From investing to acquisitions, we seek out opportunities across a broad spectrum of industries. We bring a diverse set of capabilities to the table beyond being a capital solutions provider, including a principled, flexible approach to invest where our involvement can create the greatest value. Koch Investments Group (KIG) seeks opportunities to improve Koch’s capabilities, drive mutual benefit for all parties involved and contribute positively to society.
“KSP invests in companies that are transforming industries. We believe Cohere’s disruptive innovation has great platform potential even beyond today’s mobile networks. This management team has shown it can navigate a very difficult ecosystem and make its mark on the industry.” – Adam DeWolf, Managing Director at Koch Strategic Platforms
Since 1999, Lightspeed has backed more than 400 companies in the enterprise and consumer sectors—companies that have gone on to redefine the way we live and work. And many of them have chosen Lightspeed as a lead investor in their subsequent ventures.
Our global sphere of knowledge drives our investment thesis across all industries. We serve on the boards on some of the most innovative technology companies in the world. We see global trends as they are emerging. We combine this knowledge with data, lots of data, to know where the world is heading during the next seven-to-ten-years.
“The maximization of spectrum resources is crucial for all mobile operators. 4G will be around for many more years and the co-existence of 4G with 5G is a must-have as networks evolve. We welcome this pragmatic solution approach by Cohere.” – Nick Tompson, strategic technology lead for RAN solutions with Telstra
VMware is a leading provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. At the heart of everything we do lies the responsibility and the opportunity to build a sustainable, equitable and more secure future for all.
“Cohere and VMware are working closely together to demonstrate the power and potential of cloud economics and O-RAN innovation. Customers have successfully tested our existing O-RAN solution and confirmed substantial improvements to 5G network and spectrum efficiencies. We plan to bring these capabilities to both 4G and 5G networks to help service providers further their RAN investments.” – Stephen Spellicy, vice president of product marketing and business development with VMware’s Service Provider & Edge Business Unit
We invest in companies shaping the future of Cloud, Devices, Frontier and Silicon, the four domains that feed into the future of compute.
“Making the most of their 4G and 5G investments is very important to operators. Cohere’s spectrum multiplier innovation overlaid on FlexRAN software for 4G and 5G is a strong example of how industry collaboration and ecosystem innovation can accelerate development and meet demanding network requirements.” – Cristina Rodriguez, vice president and general manager, Wireless Access Network Division at Intel
At Juniper, we strive to deliver network experiences that transform how people connect, work and live. By challenging the inherent complexity in the 5G and cloud era, our solutions power the connections that matter most – from education to healthcare to secure banking. Our commitment is to advance real outcomes for network teams and every individual they serve. It’s that simple.