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GE Ventures - GE Ventures is a part of the GE Business Innovations organizations. GE Ventures invests in startups that develop transformational technologies and applications to solve big problems.

HNA - HNA Innovation Finance Group is a large financial service group under HNA Group, one of the Fortune Global 500 companies. The headquarter is in Hong Kong, with 8 subsidiary companies, and a total asset worth 60 billion Yuan. It also has a comprehensive business range covering commodity trade, financial investment, consumer finance, among others.

M12 - M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures) are building tomorrow’s future by giving entrepreneurs unparalleled access to Microsoft’s ecosystem, guided by the experience of trusted partners who move at the pace of innovation. M12 typically invests in enterprise software companies from Series A to Series C.

Pitango - Pitango has been investing in exceptional founding teams and disruptive ideas since 1993. Pitango’s team has more than 100 years of accumulated experience in building companies into category leaders. With over $2 billion under management and investments in over 250 companies, Pitango invests in core technology across all stages, via two parallel funds: Pitango VC and Pitango Growth.

Qualcomm - Qualcomm Ventures is the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated. Founded in 2000, Qualcomm Ventures has 140+ active portfolio companies. Investing in start-ups targeting the wireless ecosystem, the group focuses on investments in the sectors of automotive, data center and enterprise, digital health, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile.

Tata - Tata Capital Innovations Fund is a sector agnostic venture capital fund managed by Tata Capital. The fund invests in the range of $2M to $10M in early-stage companies that offer technology based solutions for Indian as well as global markets.


Zencity (Smart Cities) - ZenCity is the “Google Analytics for Cities”. It allows top-level urban stakeholders to understand how people view and use their city, by automatically analyzing live data streams and turn them into real-time insights, using an AI model.

Prisma Photonics (Smart Infrastructure) - Prisma-Photonics’ platform revolutionizes the Fiber optic sensing market by dramatically increasing the detection sensitivity and the target classifications capabilities and allowing the use of already installed optical communication fibers as sensors.

Nanofabrica (Precision Manufacturing) - Nanofabrica brings the power of 3D printing to precision manufacturing. Their patent pending technology opens new markets for 3D printing such as: sensors, robotics, optics electronics and more

AI Acceleration (Stealth) - Deep AI accelerates neural networks to help AI vendors develop their applications faster and cheaper

Xtend (Extended Reality) - Xtend extends humanity skywards by empowering people to interact with drones and other unmanned machine technologies. It enables individuals to expand their present experience and utilize remote physical realities (XR) anywhere in the world.

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