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March 1, 2018

By Vic Singh and Tim Young, Founding General Partners, Eniac Ventures


We’re proud to announce that we’ve led their $4MM Seed Round!

At Eniac, we think broadly about the future of traditional industries that have yet to be fully technology enabled. Transportation is a sector we know is ripe for innovation and we’ve been thinking about the future of transportation across all major modes including ground, rail, sea, and air. We have bets in ground transport and are looking for more in other modes. We believe electrification and autonomy will come to air just as is happening with ground transport. The aviation industry has its own set of structural challenges and opportunities that will make truly autonomous aviation a near to mid-term reality. Electrification itself is further behind but we believe it will also happen.

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February 26, 2018

By Vic Singh, Founding General Partner


We are excited to announce that Eniac co-led the seed round in Vence, a startup out of San Diego that is changing the way livestock and pastureland are managed. The round was co-led by Kickstart Seed Fund with participation from Rabo Food & Agri Innovation Fund.

Globally, livestock and pastureland are multi-trillion dollar assets that are currently managed with a bifurcated approach of manual labor and legacy technology, with a limited view into true real-time data.

Vence’s platform is changing the entire approach by building a virtual fencing livestock management platform powered by industrial IoT, data and machine learning. They are removing the barriers — physically and metaphorically — that have limited livestock and pastureland management from fully entering the digital era. Vence is reinventing the outdated, static practices and reducing perpetual labor costs by ~25% allowing livestock owners to fully optimize land usage with AI, and track and manage animal welfare in real time, all from a mobile device.

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February 15, 2018

By The Team Team


On February 15, 1946, ENIAC, the world’s first programmable electronic computer made its debut at the University of Pennsylvania. And 72 years later, we wanted to commemorate the “Giant Brain,” as dubbed by the press, for its impressive start to the computer programming revolution and for being the inspiration for Eniac Ventures.

Today, as we look back at ENIAC, let’s remember not only how far technology has come, but all those with the vision, the skills, and the support who have helped us get here.

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February 9, 2018

Eniac by the Numbers

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February 8, 2018

By Hadley Harris, Founding General Partner


TapCommerce Founders Brian Long & Andrew Jones announce Attentive’s $13M Series A.

We’re super excited to announce that our portfolio company Attentive is coming out of stealth today and has closed a $13M Series A led by our friends at Bain Capital Ventures. This is especially exciting for us because this is the first time we’ve backed a founding team for the second time. In 2013, Eniac Ventures led a seed round for TapCommerce, a mobile retargeting startup, that was founded by Brian Long and Andrew Jones. They built an amazing team that we thoroughly enjoyed working with, and it wasn’t long before TapCommerce was the clear leader in mobile retargeting. Then after less than two years, the company was acquired by Twitter for $100M — all their blood, sweat and tears led to a nice outcome.

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January 25, 2018

By Vic Singh, Founding General Partner


Why we led a $3MM round with the most promising Esportspreneur.

Eniac is getting in the game with Esports One! We are excited to announce we’ve co-led their $3MM seed round with XSeed Capital. Esports One, the brainchild of “Esportsprenuer” Matt Gunnin, has coupled their proprietary computer vision technology with machine learning and custom datasets, creating real-time modules that are reshaping the way fans can watch and engage with esports. The financing will support the team ramp up operations and continue hiring.

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November 27, 2017

By Nihal Mehta, Founding General Partner


We need your help in saving Net Neutrality. It is the internet’s guiding principle: It preserves the people’s right to communicate freely online. Net Neutrality means an internet that enables and protects free speech, that Internet Service Providers shouldn’t block any applications that use those networks.

Without Net Neutrality, cable and phone companies could carve the internet into fast and slow lanes. An ISP could slow down its competitors’ content or block political opinions it disagreed with. ISPs could charge extra fees to the few content companies that could afford to pay for preferential treatment — relegating everyone else to a slower tier of service. This would destroy the open internet.

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November 9, 2017

Eniac Ventures has grown!

November 9, 2017

By The Eniac Partners


In many years in the industry helping our founders grow their own businesses and find success, we’ve continued to look for ways to be more strategic, improve processes, streamline efforts and help our portfolio get the support they needed outside traditional term sheets and cap tables.

We care about the people we invest in and with our latest fund, we’ve launched the Eniac Platform. It was born because we want our founders to focus on making their product the best in the world, and to make that happen, we are offering to provide hands-on support ranging from recruiting, operational resources, business development, exclusive networking, marketing and PR and fundraising advisory — rare resources for a seed-stage firm. But coming from our diverse backgrounds of starting and scaling companies each ourselves, we know what it is like to be stretched dangerously thin and scrambling for reliable resources. We want to offer our founders the best possible experience, we want them to succeed.

November 6, 2017

By Vic Singh, Founding General Partner, Eniac Ventures


Eniac is excited to lead Pienso’s seed round with our friends at SoftTech. Founded by seasoned MIT graduates, Birago Jones and Karthik Dinakar, Pienso is making machine learning accessible to enterprise domain experts who don’t have the requisite data science experience. As corporations heavily invest in big data lake initiatives to glean insights into their business, domain experts find it challenging to communicate their requirements to data scientists, often times those requirements get lost in translation.

Enter Pienso, a startup that has built a proprietary method called Lensing which uses machine learning to cluster data through an intuitive UI that domain experts (researchers at pharma companies, analysts at energy corporations, intelligence analysts etc.) can access directly to make sense of the copious data across the enterprise.

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October 23, 2017

Why we’re betting on Zero

October 23, 2017

By Tim Young, Founding General Partner

Money is universal. But how we use it says a lot about us. According to Facebook IQ Insights, 49% of millennials prefer mobile banking. Nobody has time for disjointed checking and savings accounts, separate credit cards with high APR’s and confusing (and sometimes costly) rewards programs. Our experiences are now instant, easy and, most importantly, connected, and so should our money.

Enter Zero, the company that aims to replace traditional consumer credit, debit and checking ecosystem. Today, the company announced the close of their $8.5M seed round, which supports the San Francisco-based company to continue to scale as quickly as their 150,000+ waiting list.

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