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Investing in the Future of Public Safety

Motorola Solutions Venture Capital is the global, strategic investment arm of Motorola Solutions, bringing together new technologies, markets and talent to discover and develop tomorrow's innovative, mission critical solutions. Every investment we make is aligned with a strategic objective to achieve business growth, in addition to generating investment returns. We invest in compelling venture backed companies that present a strong alliance opportunity and extend Motorola Solutions’ vision of advancing mission critical communications and intelligence-driven solutions for our customers. We also are partners in an incubator (based in Jerusulem) which provides us with access to seed stage startups and entrepreneurs.

Working closely with our portfolio companies, we provide financial and strategic resources and support to sustain a business through start-up, growth and expansion. Along with our brand and channels, we provide vital business and technology assets to help manifest ideas into reality. Aligning internal corporate strengths with leading external innovations through investments helps Motorola Solutions Venture Capital drive profitable growth and build shareholder value.

Areas of Interest

INTELLIGENCE-LED PUBLIC SAFETY

  • Big Data and Data Analytics
  • Mobile Intelligence Applications
  • Internet of Things
  • Cybersecurity

INTELLIGENT EDGE

  • Wearables
  • Drones and Robotics
  • UI/UX Innovation
  • Location-Based Services
  • Context-Based Intelligence

MOBILE APPLICATIONS ECOSYSTEM

  • Core Communication Apps
  • Core Collaboration & Productivity Apps
  • Core Device Enhancement Apps
  • Workflow and Workflow Enhancement Apps
  • Civilian Apps

INVESTMENT QUALIFICATIONS

Potential for significant strategic impact on Motorola Solutions' business and customers

Compelling, innovative technology that aligns with current industry trends

Must be able to succeed as a standalone business without Motorola Solutions investment

OUR PORTFOLIO

Notable Exits

  • Fixmo - Acquired by Good Technology 6.2014
  • Mobileye - IPO'd 8.2014
  • Recon Instruments - Acquired by Intel 6.2015
  • Cleversafe - Acquired by IBM 10.2015
  • assistant.ai - Acquired by Google 9.2016
  • Eyefluence - Acquired by Google 10.2016

Our Team

 

With more than 200 investments since our first deal in 1999, Motorola Solutions Corporate Ventures is a premier, global corporate ventures organization with an experienced, savvy team focused on clear return on investment. To our portfolio of growing companies, we provide financial support, financial and technology expertise, market leadership, customer connections and brand recognition.

 

 

Paul Steinberg

Chief Technology Office
Chicago, Illinois

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Brad McManus

Investment Director
Silicon Valley

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Gopal Rajaraman

Investment Principal
Chicago, Illinois

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Ori Israely

Investment Director
Israel

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