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9 Venture Capital Firms in the Hardware & Industrials Industry

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 16, 2022
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Some venture capital firms exclusively invest in specific industries. Other venture capital firms are stage agnostic.

In this article, we compiled a list of top venture capital firms that invest in the Hardware & Industrials sector.

9 Hardware & Industrials Venture Capital Firms

1) 500 Startups

500 Startups

500 Global is a globally renowned venture capital firm investing in early-stage tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, India, United Kingdom, Brazil, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Cambodia, South Korea, Taiwan
  • City: San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Mexico City, Miami, New York, São Paulo, Washington, Abu Dhabi, Baku, Cairo, Dubai, Manama, Riyadh, Bangalore, Bangkok, Hangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Jaipur, Kuala Lumpur, Nagoya, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Christine Tsai, Dave Mcclure
  • Industries: SaaS, Media, E-Commerce, Consumer, Healthcare, Proptech & Real Estate, Hardware & Industrials, Education, Devops, Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 2600
  • Number of exits: 339
  • Funds raised: $67,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Canva, Solana, Reddit

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@500startups.com.

2) DreamIt Ventures

DreamIt Ventures

Dreamit Ventures focuses on growth-stage startups in health tech and security tech since 2008.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Philadelphia, New York
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Steve Welch, David Bookspan
  • Industries: Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Life Sciences, Hardware & Industrials
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Number of investments: 528
  • Number of exits: 205
  • Funds raised: $54,800,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: TrendKite, LevelUp, SeatKick

You can find their website here.

3) Real Tech Holding

Real Tech Holding

Real Tech is a corporate investment fund providing capital to technology companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Akihiko NagataYukihiro Maru
  • Industries: Food & Beverage, Hardware & Industrials, AI & ML, Biotech, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Robotics, Hardware
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 99
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: $100,596,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: AutoPhagyGO, Eight Knot, ProfilePrint

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@realtech.fund.

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4) DSC Investment

DSC Investment

DSC Investment is an early-stage venture capital firm based in Korea.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: South Korea
  • City: Seoul
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Yoon Gun-Soo
  • Industries: Consumer, AI & ML, Fintech, Hardware & Industrials, Biotech, Health & Wellness
  • Stages: Seed
  • Number of investments: 53
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: $150,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Dable, Eloxx, Flitto

You can find their website here.

You can contact them at +82 2-3453-3190.

5) Gelt VC

Gelt VC

Based in the US, Gelt Venture Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm backing American and European founders across all sectors except biotech and blockchain.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Ann Arbor
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Keith Wasserman, Damian Langere
  • Industries: AI & ML, AR & VR, API, Big Data & Analytics, Automation, Climate & Sustainability, Cloud, Consumer, Creator Economy, Cybersecurity, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Developer Tools, E-Commerce, Education, Enterprise, Fintech, Industrial, Media, Future of Work, Food & Beverage, Gaming, Health & Wellness, IoT, Proptech & Real Estate, Robotics, Transportation, Hardware & Industrials
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $25,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 51
  • Number of exits: 13
  • Funds raised: $7,900,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: SuperHi, 1V1Me, Epoch

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at turner@gelt.vc.

6) Conductive VC

Conductive VC

Conductive Ventures is a growth equity venture capital providing late-stage funding to B2B software and hardware startups.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Palo Alto
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Carey Lai, Paul Yeh, Takashi Nishikawa
  • Industries: AI & ML, Crypto & Blockchain, Enterprise, SaaS, Industrial, IoT, Robotics, Automation, Hardware & Industrials, Fintech, Hardware
  • Stages: Late Stage
  • Minimum check size: $5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 34
  • Number of exits: 6
  • Funds raised: $200,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Ambiq Micro, Csc Generation, Desktop Metal

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@conductive.vc.

7) Volta Ventures

Volta Ventures

Volta Ventures is a seed investor for SaaS in the Benelux region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Belgium
  • City: Amsterdam, Gent
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Frank Maene, Sander Vonk
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, Fintech, Devops, Healthcare, Proptech & Real Estate, Gaming, Cybersecurity, Travel & Hospitality, Hardware & Industrials, SaaS
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €300,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 30
  • Number of exits: 8
  • Funds raised: €100,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Cashforce, TerminusDB, Sentiance

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@voltaventures.eu.

8) MH Carnegie

MH Carnegie

M.H. Carnegie & Co. is an asset management fund that invests in venture capital, amongst other portfolio investments.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Australia
  • City: Moore Park
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Mark Carnegie
  • Industries: Healthcare, Consumer, Proptech & Real Estate, Hardware & Industrials
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Number of investments: 9
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: AU$200,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Simplify Medical, Ignite Tournaments, Cardiac Dimensions

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at enquiries@mhcarnegie.com.

9) 1955 Capital

1955 Capital

Based in the US, 1955 Capital invests in revolutionary technologies to solve the greatest global challenges in energy, environment, education, health, etc sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Santa Clara
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Andrew Chung
  • Industries: Climate & Sustainability, Food & Beverage, Hardware & Industrials, Hardware, Industrial, Manufacturing, Energy
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Late Stage
  • Number of investments: 6
  • Funds raised: $200,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Electric Aviation, Gridtential, Crop Enhancement

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@1955.capital.

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