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

For more than a decade, Applied Ventures has invested in startups that are pioneering innovations in smartphones, augmented and virtual reality, AI, driverless cars, big data, life sciences, 3D printing, robotics, cleantech, and advanced materials.

Applied Ventures is stage agnostic and invests up to $50M per year globally.  We have invested in over 75 companies across 13 countries. 

SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGY

SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGY

 

SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGY

Advanced memory, logic, packaging, and equipment.

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ADVANCED DISPLAY

ADVANCED DISPLAY

 

ADVANCED DISPLAY

AR/VR, flexible displays, OLED, and large area deposition.

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AI & BIG DATA

AI & BIG DATA

 

AI & BIG DATA

AI Chips, in-memory computing, autonomous vehicles and big data.

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LIFE SCIENCES

LIFE SCIENCES

 

LIFE SCIENCES

Imaging, diagnostics, and pharma processes.

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ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

 

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

Robotics, automation, 3D printing, and Industry 4.0.

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Advanced Materials

ADVANCED MATERIALS

 

ADVANCED MATERIALS

Semi/display materials, coatings & novel high-value materials across industries.

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Energy Technologies

ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES

 

ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES

Batteries, smart glass, water, solar, and thermoelectrics

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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. 

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Senior Vice President,

Chief Technology Officer

Applied Materials, Inc.

President, Applied Ventures, LLC


Swaminathan Rajesh

Senior Investment Director, General Manager

Applied Ventures, LLC


Frank Lee

Investment Director

Applied Ventures, LLC


Stewart Michael

Investment Director

Applied Ventures, LLC


Rajesh Ramanujam

Senior Investment Manager

Applied Ventures, LLC


Saewook Lee

Senior Investment Manager

Applied Ventures, LLC


Investment Manager,

Applied Ventures, LLC


Ceuva Juan

Senior Associate

Applied Ventures, LLC