LOS ALTOS, Calif. (May 2, 2019)
– Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Toyota AI Ventures
(TAIV) today announced Fund II, a new $100 million fund dedicated to investing in early-stage startups developing disruptive technologies and business models in the autonomous mobility and robotics markets. Led by founding Managing Director Jim Adler, who also serves as executive advisor at the Toyota Research Institute
(TRI), Toyota AI Ventures was founded in July 2017 as a subsidiary of TRI. In less than two years, Toyota AI Ventures has invested in a diverse portfolio
of 19 startups. Fund II brings the firm’s total assets under management to more than $200M to invest in and support promising startups around the world.