Cantos Ventures is a micro venture capital firm in California that focuses on companies operating in the industrial automation, distributed ledgers, genomics, next-gen compute and frontier technology sectors. Founded 2016 in San Francisco, California, United States by Ian Rountree, this micro VC firm invests in early stage ventures, seed series A, convertible notes, series B rounds, and non-equity assistance. Its portfolio companies include ADVANO, Shipamax, Skyryse, and Qwil. As of February 2020, Cantos has made 45 investments. Their most recent investment was on December 11, 2019, when Qwil raised $24.4M. Cantos has raised two funds, their latest being Cantos Ventures II.
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