Oct 19, 2017

Hiya, a Whitepages spinout, nabs $18M for its smart caller ID technology

Hiya is today announcing its first outside funding to grow its business: a Series A of $18 million led by Balderton with participation also from Nautilus Venture Partners and Lumia Capital.

Sep 26, 2017

JingChi Raises $52M in Pre-A Investment Rounds to Fuel Growth and Development of Autonomous Fleets for US and China

JingChi Inc. ("JingChi"), the leading self-driving technology company from China, announced today the completion of a combined $52 million pre-A investment round from lead investor Qiming Venture ("Qiming"), strategic investor NVIDIA GPU Ventures, and a consortium of other investors. The investment allows JingChi to rapidly expand its research and development teams globally, and ramp up deployment of a fully Level 4 autonomous driving test fleet in China by the end of 2017. Duane Kuang, Founding Partner at Qiming, will join JingChi’s board of directors.

July 16, 2017

Welcome Edison. EasilyDo Changes Name; Unveils New AI-Based Email Features and Launches Trends Dashboard

EasilyDo, Inc., creator of popular Email and Smart Assistant apps, today announced a corporate name change to Edison Software ( The company’s signature mail and virtual assistant apps are being rebranded as Edison Mail (Email) and Edison Assistant, respectively.

May 15, 2017

3D Sensor Start-Up AIRY3D Raises US$3.5 Million in Seed Financing

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 15, 2017) - AIRY3D Inc., a Canadian start-up company in 3D computer vision, today announced that it has raised US$3.5 million in an oversubscribed seed round co-led by CRCM Ventures and R7 Partners. Other investors include WI Harper Group, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners and several angel investors that are affiliates of TandemLaunch, the Montreal-based incubator that spun out AIRY3D.

February 17, 2017

TetraVue raises $10 million from Samsung, Foxconn, others to give autonomous cars better eyesight

TetraVue, a company setting out to arm autonomous cars with ultra high-resolution 3D image-capturing smarts, announced it has raised $10 million from Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners, Samsung Catalyst Fund, and Foxconn.

January 19, 2017

DigiLens Raises $22 Million For Consumer-Focused Augmented Reality Products

DigiLens raised an additional $22 million in a Series B investment round from Sony, Foxconn, Continental and Panasonic, along with venture investors including Alsop Louie Partners, Bold Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners and Dolby Family Ventures.

January 13, 2017

Maluuba + Microsoft: Towards Artificial General Intelligence

We are incredibly excited to announce an important milestone on our journey so far. As of today, Maluuba has agreed to be acquired by Microsoft. As we turn the page on this new chapter, we thought we would discuss this exciting development and share our thoughts on what’s next to come.

November 3, 2016

Intel to Acquire VR Startup VOKE for Immersive Sports

Intel Is Building a Broad Portfolio of Best-In-Class Solutions to Deliver Immersive Sports Experiences for Athletes, Fans and Content Producers

May 14, 2016

DriveScale Secures $15 Million to Deliver First Enterprise Rack Scale Infrastructure Platform

DriveScale, the company that is pioneering flexible, scale-out computing for the enterprise using standard servers and commodity storage, today emerged from a three-year stealth development effort and announced $15 million in a Series A funding round led by Pelion Venture Partners with participation from Nautilus Venture Partners and Foxconn’s Ingrasys.

March 14, 2016

VR sports and music startup Voke raises $12.5M from Intel Capital, Sacramento Kings, A&E and others

Voke, a virtual reality technology company that specializes in live streams of sports and music events, has raised $12.5 million in venture capital, the company confirmed to GeekWire today.

Maluuba Raises $6.2M in Series A Funding

Maluuba, a Waterloo, Ontario, Canada-based machine-learning company, raised C$9m ($6.2m) in Series A funding.

Fitness tracker maker Skulpt picks up $4.1 mln Series A

Fitness tracker maker Skulpt has raised $4.1 million in Series A funding. Nautilus Venture Partners led the round with participation from Caerus Venture Partners.

Nod Labs Gets $13.5 Million In Funding To Push Nod Backspin, A Gaming Ring To Rule VR Headsets

Gesture recognition and motion tracking hardware startup Nod Labs has raised $13.5 million in Series A funding to market the latest addition to its ring controller family – the Nod Backspin.

February 9, 2015

Exclusive: Former Foxconn and Samsung execs launch VC firm

Nautilus Venture Partners has quietly launched as a new Silicon Valley venture capital firm, with a focus on helping startups partner with large tech corporations, Fortune has learned. The plan is to provide many of the same benefits of corporate VC groups, but without the long waits for investment decisions or possible conflicts of interest.