Table 3: Recent investments from venture capital firms in algae firms.

Venture capital firmsAlgae firms

Aardvark Investments SACequesta Algae
Arch Venture PartnersSapphire Energy
BIRD FoundationAlgatech, GreenFuel
BlueCrestBlue Marble Energy, Solazyme, Earth2tech
Braemar Energy VenturesSolazyme
Cascade VenturesSapphire Energy, Cedar Grove Investments
Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ)GreenFuel Technologies Corporation
Gabriel Venture PartnersAurora Biofuels
Harris & Harris GroupSolazyme
I2BFSolix Biofuels
Lightspeed Energy PartnersSolazyme
Noventi (formerly Cypress Ventures)Aurora Biofuels
Oak Investment PartnersAurora Biofuels
Quercus TrustLivefuels
Southern Ute Alternative Energy LLCSolix Biofuels
The Roda GroupSolazyme
VantagePoint Venture PartnersSolazyme
VenrockSapphire Energy
Wellcome TrustSapphire Energy
XL TechGroup, AustraliaPetroalgae

Source: [4].