6K close MORE 6K (formerly Amastan Technologies) uses proprietary advanced plasma processing and industrial systems to create materials that are enabling the next-generation of commercial and consumer products. 6K focuses on developing critical materials used to manufacture silicon wafers, LED lighting, powders for industrial 3D printing, advanced battery technologies, and thermal coatings.

Date of Investment: October 2017

Location: North Andover, MA

Website: https://6Kinc.com
Adaptive Surface
Technologies
close MORE Adaptive Surface Technologies is a high-tech materials company that creates fully slippery coatings for multiple industries including manufacturing, marine vessels, and medical devices.

Location: Cambridge, MA

Investment Date: April 2017

Website: https://adaptivesurface.tech
Banyan
Biomarkers
close MORE Banyan Biomarkers developed the first FDA-approved blood test that detects mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).

Date of Investment: January 2017

Location: San Diego, CA

Website: https://banyanbio.com
BioSkryb
close MORE Bioskryb is a developer of genomic amplification technologies that deliver higher coverage and fidelity for various gene sequencing applications.

Date of Investment: August 2019

Location: Durham, NC

Website: https://bioskryb.com
Boston
Microfluidics
close MORE Boston Microfluidics is focused on solving next generation blood collection: Consumer driven, remote self-collection, and even remote testing. The company develops well designed medical device products that make it easier for patients, and their healthcare providers, to connect to their health.

Date of Investment: April 2019

Location: Cambridge, MA

Website: https://www.bostonmicrofluidics.com
Edge
Embossing
close MORE Edge Embossing designs and manufactures fully customized microstructured thermoplastic devices for diagnostic, medical, and optics applications.

Date of Investment: January 2018

Location: Charlestown, MA

Website: https://edge-embossing.com
GelSight
close MORE GelSight develops portable, non-destructive elastomeric 3D imaging systems used to improve quality control processes in aerospace, automotive and other high-value industries.

Date of Investment: August 2019

Location: Waltham, MA

Website: http://www.gelsight.com
Liquid
Instruments
close MORE Liquid Instruments develops the Moku:Lab, a software-reconfigurable device for real-time signal processing that brings a new level of flexibility in the lab, in the field, or on the production line.

Date of Investment: October 2018

Location: San Diego, CA and Canberra, AUS

Website: https://www.liquidinstruments.com
NanoCellect
Biomedical
close MORE NanoCellect is a developer of microfluidic cell sorting technologies for the biotech industry.

Date of Investment: November 2017

Location: San Diego, CA

Website: https://nanocellect.com
Niron
Magnetics
close MORE Niron is developing innovative advanced magnetic materials for high performance, low cost permanent magnets.

Date of Investment: December 2016

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Website: https://nironmagnetics.com
Nirrin
Technologies
close MORE Nirrin Technologies delivers non-invasive, non-destructive, real-time, in-process monitoring of aqueous solutions that can enable improved process control, faster process development, and adaptive manufacturing for the biopharma and life science industries.

Date of Investment: January 2018

Location: Billerica, MA

Website: https://nirrin.tech
Nuburu
close MORE NUBURU is manufacturing the world’s first high-power blue laser for metal cutting, welding, and additive manufacturing.

Date of Investment: June 2015

Location: Centennial, CO

Website: https://www.nuburu.net
OTI Lumionics
close MORE OTI Lumionics is making advanced OLED technology accessible to innovative new product applications.

Date of Investment: November 2016

Location: Toronto, CAN

Website: https://www.otilumionics.com
Pivotal
Systems
close MORE Pivotal Systems provides best-in-class monitoring and process control technology for the semiconductor manufacturing industry.

Date of Investment: September 2016

Location: Fremont, CA

Website: https://pivotalsys.com
Slyce
close MORE Slyce is the world’s leading visual search company and provides a fully integrated product for retailers’ mobile platforms that uses artificial intelligence and advanced image recognition technology to help users find what they are looking for.

Date of Investment: January 2017<

Location
: Philadephia, PA

Website: https://slyce.it
TeraPore
Technologies
close MORE TeraPore Technologies develops high-permeability, high-resolution membrane nanofiltration systems for bioprocessing and other applications.

Date of Investment: June 2016

Location: South San Francisco, CA

Website: https://teraporetech.com
Voltaiq
close MORE Voltaiq developed and deploys a comprehensive analytics platform to accelerate battery product development and ensure performance, predictability and reliability.

Date of Investment: January 2018

Location: Berkeley, CA

Website: https://voltaiq.com
Zeteo Tech
close MORE Zeteo Tech has developed a biological mass spectrometer that identifies lipids and proteins in air that can be used to screen for bio threats, inducing infectious disease.

Date of Investment: November 2017

Location: Sykesville, MD

Website: https://zeteotech.com
NTx close MORE NTx develops a cell-free process to produce biologics of high purity, stability, and low cost. The firm has the world’s first fully recombinant cell-free system based on thermophile strains and using continuous flow bioreactors.

Date of Investment: December 2020

Location:
Santa Fe, NM

Website: https://ntxbio.com
BioFlyte close MORE BioFlyte is commercializing a revolutionary new class of fieldable aerosol mass spectrometers and complementary products for protection from biological and low-volatility chemical threats.

Date of Investment: February 2020

Location:
Albuquerque, NM

Website: https://bioflyte.com
Ai-Media
close MORE Ai-Media is a global leader in the provision of high-quality live and recorded captioning, transcription and translation services. Its unique technology platform combines artificial intelligence and human expertise to deliver market-leading speech-to-text accuracy.

Date of Investment: February 2020

Location:
Sydney, AUS

Website: https://ai-media.tv

About Us

Anzu Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in breakthrough industrial technologies. We team with entrepreneurs to develop and commercialize technological innovations by providing capital and deep expertise in business development, market positioning, global connectivity, and operations.

Anzu manages ~$350 million in capital commitments and we have developed a robust team of investment professionals, technical specialists, and operational support to drive results for our portfolio companies and investors. In 2016, we launched Anzu Industrial Capital Partners, L.P., our first fund, to invest in North American-based private industrial technology companies.

In April 2019, we announced the launch of our second industrial technology fund, Anzu Industrial Capital Partners II L.P., which follows a similar investment strategy.

Anzu’s principals have 60+ years of combined experience as global industrial investors and consultants, and have built an advantaged commercial support network spanning key industrial markets across the globe.

We focus on four key industrial areas:

Manufacturing

3D Printing
Robotics
Nanoscale Production

Materials

Nanotechnology
Composites
Smart Materials

Measurement & Monitoring

Sensor Technologies
Industrial IoT
Real-Time Data

Modeling

Advanced Simulation
Artificial Intelligence
Data Analytics

If your company would like to be considered by Anzu Partners, we invite you to submit your information through our Questionnaire Form.

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