Next Gear Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund that invests in the most promising talent and entrepreneurs developing game-changing ideas for the future of smart mobility. Our team brings extensive experience in successfully growing startups, strong global partners, and investor network as well as deep domain knowledge of the transportation industry.
THE VALUE BOOST & RISK REDUCTION
We actively leverage our experience and close relationships with local and global mobility partners to boost our portfolio companies and help them realize their product-market fit and growth potential.
THE EARLY DISCOVERY
Our strategic partnership with DRIVE TLV Innovation hub grants us unprecedented access to the most promising early-stage smart mobility startups, mainly in Israel. We recognize their potential and support their investment needs as early as pre-seed.
Launched in 2018, Next Gear Ventures has an impressive investment record. Several portfolio companies have already completed follow-on investment rounds at higher valuations. One of our companies, Exo Technologies, has been acquired by Lear Corporation.
TRUE VALUE CREATION
In these erratic times, Next Gear serves as a beacon for startups and mobility partners through a strategic partnership with DRIVE TLV innovation hub. Next Gear’s portfolio companies are catapulted forward while working with mobility market leaders to provide true value. Consequently, they are placed on an aggressive growth path.