CVC/FOF  Robert Bosch Venture Capital

     Office Locations:

4009 Miranda Avenue, Suite 150
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-320-1545



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC) is the corporate venture company of the Robert Bosch GmbH, one of the largest private companies worldwide with more than 45 billion Euros of sales. Founded in 1886, Bosch is a leading global supplier of automotive, industrial technology, consumer goods and building technology. RBVC invests in start-up companies either directly or via venture capital funds on a worldwide basis. The firm's investment focus is on technology companies along the line of Bosch current and future business. RBVC provides capital for minority stakes in start-ups from early to expansion stage. RBVC primarily invests in first/second VC rounds and participates in the follow-on investment rounds of private companies. The initial amount of first investment is EUR 1.5 to 4 million, in follow-on round reaching typical aggregate investment of EUR 6 to 10 million, for typically 10 to 20% equity position in each portfolio company.

    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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    Jeff Yu Investment Principal
    Luis Llovera Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Alpine Data Labs
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      Cheetah Medical
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      eIQ Energy
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      FogHorn Systems
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      IDENT Technology
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      Light Blue Optics
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