Future Shape LLC is an investment and advisory firm investing in scientists and engineers developing technologies for commercialization that is headquartered in Paris, France and was founded in 2018 by Tony Fadell. Future Shape LLC primarily makes seed investments, but will invest in later rounds under special conditions. The firm focuses investing in companies in the United States and Europe, but will make exceptions sometimes for companies in Asia and the Middle East.
The firm provides funding, collaboration, and advisory. Advisory services offered by Future Shape LLC focus on investor and board relations, product-to-market fit, product definition, branding, user experience, intellectual property, go-to-market strategy, marketing, corporate communications, business ecosystems, and org design.
Notable investments made by Future Shape LLC include: Phononic, Modern Meadow, Weave, Simbe robotics, and Vium. According to the company's website (as of October 2019) they have invested in companies operating in the following industries: agriculture & food (12), energy (22), transport & auto (23), medical diagnostics & pharma (9), financial (18), consumer products (25), robotics & semiconductors (17), and over 100 companies in other industries.
Vium is a San Mateo, California-based company founded by Timothy L. Robertson.
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