Investors in Hardware

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Sequoia Capital

Sequoia Capital Global Equities extends Sequoia Capital’s technology investing efforts into the public markets. SCGE currently manages over $7 billion and invests in companies across the global technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sectors, primarily focusing on software, internet, financial technology, and technology-enabled consumer businesses. The firm’s portfolio consists of concentrated, long-term investments in leading companies across the world. While the majority of the portfolio is comprised of public companies, SCGE also partners with entrepreneurs through late-stage private crossover investments, often investing alongside Sequoia Growth funds. The firm’s private portfolio includes emerging leaders in the United States, China, India, Brazil, Korea, and Israel. As these private companies become public, SCGE grows the partnership with additional investments at the IPO and beyond.
MP
+72
Made 14 investments in Hardware

Brinc

Brinc Accelerator of Accelerators focuses is developing and operating training programs around China for existing and new incubator, accelerator, and investment companies. Brinc’s AOA business model is to provide fee-based training to incubators, accelerators, and investment companies then tie up longer-term relationships through accelerator associations and obtain equity alignment with their startups and programs. Ultimately, Brinc’s goal is to help improve the quality of startups in China and to generate more opportunities for follow-on investment through future funds that are brought online and through syndication through China’s venture capital ecosystem, which is one of the fastest growing/largest in the world.
Made 15 investments in Hardware

Intel

Intel Capital, Intel's strategic investment program, is one of the largest worldwide corporate venture programs investing in the technology segment. With an overall strategy to stimulate advances in computing and communications, the Intel Capital team seeks out, and invests in, promising companies worldwide, working together to establish new and innovative technologies, develop industry standard solutions, drive Internet growth, and advance the computing platform. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested more than $11.6 billion in approximately 1,437 companies in 57 countries. In that timeframe, 212 portfolio companies have gone public on various exchanges around the world and 377 were acquired or participated in a merger.
+34
Made 11 investments in Hardware

Capital-E

Capital-E is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in seed/start-ups and early stage investments. The firm seeks to invest in micro and nano electronics, nanotechnology, and advanced materials with a focus on image sensors, machine learning, artificial intelligence, industry 4.0, medical and diagnostics, semicon processing and metrology, communications and networking, green energy, and consumer electronics and multimedia. Within communication, the firm focuses on analogue and mixed signal chip solutions, RF technologies and components for communication and sensor networks, solutions with significantly higher integration/performance/power efficiency benchmarks for existing and emerging markets and also seeks to invest in novel concepts and components as well as system level solutions for both wired as well as wireless applications and defensible proprietary technology and innovative business models to compete. Within semicon processing and metrology, it focuses on equipment and materials technologies for the fabrication, process control or inspection of (un) patterned wafers compatible with standard CMOS integrated circuits aiming for unparalleled device performance and yield. Within consumer electronics and multimedia, it seeks to invest in large area of applications, ranging from subsystems, devices and networks, facilitating new functionality, analogue and mixed signal chip technologies for ambient, slimmer, less power hungry, better performing electronic devices. Within multimedia, it prefers to invest in innovative technology approaches in chips, modules, and embedded software / signal processing to deliver the next generation of multimedia applications. Within green energy, it invests in novel tools, materials, systems, processes and device structures for power generation and control, energy scavenging and storage with emphasis on power density, efficiency and lower cost; functional coatings or conductive polymers enabling renewable energies, tiny-tech filter or purification materials, structural composites, sustainable catalysis or simply the recovery of high value materials; and future mobility solutions (components) with electric vehicles as an integral part of intelligent power networks, smart grids, and the corresponding infrastructure. It also invests in processing, test and metrology equipment, sensors, memories and intra/interchip optical communication. The firm primarily focuses on Western Europe with a specific focus on the Benelux, Netherlands, Flanders, and Luxembourg. It also pursues co-investments in the United Kingdom, Benelux, Ireland, France, and Germany. It seeks to invest between €0.25 million ($0.32 million) to €1 million ($1.29 million) scaling to € 7.5 million ($9.81 million) per company over multiple rounds. The firm seeks to be an active board member on its portfolio companies. It prefers to lead deals and co-invest in subsequent rounds of financing. Capital-E was founded in January 2006 and is based in Antwerp, Belgium.
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RJ
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Made 4 investments in Hardware

HP

Hewlett-Packard provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. The company’s personal systems segment offers commercial and consumer PCs, workstations, tablets, retail point-of-sale systems, calculators and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. Its printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, and scanning devices as well as LaserJet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, and graphics solutions; and software and web services. The company’s software segment offers IT management, application testing and delivery, information management, big data analytics, security intelligence, and risk management solutions for businesses and enterprises; and licensing, support, and professional services as well as SaaS-based services. Its HP financial services segment provides leasing, financing, utility programs, and asset management services as well as investment solutions to SMBs, educational institutions, and governmental entities. The company’s corporate investments segment includes HP labs and cloud-related business incubation projects. Hewlett-Packard was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
RK
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Made 4 investments in Hardware

Foresight Group

Foresight Group is an alternative asset manager with a strong 30-year track record and specific expertise in environmental and solar infrastructure and private equity. Foresight Group is a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager which has been managing investment funds on behalf of institutions and retail clients for 30 years. With current assets under management of over £2.2 billion, raised from the UK and international private and high-net-worth individuals, family offices, pension funds and other institutional investors, Foresight strives to generate increasing dividends and capital appreciation for its investors over the long term. Foresight has offices in UK, USA, Italy, and Australia.
+57
Made 3 investments in Hardware

Panda Capital

Founded in 2015, Panda Capital is a venture capital firm founded in China in 2015 by four partners Wen, Liang Weihong, Li Xinyi and Mao Shengbo. The firm is focused on venture investments in technology facing companies across China.
JS
Made 2 investments in Hardware

ARM

ARM Holdings is a provider of silicon IP and custom SoCs at the heart of billions of devices. Its business model involves designing and licensing of IP rather than manufacturing and selling of actual semiconductor chips. They license IP to a network of partners and these partners utilize ARM IP designs to create and manufacture system-on-chip designs. In addition to processor IP, they provide a range of tools, physical and systems IP to enable optimized system-on-chip designs.
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IT
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Made 2 investments in Hardware

Ulu Ventures

Ulu Ventures provides early-stage investments to enterprise cloud and smart data companies. The seed-stage venture firm focused primarily on enterprise IT, Ulu focuses on the market opportunity created by the Stanford and Silicon Valley communities. It seeks to generate financial results using a disciplined, repeatable decision-making process that analyzes risk-reward trade-offs. Ulu also follows the logical principles of portfolio construction. This approach makes the firm conventional in the world of institutional investors but contrarian as compared to other VCs. In 2018, Clint Korver and Miriam Rivera established the firm in Palo Alto, California.
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Made 2 investments in Hardware

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania

We’re (not just) investors. We’re (more than) advisors. We’re (beyond) connectors. Ben Franklin Technology Partners combines the best practices of early stage investing with a higher purpose – to lead the region’s technology community to new heights, creating jobs and transforming lives. For over 30 years, Ben has been the leading seed stage capital provider for the region’s technology sectors, investing over $170 million in more than 1,750 regional technology companies, many of which have gone on to become industry leaders. Ben Franklin has also launched university/industry partnerships that accelerate scientific discoveries to commercialization, and has seeded regional initiatives that strengthen our entrepreneurial community.
CS
+24
Made 2 investments in Hardware
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