Nabtesco Technology Ventures

Seeking out leading-edge technology in motion control, robotics, transportation and manufacturing

Nabtesco Technology Ventures
invests in autonomous-drive start-up

Nabtesco Technology Ventures is pleased to announce that it has invested in wheel.me AS, a Norwegian start-up that has developed an autonomously driven wheel. The investment is supported by Emerald Technology Ventures, a globally recognized investment firm.

About Us

Nabtesco Technology Ventures is a corporate venture fund launched in 2018 by Japan’s Nabtesco Corporation, in partnership with Emerald Technology Ventures, a global leader in technology venture capital.

The fund deepens Nabtesco’s involvement in the development of disruptive ventures around the world, strengthening our pursuit of open innovation, a key pillar of our company’s growth strategy.

The EUR 75 million fund invests primarily, but not exclusively, in robotics, motors, sensors, additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and Internet of Things technologies.

Nabtesco Technology Ventures reinforces Nabtesco Corporation’s position as a global leader in manufacturing technology, accelerating investment and collaboration around the world.