CVC  Verizon Ventures

http://www.verizon.com/ventures





     Office Locations:

One Verizon Way
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Verizon Ventures seeks and invests in promising entrepreneurial companies to drive innovation in Verizon Communications. Verizon Ventures' portfolio focuses on new products, technologies, applications and services that complement Verizon networks, service platforms and distribution channels. Since 1990 Verizon Ventures has invested in more than two dozen companies covering a range of industries, technologies and market segments. Deal size ranges from seed capital to $5 million depending on the needs and opportunities. Verizon Ventures often co-invests with other venture firms and strategic partners. It undertakes an in-depth due diligence process and typically requires board observer rights.



    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
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    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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    Alex Khalin Director
    Jeffrey Black Director
    John Doherty Sr. VP
    Kristina Serafim Director
    Mark Smith Executive Director

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      06/27/2018


      CloudBees


      CA


      $62,000,000


      Growth


      06/21/2018


      Urban Airship


      OR


      $25,000,000


      Series F


      05/24/2018


      Lumina Networks


      CA


      $10,000,000


      Series A


      03/22/2018


      AdStage


      CA


      $3,000,000


      Strategic


      01/31/2018


      SkyWatch


      CA


      $2,000,000


      Seed


      01/24/2018


      PrecisionHawk


      NC


      $75,000,000


      


      10/03/2017


      Urgent.ly


      VA


      $10,000,000


      Series B


      09/07/2017


      Streamroot


      NY


      $3,200,000


      Venture


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      4Home
        web link


      AdStage
        web link


      AdTheorent
        web link


      AirPrime
        web link


      Apio Systems
        web link


      BL Healthcare
        web link


      Brit + Co
        web link


      CardStar
        web link


      Cellfire
        web link


      CENX
        web link


      CloudBees
        web link


      Consert
        web link


      ConteXtream
        web link


      Entropic Communications
        web link


      Filament
        web link


      Flint Mobile
        web link


      Funnely
        web link


      Geodelic
        web link


      Glympse
        web link


      Invidi Technologies
        web link


      ItsOn
        web link


      Jana Mobile
        web link


      Kinvey
        web link


      LocalResponse
        web link


      Lumina Networks
        web link


      Map-D
        web link


      MapD
        web link


      MobileRQ
        web link


      Networks in Motion
        web link


      Newlans
        web link


      Nomad Innovations
        web link


      Payfone
        web link


      PrecisionHawk
        web link


      Renovo Motors
        web link


      Rounds
        web link


      RUN
        web link


      SimplyTapp
        web link


      Skyfire
        web link


      Skyward
        web link


      SkyWatch
        web link


      SparkCognition
        web link


      Streamroot
        web link


      Urban Airship
        web link


      Urgent.ly
        web link


      Veniam
        web link


      Verdigris
        web link


      Videosurf
        web link


      Yourmechanic
        web link


      Zenverge
        web link


      Zoove
        web link


     

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