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.

HQSan Diego, US
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

Alexandre Villela

Alexandre Villela

Managing Director
Boaz Peer

Boaz Peer

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 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.

Qualcomm Ventures launches $100 million AI fund

Qualcomm Ventures plans to invest up to $100 million in companies taking novel approaches to create AI solutions.

The head of healthcare investing at Qualcomm Ventures explains why it’s so hard to get doctors to adopt new technology (QCOM)

While technology has helped make life easier for professionals in everything from retail to transportation, it's taken much longer for healthcare workers to adopt new devices. What's keeping health-tech applications from taking off in doctor's offices is the unpredictability of internet service, Q…

Qualcomm Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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Qualcomm Ventures Blogs

Meet Blue Canoe, the Winner of the Qualcomm Ventures Female Founders Summit!

Michelle Sterling- EVP of Human Resources, Qualcomm Inc., Sarah Daniels- Founder and CEO, Blue Canoe, Quinn Li- SVP and Global Head, Qualcomm VenturesAn elite group of investors, entrepreneurs, and technology leaders gathered last week at our first ever Qualcomm Ventures Female Founders Summit to he…

Meet the 10 Startups Competing In the Qualcomm Ventures Female Founders Summit

The Qualcomm Ventures Female Founders Summit will gather some of the most innovative female-founded, early-stage startups across AI, IoT, AR/VR, and mobile technology with technology leaders and investor communities. A highlight of the event will be the startup competition where an elite group will …

We’re Expanding Our Investment Team!

Author: Varun Jain, Director at Qualcomm Ventures and lead of Global Early-stage FundQualcomm Ventures, the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated, was founded almost two decades ago to invest in exceptional teams that are creating companies which are not only going to be financially very successfu…

Introducing the Qualcomm Ventures Female Founders Summit, Where 10 Startups Will Vie for $500K

At Qualcomm Ventures, we want to see a world where everyone with a promising idea has the chance to bring it to life. Our goal is to help accelerate innovation by bridging entrepreneurs to the resources, relationships, and expertise they need. In order to do that, we must seek opportunities to eleva…

Portfolio Watch: By Democratizing Custom Silicon, SiFive Is Igniting Global Innovation in the…

Portfolio Watch: By Democratizing Custom Silicon, SiFive Is Igniting Global Innovation in the Semiconductor Industry and BeyondNaveed Sherwani, SiFive President and CEOWhat if anyone could afford to build customized chips? And what if it was as easy as pushing a button?A world where anyone and every…

Reinventing Video Conferencing

Reinventing Video Conferencing juliaharmon Fri, 04/19/2019 - 14:41 Congrats to Zoom on their recent IPO! Zoom (NASDAQ: ZM) helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together with a unified platform for video/audio conferencing, chat, and webinars acro…
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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.