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Verizon Ventures

Verizon Ventures is a venture capital firm from New Jersey that invests in companies working with devices, hardware, media, commerce, infrastructure and data

Verizon Ventures is a corporate venture capital company from Basking Ridge, New Jersey (United States) focusing on companies that are able to drive innovation in Verizon Communications Inc, its parent company. Founded in 1990, this company provides funding for seed, early stage and late stage ventures.

In the past 10 years, Verizon Ventures has put resources into more than 40 businesses covering a wide range of enterprises, technologies and markets. Verizon Ventures gives support to its portfolio companies with innovation, product development, market planning and sales, and access to the networks and platforms of Verizon Communications.

Verizon Ventures is interested in investing on businesses that work with connected devices, hardware, media, entertainment, commerce, advertising, infrastructure, networking, data and analytics.

Timeline

1990
Founded

People

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Alex Khalin

Managing Director

Chris Bartlett

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Head of Verizon Ventures

Jeffrey Black

Managing Director

Kristina Serafim

Managing Director

Merav Rotem Naaman

Managing Director

Michelle McCarthy

Managing Director

Samy Ben Aissa

Managing Director

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CoreTigo
June 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- CoreTigo, the industrial wireless connectivity solutions provider, today announced the close of its $13 million Series B financing round,...
CoreTigo
June 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- CoreTigo , de leverancier van industriële oplossingen voor draadloze connectiviteit, heeft vandaag de afronding bekendgemaakt van zijn Series...
CoreTigo
June 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- CoreTigo, the industrial wireless connectivity solutions provider, today announced the close of its $13 million Series B financing round,...
SAM Seamless Network
May 27, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- SAM Seamless Network, a network security company for consumers and SMBs, today announced it has raised $20M in Series B funding to accelerate...
Origin Wireless Inc.
February 22, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Origin WirelessTM Inc. ("Origin") today announced it has closed its recent financing round and raised a total of $14 million from key investors...
February 17, 2021
WebWire
YBVR, a next-generation XR video distribution platform, announced a $1.5 million Pre-Series A funding round with participation from Verizon Ventures, Telefonica's Wayra and Tech Coast Angels. The funding will be used to advance the company's technology, build its team and further key partnerships. With 360-degree streaming, YBVR's video platform significantly enhances the virtual viewing experience. The investment marks a significant inflection point for the company, as it will be able t...
Yerba Buena VR
February 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- YBVR, a next-generation XR video distribution platform, today announced a $1.5 million Pre-Series A funding round with participation from...
Ingrid Lunden
January 13, 2021
TechCrunch
It's estimated that there were some 50 billion connected devices globally in 2020, and while that really says a lot about how far we've come in tech, for many it also speaks to a big issue: security vulnerabilities, with the devices themselves, plus all the components and services running on them, all potential targets for [...]
Ingrid Lunden
January 13, 2021
TechCrunch
It's estimated that there were some 50 billion connected devices globally in 2020, and while that really says a lot about how far we've come in tech, for many it also speaks to a big issue: security vulnerabilities, with the devices themselves, plus all the components and services running on them, all potential targets for [...]
Annie Musgrove
November 9, 2020
Tech.eu
Cellwize, an Israeli startup in mobile network automation and orchestration, has raised a $32 million Series B funding round in its parent company Cellwize Wireless Technologies, led by Intel Capital and Qualcomm Ventures with participation from Verizon Ventures, Samsung Next and existing shareholders. Founded in 2012 and now headquartered in Singapore, the company's goal is [...]
October 3, 2019
WebWire
TechCrunch, the leading technology media property dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news, today announced 20 participants will compete in Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019. Each year, the event brings together tech titans, noted thought leaders and experienced entrepreneurs to offer unique insights into industry topics-of-the-moment. At the very heart of TechCrunch Disrupt, Startup Battlefield launch...

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