0 00000
CleanCapital Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 00 00.000 00000000000 00.000
Hercules Capital BDC Corporate Backed or Acquired San Mateo, CA 000 00000 00000000 00000
TerraForm Power Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 000 00.000 000000000 00.000
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Generate Executive Team (43)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Scott Jacobs Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
William Sonneborn President
William Caesar President, Generate Upcycle
Brian Lehman Chief Financial Officer
Nam Tran Nguyen Chief Operating Officer
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Generate Board Members (12)

Name Representing Role Since
Derek Chu Generate Board Member 000 0000
Kristin Richmond Self Board Member 000 0000
Lynn Jurich Self Board Member 000 0000
Matan Friedman Generate Co-Founder, Global Chief Investment Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Rajesh Atluru Activate Capital Partners Board Member 000 0000
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Generate Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Generate Investors (19)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Aware Super Asset Manager Minority 000 0000 000000 0
CBRE Caledon PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Harbert Management Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
ImpactAssets Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The RockCreek Group Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Generate Investments & Acquisitions (31)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Pine Gate Renewables 29-Apr-2024 00 0000000 00000 Energy Production 00000 000
Nexamp 10-Apr-2024 00000 0000 00000 Energy Infrastructure 00000 000
Clean Bus Solutions 07-Dec-2023 00000 0000 Road 00000 000
Pine Gate Renewables 31-May-2023 00 0000000 Energy Production
Ambient Fuels 02-May-2023 Early Stage VC 00000 Energy Infrastructure 00000 000
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Generate Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Generate-Ubiquity Management PE/Buyout Charlotte, NC 2019
esVolta Energy Infrastructure Newport Beach, CA 0000
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Generate Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Compute North 09-Feb-2022 00000 00000 00 00000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
Anuvia Plant Nutrients 15-Jan-2021 00 000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
Tangent Energy Solutions 30-Nov-2016 Later Stage VC 0000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
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Generate FAQs

  • When was Generate founded?

    Generate was founded in 2014.

  • Who is the founder of Generate?

    Scott Jacobs, Matan Friedman, and Jigar Shah are the founders of Generate.

  • Who is the CEO of Generate?

    Scott Jacobs is the CEO of Generate.

  • Where is Generate headquartered?

    Generate is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

  • What is the size of Generate?

    Generate has 267 total employees.

  • What industry is Generate in?

    Generate’s primary industry is Other Capital Markets/Institutions.

  • Is Generate a private or public company?

    Generate is a Private company.

  • What is Generate’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Generate is 00000.

  • How much funding has Generate raised over time?

    Generate has raised $4.65B.

  • Who are Generate’s investors?

    Aware Super, CBRE Caledon, Harbert Management, ImpactAssets, and The RockCreek Group are 5 of 19 investors who have invested in Generate.

  • Who are Generate’s competitors?

    Hasi, Wunder, CleanCapital, Hercules Capital BDC, and TerraForm Power are some of the 6 competitors of Generate.

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