Top IoT Investors You should Know About

If you are an IoT startup, then most probably you will need funding. Here we list most active IoT investors you should know of.

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Internet of things companies are cropping up like at a very fast rate. What’s more interesting is that most of these companies are startups. Investment is lifeline of the startups not only in IoT segment but in any sector. IoT venture capital is focus of IoT investors and firms that are eager to cash in the next big internet-related thing.

According to various sources it is estimated that from 2011 to 2015 a whopping amount of $31 billion is being spent on IoT companies.  Most of these investments are made by telecommunication firms but a major portion is invested by tech companies like Qualcomm, Google and Cisco.

In 2016 the IoT investments hardly slowed down with the first quarter of the year recording the strongest ever funding at $ 850 million as per CB Insights. Here we bring you the most active internet of things venture capital investors. Read on to know more.

10IoT Investors-Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Life sciences, enterprise, digital health, consumer, connected devices, IoT and a few others, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has invested in them all.

Among IoT investments by KPCB are Jawbone, Dropcam, MoTIV and Nest. While these are consumer IoT companies, firm has also made investments in enterprise IoT companies like Relayr ( an enterprise middleware platform & tool provider) and Enlighted (creator of HVAC and space optimization applications).

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