Qualcomm Ventures

Contact Details

Qualcomm Ventures
Main Office
5775 Morehouse Drive
San Diego, California 92121-1714
Phone: +1 (858) 651-7287
Fax: +1 (858) 845-1128

Corporate Profile

Registration country: 
United States
Qualcomm Ventures (QCV) was formed and began funding in 2000, with a $500-million fund commitment to make strategic investments in early-stage high-technology ventures. Since then, QCV has funded numerous companies in the wireless sector, and set up several exclusive regional funds to spur development in key strategic markets. QCV's strong relationships with leading cellular operators, applications developers and OEMs provide unique support for the companies in its portfolio. Combined with QCV's established connections in the VC community and access to wireless technology experts, these relationships provide the foundation for success, growth, and an appropriate exit strategy for portfolio companies.

Investment Preferences

Sample Investments

Company Profile Amount Industry Ctry Stage Date
A123 Systems Inc Lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems Electrical Components & Equipment US
AirStrip Technologies Medical software developer Software US
Airprime Semiconductors US
Airvana Inc Developer of 3G CDMA femtocell solutions. Telecommunications Equipment US
AliveCor Medical Equipment US
Arteris Inc Provider of network on chip (NoC) technology for on-chip communications in system-on-chip (SoC) USD Semiconductors US Series D Dec 2009
Avaak Inc Developer and marketer of an ultra low power integrated wireless video sensor platform. Electronic Equipment US
Avalanche Technology Inc Developer of non-volatile magnetic memory technology for the memory industry Semiconductors US
Bitfone Corp Software for over-the-air mobile device management Software US
BlueStacks Software US
Brain Corp Developer of a novel algorithms based on the functionality of the nervous system Software US
Buzzd A location-sensitive entertainment listings service Internet US
Capillary Technologies Pvte Ltd Provider of CRM in India. Software IN Series A 25th Sep 2012
Cavendish Kinetics Inc Semi-conductor process IP company. Semiconductors US
ChaCha Search Inc Internet US N/A
Clicker Media Inc Internet US
Consert Inc Developer of a platform that provides smart-grid management to utilities. US
Digit Wireless Inc Software US
Discera Inc Developer and marketer of MEMS (micro-electrical mechanical system) based timing solutions that replace traditional quartz crystals and oscillators. Semiconductors US Sep 2005
ENOVIX Corp Manufacturer of next generation Li-Ion batteries. Specialty Retailers US

Current employees

Name Job title Office
Jeff Jacobs Executive Vice President and President Global Development San Diego
Prashant Kantak Senior Director of Business Development San Diego
Quinn Li Senior Investment Manager Beijing