Enphase Energy has secured US$40 million in funding, with Bay Partners leading the equity financing. This round of financing also includes participation from Horizon Technology Finance, Bridge Bank and existing investors Third Point Ventures, RockPort Capital Partners, Madrone Capital Partners and Applied Ventures.
“Enphase has captured significant market share in the inverter space in an extraordinarily short time frame. This financing will be used to fund our expansion plans and further strengthen our balance sheet,” said Sanjeev Kumar, chief financial officer of Enphase Energy. “We are pleased to have the support of Bay Partners, Horizon Technology Finance, Bridge Bank and our existing investors, and their recognition that Enphase is poised to further accelerate this market share growth.”
“Enphase has a remarkably driven management team, and an excellent track record of technology innovation. We’re excited to invest in a company that is leading the transition in the inverter market from central to microinverters,” said Sandesh Patnam, Bay Partners.
“Shipping 250,000 inverters in such a short period of time is a remarkable achievement for any company,” said Greg Clark, Managing Director of Horizon Technology Finance. “This new round of financing will enable Enphase to continue this phenomenal growth.”