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Investments

150

Portfolio Exits

26

Partners & Customers

4

Service Providers

1

About Verizon Ventures

Verizon Ventures seeks and invests in promising entrepreneurial companies to drive innovation in Verizon Communications. Verizon Ventures' portfolio focuses on new products, technologies, applications and services that complement Verizon networks, service platforms and distribution channels. Deal size ranges from seed capital to $5 million depending on the needs and opportunities. Verizon Ventures often co-invests with other venture firms and strategic partners. It undertakes an in-depth due diligence process and typically requires board observer rights.

Verizon Ventures Headquarter Location

Verizon Center One Verizon Way

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, 07920,

United States

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Expert Collections containing Verizon Ventures

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Find Verizon Ventures in 2 Expert Collections, including Fortune 500 Investor list.

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Fortune 500 Investor list

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The Edge Computing Landscape

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Edge computing companies facilitate workload deployment in addition to providing data processing and storage at the farthest reaches of the network. These edge computing companies range from data centers at the edge to workload management tools designed to orchestrate edge deploy

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Verizon Ventures in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Apr 13, 2022.

Latest Verizon Ventures News

TileDB Secures Investment

May 18, 2022

TileDB Secures Investment TileDB, a pioneering database company, announced it has received a strategic investment from Verizon Ventures, joining recent investments from Lockheed Martin Ventures, AMGEN Ventures and NTT Docomo Ventures. TileDB offers a universal database that uses multi-dimensional arrays to model and store any type of data on any backend (in the cloud or on-prem) and analyze it with any programming language and tool. Arrays are the most common data structure for any type of data science or advanced analytics. (c)2011-2020 by Massinvestor, Inc. For contact info, please check out our about page.

Verizon Ventures Investments

150 Investments

Verizon Ventures has made 150 investments. Their latest investment was in TileDB as part of their Series B - III on May 5, 2022.

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Verizon Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/17/2022

Series B - III

TileDB

Yes

1

5/16/2022

Series D

Optibus

$100M

No

4

4/28/2022

Series D - II

Securonix

Yes

2

3/29/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

3/11/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

5/17/2022

5/16/2022

4/28/2022

3/29/2022

3/11/2022

Round

Series B - III

Series D

Series D - II

Series B

Series B

Company

TileDB

Optibus

Securonix

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Amount

$100M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

4

2

10

10

Verizon Ventures Portfolio Exits

26 Portfolio Exits

Verizon Ventures has 26 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Cellwize on June 13, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/13/2022

Acquired

$99M

4

6/2/2022

Acquired

$99M

3

12/23/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

8

10/12/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

9/28/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

6/13/2022

6/2/2022

12/23/2021

10/12/2021

9/28/2021

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

3

8

10

10

Verizon Ventures Partners & Customers

4 Partners and customers

Verizon Ventures has 4 strategic partners and customers. Verizon Ventures recently partnered with R/GA on August 8, 2017.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

8/8/2017

Partner

United States

Subscribe to MAD Agency Daily. by Larissa Faw , August 10, 2017. Startups Selected For Venture Studio From Verizon Ventures, R/GA 08/11/2017

Verizon Ventures , in partnership with R/GA Ventures , has selected several startups to participate in their Media Tech Venture Studio .

2

3/10/2017

Partner

United States

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10

9/30/2015

Partner

United States

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10

3/25/2015

Partner

United States

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10

Date

8/8/2017

3/10/2017

9/30/2015

3/25/2015

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

Subscribe to MAD Agency Daily. by Larissa Faw , August 10, 2017. Startups Selected For Venture Studio From Verizon Ventures, R/GA 08/11/2017

Verizon Ventures , in partnership with R/GA Ventures , has selected several startups to participate in their Media Tech Venture Studio .

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Sources

2

10

10

10

Verizon Ventures Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Verizon Ventures has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

General Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

General Counsel

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Verizon Ventures Team

9 Team Members

Verizon Ventures has 9 team members, including current Senior Vice President, Chris Bartlett.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Chris Bartlett

Senior Vice President

Current

Jeff Black

Managing Director

Current

Tammy Mahn

Moonscape Ventures

Managing Director

Current

Kristina Serafim

Managing Director

Current

Lowell McAdam

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Name

Chris Bartlett

Jeff Black

Tammy Mahn

Kristina Serafim

Lowell McAdam

Work History

Moonscape Ventures

Title

Senior Vice President

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Former

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