Caterpillar Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 3

  • Investments
  • 30

  • Portfolio
  • 18

  • Exits
  • 4


Caterpillar Ventures General Information


Founded in 2015, Caterpillar Ventures is the venture capital arm of Caterpillar and is based in Deerfield, Illinois. The firm prefers to invest in early-stage companies operating in the energy sector (electrification, energy storage and power conversion), ESG (renewables, GHG capture and mitigation) landscape, artificial intelligence (robotics, autonomy and simulation) and related services including digital and the circular economy. The firm's focus is on energy transition and related market places.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Fund of Funds
Primary Office
  • 604 Mission Street
  • Suite 800
  • San Francisco, CA 94105
  • United States

Caterpillar Ventures Investments (30)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Infinitum 08-Nov-2022 Later Stage VC 00000 Machinery (B2B) Generating Revenue
000000000 000000 ( 16-Jun-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue
00000 05-May-2022 0000 00000 Other Equipment Generating Revenue
000000 0000000000 24-Sep-2021 0000 00000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 00000
0000000000 23-Sep-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Electrical Equipment Clinical Trials - Phase 1 00000 0000000000
0000000 28-Jun-2021 00000 00000 0000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
000000000 24-May-2021 00000 00000 0000 Machinery (B2B) Generating Revenue
00000000 05-Jan-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
Praemo 09-Oct-2020 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Powerhive 05-Jul-2019 Later Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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Caterpillar Ventures Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Fisker 29-Oct-2020 Reverse Merger 00000
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Airware 14-Sep-2018 Out of Business
Yard Club 05-May-2017 Merger/Acquisition
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Caterpillar Ventures Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Caterpillar Ventures Team (7)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jaci Sager Investment Manager Peoria, IL
Jihad Salahuddin Senior Investment Manager 0 Peoria, IL
Michael Young Director 0 0 Deerfield, IL
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Caterpillar Ventures Co-Investors (41)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Applied Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
General Catalyst 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Riverstone Holdings 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Rockwell Automation 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Schlumberger 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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