Eclipse Ventures

Eclipse Ventures

Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm investing on startups in hardware, software, and data industries.

Established in 2015, Eclipse Ventures is a venture capital firm founded by Lior Susan. The firm was previously known as Formation 8 Hardware Fund, a branch of Formation 8, a venture capital firm which was disbanded in 2015. Eclipse Ventures is based in Palo Alto, California. As of February 2019, the firm is managing 33 active companies in its portfolio and has sold its ownership in 3 companies. Its most recent investment occurred on January 2019 for Augury, a predictive maintenance platform aimed for facility owners and service companies.

Funding

Eclipse Ventures funds companies that are established in North America. The firm prefers to invest in companies that are operating in the hardware, software, and data industries. It provides funding for companies in the early stage of development. With its most recent funding round held in January 2019, the firm has amassed a total amount of $1.1 billion. Its most recent round, Eclipse Fund III, acquired a fund total of $500 million.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
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Company developing and licensing Neural Inferencing Semiconductor IP/Software and embedded FPGA hard IP and software for reconfigurable RTL in SOCs, MCUs and other ICs

Baby monitors to track a baby's heart rate and oxygen levels, and stream video and audio to phones

An internet company building a different way to get home broadband internet. It is located in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2016.

B2B company developing hardware and software solutions to help diagnose a machine's issue through the sound it makes.

June is a consumer electronics company making home automation products, most notably a smart oven called the June Oven.

An agriculture technology company offering products and services that utilize aerial imaging and data processing designed to help farmers maximize profits. It is located in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2012.

A logistics company that uses technology to fulfill warehouse orders. It was founded in 2015 and is located in Waltham, Massachusetts.

A technology company offering an internet of things (IoT) platform for the biopharmaceutical and medical technology industries.

A computer software company that creates products intended for the manufacturing industry. It is located in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2018.

Lucira Health is a company developing and producing health diagnostic hardware that transforms a smartphone into a portable and real-time health-monitoring device for rapid, accessible, multiplexed analysis of bodily fluids.

Lighthouse AI is a Palo Alto, California-based consumer electronics company.

A company offering an electric unmanned aircraft for first responder surveillance.

Lucira Health is an Emeryville, California-based diagnostics company supplying disposable test kits for infectious disease diagnostics in RNA and DNA.

Toka builds targeted intelligence gathering platforms to gather intelligence from various sensors.

Swift Navigation is a San Francisco-based navigation company.

Wayve is a London-based transportation company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Eclipse SPV II, L.P.
119,250,000
119,250,000
November 2019
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Angela Hayward

Investor and Portfolio Partner

Greg Lyon

Chief Financial Officer

Greg Reichow

Partner

Lior Susan

Founder/Partner

Mike McNamara

General Partner

Seth Winterroth

Partner

Further reading

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Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Bright Machines

Clearpath

Common Networks

Diassess

Kinema Systems

Lighthouse

References

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