Schematic Ventures

Canvas Category Consultancy : Company : Venture Capital


Primary Location San Francisco, California, United States

Schematic Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund located in San Francisco. The fund is focused on investments in technology companies within supply chain, manufacturing, commerce infrastructure & digital industrial sectors.

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InfinitForm Emerges from Stealth to Transform Manufacturing with a Groundbreaking AI-Copilot for Mechanical Engineers

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🔖 Topics: Funding Event

🏢 Organizations: InfinitForm, Schematic Ventures

InfinitForm is proud to announce the public launch of its innovative software which promises to transform the engineering design process for manufacturing. This software enables mechanical engineers to establish new standards for speed, efficiency, and performance through extensive GPU-accelerated design simulation and optimization tools, improved collaboration features, and an intuitive user interface. InfinitForm raised seed funding led by Schematic Ventures in December 2023 and has swiftly progressed from a beta version to a commercial product.

The existing Design-for-Manufacturing process is challenged by silos, intricate workflows, and time-intensive procedures. This process can take weeks to months, involve a multitude of expensive software tools, workflows, and require highly skilled personnel with cumbersome coordination. InfinitForm’s software reduces the time this complex process takes down to minutes.

Read more at PR Newswire

Reshape Automation aims to reduce barriers of robotics adoption

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✍️ Author: Steve Crowe

🔖 Topics: Funding Event

🏢 Organizations: Reshape Automation, Schematic Ventures

Reshape Automation has raised $1.7 million in pre-Seed funding. The round was led by Schematic Ventures and included Bee Partners. There was also a contribution from Oliver Cameron, who started the autonomous vehicle company Voyage in 2017 and sold it to Cruise in early 2021. Other robotics companies funded in part by Schematic Ventures include Plus One Robotics, Outrider, Root AI, which was acquired by AppHarvest for $60 million in 2021, and SVT Robotics.

Reshape Automation wants to make it easier for the U.S. manufacturing and logistics industries to adopt automation. At the core of the platform is an AI-powered marketplace. Reshape’s marketplace will launch with autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), robot arms, and various components and solutions from brands like Fanuc, Yaskawa, Robotize, Peer Robotics, Item, Nova Automation, Genba, OnRobot, Doosan, Fairino, and more.

Read more at Robot Report

ElectroTempo Raises $4M in Seed Funding

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🔖 Topics: Funding Event

🏢 Organizations: ElectroTempo, Buoyant Ventures, Schematic Ventures

ElectroTempo, a pioneer in planning and intelligence software for electric charging networks, announced today that it raised $4 million in seed funding. The round was led by Buoyant Ventures, a women-owned, Chicago-based venture capital firm focusing on technology start-ups looking to combat climate change. The company’s lead pre-seed investor, Schematic Ventures, returned to participate in the round, and a venture fund associated with a key customer, Zebox Ventures, also joined the coalition. ZEBOX is a network of accelerators initiated by the Chairman of CMA CGM, Rodolphe Saadé. The customer, CEVA Logistics, is a subsidiary of CMA CGM Group (the Group). The funds will be used to expand the geographic coverage of ElectroTempo’s solutions across the U.S., and round out product features to serve industrial site hosts in deploying and operating infrastructure to accelerate truck electrification.

Read more at Business Wire

CognitOps Raises $11M Series A Funding Led by FirstMark Capital and Announces New Austin, TX HQ

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🔖 Topics: funding event

🏢 Organizations: CognitOps, FirstMark Capital, Schematic Ventures

CognitOps will use the funds to expand internationally, increase sales capacity, and expand product development. Although global supply chains have invested over $10 billion in warehouse management solutions (WMS) over the past five years, operators are still struggling to adapt to labor shortages, accelerated service levels, and disrupted supply bases. The CognitOps platform empowers supply chain leaders to make better, faster decisions to manage complexity, reduce cost, and improve cycle time without the need to upgrade or replace their existing investments.

Read more at Cognitops Blog