Top 50 Transportation Investors

A list of 50 investors investing in transportation. Updated every month. Powered by Shizune.
Investors in the list rank based on the number of investments in Transportation companies. The investor list contains both angel investors and VC funds. You can find favourite industries and stages of each investor on the list.
Transportation Investors
Name Number of investments Relevant deals Favorite stages Favorite industries Description In
Global Founders Capital 637 55 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.
FJ Labs 357 48 Seed; Series A; Series B Commerce/Shopping; Software; Financial FJ Labs is a stage-agnostic investment firm that focuses on marketplaces and consumer facing startups.
Maniv Mobility 69 39 Series A; Seed; Series B Transportation; Software; Hardware Maniv Mobility is a global venture capital fund investing in the world's leading mobility start-ups.
Trucks Venture Capital 53 38 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Transportation; Software; Science/Engineering Trucks Venture Capital funds the entrepreneurs building the future of transportation.
Dynamo 61 38 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Transportation; Software; IT We invest in extraordinary founders building startups in supply chain and mobility. We are equipped to support founders through the seed stage in their effort to transform global trade and commerce.
Alumni Ventures 526 35 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.
Fontinalis Partners 89 34 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Transportation; Science/Engineering Fontinalis Partners, with offices in Detroit and Boston, is a venture capital firm strategically focused on next generation mobility. Fontinalis’ mission is to leverage the team’s considerable management experience, market access, strategic relationships, international expertise, and background in transportation innovation to scale companiesproviding next-generation mobility solutions. Fontinalis invests as a strategic partner across all facets of the world’s mobility systems on a stage- and size-agnostic basis. Fontinalis is not affiliated with Ford Motor Company.
TA Ventures 123 33 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Internet; Commerce/Shopping TA Ventures is globally-minded and network-driven VC firm investing in early-stage tech startups in Europe and North America shaping the industries of tomorrow. Our ticket size starts from $100k up to $1M. We offer speed of execution, proactive support, and access to a broad international network. Drawing upon our network, we support our portfoliocompanies by proactively soliciting large, growth-minded co-investors in subsequent rounds. We utilize our industry knowledge and network to give portfolio companies and partner VCs access to the highly skilled and cost-effective R&D outsourcing teams in Central and Eastern Europe.
Right Side Capital Management 487 32 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.
Third Sphere 112 31 Seed; Pre-Seed; Convertible Note Software; Real Estate; Transportation Urban Us is now Third Sphere Read more about our upgrade here
Asymmetry Ventures 150 29 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Asymmetry Ventures invests in scalable early-stage companies with exceptional defensibility.
First Round Capital 526 28 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.
SV Angel 669 28 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.
Soma Capital 241 27 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Financial; IT Soma Capital is a fund built by founders for founders that focuses on software. It has invested seed in startups now worth over $60 billion combined including Cruise, Rappi, Ironclad, Human Interest, Razorpay, Rippling, Lambda School among others (20 unicorns) It was founded in 2015 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Liquid 2 Ventures 222 26 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; IT Liquid2 Ventures provides technology startups with seed-stage investments and is based in San Francisco, California. The firm was founded in 2015 by Joe Montana, Mike Miller, and Michael Ma.
LocalGlobe 204 26 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; IT Seeding ambitious founders at places like @citymapper, @improbableio,@teamkano, @moo, @songkick,@seedcamp, @transferwise and @zoopla since 1999. Who's next?
Schematic Ventures 43 26 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Transportation; Science/Engineering Early-stage venture capital fund focused on investments in technology companies within the supply chain, manufacturing and digital industrial sectors
GGV Capital 455 25 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.
Bossanova Investimentos 262 25 Seed; Pre-Seed; Funding Round Software; IT; Financial BossaNova is the number one Brazilian Micro Venture Capital. We are the most active investor in the pre-seed stage in Latin America with more than 1200 investments in over 1000 Startups. We also invest in global companies, directly or through co-investment syndicates on AngelList.
Bpifrance 480 25 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.
New Enterprise Associates 1114 25 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.
Founders Fund 504 25 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.
MaC Venture Capital 158 24 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Media and Entertainment; Internet MaC Venture Capital is a seed-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology startups leveraging shifts in cultural trends and behaviors.
FundersClub 224 24 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; IT; Commerce/Shopping FundersClub focuses on Seed and early stage investments. Investments include Coinbase, Instacart, Flexport, Le Tote, Teespring, Memebox, GitLab.FundersClub is the world's first online venture capital platform. Backed by Y Combinator, First Round Capital, Spark Capital, Intel Capital, Draper, Andreessen Horowitz, Felicis Ventures, and more;FundersClub Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in the United States.
Expansion Venture Capital 107 23 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Internet; Other Expansion Venture Capital, is a venture capital firm focused in early and growth stage companies. Located in New York City, EVC was founded by brothers, Joseph and Ryan Melohn. EVC’s team is comprised of entrepreneurs. Fifteen years of combined experience has enabled EVC to help build great companies across the US. As entrepreneurs, “we havebeen in their shoes and speak the same language”.We pride ourselves on being available for our teams of entrepreneurs 24/7. We work side by side with them, providing intellectual capital and assistance in any way we can. From mentorship to business development, raising capital, getting the right press, are some of the ways “we work for you”. When one of our founders have a question we want to be the first place they turn. Their success is our success!We are founder friendly! “Entrepreneurs, not VCs, build great companies”
Accel 1131 23 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Internet; IT First partner to exceptional teams everywhere
BMW i Ventures 105 23 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Transportation; Science/Engineering BMW i Ventures invests in cutting-edge solutions focusing on BMW’s current and future business in the technology and customer and service space.BMW i Ventures invests in high-performance companies and helps them execute quickly by delivering agile precision—ensuring real-world impact on hardware, software, sustainability across manufacturing,transportation, and services.
APX 122 23 Pre-Seed; Seed; Funding Round Software; IT; Data and Analytics APX is Europe’s leading very-early-stage VC. Based in Berlin and backed by Axel Springer and Porsche, we support and partner with the most ambitious founding teams from Europe and beyond - often as their first investor.We invest up to EUR 500K in startups until a series A starting with a quick EUR 50K investment, and within a few months,depending on traction and speed, we can invest further. Each month we invest in new teams who become part of the APX community, counting hundreds of other founders. Since 2018, we have invested in 100+ startups across 20+ industries with founders from 20+ countries together with 100+ co-investors.
Khosla Ventures 629 23 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.
IDG Capital 532 23 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.
Greycroft 483 22 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Media and Entertainment; Internet Venture capital and technology investments
Initialized Capital 259 22 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; IT; Internet Initialized Capital is a San Francisco based early stage venture capital firm
LetsVenture 141 22 Seed; Angel; Series A Software; Commerce/Shopping; Transportation Connect with 10,000 plus angel investors. Raise funding seamlessly. Find startups to invest in. Easy to use & seamless technology platform for startup investing & funding.
Speedinvest 280 22 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.
General Catalyst 631 22 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; IT Investing in powerful, positive change that endures
Maersk Growth 50 22 Series A; Seed; Series B Transportation; Software; Science/Engineering Maersk Growth is a venture capital firm that invests and accelerates in startups and new technologies to build the future of trade​. The firm was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark.
BoxGroup 299 21 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Financial BoxGroup is an early stage investment fund focused on technology companies. Contact Us:
Blume Ventures 170 21 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Commerce/Shopping; Internet Blume Ventures provides pre-series A and early stage funding to tech-focused/tech-enabled ventures. They are typically the first institutional investors in their portfolio companies and invest for about 8-10 years. They are proponents of a collaborative approach and like to co-invest with like-minded angels and seed funds. They then providefollow-on investments to their stellar portfolio companies.
TenOneTen Ventures 123 21 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Data and Analytics; Internet TenOneTen Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in start-ups that apply data and technology to disrupt existing industries.
Eastern Bell Capital 115 21 Series A; Series B; Series C Software; Transportation; Commerce/Shopping Eastern Bell Capital, established in 2010, is an ecosystem-based fund focused on "improving industry efficiency with supply chain as its core competence". The investment areas we focus on include logistics, supply chain, retail & brand, data technology, etc. Through years of hard work, Eastern Bell Capital has built an empoweringeco-resource system with deep knowledge and insight into circulation efficiency.
Upfront Ventures 242 20 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; Commerce/Shopping Upfront Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Los Angeles. We invest in technology businesses across digital media, SaaS, consumer internet and retail innovation.
Lightspeed Venture Partners 729 20 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; IT; Internet Tomorrow Built Today
Kima Ventures 302 20 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.
Slow Ventures 296 19 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.
8VC 231 19 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care 8VC seeks to enable industry transformation. In a wave of creative destruction, they believe emerging platforms will replace the decades-old technology infrastructure behind many industries, promoting greater innovation and global prosperity. Founded in 1969, 8VC is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Index Ventures 740 19 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Internet; IT Index Ventures is an international venture capital firm with dual headquarters in San Francisco and London, investing in technology-enabled companies with a focus on e-commerce, fintech, mobility, gaming, infrastructure/AI, and security.
Autotech Ventures 61 19 Series A; Series B; Seed Transportation; Software; Other Autotech Ventures is a venture capital firm that manages more than $400 million to invest in start-ups that aim to generate financial returns in the vast $3 trillion ground transportation industry. Connected, autonomous, shared and electrified vehicles and related mobility services have created tectonic shifts in the incumbent ground transportationindustry. Vehicle manufacturers, parts suppliers, dealerships, repair shops, parking operators, ground logistics firms, and road infrastructure providers are all being impacted by ground transportation startups.Autotech Ventures provides startup companies with 1) capital to execute on their business plan, 2) access to its industry contacts - including dozens of ground transportation corporate investors who together represent a global market capitalization of over $500 billion dollars, 3) up-to-the-minute market intelligence on the ground transport landscape, 4) support in recruiting ground transportation industry talent, and 5) fundraising support to raise additional capital from other financially-motivated investors and strategic investors.Start-ups typically innovate quickly then scale slowly, while corporations typically innovate slowly then scale quickly. Autotech Ventures brings startups and corporations together to bridge this gap and build a new transportation future.
ZhenFund 259 19 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Data and Analytics ZhenFund (Chinese: 真格基金) is a seed stage focused venture fund with over $1 billion under management since founded in 2011 by Bob Xu and Victor Wang, in collaboration with Sequoia Capital China. Bob and Victor previously co-founded New Oriental (NYSE: EDU), one of the world's largest education conglomerates. Three of Bob's seed investmentshave IPOed in NYC: Shiji Jiayuan (Nasdaq: DATE) (世纪佳缘, website), LightInTheBox (Nasdaq: LITB) (website), and Jumei (NYSE: JMEI) (聚美, website). Bob was named to the Midas List four years in a row (2016-2019) and was last ranked at #11.ZhenFund currently dominates China’s early stage venture capital scene, and is rapidly expanding its U.S. practice based in Palo Alto, CA. Its portfolio has over 750 high-growth companies, including 17zuoye, OFO, VIPKID, RED, Hero Entertainment, and Urwork. ZhenFund’s mission is to support, educate, and inspire the next generation of global entrepreneurs.
Chicago Ventures 118 19 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; Commerce/Shopping Chicago Ventures leads seed investments in overlooked teams.
Mumbai Angels 144 19 Seed; Angel; Funding Round Software; Commerce/Shopping; Gaming Mumbai Angels Network is a sector-agnostic, new age, early-stage, venture investment platform with a diverse membership base, spanning the globe. Today, the network is 600+ members strong, across 70 locations all over the world. They have a 170+ strong portfolio with over 70 exits and next rounds of investments.
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