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
Website
Industry
Location
Flex Logix

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

Manufacturing
Semiconductor industry
Information technology
Mountain View, Contra Costa County, California
Mountain View, California
Owlet (company)

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

Consumer electronics
Biosensor
Baby monitor
Lehi, Utah
Common Networks

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

Internet
Broadband networks
San Francisco
Augury (company)

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

Artificial intelligence (AI)
Predictive analytics
Internet of things (IoT)
Big data
New York
New York City
June (company)

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

Computer Vision
Cooking
E-commerce
San Francisco
BrightInsight

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

Software
Healthcare
Compliance
Internet of things (IoT)
Cloud computing
Boise, Idaho
San Jose, California
6 River Systems

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

E-commerce
Supply chain management
Enterprise software
Waltham, Massachusetts
Boston
Bright Machines

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

Software
Manufacturing
Industrial
Robotics
San Francisco
Kindred AI

Company

Humanoid robot
San Francisco
Canada
Lucira Health

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.

Medical device
Diagnostic tools
Emeryville, California
Lighthouse AI

Through vision and voice, Lighthouse eliminates common problems with Internet-based cameras such as, false alerts triggered by shadows and pets, and scrubbing through video.

Consumer electronics
Palo Alto, California
SkyRyse

Artificial Intelligence company

Artificial intelligence (AI)
Embedded system
Aerospace
Embedded software
Mobility
San Francisco
Hayward, California
Impossible Aerospace

Impossible Aerospace is an aerospace company.

Aerospace
Spell

Spell is a New York-based company.

Artificial intelligence (AI)
Deep learning
New York
Lucira Health

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

Diagnostic tools
Medical diagnostics
Emeryville, California
Swift Navigation

Swift Navigation is a San Francisco-based navigation company.

Navigation
San Francisco
Melbourne
Wayve

Wayve is a London-based transportation company.

Transportation
London
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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
Palo Alto, California
November 2019
Formation8 Partners Entrepreneurs Fund II, L.P.
15,000,000
San Francisco
November 5, 2014
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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

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Bright Machines

Clearpath

Common Networks

Diassess

Kinema Systems

Lighthouse

References

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