Electrochaea Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2010

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 50


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series D

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $40.7M

  • Investors
  • 22

Electrochaea General Information


Operator of an energy company intended to facilitate the generation of synthetic methane, recycling of carbon, and store intermittent renewable energy. The company's proprietary technology converts renewable electricity and carbon dioxide into BioCat Methane, a low-carbon intensity synthetic methane, enabling businesses with efficient and unlimited storage of energy for future use, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and accelerating decarbonization of the gas grid.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Energy Storage
Other Industries
Alternative Energy Equipment
Energy Production
Primary Office
  • Semmelweisstrasse 3
  • 82152 Planegg
  • Germany
+49 089 00000000

Electrochaea Timeline

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Electrochaea Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Later Stage VC (Series D) 07-Jan-2022 $40.7M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 06-Aug-2020 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 20-Feb-2019 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2017 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 28-Jan-2015 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A) 04-Nov-2014 00.00 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant 08-May-2013 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Seed Round 01-Aug-2011 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Grant 01-Jan-2011 $1.2M Completed Generating Revenue
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Electrochaea Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Operator of an energy company intended to facilitate the generation of synthetic methane, recycling of carbon, and store
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Planegg, Germany
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Electrochaea Competitors (8)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Liquid Wind Venture Capital-Backed Gothenburg, Sweden 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
0000 00000 Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 0000 00.000 0000000000 00.000
00000 Venture Capital-Backed Caesarea, Israel 000 00000 00000000000 00000
00000 00000000 000 Venture Capital-Backed Calgary, Canada 00 000.00 000000000 000.00
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Walloon Lake, MI 0 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Electrochaea Patents

Electrochaea Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
CA-3207855-A1 Mec system Pending 19-Mar-2021 0000000000
DE-202021100957-U1 Heat exchanger system Active 25-Feb-2021 000000000
CA-3207331-A1 Heat exchange system Pending 25-Feb-2021 00000000
CA-3188868-A1 Method to produce a synthesis product, e.g. methane utilizing methanogenic microorganisms in a microbial electrolysis cell (mec) by applying a separated nutrient feeding strategy Pending 04-Sep-2020 000000000
DE-102020123184-A1 Process for the production of a synthetic product, e.g., methane, using methanogenic microorganisms in a microbial electrolytic cell (mec) by employing a separate nutrient supply strategy Pending 04-Sep-2020 C12P5/023
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Electrochaea Executive Team (16)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Mich Hein Ph.D Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
Harald Beschid Chief Operating Officer
Doris Hafenbradl Ph.D Chief Technology Officer & Managing Director
Jon Boles Chief Investment Officer
Jay Dalal Financial and Corporate Controller
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Electrochaea Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
Christian Reitberger Ph.D b2venture Advisor & Board Member 000 0000
Luca Rossi Baker Hughes Board Member 000 0000
Martin Kröner Ph.D Munich Venture Partners Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
Victoria Gonzalez Focus First Advisor & Board Member 000 0000
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Electrochaea 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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Electrochaea Investors (22)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Baker Hughes Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
European Innovation Council Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Matterwave Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Metin Zerman Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Plug and Play Tech Center Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Electrochaea Investments & Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000-00-000 17-Oct-2016 00000 0000 Energy Production
Six Convert 01-Aug-2011 Merger/Acquisition Environmental Services (B2B)
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