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Ventures

Where deep technology meets a large market need

Our ventures group invests in big ideas that create world-changing enterprises to build a safer, healthier, and more sustainable world.

We contribute advanced intellectual property (IP) and cash, and we transfer technology to entrepreneurs.

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We believe that the right IP combined with the right entrepreneur can move mountains. The problems worth solving for humanity are the problems we want to invest in.

Real-world impact

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Over the years, SRI has developed a template to create deep technology ventures from concept generation through to market development, team building, technology transition, strategic partner identification, seed funding, and launch. Our successful ventures are built on SRI research and technologies across a range of areas, including 3D and virtual environments, advanced manipulation and automationdrug discovery and developmentcomputer visionroboticsGPS tracking and precision navigationspeech, language, and audio technologies, and more.

Exits


Acquired by Bayer Material Sciences

Acquired by Resolve

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Acquired by Apple

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IPO (NASDAQ)

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Acquired by Dow

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Acquired by Zuckerberg Initiative

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IPO (NASDAQ)

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Acquired by Dow

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Acquired by Unity

Acquired by AlgoSec

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Acquired by Ford

Acquired by Mozilla

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Acquired by Apple

socialkinetics

Acquired by Redbrick Health

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Acquired by Yahoo

tempo

Acquired by Salesforce

scotty

Acquired by Doordash

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How deals work

Your startup gets (deals may vary)


+ Up to $250k in cash


+ Licensing of Technology IP


+ Research support: prototype development


+ Counseling and assistance: business development, fundraising, customer development


+ Six months office space


+ Up to $200k in Google and AWS credits


SRI gets (deals may vary)


+ ~5% equity for cash and perks


+ 8 – 12.5% equity (one-time payout for IP licenses)


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