We are a venture capital firm managing over $200 million that focuses on the $3 trillion ground transportation sector.

What we do for Startups

Autotech Ventures aims to generate financial returns by helping passionate entrepreneurs to deploy revolutionary transportation technologies and business models.

We provide startups with capital, ground transportation market intelligence, and access to our transportation sector network which includes our corporate investors representing a global market capitalization of over $500B.

As a lead or follower investor, we leverage our deep industry network to help our portfolio companies recruit transportation-specific talent and engage corporations as their scale-up partners.

“Autotech Ventures has been a value-add investor with their network and deep transportation domain expertise.” – John Zimmer, Co-Founder of Lyft

“We chose Autotech Ventures to lead our Series B, because we knew that they would provide more than just capital. With their connections in the industry, they have already made valuable introductions to possible new partners and customers, as well as helped us recruit transportation experts to join our board of directors.” – Kathryn Schifferle, CEO of Work Truck Solutions

“Autotech helped us recruit talent with deep ties in the automotive industry, and together we identified and contacted the right people at OEMs and Tier 1s to further our automotive business development efforts.” – Forrest Iandola, CEO of DeepScale

“We’ve been floored by the strategic advice and partnership pipeline Autotech has fed us since joining our Series C. They are also helping us brainstorm our long-term position as the parking provider for the fast evolving transportation future.”Mark Lawrence, CEO of SpotHero

Investment Parameters

Based in Silicon Valley, we seek financial returns while providing our portfolio startups and co-investors with ground transportation expertise and global access to industry contacts.
  • Applicable to Ground TransportInvest in USA and International Startups
  • Seed through Series C$0.5 - 8.0M Initial Investment
  • Lead or Follow-on InvestorPrefer Capital-light Businesses