Promus Ventures

Promus Ventures

A Venture Capital firm based in Chicago that focuses on early-stage deep-tech software/hardware companies in the areas of mobile, digital media, tools and analytics and connected web.

Promus Ventures invests in early-stage deep-tech software/hardware companies. The company invests in software companies delivering analytic and data-driven products and services. The fund invests primarily in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, and focuses on mobile, digital media, tools and analytics, and connected web.

Promus Ventures invested in Kensho's 2013 seed round. Other investors include General Catalyst, Google Ventures, Accel, NEA, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and CNBC.

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AngelList

AngelList is a U.S. website for startups, angel investors, and job-seekers looking to work at startups.

YourMechanic is company providing an online marketplace for car repair services.

CrossLend offers a cross-border marketplace lending platform that makes pan-European investments possible via a single platform.

Virool is a company providing a programmatic video marketing platform.

Airware is an enterprise drone analytics company that enables businesses to harness aerial data and integrate it with existing information and workflows to improve efficiency, productivity and safety. The company provides aerial insights drone solutions for insurance, mining, construction and other industry.

An information technology services company that uses geospatial imagery to create property intelligence for buildings within the United States. It is located in Mountain View, California and was founded in 2014.

A company developing rocket systems and space launch vehicles for delivering payloads into space.

Whoop is a performance optimization system for elite athletes and teams.

ICEYE provides commercial access to Earth observation data. The ICEYE SAR Satellite Constellation captures images of any location on Earth every three hours, day and night, regardless of cloud cover.

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

Getable is a San Francisco-based company founded by Tim Hyer.

Chromatik is a Los Angeles-based company founded by Matt Sandler.

Tulip Retail is a Canadian enterprise software company that develops products for retailers, focusing on mobile applications for store workers. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with offices in Kitchener, London and New York City. Retailers using Tulip include Mulberry and Kate Spade New York.

A company offering a cloud-based video security surveillance platform for enterprises.

TerrAvion is an image delivery service company providing aerial imagery solution for agriculture. It enables farm owners to have an up-to-date picture of their fields and also give them analysis and maps.

OwnerListens is a Palo Alto, California-based company founded by Oren Dobronsky.

Prizeo is an internet fundraising platform for celebrities and influencers.

Huckleberry is a San Francisco-based insurance company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Promus Ventures II, L.P.
14,715,000
14,715,000
February 2, 2017
75,000,000
June 28, 2018
35,000,000
May 28, 2013
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J Cheng

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Mike Collett

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