Telefónica Innovation Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 8

  • Investments
  • 63

  • Portfolio
  • 22

  • Exits
  • 37


Telefónica Innovation Ventures General Information


Founded in 2007, Telefónica Innovation Ventures (TIV) is Telefónica's corporate venture vehicle to invests and build strategic partners aligned with Telefónica's global strategy. The firm invests directly in tech startups, or through a network of leading venture capital funds in which TIV participate as a limited partner in key markets for Telefónica. Currently, the firm's portfolio is formed of 10 startups invested directly and more than 80 startups invested through 10 venture capital funds. The firm has offices in Silicon Valley and Madrid, with an investment scope, focused on Europe, the US, Israel, and LATAM. The firm is focused on investing in 5G and Next-Gen Communications, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, IoT, Cloud, Edge, Video, Gaming and Fintech, and Digital Transformation.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Ronda de la Comunicación
  • Edificio Central. Planta 3
  • 28050 Madrid
  • Spain

Telefónica Innovation Ventures Investments (63)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Smowltech 04-May-2022 Later Stage VC 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
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000000 (0000000000 05-Feb-2020 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
000000000 27-Sep-2019 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000 01-Jul-2019 00000 00000 Household Appliances Generating Revenue
000000 12-Jun-2019 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Profitable
00000 24-May-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Jobandtalent 01-Apr-2019 Later Stage VC Human Capital Services Generating Revenue
Blueliv 31-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 00.000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
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Telefónica Innovation Ventures Exits (37)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Cyngn 20-Oct-2021 IPO 000.00
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Brasil/CT 01-Dec-2019 Out of Business
Humm (United Kingdom) 01-Apr-2019 Out of Business
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Telefónica Innovation Ventures Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Telefónica Innovation Ventures Team (12)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Guenia Gawendo Managing Director 0 0 Madrid, Spain
Julio Marchena Head of Innovation Scouting & Investments Madrid, Spain
Pablo Casquete Head of New Business and Investments Madrid, Spain
Barbara Albizuri Head of Global Investments Madrid, Spain
Álvaro Gracia Arroyo Investment & Portfolio Management Madrid, Spain
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Telefónica Innovation Ventures Co-Investors (58)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Wayra 4 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kibo Ventures Partners 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Insight Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Morgan Stanley 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nauta Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
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