The most active Venture Capital and corporate investors in the internet of things

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BY : Diego GutiérrezJanuary Mon, 2014
venture capital isCorporate investors are leading the way in investing in the Internet of Things with Intel CapitalQualcomm Ventures and Cisco Investments  occupying 3 of the top 4 positions, while the only one Venture capital in the top 4 is True Ventures.

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CBinsight has published a list of the investors more active in the internet of things. Intel Capital, investing in iControl NetworksGainSpan and Arrayent among others, is at the top of this list. In second place is True VenturesThe European Union, which has made a major effort in the last two years to invest in hardware and internet of things start-ups, is in third place. Third place goes to the corporate investors Qualcomm Ventures and Cisco Investments.

"In Spain, there are also start-ups working in this field. The ones we are talking about today come from research carried out at the university and have become spin-offs thanks to the collaboration of funding from the European Union. Venture Capital. You can visit Farsensborn in TECNUN (San Sebastián) and recently financed by Ambar Venture capital. It works with wireless sensor solutions without the need for a battery. In second place we have AWDYNAMICSborn at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and supported by Mobius Venture Capital. It provides technological solutions in the Machine to Machine environment," says Diego Gutierrez, corporate finance expert of the group. Abra-invest.

Kleiner Perkins, has also invested in the sector, and has done so in a wide variety of companies, ranging from Dropcam, which provides a cloud-based, Wi-Fi video surveillance service, to Jawbonewhich develops and markets portable technology and portable audio devices.


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