Verizon Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 7


  • Investments
  • 180

  • Portfolio
  • 55

  • Exits
  • 65


Verizon Ventures General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2000, Verizon Ventures is a venture investment arm of Verizon Communications and is based in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. The firm seeks to invest in early-stage companies operating in network solutions, media, consumer, and business sectors.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • One Verizon Way
  • Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
  • United States

Verizon Ventures Investments (180)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Origin (Electronics (B2C)) 17-Oct-2023 Later Stage VC 000.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue
TileDB 10-Oct-2023 00000 00000 000.00 Database Software Generating Revenue
Pivotal Commware 17-Aug-2023 00000 00000 00000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue
Nami (Hardware) 06-Jul-2023 00000 00000 000.00 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 00000000 00000000
Medivis 13-Jun-2023 00000 00000 0000 Decision/Risk Analysis Generating Revenue
CoreTigo 28-Apr-2023 00000 00000 000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue
Community 22-Apr-2023 00000 00000 000.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue
Light Field Lab 08-Feb-2023 00000 00000 0000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue
Dreamscape Immersive 19-Jan-2023 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
CoreTigo 21-Sep-2022 Later Stage VC Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue
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Verizon Ventures Exits (65)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Iris Automation 24-Oct-2023 Buyout/LBO 19-Oct-2023 0000000 000000
Bug Labs 01-Jun-2023 000000000 00000000
Beamr Imaging 01-Mar-2023 000 00.00
Iguazio 23-Jan-2023 000000000000000000 0000
Open Garden 01-Oct-2022 000 00 00000000
Gane (Financial Software) 12-Aug-2022 000 00 00000000
Veniam 03-Aug-2022 000000000000000000
Cellwize 07-Jun-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00000
YourMechanic 02-Jun-2022 Merger/Acquisition
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Verizon Ventures Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Verizon Ventures Management, Team & Partners (46)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jeffrey Black Senior Managing Director & Executive Director 0 0 Basking Ridge, NJ
Tom Arnost Principal 0 Basking Ridge, NJ
Corey Gutshall Strategic Investor Basking Ridge, NJ
Leslie Epstein Head of Operations Basking Ridge, NJ
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Verizon Ventures Co-Investors (311)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alumni Ventures 5 0 Series chart Industry bar
Qualcomm Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Intel Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
NTT Docomo Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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