Maniv Energy Capital, LLC was established in 2005 to explore opportunities in the rapidly growing sectors of clean technology and alternative energy.
Worldwide demand for energy is soaring and conventional sources of production are becoming severely strained, as evidenced by the soaring costs of power.
Furthermore, national security and environmental imperatives are provoking innovators to find cleaner, less expensive ways of meeting the growing demand.
PLEASE NOTE THAT AT MANIV DOES NOT CURRENTLY HAVE AN ACTIVE INVESTMENT FUND.
Powermat Technologies, the worldwide leader in wireless charging for devices, joined the Maniv family in 2012. Powermat provides a simple, smart, efficient and clutter-free approach for powering devices that millions of consumers around the world have already enjoyed. They’ve said “goodbye, good riddance” to their tangled power cords, and no longer have to worry about running on empty. Now, through a partnership with Procter and Gamble, Powermat is launching wireless charging for devices under the “Duracell Powermat” banner, and is working with General Motors, with sports arenas and others to bring the convenience of wireless charging to all the places you go! link
Maniv is proud to have been the first entity to commit to, and invest in Better Place, the world's leading service provider for electric vehicles (EVs), and one of the world's leading start-up companies with $700 million in capital already invested. Better Place solves the two major problems with EVs – the cost and range of the battery – by purchasing the batteries, installing charging points and battery-switch stations, and permitting drivers to access them on a subscription basis. This makes EVs less expensive and more convenient — accessible and desirable to the entire driving public. This will lead Better Place to fulfill its mission of ending oil. link
Maniv Bioventures, LLC invested nearly $20 million from 1997 to 2004 in an assortment of life science companies including the following: Portfolio