HONEYWELL VENTURES

We invest in early-stage, high-growth companies from around the world that have emerging or disruptive technologies and are strategically aligned to our portfolio and software capabilities.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

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INVESTMENTS

We invest in partner companies in order to help accelerate and commercialize their vision.
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ACCESS & SCALE

Partners gain access to our installed base, research and development, customers, channels and markets.


WHERE WE INVEST


Honeywell Ventures concentrates on companies that could scale faster with access to our customers, channels, intellectual property, advanced manufacturing capabilities and global presence. We invest in a wide variety of sectors, including those aligned with our businesses: Aerospace, Building Technologies, Performance Materials and Technologies, and Safety and Productivity Solutions. Our areas of interest:

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Internet of Things

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Software and Analytics

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Materials Science

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Advanced Manufacturing



OUR PORTFOLIO

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Foghorn

Real-time edge analytics and machine learning for Industrial IoT (IIoT).
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Soft Robotics

Robotic automation with human hand-like dexterity.
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Element

Democratizing industrial data to transform operational performance.
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IOTium

Secure network infrastructure for mass deployment of Industrial IoT.


MEET THE TEAM

Murray Grainger is the managing director and Head of Honeywell Ventures.

At Honeywell since 2014, he has a strong track record in general management, finance, business development, investor relations and strategic marketing, and is a proven leader within many of our businesses and functions and has a thorough knowledge of our technology portfolio. In 2016, Murray led the integration of Intelligrated, a $1.5 billion acquisition, one of the largest deals ever completed by the company. His deep expertise in evaluating operations, commercial opportunities and technology roadmaps gives him a keen ability to identify promising partnership opportunities.

Murray holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Sydney and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University.
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Kamal Vasagiri is the Director of Venture Capital Investments at Honeywell Ventures.

He joins the team from GE Ventures, where he spent time investing in Cloud Infrastructure and Application software. Prior to that, Kamal spent time as an entrepreneur working on startups in the Ed-Tech and Supply Chain space. Previously, Kamal spent many years at Oracle building and scaling data analytics products.

Kamal has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a master's degree in electrical engineering from Utah State University and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from JNTU, India.

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