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

Our Investment Portfolio

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

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

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

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

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

IntelliVision is a leading B2B company in the intelligent video analytics, smart camera and automated monitoring market.

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

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

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.

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

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 optimize 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