CVC  Toyota AI Ventures

https://toyota-ai.ventures/





     Office Locations:

4440 El Camino Real
Los Altos, CA 94022

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Toyota AI Ventures is a venture capital subsidiary of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI). TRI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor North America. Toyota AI Ventures prefers to make investments in early-stage companies that are in the artificial intelligence sector, with a focus on autonomous mobility, robotics, data, and cloud. The firm will also cultivate select start-ups by offering them mentorship and support on-site at TRI's Silicon Valley headquarters. TRI launched the $100 million venture by contributing initial investments it has made in three technology companies: Nauto, SLAMcore and Intuition Robotics.



    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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    Jim Adler Managing Director
    Masa Yamato Business Development and Program Manager
    Natalie Fonseca Licciardi Vice President

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      07/19/2017


      Nauto


      CA


      $159,000,000


      Series B


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Intuition Robotics
        web link


      Nauto
        web link


      SLAMcore
        web link


     

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