As supply chain optimization tech continues to gain traction, we analyze where top investors are placing bets in the space, from visibility platforms to robotic fulfillment.
Global supply chains have historically been plagued with inefficiencies and are particularly vulnerable to disruption, due to legacy systems and a fragmented market.
In response, a number of private companies have emerged with solutions that aim to increase transparency and automation in the supply chain and logistics space.
These startups have gained even more traction with the rise of Covid-19, which has placed undue pressure on companies across industries to digitize their supply chains to better handle disruptions while also minimizing costs.
CB Insights Smart Money investors have paid close attention to the supply chain space over the last two years, with 18 out of the 25 high-performing VCs placing bets since the start of 2019.
With supply chain and logistics tech continuing to gain traction more broadly, we mapped out where these top investors have placed their bets since 2016 to identify where they see the most opportunity.
Scroll down to the end of this brief for a complete list of CB Insights Smart Money VCs.
Investors are mapped according to the number of unique supply chain and logistics companies companies they inked new or follow-on deals with since 2016. Please click to enlarge.