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


      06/04/2018


      Boxbot


      CA


      $7,500,000


      Seed


      05/16/2018


      Metawave


      CA


      $17,000,000


      


      03/20/2018


      Blackmore Sensors and Analytics


      MT


      $18,000,000


      Series B


      02/27/2018


      May Mobility


      MI


      $11,500,000


      Seed


      02/01/2018


      Joby Aviation


      CA


      $100,000,000


      Series B


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Blackmore Sensors and Analytics
        web link


      Boxbot
        web link


      Intuition Robotics
        web link


      Joby Aviation
        web link


      May Mobility
        web link


      Metawave
        web link


      Nauto
        web link


      SLAMcore
        web link


     

    Recent News:


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