Next47 Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 26


  • Investments
  • 82

  • Portfolio
  • 44

  • Exits
  • 8


Next47 General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2016, Next47 is a corporate venture capital arm of Siemens based in Palo Alto, California. The firm has additional offices in Berlin, Tel Aviv, London, Munich, and Paris and seeks to invest in companies operating in the software-as-a-service, information technology, artificial intelligence, and enterprise sectors.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
German Venture Capital Association (BVK)
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • 537 Hamilton Avenue
  • 2nd Floor
  • Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • United States

Next47 Investments (82)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Skylo 13-Feb-2024 Early Stage VC 0000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue
VAST Data 27-Nov-2023 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000000000 000000
Radiant Security 14-Nov-2023 00000 00000 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
Verkada 09-Oct-2023 00000 00000 00000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 000000000000 000000
Tractian 07-Aug-2023 00000 00000 0000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Realtime Robotics 09-Jun-2023 00000 00000 00.00 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue
BuildOps 18-May-2023 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Pando (Chicago) 03-May-2023 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Skydio 06-Mar-2023 Later Stage VC 00000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 0.0. 00000000
Vitally 22-Feb-2023 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0.0. 00000000
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Next47 Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Noname Security 25-Jun-2024 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Armorblox 14-Jul-2023 000000000000000000
Cortona3D 01-Jul-2023 000000000 00000000
Turvo 01-Jun-2022 0000000000 00000
Fair 14-Mar-2022 000000000000000000 0000
MarkForged 14-Jul-2021 0000000 000000 00000
rideOS 17-Jun-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00000
SensorDynamics 15-Jul-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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Next47 Management, Team & Partners (141)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Lakshmikanth Ananth Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer 00 0 0 Palo Alto, CA
Gadi Gefen Chief Financial Officer Palo Alto, CA
Jonathan Barek Chief Operating Officer Palo Alto, CA
Anna Kessen JD Managing Director & Head of Legal Compliance Munich, Germany
Svetoslav Simeonov Managing Director Munich, Germany
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Next47 Co-Investors (483)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Insight Partners 6 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Siemens 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Uncorrelated Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Andreessen Horowitz 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Felicis 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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Next47 FAQs

  • What is Next47?

    Founded in 2016, Next47 is a corporate venture capital arm of Siemens based in Palo Alto, California.

  • When was Next47 founded?

    Next47 was founded in 2016.

  • Who is the CEO of Next47?

    Lakshmikanth Ananth is the CEO of Next47.

  • Where is Next47 headquartered?

    Next47 is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

  • What is Next47's total asset value?

    Next47 has around 00.000 in total assets under management.

  • How many investments has Next47 made?

    Next47 has made 82 investments.

  • What has Next47 invested in?

    Next47 has made numerous investments in companies like Skylo, VAST Data, and Radiant Security within the Wireless Communications Equipment, Business/Productivity Software, and Network Management Software industries.

  • What has Next47 invested in recently?

    Next47's latest investment was on 13-Feb-2024 in Skylo, a company within the Wireless Communications Equipment industry.

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