Trucks VC

Trucks VC

A microventure capital firm in California that focuses on building the future of transportation.

Trucks VC is a microventure capital firm in California that focuses on building the future of transportation. Founded 2015 in San Francisco, California, United States by early stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, pre-seed and series C rounds. Its portfolio companies include Axle, Joby Aviation, Skyryse, and May Mobility. As of April 2020, Trucks Venture Capital has made 33 investments. Their most recent investment was on January 29, 2020, when Axle raised $1.4M. Trucks Venture Capital has had two exits, the most notable of which include nuTonomy and DeepScale. The company has raised two funds, their latest being Trucks Venture Fund 2.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Starsky Robotics

Driverless truck company based in San Francisco, California.

Wise Systems is a Boston-based company founded by Layla Shaikley, Jemel Derbali and Ali Kamil.

SEEVA Technologies is a Seattle-based company founded by Diane Lansinger.

Coord is a New York-based company.

Oryx Vision is an artificial intelligence company founded by Rani Wellingstein.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Trucks Venture Fund 1, LP
20,000,000
8,000,000
January 15, 2016
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Jeffrey Schox

Founding General Partner

Kathryn Schox

Founding General Partner

Reilly Brennan

Founding General Partner

Further reading

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Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Date
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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Axle

CanGo

Edge Case Research

Gatik

Ottometric Inc.

Plover

quadric.io

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Kirsten Korosec
August 20, 2020
TechCrunch
The mobility sector has been abuzz with activity in the past decade from the rise of ride-hailing and the sudden explosion of shared electric scooters and bikes to the pursuit to commercialize moonshots like automated vehicles and flying cars. At the center of this evolving industry are the investors, who are tapped into a range [...]
Kirsten Korosec
January 17, 2020
TechCrunch
The future of transportation industry is bursting at the seams with startups aiming to bring everything from flying cars and autonomous vehicles to delivery bots and even more efficient freight to roads. One investor who is right at the center of this is Reilly Brennan, founding general partner of Trucks VC, a seed-stage venture capital [...]

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