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Qualcomm Ventures

Qualcomm Ventures

A corporate venture capital company from California that focuses on startups that develop next-generation technologies

Qualcomm Ventures is a corporate venture capital company from California that focuses on startups that develop next-generation technologies and will promote future growth for Qualcomm. Founded in San Diego, California by Paul E. Jacobs in 2000, it invests in seed, early stage and late stage ventures. It typically invests in Series B, Series C, Series D, and Series A rounds. Its portfolio companies include Extreme Vision, Bounce, Ninjacart, BaiCells Technologies and Idwall.

Qualcomm Ventures has more than 140+ active companies in its portfolio and has generated significant financial returns, including six exits over a billion dollars: 99 Taxis, Cruise Automation, Fitbit, Invensense, NQ Mobile, Waze.

Timeline

November 10, 2020
Qualcomm Ventures announces four new strategic investments in 5G-related startups.
July 12, 2020
Qualcomm Ventures picks up 0.15 per cent stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 730 crore.
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People

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Role
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Carlos Kokron

Managing Director

James Shen

Vice President & Managing Director

Keith Muhart

Senior Director of Marketing

Merav Weinryb

Managing Director

Patrick Eggen

Managing Director, North America

Varsha Tagare

Managing Director, India

Varun Jain

Head of Early-Stage Fund

Quinn Li

Senior Vice President & Global Head

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Companies

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Blue Canoe Learning

Extreme Vision

Idwall

MindTickle

Particle

ScyllaDB

Spire Global

THE VOID

Yunyinggu

Zongmu

News

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July 14, 2021
WebWire
Prominent VR games studio, Resolution Games, today announced it has closed a Series C funding round of $25 million (USD), bringing the company's total funding to $38.5 million. The round was co-led by Qualcomm Ventures LLC and BITKRAFT Ventures, followed by Knutsson Holdings AB. Prior investors who also took part in this round include GV, MizMaa, GP Bullhound, Partech, Creandum, Initial Capital, Bonnier Ventures and Sisu Game Ventures., , , , "Six years ago, Resolution Games was one of the fi...
Locus
June 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Locus, une plate-forme prête pour l'avenir qui automatise les décisions de la chaîne d'approvisionnement, a annoncé aujourd'hui avoir levé 50...
Staff Writer
June 2, 2021
mint
The company will majorly use the funds for improving geographical reach and building its R&D team to expand the product line
Locus
June 2, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Locus, a future-ready platform that automates supply chain decisions, today announced that it has raised $50 million in Series C funding led by...
Locus
June 2, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Locus, una plataforma preparada para el futuro que automatiza las decisiones de la cadena de suministro, anunció hoy que ha recaudado USD 50...
Locus
June 2, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- A Locus, uma plataforma pronta para o futuro que automatiza decisões da cadeia de suprimentos, anunciou hoje que levantou US$ 50 milhões em um...
Locus
June 2, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Locus, eine zukunftsweisende Plattform, die Entscheidungen in der Lieferkette automatisiert, gab heute bekannt, dass das Unternehmen eine...
Locus
June 2, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Locus, una plataforma preparada para el futuro que automatiza las decisiones de la cadena de suministro, ha anunciado hoy que ha conseguido 50...
Manish Singh
June 2, 2021
TechCrunch
Locus, a startup that uses AI to help businesses map out their logistics, said on Wednesday it has raised $50 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its presence. The new round, a Series C, was led by Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC. Qualcomm Ventures and existing investors Tiger Global Management [...]
Indicator Capital
May 14, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Indicator Capital, the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), and Qualcomm Ventures LLC announced today the launch of the early-stage venture...
AlleyWatch
November 23, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Crunchbase News
November 16, 2020
Crunchbase News
Crunchbase News' top picks of the news to stay current in the VC and startup world.
Pensando Systems
November 10, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pensando Systems today announced it has received funding from Qualcomm Ventures. "Since we emerged from stealth a year ago, we've been working...
Frederic Lardinois
November 10, 2020
TechCrunch
Qualcomm Ventures, Qualcomm's investment arm, today announced four new strategic investments in 5G-related startups. These companies are private mobile network specialist Celona, mobile network automation platform Cellwize, the edge computing platform Azion and Pensando, another edge computing platform that combines its software stack with custom hardware. The overall goal here is obviously to help jumpstart [...]
Swati Verma
July 13, 2020
@bsindia
On Monday, shares of the company hit a fresh record high of Rs 1,947 on the BSE.
Press Trust of India
July 12, 2020
@bsindia
Qualcomm Ventures is an investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated
Quynh Nguyen
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DealStreetAsia
Qualcomm Ventures has led a Series B+ round in Chinese 5G solutions provider Baicells while CDH Investments has lead a Series A+ Round in iSpace.
Jordan Crook
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TechCrunch
Blippar, the U.K.-based AR startup that raised more than $130 million, may be nearing the end of the road. The company has been burning through cash in a bid to pivot in search of a profitable AR business model, and now shareholders are in dispute over whether to throw Blippar any more money to aid...

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