VC  Fontinalis Partners

http://www.fontinalispartners.com





     Office Locations:

One Woodward Avenue
Suite 1600
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 313-432-0321
Fax: 313-432-7847

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Transportation & Distribution

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    Description:

    Fontinalis Partners is a leading transportation technology strategic investment firm founded by Bill Ford, Ralph Booth, Mark Schulz, Chris Cheever and Chris Thomas. Fontinalis is distinct from venture capital firms in that it only partners with companies that are working to improve mobility around the globe. . Fontinalis seeks to invest throughout the entire next-generation mobility ecosystem on an intermodal basis across road, rail, air, maritime, bike, etc. FFontinalis Partners invests as a strategic partner across all facets of the world's transportation infrastructure on a stage, structure and size agnostic basis and focuses on advanced mapping, autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles, data and analytics, intelligent infrastructure solutions, location-based services, mobility transactions, car and ride sharing, and smart logistics. Fontinalis Partners is not affiliated with Ford Motor Company.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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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
       
       
       
    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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    Bill Ford Founder and Partner
    Chris Cheever Founder and Partner
    Chris Stallman Partner
    Chris Thomas Founder and Partner
    Dan Ratliff Senior Associate

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      01/22/2018


      Cargo


      NY


      $5,500,000


      Seed


      12/11/2017


      Ouster


      CA


      $27,000,000


      Series A


      11/27/2017


      ClimaCell


      MA


      $15,000,000


      Series A


      09/19/2017


      Humatics


      MA


      $18,000,000


      Series A


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Cargo
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      ClimaCell
        web link


      Elementum
        web link


      Everyday Solutions
        web link


      Freight Waves
        web link


      GoKid
        web link


      Hangar
        web link


      Humatics
        web link


      Karamba Security
        web link


      Life360
        web link


      Lyft
        web link


      Masabi
        web link


      Nano-C
        web link


      nuTonomy
        web link


      Ouster
        web link


      ParkMe
        web link


      Parkmobile
        web link


      Postmates
        web link


      QuickPay
        web link


      SmartKargo
        web link


      SQLstream
        web link


      Streetline
        web link


      Synovia Solutions
        web link


      Telogis
        web link


      TransLoc
        web link


      Turo
        web link


      Wheelz
        web link


      Zagster
        web link


     

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