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Our VC Portfolio – Where Entrepreneurs Come First​

As the ultimate Impact Scalers, entrepreneurs are the heroes of our story. TDK Ventures thrives by helping early-stage materials, energy, cleantech, industry 5.0, mobility, and healthtech startups bring positive impact to the world.

Start-up Spotlight

Energy Transformation, Environmental Transformation

Ascend Elements has created a novel closed loop recycling process, recovering high value battery components for reuse without the need to reprocess raw materials.

Digital Transformation, Energy Transformation, Environmental Transformation

AutoFlight is pioneering the all-electric, sustainable air transportation of both human and freight.

Energy Transformation, Environmental Transformation

Verdagy is innovating water- electrolysis technology for the large-scale production of green hydrogen.

Digital Transformation

Groq has developed a new and innovative compute technology that separates performance from latency allowing uncompromisingly exceptional results.

VC Investments in Sustainable Startups for our Future

Next-Gen Materials

SLD Laser is using highly efficient blue lasers embedded onto a chip with high performance phosphorus, they have created a laser light source with 100x greater luminance than LEDs, 10x the contrast, 10x the distance, and 1/10th the beam angle.
actnano is setting a new standard for electronics protection with its commercialized water and environmental- resistant nanocoating technology, Advanced nanoGuard™ (ANG).
microLED innovator VueReal Inc. brings unprecedented throughput, precision, and yield to the multi-billion-dollar microLED industry with its revolutionary “microprinting” mass transfer approach VueReal’s methodology addresses
Metalenz brings state of the art upgrades to optics across the board (agility, versatility, and resolution) with improved performance at lower manufacturing cost.

Energy & Cleantech

Divirod’s cost-effective and scalable water network solution brings accessible, hyperlocal, and high-quality data in real-time.
Span has overhauled the 100-year-old electrical panel to bring the innovations of tomorrow into the homes of today.
GenCell has developed an off-the-grid or back-up power solution that runs completely on hydrogen or ammonia fuel and can operate and tolerate across the gambit of environmental conditions.
Ascend Elements has created a novel closed loop recycling process, recovering high value battery components for reuse without the need to reprocess raw materials.
Verdagy is innovating water- electrolysis technology for the large-scale production of green hydrogen.
AMB’s innovative “dry” process to print Li-ion battery electrodes can reduce energy consumption of a battery plant by 50%, save 40% in capital expenditure and enable potentially higher energy, faster charging, and lower cost batteries.

Connectivity & Computing

Verana Networks is building an innovative 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) solution for service providers that have licensed millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum.
Analog Inference is building the most advanced line of AI inference accelerators ever seen using their novel in-memory compute technology.
XCOM Labs develop wireless technologies that deliver on the promise of next-gen mobile networks for commercial and government customers.
Groq has developed a new and innovative compute technology that separates performance from latency allowing uncompromisingly exceptional results.

Industrial

Origin (by Stratasys) works with leading chemical companies to co-develop innovative photopolymers to unlock end-use applications in 3D printing.
Fabric8Labs brings micron level precision to 3D printing of metals, with never before seen quality, and without sacrificing cost, scalability, or throughput.
With over 15 years of robot development, Agility Robotics revolutionary Digit model can provide a robot solution to work side by side with humans, for humans.

Mobility

Faction develops driverless vehicles that have the speed and performance of cars, but at the cost of a motorcycle, to reduce emissions, avoid gridlock, and improve energy use.
Wheels is bringing safety, convenience, and sustainability to micromobility at last, with high-tech, all-electric scooters.
Starship is the world leader in autonomous delivery robots, serving over 10,000 deliveries per day.
Uhnder is a first of its kind radar-on-chip system made to automate system and precision feedback for the next generation of automotive vehicles.
AutoFlight is pioneering the all-electric, sustainable air transportation of both human and freight.

Healthtech

Using frontier research in microfluidics and MEMS engineering, they have built a single chip system that can deliver variable size, cell precision, payloads achieving unmatched cell delivery yield and viability.
Exo is revolutionizing ultrasound. Their advanced silicon-based chip design works as thousands of tiny nanoscale chips act in symphony together.
Genetesis innovating the diagnostic cardiac space with a new scanning method that is working to save 8 million patients per year that come in for cardiac concerns.
Mojo Lens’ revolutionary design uses a tiny microLED display the size of a grain of sand that empowers you to be your best self through enhancing tech.