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P.O. Box 15124
Albany, NY, 12212-5124
Basking Ridge, USA
One Verizon Way
Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920


Executive Director
Executive Director


Verizon Ventures

Verizon Ventures invests in promising entrepreneurial companies to drive innovation in Verizon Communications Inc. business units. Verizon Ventures’ portfolio focuses on new products, technologies, applications and services that complement Verizon networks, service platforms and distribution channels.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
CloudBees 3/2014Series C$11.2M4
Flint 12/2013Series B$2M1
Zenverge 12/2013Series E$11M5
ActionX 9/2013Series A$3M3
AdTheorent 9/2013Series A$4M3
MobileRQ 9/2013Seed$800k1
RUN 8/2013Venture Round$1.5M1
Local Response 2/2013Series A$1.5M5
Q-Sensei 11/2012Series A$1.18M3
NantHealth 10/2012Venture Round1
Skyfire Labs 10/2012Series D$10M5
Zenverge 9/2012Series D$26.2M8
CENX 6/2012Venture Round$9.5M3
Skyfire Labs 1/2012Series C$8M4
Rounds 11/2011Series A$3M3
Payfone 4/2011Series C$19M6
Kiip 4/2011Series A$4M6
VideoSurf 1/2011Venture Round$28M10
CardStar 10/2010Series A$750k3
Geodelic Systems 9/2010Venture Round1



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    Verizon Helps Put $8M Into Skyfire ( [edit]
  1. CloudBees Raises $11.2M Series C Led By Verizon Ventures To Expand Its Java-Centric Enterprise PaaS ( [edit]
  2. Mobile Payments Service Flint Adds $2M More In Series B Funding From Verizon, Rolls Out Passbook Support, Invoicing ( [edit]
  3. Zenverge Closes $11M Financing ( [edit]
  4. ActionX raises $3M ( [edit]
  5. AdTheorent Raises $4M in Funding ( [edit]
  6. MobileRQ Closes $800K Funding ( [edit]
  7. Mobile-Focused Ad Tech Startup Run Raises $1.5M From Verizon Ventures ( [edit]
  8. Social Ad Platform LocalResponse Raises $1.5M From Cava Capital, Verizon And Others ( [edit]
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  10. NantHealth Receives Investment from Verizon ( [edit]
  11. Skyfire Raises $10M To Bring Its Mobile Optimization Tools To Global Carriers ( [edit]
  12. SEC ( [edit]
  13. CENX Raises $9.5M in Funding ( [edit]
  14. Skyfire Raises $8 Million In A Round Funded By Verizon And Others ( [edit]
  15. Social Video Facebook App Rounds Raises $3M From Verizon, Tim Draper ( [edit]
  16. Payfone Closes $19M Funding Round ( [edit]
  17. In-Game Ad Startup Kiip Raises $4 Million From Hummer Winblad, Others ( [edit]
  18. Citation Needed [add]
  19. CardStar dials in $750K of $1M raise for mobile app ( [edit]
  20. Geodelic Raises Funding From Verizon and Launches GeoGuides Beta Test ( [edit]
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