10.11.2016

HealthyCities Leadership Academy: Introducing the Winners

Today, we are excited to announce the nine communities selected to participate in the HealthyCities Leadership Academy. The program is part of GE’s healthymagination commitment and continued...

09.28.2016

Drum Roll Please… The Selections of the Techstars IoT Accelerator Have Been Announced!

This past April we partnered with startup accelerator, Techstars, in support of their mentorship-driven program, IoT Accelerator, which looks to accelerate startups in New York City that are...

09.20.2016

Driving Collaboration to Improve Brain Health

Last night, Sue Siegel, CEO, GE Ventures & Healthmagination, spoke at UN Headquarters about GE’s objective to improve the brain health of more than 1 billion people in the next decade.  Below...

08.30.2016

Developing No-Carbon Energy Solutions With MIT Energy Initiative

In the next 20 years, the world will need to produce 50% more power in order to sustain our increasing energy demands – easier said than done. While there have been significant advancements in...

08.17.2016

Creating an Efficient Workplace with EventBoard

Today’s workplace looks and feels very different than it did just 30 years ago. Office cultures are putting a bigger emphasis on productivity and efficiency, implementing new workplace technologies...

07.26.2016

GE Ventures Licensing: Changing the Electronics Market in Japan

At GE Ventures, we offer more than just capital funding to startups and portfolio companies – we offer GE technology & patents, years of expertise, and business opportunities. It’s part of...

06.27.2016

Building the Future of the Industrial Internet with Resin.io

The Industrial Internet is taking the world by storm. From healthcare to government to education, every industry is looking to deploy internet-connected devices within their organizations. However,...

06.23.2016

Time is Running Out! Apply Today For Techstars IoT Accelerator

In April we partnered with Techstars, along with PwC, Bosch and Verizon, on its new IoT Accelerator in New York City, which will bring additional focus to the Industrial Internet and connecting the...

06.13.2016

Improving Mother & Child Care With The Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS

Africa has the highest rate of child mortality in the world with 5.9 million children passing away under the age of 5 in 2015, and over half were due to preventable conditions or conditions that can...

06.08.2016

Making a ‘Clean’ Break From the Grid With Sonnen

The combustion of fossil fuels to generate electricity to power homes, businesses and industry,  is the largest single source of CO2 emissions in the nation, accounting for about 37% of total U.S....

05.24.2016

SilverVue: Ensuring Quality Post-Acute Care

Imagine this scenario: you’re laying in a hospital bed after a procedure that has left you looking for post-acute care (PAC). A case manager walks in, gives you a list of PAC providers and...

05.18.2016

The Transition to Value-Based Care and Why Should We Care?

The following is an original article by Ruchita Sinha, Director of Healthcare Ventures at GE Ventures.Eight months ago when we were selecting themes for the new class of participants in the StartUp...

05.11.2016

Healthy Cities Leadership Academy

Better health is not only central to happiness and life expectancy; it is imperative for the vibrancy of communities, and the success of businesses in that community. Healthy populations live longer,...

04.29.2016

The 2016 CEO Summit

Our 2nd Annual CEO Summit took place last week in San Diego at the Hotel Del Coronado. The event brought together partners, CEOs, thought leaders and even celebrities to discuss the hot topics...

04.13.2016

Vineti Partners with the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

According to the CDC, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, with one of every four deaths occurring due to cancer.Launched Monday, Vineti is committed to providing more...

04.12.2016

Applications Open for Techstars IoT Accelerator in NYC

By 2020, 50 billion machines are expected to come online and GE is leading this next generation of industrial progress. However, we know we can’t power the Industrial Internet ourselves. We’re...

04.11.2016

Introducing Vineti: A New Company Advancing Access to Cell and Gene Therapies

Cell and gene therapies have made significant advances over the past three decades. These overlapping fields of biomedical research are aimed at repairing the direct cause of genetic diseases in the...

04.07.2016

“The Power of Innovation” at The Israel Dealmakers Summit

Artificial intelligence, IoT, cybersecurity, digital media, virtual reality and big data were the topics of conversation last week at the Israel Dealmakers Summit. Our very own Sue Siegel discussed...

03.30.2016

GE + Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Partner to Accelerate Global Health

At GE Ventures, we have a long track record in developing innovations for emerging markets while increasing positive health outcomes. With that, we are pleased to announce our partnership with Santa...

03.23.2016

Eyes on the Future of Manufacturing with Sight Machine

With big data, comes big responsibility. Did you know that modern manufacturing generates more data than any other industry? That data could hold the solutions to any and all manufacturing problems,...

03.10.2016

The Next Chapter with Apervita

Despite the advances in healthcare in today’s digital age, the majority of health knowledge is still stranded on paper, in journals or locked in proprietary systems.Last year, GE Ventures invested...

02.18.2016

Directional Drilling with Motive

At GE Ventures, we are focused on investing and partnering with startups to accelerate growth and innovative ideas in strategic areas for GE. Motive Drilling Technologies is doing just that with its...

02.09.2016

Saving Time and Energy With Sentient’s Upgraded Technology

It’s been a big week for Sentient Energy! The company announced the release of its Ample™ 3.0 Analytics platform as well as added LTE support to its cellular MM3™ intelligent sensor.So what...

02.05.2016

Q&A Video Series: Lisa Coca, Part 1

For this week’s GE Ventures’ leadership Q&A video series, Lisa Coca, Managing Director, Corporate Investments & Commercial Development, discusses how the EDGE program aims to help scale...

01.25.2016

Digital Industrial Solutions with mPrest

The economic opportunity for industrial operators is enormous. A recent study by the McKinsey Global Institute projects that the Internet of Things will create between $4 trillion to $11 trillion in...

01.20.2016

Improving Asset Management and Manufacturing Solutions with Omni-ID

The IoT era is in full swing with everything from your car keys to factory robots connected to the Internet. However, in order to fully utilize the benefits, one must use hardware and software...

12.15.2015

Q&A Video Series: Leslie Bottorff, Part 1

For this week’s GE Ventures’ leadership Q&A video series, Leslie Bottorff, Managing Director of Healthcare Investment at GE Ventures, discusses what she considers to be the biggest challenges...

12.09.2015

Q&A Video Series: Kerry Ruggi, Part 1

In this week’s GE Ventures’ leadership Q&A video series, Kerry Ruggi, Corporate and Commercial HR Business Partner, shares her thoughts on how to find and hire the best talent and how to keep...

12.03.2015

Q&A Video Series: Neal Sandy, Part 1

This week’s Q&A video series with GE Ventures’ leadership features Neal Sandy, Chief Marketing Officer at GE Ventures. Sandy leads the marketing and commercial team for GE Ventures and is...

12.02.2015

What’s Hot Right Now? Additive Manufacturing and Optomec

Having worked with Optomec for over a decade, we’re excited to announce our strategic investment in the company.Optomec’s commercial relationship with GE dates back to 2005, when GE Global...

11.24.2015

Q&A Video Series: Robert Wells, Part 1

In the first of our ongoing Q&A video series with GE Ventures’ leadership, we feature Robert Wells, Executive Director of GE’s Healthymagination team. Wells leads the team in exploring key...

11.19.2015

Happy Women’s Entrepreneurship Day From Sue Siegel

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (11/19) is a movement to empower, celebrate, and support women entrepreneurs worldwide. In celebration of this day, we asked Sue Siegel, CEO GE Ventures, questions...

11.18.2015

The Power of a Connected Workforce

At GE Ventures, we seek startups and entrepreneurs with a vision to digitally transform the industrial enterprise as companies are constantly looking for ways to increase operational...

11.18.2015

Evidation’s Evolution

This past March, GE Ventures and Stanford Health Care announced the launch of Evidation Health, a first of its kind independent company committed to improving health outcomes with evidence-based...

11.12.2015

Remote Ophthalmic Patient Care Thanks To DigiSight

In present society, everything is on-demand: movies, food, TV, transportation, etc. and so why shouldn’t ophthalmic care be as well? DigiSight Technologies, Inc., a GE Ventures-funded digital...

11.03.2015

Neuronetics Next Move

This past April, GE Ventures announced our investment in Neuronetics, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing non-invasive therapies for psychiatric and neurological disorders. While the...

10.28.2015

Pushing the Energy Envelope with Current

Optimized energy efficiency, increased productivity and reduced costs are top priorities for the energy industry. However, often times these outcomes are hindered with complex platforms. With the...

10.06.2015

Calling All Digital Health Entrepreneurs

The healthcare industry is in a fundamental period of transition. While this transition has caused some amount of chaos, it is also opening up many new opportunities – perhaps none more promising...

09.25.2015

Bay Area Entrepreneurs: Welcome to The Center

Yesterday, we were honored to join Nasdaq in launching the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco. The non-profit organization is designed to educate, innovate and connect aspiring and...

09.24.2015

You Oughta Know OTTO: The Self-Driving Vehicle for Factories

Manufacturers are constantly under pressure to find new ways to gain an edge against competitors, and need their factories and warehouses to be reconfigurable, responsive, and efficient to...

09.24.2015

Hacking Just Got a Whole Lot Harder, Thanks to Morphisec

Whether we like it or not, cyber security is an increasingly important issue. Everything from our social media accounts to our social security numbers, live in cyber space, venerable to an attack....

09.16.2015

Preventing Chronic Diseases with Omada Health

Watch this video to learn more about Omada Health and preventable diseases, its Prevent Programs or visit its website at www.omadahealth.com or www.preventnow.com.For the first time in human history,...

08.31.2015

Changing the Global Field Service Management Industry with ServiceMax

Mobile field service management is becoming a much easier endeavor thanks to Pleasanton-based, ServiceMax. Prior to this technology, technicians were on their own in the field, without access to...

08.25.2015

Sustainable Energy is the game and Hawaii’s Energy Excelerator is the name

When it comes to energy innovation, all eyes are on Hawaii. Their residents pay the highest energy prices in the nation, 3-4 times the national average, while the state pays $6 billion per year to...

06.01.2015

The Inaugural GE Ventures CEO Summit: Where Ideas Meet Opportunity

We’re proud to report that our first ever GE Ventures CEO Summit was a hit! A big THANK YOU to all of the partners, portfolio companies, and participants who joined us! We’ve had an...

05.28.2015

Giving Our Partners an EDGE to Succeed

Since GE Ventures launched in 2013, we’ve leveraged GE’s network and expertise to provide our partners the programs, tools, and information they need to power, cure and build on a global scale....

05.21.2015

A Happier, Healthier Workplace with Jiff The National Health Expenditure is expected to hit $5T by...

A Happier, Healthier Workplace with Jiff The National Health Expenditure is expected to hit $5T by 2022, and as healthcare costs continue to rise employers are looking for new ways to keep employees...

05.19.2015

Helping Solve the Energy Consumption Problem with eVolution Networks

In 2003, there were 1.4 billion mobile phone subscriptions in the world. Flash forward 10 years, and in 2013 it was up to 6.6 billion, with over 304 million in the United States alone. Our world is...

05.12.2015

GE Ventures Investing in Bit Stew Systems to Unlock Power of Industrial Internet

As more devices and sensors connect to the Industrial Internet, businesses operating in industrial environments are challenged with making sense of an overwhelming volume of data. Making sense of all...

05.05.2015

Leading the Way to a Healthier Future With 3D Mammography

We often talk about the need for and future of personalized healthcare, and how it ties back to individual needs and varying lifestyles. One matter that is personal, important, unique in every case,...

05.05.2015

Managing the Connected Buildings of the Future: Lucid & BuildingOS

The practical application of the Industrial Internet runs much deeper than watches and thermostats that connect to a phone. Commercial buildings are the largest potential market for this technology,...

04.27.2015

Neuronetics – Addressing Depression Head On

Today, there is a significant unmet need in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Each year, 12 million Americans will experience a depression episode and 45% of them will not benefit from four...

04.24.2015

Energy Innovation: A Requirement for Survival

Post by Ricardo Angel, Managing Director, Energy Ventures at GE VenturesOnce a year, over 2,500 senior executives, government officials, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders gather in Houston for...

04.23.2015

The Smart Grid Just Got Smarter with PingThings Predictive Intelligence

The Smart Grid is an impressive technology: Smart meters, sensors and other intelligent systems working together to produce actionable data on electrical utilities. But even today, that data is often...

04.16.2015

Hardware and Software Take Flight With Airware

Today marks an important day in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) space, with Airware’s introduction of the Aerial Information Platform (AIP). Truly merging the worlds of hardware and software, the...

04.15.2015

GE Ventures: Now on Twitter and LinkedIn

Since GE Ventures launched in 2013, we’ve used this blog as a way to connect with our community. Here, we introduce new companies we’re investing in, announce exciting updates from our partners,...

04.06.2015

Building a Renewable-Friendly Grid

Distributed energy devices are designed toprovide electricity in locations close to consumers – wind turbines, flywheels – all to make sure energy is used as efficiently as possible.Distributed...

03.31.2015

SolarEdge IPO Shines Bright

GE is turning the world’s oldest energy resource into its newest. That’s right, we’re talking about the sun. Through our partnerships and investments in solar technology, we’re focused on...

03.30.2015

Inside Brilliant Factories

The notion of manufacturing has changed. Advanced Manufacturing is about making things better and faster. There are novel processes and capabilities, like additive manufacturing. And, entrepreneurs...

03.24.2015

Meet Sawyer, A Smart, Collaborative Workforce Robot: Q&A with Rethink Robotics CEO Scott Eckert

Like proud parents recognizing the accomplishments of our children, we often gush about the achievements of our portfolio companies. This is certainly the case for Rethink Robotics, which we first...

03.05.2015

Introducing Evidation Health: A Company For The Digital Health Age

Its no secret that there are many entrepreneurs working to improve the health care space and recently many startups have received a ‘shot in the arm’ of funding.  At GE Ventures, we’ve seen...

02.10.2015

DigiSight: The Mobile Portal for Personal Care

According to a 2014 Flurry study, the average American spends 2 hours and 42 minutes per day on his or her mobiledevice, which begs an important question: What could we accomplish if we used that...

02.04.2015

HourlyNerd: Providing Top-Quality Talent For All Business

What do advanced manufacturing, energy, healthcare, and software have in common? HourlyNerd. And the need for top-quality talent to help keep their businesses running.At GE Ventures, our primary goal...

01.08.2015

Robots at Work: Meet GE Ventures’ Latest Investment

From the beginning, manufacturing has been a part of GE’s DNA. From home appliances to jet engines, GE is constantly looking to improve our manufacturing processes to better worker conditions and...

01.07.2015

Meet Apervita, the First Global Marketplace for Health Analytics

Health pros, get ready: A global marketplace of health analytics is about to be right at your fingertips.  Medical algorithms have played a key role in the healthcare system for years, providing us...

01.06.2015

StartUp Health Participant Caremerge Brings Coordinated Care to Seniors and their Healthcare Providers

As healthcare moves out of the hospital and into patient’s homes, our ability to manage chronic patient populations has become increasingly critical. Care coordination and patient engagement...

12.04.2014

GE Ventures Backs Intelligent Energy Startup kWantera

At GE, power generation is part of our identity. Helping our customers and business units plan, build, service and optimize their operations to produce cleaner, more efficient energy for the planet...

11.19.2014

The Sky’s the Limit – Our Investment in Airware

At GE Ventures, we know there’s big value in emerging ecosystems. So when we identify a relevant, high-potential market for GE and its customers, we want to do more than just participate. We want...

11.13.2014

Head Health Challenge II: Meet the Winners

As a leader in healthcare imaging, we’ve made it a top priority to better understand the brain and improve the speed and accuracy of concussion evaluation. But we can’t do it alone. That’s why,...

10.02.2014

More Accurate Prescriptions for Consumers Everywhere - Our Investment in MedAware

The old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is certainly not one to live by. Yet these days, even people seeing their doctor regularly can encounter problems – misdiagnosis,...

09.19.2014

Advanced Manufacturing: Design to Decommission

Post by Karen Kerr, Sr. Managing Director at GE Ventures. Manufacturing is in the midst of a revolution, revitalized by emerging technologies and innovative processes. The intersection of the...

09.11.2014

Taming North Dakota’s Gas Flares

Taming North Dakota’s Gas Flares: From GE Reports: A few years ago, astronauts orbiting the Earth started seeing a strange patch of lights flickering in a formerly dark corner of North Dakota....

08.15.2014

GE Ventures + Greentown Labs – Helping Clean Tech Startups Make a Difference

Every successful startup begins with a great idea, but it’s what comes after that can truly make or break a company. New entrepreneurs have a challenging road ahead of them – from finding and...

07.22.2014

From Wasted Energy to Power: GMZ Energy

How hot is your electricity? If you’re using GMZ Energy’s latest thermoelectric power generation module, somewhere between 212 °F and 1,200 °F. Based in Waltham, MA, GE Ventures-backed company...

06.26.2014

GE Partners with Frost Data Capital to Launch 30 New Industrial Internet Start-Ups

Much in the way the iPhone and iOS platform changed the face of consumer technology, the Industrial Internet is changing how industries work with a platform that offers innovative software and...

06.24.2014

The Mind, Body and Internet of Things

‘The Internet of the Body’, as GE Ventures’ Leslie Bottorff calls it, is driving the advances we are seeing in healthcare today. Leading up to TEDMED 2014, Leslie spoke with TEDMED’s Courtney...

06.12.2014

GE Ventures Invests in Chrono Therapeutics

The convergence of healthcare and digital technology is a driving force behind many of the advancements we’re seeing in the world today, and personal monitoring is one of the strongest areas of...

06.06.2014

The Machine Whisperers – Beth Comstock Tells Us Why Machines Are At the Center of the Next Economic Revolution

Recently at the O’Reilly Solid conference, GE’s Beth Comstock spoke with attendees to answer the question: What do we mean when we talk about the convergence of physical and digital? For a...

05.29.2014

GE Ventures + Drive Capital Invest in Aver Informatics

As one of fifteen companies selected by GE and our partner StartUp Health to be part of an exclusive entrepreneurship program over a year ago, Aver Informatics has impressed us with the way they...

05.23.2014

Advancing Advanced Manufacturing

We are in the midst of another manufacturing revolution, due in part to a number of factors which are helping drive innovation in the space. While GE may know a lot about the topic, we understand...

05.05.2014

GE Ventures + Lemnos Labs Announce New Partnership

Today, we are excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Lemnos Labs. Proving that Silicon Valley is no longer just a software town, the San Francisco-based Lemnos Labs is an incubator...

03.26.2014

The All New GEVentures.com

Today, we are excited to unveil our newly redesigned website. We launched GE Ventures just over a year ago, and we’ve made tremendous strides in partnering with startups to accelerate innovative...

03.03.2014

Identifying Cancer Genes: No Biopsy Necessary

    We’re excited to announce GE Ventures’ most recent investment in RainDance Technologies, an innovative genomics tools company making molecular testing of complex diseases more standardized...

02.25.2014

The Age of Gas: Efficiency and Economics

Yesterday at the Energy 2020 summit in Washington D.C., GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt announced GE’s expansion of its ecomagination initiative. As part of the announcement, Jeff discussed GE’s...

02.07.2014

A Sherpa for Startups: The Importance of Partnerships

What could GE and the startup community possibly have in common? A lot, actually.  Sue Siegel, CEO of GE Ventures and healthymagination sat down with TD Lowe of EnovationNation earlier this week at...

02.04.2014

Teaming Up to Fight Cancer

When GE launched our ambitious global campaign against cancer in September of 2011, we knew one thing for certain — we could not do it alone. We brought together a team of entrepreneurs,...

02.04.2014

Marketing as a Forethought

Join us for GE Ventures + NestGSV Open Office Hours on March 6th By Linda Boff, Executive Director, Global Marketing at GE Traditionally, the first steps of a startup are marked by a strong focus on...

01.23.2014

GE Ventures + NestGSV Open Office Hours: Raising Your Communications IQ

From customers, to investors, to press, there are a number of influencers and opinion makers that will try to define your brand – which is why communications plays such an integral role in the...

01.22.2014

How Quantum Health Helps Consumers Navigate the Complex Healthcare System

No one chooses to be a healthcare consumer, but the moment people realize there is something wrong with their own or a loved one’s health they are forced into facing a number of decisions even...

12.18.2013

Disrupting the Affordability of Healthcare

By Noah Lewis, Managing Director and Operating Leader at GE Ventures, Healthcare Throughout most of 2013, the U.S. has faced a debt-ceiling crisis. Healthcare spending has been a major contributor to...

12.13.2013

Mocana - Securing the Internet One Device at a Time

When it comes to the Industrial Internet and the Internet of Things (IoT), cyber security is vital to protect the critical infrastructure that connects machines and devices. And as data from these...

12.11.2013

Act Small, Think Big

At GE, we have long thought of ourselves as the world’s oldest startup: a philosophy that translates each day into how we develop and scale ideas, and serve our customers. We admire entrepreneurs...

12.05.2013

Cutting Energy Costs, Not Productivity

How do you disrupt the energy industry without disrupting the way people use electricity every day? It’s a tricky problem, but Stem has a solution for it – their smart battery energy storage...

12.04.2013

The Never-Ending Journey of Innovation

Is there an end-point to innovation? According to Beth Comstock, SVP and CMO of GE, the answer is no. Beth recently sat down with Fast Company to discuss one of her biggest lessons learned during her...

11.19.2013

Check-Cap Awarded 2013 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership

Congratulations to Check-Cap for being awarded the 2013 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership. Check-Cap was awarded for its innovative alternative to the...

11.13.2013

Inventing For A Smarter LifeInnovation and invention come in all sizes. Sometimes the smallest...

Inventing For A Smarter Life Innovation and invention come in all sizes. Sometimes the smallest ideas have the largest impact on society. Even GE was founded on the strength of one of those small...

11.12.2013

Designing for Problem Solving

Last week in San Francisco, Beth Comstock, SVP and CMO of GE, joined Om Malik at GigaOm Roadmap, an event focused on the intersection of design and technology.  The discussion centered on how GE is...

10.23.2013

Global Health: The Modern Day Space Race

By Melissa Thompson, Founder and CEO, TalkSession On September 16th, I joined 25 mental and behavioral health thought leaders at the White House for the Behavioral Health IT Innovations Conference to...

10.15.2013

GE Ventures Partner Development Program

At GE Ventures, one of the things we value most is the exchange of ideas and experiences with our network of entrepreneurs and beyond. There is much for us to learn from our startup partners and at...

10.04.2013

GE Ventures with NestGSV Open Doors for Coaching Sessions with Startups

On September 19, GE Ventures held its second Open Office Hours in partnership with NestGSV, a startup “ecobator” in Silicon Valley. NestGSV serves as a combination of startup incubator and...

09.17.2013

Bursting Your Bubble About The Healthcare Bubble

By Alex de Winter, Director, Healthcare Investment at GE Ventures Photo: Richard Heeks/Barcroft Media Healthcare venture capital has had a tough time lately, with regulatory and reimbursement...

09.13.2013

Overcoming the Dreaded “No”

Bringing new ideas to the table is a huge part of growth at any company, however this is even more important at startups. One of the most crucial parts of getting a startup up-and-running is pitching...

09.04.2013

Portfolio Company Spotlight: Acutus Medical

Today we’re excited to put the spotlight on a company working to change the landscape for recognizing and diagnosing heart disorders. Based in San Diego and founded in 2011, Acutus Medical is a...

08.30.2013

GE Ventures + NestGSV Open Office Hours: Strategic Marketing and HR Insights for Startups

Financing is no longer the biggest challenge for startups. With improved access to funding, entrepreneurs instead find themselves struggling to attain operational and commercial excellence within...