Western Digital Capital
Chip Data Center Flash Hardware SSD
Artificial Intelligence

Business Overview

Corporate Venture Capital
Operating Status

Western Digital Capital partners with innovative startups that improve how data is generated, saved, managed, and consumed. We provide the capital, expertise and connections required to scale the organizations of tomorrow.

Data is growing and evolving every day. That’s why at Western Digital, we’re growing and evolving our relationships every day too. Collaborating with smart, innovative startups to reshape how data is captured, preserved, accessed and transformed.

Uniting the people and ideas that make the future of data a reality. We believe there’s no better use of our capital, expertise, and industry connections, than unlocking the full potential of the future.

Series Preference
Series B
Business Model Preference
B2B
Offering Preference
Hardware, Software
AI Type Preference
Artificial Intelligence
Sectors Preference
Chip Data Center Flash Hardware SSD Storage Technologies

Team

Western Digital Capital
Amir Fridman
Senior Director, Corporate Development and Capital Investments

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Pliops
Active
Hardware, Software
B2B
$105 M
4
Excelero
Active
Hardware, Software
B2B
$30 M
4
WekaIO
Active
Software
B2B
$77 M

Investment Rounds History

3

Funding Rounds

$30M -

$65M

Investment Round Size

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

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Investor Snapshot

Average Funding Round Size

$42 Million

No. of Investments

3

No. of Portfolio Companies

3

Largest Funding Round Size

$65 Million

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