CVC  Conductive Ventures

     Office Locations:

445 Cambridge Ave., Suite D
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 650-614-5000



  • Expansion



  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Conductive Ventures is the corporate venture division of Panasonic. Conductive invests in expansion stage enterprise software and hardware technology companies in the areas including artificial intelligence, financial technology, digital health, future of work, commerce, autonomous vehicle technologies, advanced manufacturing, among others. The first fund invested in companies such as Ambiq Micro, Blueshift, CSC Generation, Desktop Metal, Gen. G, Jackpocket, Proterra, Self, Sprinklr, Survata and Versatile. Despite the young vintage of Fund I, one of its first investments, Desktop Metal, has announced its intention to go public. Panasonic has invested in Silicon Valley start-ups with cutting-edge technologies for over 20 years since 1998.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Arif Damji Investor
    Carey Lai Managing Director
    Paul Yeh Managing Director
    Takashi Nishikawa Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series D





      Series C


      Self Financial



      Series D


    Portfolio companies include:

      Ambiq Micro
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      CSC Generation

      Desktop Metal

      Gen. G

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      Nice Healthcare
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      Self Financial
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