Molex Ventures is a corporate venture capital firm headquartered in Lisle, Illinois. Founded in 2017, it is the investment arm of Koch Industries owned electronic and fiber optic communications manufacturer Molex Incorporated. It invests early to growth stage capital in companies that strategically benefit the growth of Molex, Inc. It has invested in the semiconductor, telecommunications, Internet of Things, data storage, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, automotive and self driving cars sectors.
Molex Ventures has sponsored and cultivated relationships with a number of Chicago area based incubators and investors including the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, Chicago Innovation Awards, mHub, and Hyde Park Angels. It is also associated with Massachusetts based the MassChallenge incubator and the MIT Industrial Liaison Program.