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The 3 Best Smart Cities Venture Capital Firms

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 16, 2022
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Are you a founder building a startup in the Smart Cities industry?

Whether you’re still in the early stages of your entrepreneur journey or you’ve already found product-market fit and are ready to scale your company, I think you’ll find useful this list of venture capital firms investing in your industry.

3 Smart Cities Venture Capital Firms

1) Rockstart

Rockstart

Rockstart focuses on pre-seed to series B investment opportunities in energy, agrifood and emerging tech domains.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Colombia, Denmark
  • City: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Bogotá
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Oscar Kneppers, Koen Wagemakers, Rune Theill, Don Ritzen
  • Industries: Agriculture, Energy, Industrial, Big Data & Analytics, Healthcare, AI & ML, Crypto & Blockchain, IoT, Smart Cities
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A, Series B, Pre-Seed
  • Minimum check size: €100,000
  • Maximum check size: €250,000
  • Number of investments: 270
  • Number of exits: 8
  • Funds raised: €140,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Wercker, Hubs, iClinic

You can find their website here.

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2) ALLVP

ALLVP

Located in Mexico City, ALLVP is a Series A VC firm that invests in Latin American founders in the fintech, future of commerce, human capital and smart cities sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Mexico
  • City: Mexico City
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Federico Antoni, Antonia Rojas
  • Industries: Healthcare, Fintech, Consumer, SaaS, DTC, Education, Food & Beverage, Smart Cities
  • Stages: Series A, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 27
  • Number of exits: 6
  • Funds raised: $115,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Petsy, Flink, Kocomo

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at aparatre@allvp.vc.

3) CE Venture Capital

CE Venture Capital

CE Venture Capital is a VC firm supporting entrepreneurs ready for cross-boarder expansion.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Canada, China
  • City: Vancouver, Calgary, Hangzhou
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Bruce Hong
  • Industries: Climate & Sustainability, Biotech, AI & ML, Smart Cities
  • Stages: Late Stage
  • 3 remarkable investments: Vyrill, InsiderSherpa, Askdata

You can find their website here.

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