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Dweep Chanana - Principal Partner

Extensive experience growing new business and helping clients invest in proven, high-growth businesses. He was most recently Managing Director at Touchstone Ventures, an Asian direct private equity investment firm and Director, strategy and business development for Family Services at UBS Wealth Management. Over the past 15 years he has advised on or invested in early-stage companies and worked with Lucent, Hughes, Marconi and the United Nations in India, USA, Kenya, Switzerland and China.
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Posted by Dweep Chanana - Principal Partner on September 6, 2017

Momenta Partners Invests In FreeWire Technologies

News Ventures

Momenta Partners, Connected Industry Growth Partners, announced today they have invested in FreeWire Technologies’ ongoing $10.5M Series A financing round. In addition to venture capital, Momenta will provide Executive Search and Advisory support, thus delivering holistic value to FreeWire during this vital phase in the company’s scaling-up period.

Posted by Dweep Chanana - Principal Partner on August 24, 2017

Parquery Closes First Seed Round, including Momenta Partners

News Ventures

Parquery, a Swiss analytics startup and Momenta Partners portfolio company, today announced the closing of its seed round In addition to Momenta Partners, participants include strategic investor Hectronic GmbH, investment firms such as Rancilio Cube, Strowlers Ventures as well as experienced angel investors. In particular, Hectronic’s extensive experience in the parking and refueling industries will efficiently support Parquery in getting access to markets worldwide.

Posted by Dweep Chanana - Principal Partner on August 17, 2017

Value Vector:  White Paper - Realizing the Opportunity in Predictive Maintenance Analytics

Insights Ventures

Momenta Partners has published a white paper titled Realizing the Opportunity in Predictive Maintenance (PdM) Analytics, written by Dweep Chanana, Ed Maguire, Luca Mazzei and Alberto Cresto.   In response to interest from our client base, we interviewed key players in the PdM space and landscaped a universe of more than 40 companies over a 6-month period.  We found a fragmented market with little industry adoption, and growing demand for cost-effective solutions that solve key pain points using new technologies.

Posted by Dweep Chanana - Principal Partner on August 15, 2017

Momenta Partners Leads Investment in RevTwo, Provider of Smarter Support for Smarter Products

Ventures Cultivator

Today Momenta Partners announced an investment in RevTwo, an exciting startup revolutionizing support for connected products.  RevTwo was founded by Dale Calder and Jim Hansen, founders of Axeda and pioneers in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform market. Axeda was acquired by PTC for $170 million in 2014. 

Posted by Dweep Chanana - Principal Partner on June 15, 2017

Value Vector: Financing corporate innovation - Moving beyond money

Insights Ventures

Investing in the Connected Industry differs from traditional VC investing, requiring a more active approach to maximize returns. As corporate investors emerge as a force within the technology investment and innovation landscape, they will also face specific challenges to convert capital invested into business outcomes.

Posted by Dweep Chanana - Principal Partner on May 10, 2017

Momenta Partners Invests in Soofa, an MIT Media Lab Spinoff Creating Smart City Infrastructure

News Ventures

 Momenta Partners has closed a seed investment in Soofa, an MIT spinoff creating connected smart city information solutions including the Soofa Bench, Soofa Sign, and Soofa Pro. The company joins Momenta Partners’ Connected Industry Ventures portfolio.