Zebra Ventures: Corporate Investments

Zebra Ventures

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

  • Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Asset Visibility
  • Augmented Reality
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Cloud-Based Device Management
  • Data Capture
  • Location and Motion Sensing
  • Mobile Computing

Our Investment Portfolio

Software platform that enables companies to manage, measure and optimize their utilization of mobile devices.

Plus One supports the mission of ‘always-on’ logistics. Plus One’s advanced vision software identifies the “pick points” of mixed parcels (boxes, padded mailers, etc.) in an accumulation chute and instructs the robot arm what to pick, how to pick it, and where to place it. PickOne software is compatible with all major robot manufacturers including ABB, Denso, Fanuc, Kuka, and Yaskawa Motoman.

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

TAGNOS is a clinical logistics automation solution healthcare teams use to orchestrate the functional aspects of care delivery. TAGNOS uses a powerful combination of AI-machine learning and real-time data capture to continually update and adjust operational intelligence.

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

Profitect’s prescriptive analytics solution leverages pattern detection and machine learning to identify opportunities that impact sales and margin. Profitect takes a retail & CPG company’s data and identifies areas for improvement like: inventory accuracy, out of stocks, pricing accuracy, unsellable merchandise, and assortment discrepancies.

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

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