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  • borgwarner.automotiveIT
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    BorgWarner's chief strategy officer discusses tech investment

    2017-06-06T10:51:42Z

    Brady Ericson (Photo: BorgWarner) On April third, BorgWarner, a Michigan based automotive industry components and parts supplier, announced its first foray into the auto-tech venture capital space, investing 10 million dollars in Palo Alto-based investment firm Autotech Ventures. Brady Ericson, BorgWarner’s chief strategy officer, who will oversee the investment, ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    BMW Boosts Tech Startup Fund

    2016-11-30T14:06:48Z

    Photo: BMW) (Bloomberg) --BMW AG plans to boost its investments in startups, as competition intensifies with new rivals including Tesla Motors Inc. over technologies that make cars smarter and more energy efficient. The luxury-vehicle maker will invest as much as 500 million euros through its iVentures capital fund over ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
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    ZF venture capital unit looks for new technologies

    2016-10-17T15:00:16Z

    Torsten Gollewski (l) is CEO of Zukunft Ventures. ZF CEO Sommer is on the right (Photo: ZF) ZF Friedrichshafen has founded a venture capital unit that can provide funding to startups and other businesses that are developing technologies that could be of interest to the large southern-German automotive supplier. ...

  • HP.automotiveIT
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    At HP, a new corporate venture unit

    2016-05-18T18:14:34Z

    HP predicts 3D printing will become mainstream by 2022 (Photo: HP inc.) HP Inc. has launched a corporate venture unit that will support early-stage companies with promising new technologies. The California-based computer hardware group also announced it had developed a production-ready 3D printing system. HP Tech Ventures will make ...

  • telekom.automotiveIT
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    Germany's Telekom to invest more in tech innovation

    2014-11-14T15:37:48Z

    Telekom is expanding its venture capital operations to look for new business opportunities (Photo: Deutsche Telekom) Deutsche Telekom plans to invest an additional 500 million euros in venture capital and new technologies in an effort to explore new business opportunities outside its core area of activities. The German telecommunications ...