The Engine

A home for Tough Tech founders building the next generation of world-changing companies.

How we help Tough Tech founders

  1. Long-term Capital

    The Engine Fund prioritizes breakthrough ideas over early returns by providing long-term capital to startups that need time to make an impact.

  2. Labs, Equipment, Tools & Space

    The Engine Infrastructure provides access to specialized equipment and labs, both on-site and through a network of partner facilities, giving portfolio companies the tools and space necessary to work efficiently and economically.

  3. Connections

    The Engine Network facilitates the creation of long-term mutually beneficial relationships between founders, startups, corporates, government, strategic partners, among others.

We invest in Tough Tech

Tough Tech is transformative technology that takes the long view, solving the world’s important challenges through the convergence of breakthrough science, engineering, and leadership. Founders at The Engine are working on technologies including:

  1. Advanced Manufacturing

    Advanced Manufacturing
  2. Energy

    Energy
  3. Advanced Materials

    Advanced Materials
  4. Food & Agriculture

    Food & Agriculture
  5. Biotech & Life Sciences

    Biotech & Life Sciences
  6. Robotics

    Robotics
  7. Space

    Space
  8. Semiconductors

    Semiconductors
  9. Quantum Computing

    Quantum Computing
  10. Internet of Things

    Internet of Things
  11. Deep Software & AI

    Deep Software & AI
  12. and the intersection of other new technologies

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