ABB Technology Ventures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Andrew Tang Girish Nadkarni Grant Allen Kurt Kaltenegger


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Total investments 49
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 3.77
Lead investments 12
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Robotics
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Renewable Energy

ABB Technology Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2009. The main department of described VC is located in the Zu00fcrich. The venture was found in Europe in Switzerland. ABB Technology Ventures appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the ABB Technology Ventures, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, Kleiner Perkins, DFJ. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are GE Ventures, Formation 8, DFJ. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GE Ventures, DFJ, Watrium AS.

This organization was formed by Andrew Tang, Girish Nadkarni, Grant Allen, Kurt Kaltenegger.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Kespry, Power Assure, MineSense Technologies Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Software.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this ABB Technology Ventures performs on 18 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from ABB Technology Ventures is 50-100 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The real fund results show that this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Cassia Networks

26 Apr 2022 San Jose, California, United States


Industrial Automation
Information Technology
Professional Services
$50M22 Feb 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Sevensense Robotics

$7M18 Nov 2021 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


Internet of Things
$18M24 Oct 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Electric Vehicle
27 Sep 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Internet of Things
$18M15 Sep 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Soft Robotics

Advanced Materials
Industrial Automation
$10M29 Jun 2021 Massachusetts, United States


$10M10 Jun 2021 Västerås, Västmanland County, Sweden


Green Building
Information Technology
$3M21 Aug 2020 Belgium, " Belgium"}


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