Autonomous vehicles are set to transform the transportation industry. But a VC is betting there are better ways to make money off them than backing self-driving-car companies.

Troy Wolverton- Business Insider Quin Garcia is a self-described “car guy.” He also really believes autonomous and electric vehicles will revolutionize the transportation industry and the broader society. But if you scrutinize the portfolio of Autotech Ventures, the transportation-focused venture-capital firm that Garcia cofounded, you won’t find any investments in companies developing or building cars […]

Transportation and mobility will continue to attract VC

Rebecca Szkutak- Venture Capital Journal “Autonomous vehicles have been a very hot space over the last years,” Quin Garcia, a managing director of Autotech Ventures, said. “Most of society recognizes that autonomous vehicles have the potential to have the largest impact on our society since the internet.” Menlo Park-based Autotech Ventures focuses on ground transportation. […]

Autotech Ventures Navigates Quickly Evolving Transportation Sector | Wall Street Journal

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.

The future of autonomous vehicles runs off roads and on to farms, construction sites, and mines | TechCrunch

Jeff Peters, Autotech Ventures – Fully self-driving passenger cars are not “just around the corner.” While the well-capitalized leaders — funded by corporations, multibillion-dollar VC funds or advertising revenue — are on more stable financial ground, many other full-stack autonomous vehicle startups may be looking for the off-ramp. With no clear path to funds outside […]