Daniel Hoffer of Autotech Ventures discusses new directions in the industry. Autotech Ventures is a three-year old venture firm in Menlo Park, Calif., that invests in early-stage startups in the transportation sector. Autotech’s first fund was a $120 million vehicle and the firm is currently investing out of its second fund.
“Dan Hoffer, managing director of Autotech Ventures, a transportation-focused venture firm, said ballooning valuations in the sector have led his firm to fund autonomous startups that serve construction and mining sites”
The future of autonomous vehicles runs off roads and on to farms, construction sites, and mines | TechCrunch
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