M12 (formerly known as Microsoft Ventures) is a venture capital arm of Microsoft Corporation. It invests in enterprise software companies from Series A to Series C. The Firm typically invests in the next generation of technology, including big data and analytics, business SaaS, cloud infrastructure, AI/machine learning, productivity, security, and emerging technologies. 

TypeInvestor
Parent CompanyMicrosoft
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Founded2016
Websitem12.vc
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
M12 was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at M12

Tamara Steffens

Tamara Steffens

Managing Director
Samir Kumar

Samir Kumar

Managing Director
Matthew Goldstein

Matthew Goldstein

Partner
James Wu

James Wu

Principal
Abhi Kumar

Abhi Kumar

Partner
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M12 Office Locations

M12 has offices in San Francisco, Seattle, Bengaluru, Herzliya and in 1 other location
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
Market Square, 1355 Market St
Seattle, WA, US
500 Yale Ave N
Bengaluru, IN
6/18, Bellandur Gate Rd, Bellandur
Herzliya, IL
building no. 5, Arieh Shenkar St 13
London, GB
Northcliffe House, Kensington
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M12 News and Updates

M12 and M16 connectors with shielded, right-angle housings

Binder USA LP has enhanced several series of its M12 and M16 circular connectors with a shielded, two-part right-angle housing design. The new right-angle design meets the growing need for increasingly compact and flexible connector solutions. The improved sealing concept, together with easier insta…

[Funding alert] NextBillion.ai raises $6.25M in Series A round from M12

NextBillion.ai plans to use the funding raised from M12, the venture arm of Microsoft, to rapidly expand into global markets.

Artificial raises $21M led by Microsoft’s M12 for a lab automation platform aimed at life sciences R&D

Automation is extending into every aspect of how organizations get work done, and today comes news of a startup that is building tools for one industry in particular: life sciences. Artificial, which has built a software platform for laboratories to assist with, or in some cases fully automate, rese…

Samsung Galaxy M12 to launch in India: Check out all details here

Samsung Galaxy M12 will be retailed in three colour options with a glass front and plastic back. Check out all the details.

LottieFiles raises $9m in Series A round led by Microsoft fund M12

LottieFiles raised an undisclosed sum from 500 Startups and Adobe Fund for Design in April last year. The post LottieFiles raises $9m in Series A round led by Microsoft fund M12 appeared first on DealStreetAsia.

[Funding alert] LottieFiles raises $9M in Series A round led by Microsoft's M12 Venture Fund

The startup said the funding will be used to further the product roadmap, expand infrastructure to support its 300 percent YoY growth, and increase its global user base.
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M12 Online and Social Media Presence

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M12 Blogs

Congratulating At-Bay on their unicorn status

Congratulating At-Bay on their unicorn status colleen Tue, 07/27/2021 - 01:40 M12 initially invested in A…

PsiQuantum Series D marks important technology achievements

PsiQuantum Series D marks important technology achievements colleen Mon, 07/26/2021 - 23:36 I’m thrilled …

Corporate VCs investing in privacy tech

Corporate VCs investing in privacy tech colleen Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:25

Nautilus Labs recognized as a Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneer

Nautilus Labs recognized as a Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneer colleen Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:20

Breaking into VC and creating a track record

Breaking into VC and creating a track record colleen Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:10

Backing more women-led companies will transform the tech industry

Backing more women-led companies will transform the tech industry colleen Tue, 07/20/2021 - 03:18
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M12 Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was M12 founded?

    M12 was founded in 2016.

  • Who are M12 key executives?

    M12's key executives are Tamara Steffens, Samir Kumar and Matthew Goldstein.

  • Where is M12 headquarters?

    M12 headquarters is located at Market Square, 1355 Market St, San Francisco.

  • Where are M12 offices?

    M12 has offices in San Francisco, Seattle, Bengaluru, Herzliya and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does M12 have?

    M12 has 5 offices.