Zebra Ventures: Corporate Investments

Could your growing company use a little investment, expertise and distribution?

Zebra Ventures is the strategic investment arm of Zebra Technologies. Zebra Ventures brings the discipline of a financial investor, and the value of a strategic partner.  We invest in early stage companies that represent a true partnership and extend Zebra’s vision of Enterprise Asset Intelligence to improve productivity and the customer experience in the retail, transportation and logistics, warehousing and manufacturing, and healthcare verticals that we serve.

Working closely with our portfolio companies, we provide venture capital to sustain a business through the startup, growth and expansion phases. Perhaps more importantly, we bring deep domain expertise, unique access to our engineering resources and a vast distribution network to help portfolio companies deliver on their growth initiatives.

What we're investing in

  • Location and Motion Sensing
  • Mobile Computing
  • Cloud-Based Device Management
  • Data Capture
  • RFID
  • Card Printing
  • Barcode Printing
  • Wireless LAN

Our Investment Portfolio

Software platform that enables companies to manage, measure and optimise their utilisation of mobile devices. 

Visit B2M Solutions Website

Service that allows businesses to find, customise and create mobile apps to replace paper forms. 

Visit Canvas Website

Displaydata designs and supplies fully graphic electronic shelf labels (ESLs) and dynamic digital display solutions.   

Visit DisplayData Website

GainSpan designs and markets ultra lower power consumption Wi-Fi chips and modules for battery-powered devices. 

Visit GainSpan Website

Gimbal has the world's largest deployment of industry-leading Bluetooth® Smart beacons with iBeacon technology.  

Visit Gimbal Website

LifeMed ID is an identity assurance service for healthcare. LifeMed ID validates patient identity and matches records.

Visit LifeMed ID Website

Profitect’s big-data analytics engine and prescriptive retail analytics can help with worker optimization and task assignment.

Visit Profitect Website

Aggregates brands' and retailers' location-based inventory data and makes it available through a single API.

Visit Retailigence Website

RF Controls offers the ITCS that greatly enhances the utility of passive UHF RFID systems from nodal to zonal monitoring.

Visit the RF Controls Website

Software for price optimization, promotion optimization, markdown optimization and price strategy, as well as space optimization. 

Visit Revionics Website

A mobile engagement platform with analytics capability. Their consumer app converts a camera phone into a barcode scanner.

Visit ScanBuy Website

Their SaaS platform, MobilityCentral, enables organisations to analyze telecom expenses and reduce costs.

Visit Visage Website

News from our portfolio companies


Timely Data Helps Zebra Boost Mobile Device Performance

Zebra gains insight into use cases and performace from B2M Solutions, a provide of mobile device analytics. B2M's software gives Zebra's enterprise customers a way to optimise thier mobile deployments by applying real-time, focused analytics and delivering actionable information.
December 2015

Zebra and Profitect Expand Relationship with New Solutions Bundle

Profitect Inc., the leading provider of prescriptive analytics for the retail industry is building on its alliance with Zebra to extend Zebra’s retail offering, inventory management solutions, RFID and mobile computing with Profitect's prescriptive analytics, enabling retailers to quickly identify opportunities for improving sales and profitability.
January 2016