M12

Business Overview

DESCRIPTION

Founded in 2016, M12 is Microsoft’s venture fund that empowers B2B entrepreneurs through investments, insight, and unparalleled access to Microsoft. We invest in early-stage startups transforming the enterprise with a focus on AI and ML, big data and analytics, business SaaS, cloud infrastructure, productivity and communication, security, and frontier technologies. Our diverse and experienced team—based in San Francisco, Seattle, London, and Tel Aviv—supports startups around the globe with founder-friendly terms, go-to-market expertise, and comprehensive Microsoft resources.

FOUNDED
2016
INVESTOR TYPE
Corporate Venture Capital
MODEL PREFERENCE
B2B, B2G
SERIES PREFERENCE
Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D
OFFERING PREFERENCE
Hardware, Software
AI TYPE PREFERENCE
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
SECTORS
Agritech Analytics Big Data Chip Cloud Communication Computer Vision Cyber Security Data Center Development Disease Management Drones Enterprise Face Recognition Identity Management Image Open Source Pest Productivity Smart City Storage Technologies Video Video Recognition

Team

M12
Nagraj Kashyap
Global Head
M12
Mony Hassid
Managing Director

Active Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

WhiteSource
Active
Software
B2B
$46 M
Authomize
Active
Software
$6 M
Env0
Active
Software
B2B
$7.1 M
Hunters AI
Active
Software
B2B
$20.4 M
3
Xsight Labs
Active
Hardware
B2B
$100 M
4
ZenCity
Active
Software
B2G
$8.7 M
3
Anyvision
Active
Software
B2B, B2G
$76 M
9
FarmDog Technologies
Active
Software
B2B
$1.1 M
1
Airobotics
Active
Hardware, Software
B2B
$101 M
Voiceitt
Active
Software
B2B, B2B2C, B2C, B2G
$15.8 M
6

Exited Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Amount Raised

Funding Round

August 2020
$10 million
Series A
July 2020
$3.5 million
Seed+
June 2020
$15 million
Series A
June 2020
$6 million
Seed
May 2020
$80 million
Series B
June 2019
$31 million
Series A
October 2018
$35 million
Series C
September 2018
$6 million
Series A
September 2018
Series A
September 2017
$32.5 million
Series C
June 2017
$10 million
Series B
August 2015
$0.8 million
Seed