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Qualcomm Ventures

Founders Paul E. Jacobs

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Total investments 522
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$43M
Portfolio companies 326
Rounds per year 21.75
Lead investments 79
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.37
Exits 103
Key employees 15
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

Qualcomm Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The main department of described VC is located in the San Diego. The venture was found in North America in United States. Qualcomm Ventures appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

This organization was formed by Paul E. Jacobs. We also calculated 15 valuable employees in our database.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this Qualcomm Ventures performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from Qualcomm Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Qualcomm Ventures, startups are often financed by Venrock, Oreilly AlphaTech Ventures, NGP Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vertex Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by New Enterprise Associates, Samsung Ventures, Intel Capital.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Xiaomi, PayPal, Zoom Communications. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Health Care, Information Technology.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Tabnine (formerly Codota)

Artificial Intelligence
Developer Tools
SaaS
Search Engine
Software
$25M08 Nov 2023 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

ScyllaDB

Enterprise Software
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
$43M10 Oct 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States

floLIVE

Internet of Things
Telecommunications
$47M12 Sep 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Commsignia

Automotive
Internet of Things
Wireless
$15M05 Sep 2023 San Jose, California, United States

Verity Studios

Drones
Robotics
$11M11 Jul 2023 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Cavli Wireless Inc.

Hardware
Internet of Things
Software
Telecommunications
Wireless
$10M05 Jul 2023 San Jose, California, United States

Ethernovia

Autonomous Vehicles
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Network Hardware
Software
$64M15 May 2023 San Jose, California, United States

DeepHow

Artificial Intelligence
Intelligent Systems
Machine Learning
Manufacturing
Service Industry
$14M27 Apr 2023 New York, New York, United States

Aravita

AgTech
Artificial Intelligence
Food and Beverage
Software
$2M30 Mar 2023 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
News
DeepHow Raises $9M Pre-Series A Funding to Bridge the Skills Gap in the Manufacturing, Service, and Construction Industries

– DeepHow, the AI company that turns technical know-how into smart, how-to training videos, has closed $9M in pre-Series A funding.
Sierra Ventures, a specialist in early-stage VC funding, led the round with participation by Osage Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures LLC, and pre-seed investor Foothill Ventures.
– The company will use this additional funding to solidify its technical lead, accelerate its market expansion in Asia, and fuel its enterprise sales and marketing initiatives.

Humane Raises $100M in Series B Funding

– Humane, Inc. from San Francisco develops personal technology for the intelligence age.
– Company raised $100m in Series B funding round.
– The round was led by Tiger Global Management with participation from SoftBank Group, BOND, Forerunner Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures LLC, Sam Altman, Lachy Groom, Kindred Ventures, Marc Benioff’s TIME Ventures, Valia Ventures, NEXT VENTŪRES, Plexo Capital and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
– The new investment will be aimed at scaling operations.

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Total investments 522
Average round size 43M
Rounds per year 21.75
Peak activity year 2015
Lead investments 79
Follow on index 0.37
Exits 103
Group Appearance index 0.86

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Tabnine (formerly Codota)

Artificial Intelligence
Developer Tools
SaaS
Search Engine
Software
$25M08 Nov 2023 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

ScyllaDB

Enterprise Software
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
$43M10 Oct 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States

floLIVE

Internet of Things
Telecommunications
$47M12 Sep 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Commsignia

Automotive
Internet of Things
Wireless
$15M05 Sep 2023 San Jose, California, United States

Verity Studios

Drones
Robotics
$11M11 Jul 2023 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Cavli Wireless Inc.

Hardware
Internet of Things
Software
Telecommunications
Wireless
$10M05 Jul 2023 San Jose, California, United States

Ethernovia

Autonomous Vehicles
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Network Hardware
Software
$64M15 May 2023 San Jose, California, United States

DeepHow

Artificial Intelligence
Intelligent Systems
Machine Learning
Manufacturing
Service Industry
$14M27 Apr 2023 New York, New York, United States

Aravita

AgTech
Artificial Intelligence
Food and Beverage
Software
$2M30 Mar 2023 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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