Applied Ventures

 

Investing in and collaborating with startups to transform disruptive possibilities into reality
Applied Ventures

Applied Ventures, LLC is the venture capital arm of Applied Materials Inc, (NASDAQ: AMAT) the global leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world.

For over a decade, Applied Ventures has invested in startups pioneering innovations in technologies for smartphones, augmented and virtual reality (AI and VR,) driverless cars, big data, life sciences, robotics, cleantech, and advanced materials.

Applied Ventures is stage agnostic and invests up to $100M per year globally.  We invest in over 90 companies across 17 countries. 

  

Our Strategic Value To Startups

Startups can access new materials engineering and semiconductor technology innovations, and leverage our global fab infrastructure to validate high-performance devices and scale faster.  We offer startups atomic-level engineering capabilities on 200mm/300mm silicon wafers, glass substrates, and roll-to-roll substrates.  

We also connect our startups with our global network of customers, supply chain partners, and co-investors across leading corporate and financial venture capital firms. 

Applied Ventures Team

Avatar

Omkaram Nalamasu, Ph.D.

SVP and CTO, President,
Applied Ventures, LLC

Avatar

Anand Kamannavar

AVP, Global Head,
Applied Ventures, LLC

Avatar

Brad McManus

Investment Director,
Applied Ventures, LLC

Avatar

Frank Lee

Investment Director,
Applied Ventures, LLC

Avatar

John Wei, Ph.D., MBA

Investment Director,
Applied Ventures, LLC

Avatar

Rajesh Ramanujam

Investment Director,
Applied Ventures, LLC

Avatar

Yuan-Ping (YP) Huang, Ph.D.

Principal,
Applied Ventures, LLC

Avatar

Blair Georgakas

Senior Associate,
Applied Ventures, LLC

Contact Us

Interested in exploring how we can help you succeed? Please submit a few details here, and we will get back to you.