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Investments

107

Portfolio Exits

16

Funds

3

Partners & Customers

3

About BMW i Ventures

BMW i Ventures ("BiV") is dedicated to finding and growing cutting edge technology companies redefining the automotive industry.

BMW i Ventures Headquarter Location

26060 Bayshore Parkway Mountain View

Mountain View, California, 94043,

United States

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Latest BMW i Ventures News

BMW i Ventures Invests in Vendia, a Next-Gen Blockchain Company Helping Businesses to Securely Share Data With Third Parties

May 31, 2022

BMW i Ventures announced today an investment in the Series B funding round of next-generation blockchain company Vendia. The company developed a serverless, distributed data and code-sharing platform that allows businesses to securely share data with their partners. Vendia’s blockchain technology can be used by automakers like BMW to securely share vehicle data with its trusted partners in real-time across applications, datastores and the cloud.

BMW i Ventures Investments

107 Investments

BMW i Ventures has made 107 investments. Their latest investment was in Mangrove Lithium as part of their Series A - II on May 5, 2022.

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BMW i Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/17/2022

Series A - II

Mangrove Lithium

$7M

Yes

2

4/26/2022

Series A

Kinexon

$130M

Yes

DTCP, Thomas H. Lee Partners, and Undisclosed Investors

7

4/5/2022

Series B

Bcomp

$35M

Yes

3

3/22/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

3/10/2022

Series C - II

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$99M

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10

Date

5/17/2022

4/26/2022

4/5/2022

3/22/2022

3/10/2022

Round

Series A - II

Series A

Series B

Series B

Series C - II

Company

Mangrove Lithium

Kinexon

Bcomp

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Amount

$7M

$130M

$35M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

DTCP, Thomas H. Lee Partners, and Undisclosed Investors

Sources

2

7

3

10

10

BMW i Ventures Portfolio Exits

16 Portfolio Exits

BMW i Ventures has 16 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Trifacta on January 06, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/6/2022

Acquired

$99M

14

6/30/2021

IPO

$99M

Public

4

6/15/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

8

2/26/2021

Reverse Merger

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$99M

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10

12/24/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

1/6/2022

6/30/2021

6/15/2021

2/26/2021

12/24/2020

Exit

Acquired

IPO

Reverse Merger

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Public

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Sources

14

4

8

10

10

BMW i Ventures Fund History

3 Fund Histories

BMW i Ventures has 3 funds, including BMW i Ventures Fund I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

7/10/2017

BMW i Ventures Fund I

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$595.42M

1

BMW i Ventures Fund

10

BMW i Ventures Fund II

10

Closing Date

7/10/2017

Fund

BMW i Ventures Fund I

BMW i Ventures Fund

BMW i Ventures Fund II

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Open

Amount

$595.42M

Sources

1

10

10

BMW i Ventures Partners & Customers

3 Partners and customers

BMW i Ventures has 3 strategic partners and customers. BMW i Ventures recently partnered with Nauto on October 10, 2016.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

10/7/2016

Vendor

United States

Nauto Enters into Strategic Agreements with Allianz Ventures, BMW i Ventures, and Toyota.

Palo Alto , CA -- Autonomous vehicle technology company Nauto has entered into strategic agreements with three major auto companies , including BMW i Ventures and Toyota Research Institute , as well as with Allianz Ventures , part of the leading global financial service provider and insurance company Allianz Group .

1

8/12/2013

Partner

United Kingdom

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10

9/25/2012

Partner

United States

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10

Date

10/7/2016

8/12/2013

9/25/2012

Type

Vendor

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United Kingdom

United States

News Snippet

Nauto Enters into Strategic Agreements with Allianz Ventures, BMW i Ventures, and Toyota.

Palo Alto , CA -- Autonomous vehicle technology company Nauto has entered into strategic agreements with three major auto companies , including BMW i Ventures and Toyota Research Institute , as well as with Allianz Ventures , part of the leading global financial service provider and insurance company Allianz Group .

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Sources

1

10

10

BMW i Ventures Team

9 Team Members

BMW i Ventures has 9 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, Marcus Behrendt.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Marcus Behrendt

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner

Current

Michael Christoph Hammer

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Christian Noske

Founding Partner

Current

Kasper Sage

Managing Partner

Current

Edward Robinson

President

Former

Name

Marcus Behrendt

Michael Christoph Hammer

Christian Noske

Kasper Sage

Edward Robinson

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner

Chief Financial Officer

Founding Partner

Managing Partner

President

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Former

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