Root Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in early stage robotics, hardware, developer tools, and data science companies. The firm was founded by Avidian Ross in 2012, and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Root Ventures is run by engineers with experience working in engineering, development, and business. Helping companies they invest in with both engineering and business strategy. Notable investments made by Root Ventures include: Apolloshield, Cloudastructure, Prynt, Mashgin, and Wild Type.
Wild Type is a San Francisco based company producing meat products like salmon using cellular agriculture lab techniques.
Particle is a San Francisco-based company founded by Zach Supalla.
A company making clothing with integrated robotics to improve human performance.
A company offering an artificial intelligence and internet of things (IoT) software platform for supporting construction managers.
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Root Ventures Raises $30 Million Fund For Investing In Early-Stage Hardware Startups
Root Ventures, a young SF firm focused on 'hard tech,' just closed a much bigger second fund with $76.7 million
Xconomy: With $76M Second Fund, Root Ventures Investing in Hardware, Automation
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