Qualcomm Ventures

Qualcomm Ventures (QCV) was formed in 2000 to make investments in startups that are operating in categories which are future growth vectors for Qualcomm. QCV today has over 160 active companies in its portfolio and has generated significant financial returns in last 16 years including five billion dollar+ exits (Invensense, NQ Mobile, Waze, Fitbit, Cruise Automation) in last five years alone.

TypeInvestor
HQSan Diego, US
Founded2000
Websitequalcommventures.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Qualcomm Ventures was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in San Diego, US

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Key People/Management at Qualcomm Ventures

Quinn Li

Quinn Li

Senior Vice President & Global Head
Albert Wang

Albert Wang

Director
Alexandre Villela

Alexandre Villela

Managing Director
Boaz Peer

Boaz Peer

Director
Carlos Kokron

Carlos Kokron

Vice President and Managing Director
Michael Janse

Michael Janse

Senior Director
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Qualcomm Ventures Office Locations

Qualcomm Ventures has an office in San Diego
San Diego, US (HQ)
San Diego, CA, USA
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Qualcomm Ventures News and Updates

Qualcomm Ventures invests in four 5G startups

Qualcomm Ventures, Qualcomm’s investment arm, today announced four new strategic investments in 5G-related startups. These companies are private mobile network specialist Celona, mobile network automation platform Cellwize, the edge computing platform Azion and Pensando, another edge computing platf…

[TechSparks 2020] Launch of 5G will open up opportunities for new services, says Qualcomm Ventures MD Varsha Tagare

While speaking at TechSparks 2020, Varsha says that Qualcomm Ventures will invest in tech companies transforming networks for 5G implementation

Private 5G Innovator Celona Closes Series B Round Led by NTTVC and Qualcomm Ventures to Expand and Fuel Private Mobile Network Growth

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Qualcomm Ventures bets on China’s 5G future with investments into three startups

Qualcomm Ventures has invested in over 60 Chinese startups. The post Qualcomm Ventures bets on China’s 5G future with investments into three startups appeared first on DealStreetAsia.

Qualcomm Ventures and BNDES launch $37.82M fund for IoT startups in Brazil

LatAm List – Telecommunications giant Qualcomm Inc. recently launched a $37.82M (R$160M) investment fund through its investment arm Qualcomm Ventures in conjunction with Brazilian bank BNDES.  In June of 2019, the Brazilian government launched the National Internet of Things Plan, a public policy th…

From dairy to defence startups, Qualcomm Ventures is bullish on the Indian AI space and betting big via its global AI-focused fund

Qualcomm Ventures is now looking to bet big on startups developing AI-led applications that run on end devices such as smartphones, say top executives.
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Qualcomm Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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Qualcomm Ventures Blogs

Accelerating the 5G Revolution

Author: Alexandre Arantes Villela, Managing Director, Qualcomm VenturesOne year ago, we announced the Qualcomm Ventures 5G Ecosystem Fund, launched to invest up to $200 million around the globe in companies developing innovative solutions across the entire 5G value chain. This includes three key inv…

Ensuring Safety in the Era of IoT and 5G

Ensuring Safety in the Era of IoT and 5GBy Varsha Tagare, Managing Director at Qualcomm VenturesIn the not-too-distant future, just about everything is going to be connected to the internet. Nearly every industry is looking to be smarter and more connected. Our home lives are changing and getting mo…

Founder Spotlight: Tomer Weingarten, SentinelOne — On the Road to Success, Nothing is Trivial

Founder Spotlight: Tomer Weingarten, SentinelOne — On the Road to Success, Nothing is TrivialWhen SentinelOne CEO and co-founder Tomer Weingarten launched the company in 2013, he had a revolutionary vision to transform the way organizations protect their data and devices by building software that do…

Founder Spotlight — Rajiv Khemani and Puneet Agarwal , Innovium

Founder Spotlight — Rajiv Khemani and Puneet Agarwal , InnoviumThe semiconductor space is notoriously challenging for startups, with high capital needs and little margin for error. But Innovium is a semiconductor startup that knows how to succeed. On July 21, the company exceeded unicorn status appr…

The Pandemic Will Recede, but Telehealth Is Here to Stay

By Merav Weinryb, Managing Director at Qualcomm VenturesThe coronavirus crisis has created a critical need for healthcare innovation — not just in finding treatments but also in how care is delivered. In these extraordinary times, the use of virtualized care is skyrocketing because it allows COVID-1…

Zinier On Shifting the Paradigm of Field Service

Author: Varsha Tagare, Managing Director, Qualcomm VenturesNot many people are familiar with the term field service. However, it’s something that exists all around us. Anything that we can turn on with the flip of a switch involves field service engineers, including all of our critical infrastructur…
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Qualcomm Ventures Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Qualcomm Ventures founded?

    Qualcomm Ventures was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Qualcomm Ventures key executives?

    Qualcomm Ventures's key executives are Quinn Li, Albert Wang and Alexandre Villela.

  • Where is Qualcomm Ventures headquarters?

    Qualcomm Ventures headquarters is located at San Diego, CA, USA, San Diego.

  • Where are Qualcomm Ventures offices?

    Qualcomm Ventures has an office in San Diego.

  • How many offices does Qualcomm Ventures have?

    Qualcomm Ventures has 1 office.