Top 50 Hardware Investors

A list of 50 investors investing in hardware. Updated every month. Powered by Shizune.
Investors in the list rank based on the number of investments in Hardware companies. The investor list contains both angel investors and VC funds. You can find favourite industries and stages of each investor on the list.
Hardware Investors
Name Number of investments Relevant deals Favorite stages Favorite industries Description In
Intel Capital 655 107 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Hardware; IT Intel Capital is uniquely positioned to help build the companies of tomorrow. Our investment team is backed with deep domain knowledge and the resources of Intel to assist companies in their paths to success.
Right Side Capital Management 487 94 Seed; Convertible Note; Pre-Seed Software; Data and Analytics; IT Right Side Capital Management is a venture capital firm that helps startups build their company. It invests exclusively in the pre-seed round of technology startups and makes 75-100 investment per year. The firms prefers to invest in diversified technology sectors such as the internet and cloud companies.RSCM was established in 2010 and is basedin San Francisco, California.
SV Angel 669 93 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Media and Entertainment SV Angel is a San Francisco-based seed fund founded by Ron Conway. SV Angel provides seed investment and advice to early stage companies focused on Internet software.SV Angel takes a portfolio approach to seed investing. We differ from a traditional venture capital firm by not taking board seats and investing a larger number of companies. Weleverage a best in class relationship network to be the valley's human router and help startups with business development, financing, M&A and other strategic advice. Ron pioneered this approach over 20 years ago and SV Angel still employs it today. Over the last 25 years the firm and partners have invested and advised companies such as Facebook, Google, PayPal, Dropbox, Airbnb, Pinterest, Twitter, SnapChat, Square, Cloudera and many more.
New Enterprise Associates 1114 93 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care New Enterprise Associates, Inc. is a global venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors, and geographies. With over $19 billion in cumulative committed capital since the firm’s founding in 1977, NEA invests in technology and healthcare companies at all stages in a company’slifecycle, from seed stage through IPO. The firm's long track record of successful investing includes more than 210 portfolio company IPOs and more than 360 acquisitions.
Accel 1131 76 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Internet; IT First partner to exceptional teams everywhere
Khosla Ventures 629 65 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm started in 2004 by Vinod Khosla, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems. The firm provides venture assistance and strategic advice to entrepreneurs working on breakthrough technologies.With over $15b assets under management, the firm focuses on a range of areas including consumer, enterprise, education,advertising, financial services, semiconductors, health, big data, agriculture, food, sustainable energy, and robotics. Khosla Ventures is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.
True Ventures 423 63 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; Data and Analytics A Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm focused on early stage technology startups. We invest in brilliant people who bring ideas that matter to life.
Bpifrance 480 60 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Bpifrance provides financial solutions for companies that are booting up the listing on the stock exchange and credit equity. It includes OSEO, CDC Entreprises, FSI, and FSI Regions to offer in your area of financial solutions at every stage of the life of your business.Bpifrance was founded in 2012 and is based in Maisons-alfort, Ile-de-France,France.
Sequoia Capital 914 60 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; IT; Internet We help the daring build legendary companies.
Alumni Ventures 526 56 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; IT; Data and Analytics Alumni Ventures offers diversified venture portfolios to accredited investors into highly competitive deals that individuals typically do not have access to on their own.
High-Tech Grunderfonds 270 56 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is a seed investor that finances high-potential, tech-driven startups. With EUR 895.5 million in total investment volume across three funds and an international network of partners, HTGF has already helped forge more than 500 startups since 2005. Driven by their expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and passion, its teamof experienced investment managers and startup experts help guide the development of young companies. HTGF’s focus is on high-tech startups in a range of sectors, including software, media, internet, hardware, automation, health care, chemistry, and life sciences.To date, external investors have injected over EUR 2 billion into the HTGF portfolio via about 1,400 follow-on financing rounds. HTGF has also successfully sold interests in more than 100 companies. Investors in this public-private partnership include the Federal Ministry For Economic Affairs and Energy, the KfW Banking Group, and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V., as well as the companies ALTANA, BASF, BAYER, B.Braun, Boehringer Ingelheim, Robert Bosch, BÜFA, CEWE, Deutsche Post DHL, Dräger, Drillisch AG, EVONIK, EWE AG, FOND OF Haniel, Hettich, Knauf, Körber, LANXESS, media + more venture Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, PHOENIX CONTACT, Postbank, QIAGEN, RWE Generation SE, SAP, Schufa, Schwarz Gruppe, STIHL, Thüga, Vector Informatik, WACKER and Wilh. Werhahn KG.
Social Capital 290 55 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Data and Analytics; Internet At Social Capital, we make big bets on transformational ideas, technology, and people.
First Round Capital 526 55 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; IT First Round is a seed-stage venture firm focused on building a vibrant community of technology entrepreneurs and companies.
Andreessen Horowitz 887 55 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Internet; IT Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, California, that backs bold entrepreneurs building the future through technology.
Kleiner Perkins 794 53 Series B; Series C; Series A Software; IT; Internet Kleiner Perkins is an American venture capital firm headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park in Silicon Valley.
Lux Capital 282 52 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Lux Capital Management manages of $4 billion in assets focused on founding, seed, early-stage, and growth investments in the physical, material and life sciences. Lux takes an active role in helping entrepreneurs build successful businesses in high growth sectors. Its investment team has built over 20 companies from scratch. Lux's investmentstrategy ensures our portfolio companies are better connected, have a deeper insight, and command industry leadership faster than their competitors.
CRV 370 52 Series B; Series A; Seed Software; IT; Internet CRV is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage enterprise and consumer startups. Since 1970, the firm has invested in more than 400 startups at their most crucial stages, including DoorDash, Airtable, Patreon, Drift and Iterable. Founders need more than capital to build a great company. It takes a partner who understands the entrepreneurial journey and knows what it takes to win. From founding to IPO and beyond, CRV is there every step of the way. Founders rely on CRV to be trusted, long-term, committed partners, which has helped make CRV into one of the longest-running venture capital firms in the world. Learn more about CRV and the companies shaping the future at https://www.crv.com.
Founders Fund 504 51 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Founders Fund is a San Francisco based venture capital firm investing in companies building revolutionary technologies.
General Catalyst 631 50 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; IT Investing in powerful, positive change that endures
Lightspeed Venture Partners 729 49 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; IT; Internet Tomorrow Built Today
Threshold 447 49 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Internet; IT Threshold is an early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on a high-conviction investment strategy. The firm partners with entrepreneurs building innovative consumer, enterprise, and healthcare technology companies. Threshold was founded in 2019 and is based in Menlo Park, California.
Bolt 110 48 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Hardware; Health Care Bolt: Investing at the intersection of the digital and physical worlds
Enterprise Ireland 292 47 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Software; Health Care; IT Enterprise Ireland is the government agency responsible for the development and funding of the indigenous business sector. Their mission is to accelerate the development of companies to achieve strong positions in global markets resulting in increased national and regional prosperity. It was founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
DCVC 265 47 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Data and Analytics Deep Tech VC firm with over $3B under management
Global Founders Capital 637 46 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; Commerce/Shopping Over the past two decades, GFC have backed over five hundred entrepreneurs worldwide, e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, and Away Travel.
Slow Ventures 296 45 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Other Slow Ventures is a community built on the collective experience and fueled by curiosity, Slow understands the entrepreneurial journey. Investing at the center of technology and on the edges of science, society, and culture, Slow gives founders the resources, connections, experiences, and empathy required to build strong, sustainable companies.
Bessemer Venture Partners 726 45 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; IT; Internet For the entrepreneurs who want to create revolutions of their own.
Founder Collective 252 44 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Internet; Commerce/Shopping Founder Collective is a seed-stage venture capital fund that helps entrepreneurs build their businesses.
Partech 329 44 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; Hardware Partech is a global venture capital firm with offices in San Francisco, Paris, Berlin and Dakar. Partech invests in Internet and information technology startups at seed, venture and growth stages.
GV 655 44 Series B; Series A; Seed Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care GV provides venture capital funding to bold new companies. Across the fields of life science, enterprise technology, consumer products and services, and frontier technology, GV's portfolio companies aim to improve lives and transform industries. GV's team of world-class engineers, designers, physicians, scientists, marketers, andinvestors work together to provide startups exceptional support.Launched as Google Ventures in 2009, GV is the venture capital arm of Alphabet, Inc. GV helps startups interface with Google, providing unique access to the world’s best technology and talent.GV has $8 billion under management. Notable investment outcomes include Uber, Slack, One Medical Group, Nest, Flatiron Health, and Duo Security. GV is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and London.
Uncork Capital 281 43 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Data and Analytics Uncork Capital is a seed-stage venture firm that commits early, helps with the hard stuff, and sticks around.
Kima Ventures 302 43 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Internet; IT Kima Ventures is one of the world's most active early-stage investors, investing in 2 to 3 startups per week all over the world; providing founders with funding, network, and support for them to reach the next steps of their journey.The firm invests from seed to Series A, mostly as lead investor but also working alongside other investors;backing ambitious founders who work hard to build awesome things that more and more people use everyday. The company helps them to build a great team, to learn very quickly, to keep the right focus and execute towards growth.Kima takes pride of itself in working side-by-side with entrepreneurs. They claim to understand that fundraising is only one step in the company’s journey, that’s why they take quick decisions and make the fundraising process as smooth as possible so the founders can get back to the work of building their business. Kima considers itself not only an investor, but a network of founders and experts sharing a pay it forward mindset.Headquartered in Paris with an office in London, the company was founded and backed by Xavier Niel, founder of Iliad and supporter of entrepreneurs through such projects as 42, Station F and 101projets. Over the last 5 years Kima has invested in over 400 startups in 24 different countries.
Greylock 498 43 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Internet; IT Greylock Partners is a leading venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. We are early partners of remarkable teams building companies that matter.
BDC Venture Capital 235 43 Series A; Series B; Funding Round Software; Internet; Hardware BDC Venture Capital is a major venture capital investor in Canada, active at every stage of the company's development cycle, from seed through expansion, with a focus on technology-based businesses that have high growth potential and that are positioned to become dominant players in their markets. The company helps create and develop strongCanadian businesses through financing, consulting services and securitization, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises.BDC Venture Capital has been involved in venture capital since 1975 and has to date invested in more than 400 companies involved in the areas of Life Sciences, Telecommunications, Information Technology and Advanced Technologies.
IDG Capital 532 42 Series A; Series B; Series C Software; Internet; Science/Engineering IDG Capital is an investment firm that funds early- to growth-stage companies in the technology sector. Today they work with private equity and venture capital fund managers, investment advisors, and business entities from around the world. Their limited partners include many internationally reputable investors, including sovereign wealth funds,pension funds, institutional investors, major charities, university endowments, family offices, and business luminaries.IDG Capital brings a powerful combination of global perspective and local experience to investment management. As long-term value investors, they are highly skilled at mobilizing global resources to address local needs, especially for Inbound and outbound opportunities in China and the rest of Asia. Their highly skilled team has an in-depth understanding of the Chinese market and enjoys close relationships with many influential business leaders.
DCM Ventures 319 41 Series A; Series B; Series C Software; Internet; Hardware DCM Ventures assists entrepreneurs in building world-class companies that will ultimately change how institutions and people use and live with technology.DCM Ventures focuses on the size of their team, the money they raise, and the investments they make -- all so that they can focus on the business of helping portfolio companies succeed.Collectively, the DCM investing partners have over a century of investing and operational experience and each DCM partner has experience building hyper-growth startups into billion-dollar businesses.DCM Ventures manages ten funds totaling $4.0 billion, and has made investments in more than 400 technology companies across the United States and Asia. With offices in the Silicon Valley, Beijing and Tokyo, DCM provides hands-on operational guidance and a vast network of global business and financial resources to its portfolio companies.
Speedinvest 280 39 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Financial; IT Speedinvest is one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with more than €400m AUM, 40 investors, and offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. Your success is our priority, so we don’t just send some money and "check in" at board meetings. Our mission is to empower you with game-changing support throughevery stage of your journey. Our focused investment teams know your industry inside and out. Their Deep Tech, Fintech, Industrial Tech, Network Effects, Digital Health and Subscriptions experience, know-how and deep networks are yours from day one. You also have full access to our in-house Platform+ team of operational experts who can provide tailored growth marketing, people (HR), US business development, and networking support throughout every stage of your journey.
Madrona Venture Group 300 39 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Data and Analytics; Internet A venture capital firm that teams with technology entrepreneurs to nurture ideas from startup to market success.
Boost VC 144 39 Seed; Pre-Seed; Funding Round Software; Hardware; Financial Boost VC: The Pre-Seed Fund Making Sci-FI a Reality. Investing in crypto, virtual reality, augmented reality, AI, Ocean Tech, Space Tech, human augmentation, exoskeletons and more.
Par Equity 134 39 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Software; Hardware; IT Founded in 2008, Par Equity is a venture capital firm that backs the most innovative, high growth technology companies in the North of the UK. Based in Edinburgh, Par invests across Northern England, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
GGV Capital 455 39 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Internet; IT We believe the talent to build great companies comes from anywhere. A global venture capital firm that invests in local founders. As a multi-stage, sector-focused firm, GGV focuses on seed-to-growth stage investments across Social / Internet, Enterprise Tech and Smart Tech sectors.
Sequoia Capital China 535 39 Series A; Series B; Series C Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care We help founders build enduring companies.
Presence Capital 51 38 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Hardware; Media and Entertainment Presence Capital is a venture fund investing in early-stage augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) companies.
Promus Ventures 118 38 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Hardware; Data and Analytics Investing in early-stage deep-tech software/hardware companies run by visionary and tenacious founding teams.
Greycroft 483 37 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Media and Entertainment; Internet Venture capital and technology investments
Seraphim Capital 85 37 Funding Round; Series A; Seed Software; Science/Engineering; Hardware Seraphim Capital is dedicated to financing the growth of companies operating in the space ecosystem. They are an ambitious team with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences in Venture. Collectively they have over 100 years’ experience, investing in over 180 early and growth stage businesses, returning more than £750 million to theirshareholders.They are also fortunate to have one of the world's leading entrepreneurs and experts in Earth Observation on board. They work closely with their portfolio companies and always strive to create meaningful value and endeavour to ensure that the full value of their network and partners is utilised.The backing of leading global corporates in the Space sector and the leading Space related Governmental Agencies in the UK and Europe brings significant value. They are able to leverage their capital, industry leading knowledge and networks, creating an ecosystem that delivers real results for your business. From roots to market, sales and marketing, partnerships, follow-on capital, and M&A they can deliver value creation across the company growth cycle globally.
RRE Ventures 362 37 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; Financial RRE Ventures is a venture capital firm that is in it with founders when it matters
Felicis Ventures 347 37 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Data and Analytics; Science/Engineering Backing founders building iconic companies that transcend boundaries
Scottish Investment Bank 157 37 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Our growth investments team (formerly the Scottish Investment Bank) helps you find sources of finance, engage with funders and secure investment to grow your business.
Anorak Ventures 70 37 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Hardware; IT Anorak Ventures is a venture capital firm based in San Francisco investing in seed-stage technology companies.
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