Embracing data for innovation
dunnhumby Ventures is our corporate venture fund with a mandate to invest in seed-stage retail technology start-ups that embrace data for innovation. Specific focus is on innovations within data, payments, supply chain, media, and commerce. We look to align at an early stage, to help drive value through our expertise in retail and global client base.
Areas of investment
dunnhumby Ventures has invested in 13 Portfolio Companies across areas such as:
- Grocery eCommerce
- Product attribute data
- Rest of market insights
- Proximity marketing
- Streaming data
Current and future investments
Investments made through this program have helped complement dunnhumby’s core capabilities. An example is the initial investment and eventual acquisition of Aptaris (now Enterprise Promotions Management) which expanded our suite of Price & Promotions products.
Full stack eCommerce platform, specifically built for the needs of grocery retailers.
Product ingredient & attribute platform (initially built for US FDA).
End-to-end mobile marketing SaaS platform.
AI customer service and support takes care of the customers you work hard to win.
Recommendation engine that dynamically generates personalized recommendations.
Local delivery platform that allows retailers to manage delivery schedules, routes and communications.
Influencer marketing platform used by brands & agencies to identify most relevant bloggers and execute campaigns.
Employee analytics via wearable solution.
Acquired by dunnhumby.
Marketing workflow software, purpose built for retail promotion planning.
Acquired by Syndigo.
E-commerce analytics platform for brands & retailers that focuses on optimizing "searchability".
Acquired by The 以太坊交易平台_ETH期货合约交home Depot.
Supply chain BI tool that can be used to monitor sales inventory by SKU store.
Acquired by MarketTrack.
Real time consumer shopping insights utilizing crowdsourced data.
Get in touch
Kyle heads up all strategic investments for dunnhumby's corporate venture capital unit and leads dunnhumby Labs (dh Labs), an internal accelerator focused on bringing innovative technologies that expand and advance the company’s current product offerings in the global retail marketplace. Having previously founded 2 companies in the B2B technology space, he's an expert on Innovation, Product, and Venture Capital.
Kyle is also a board Observer for GrocerKey, Pulsate, and Askuity and is a frequent speaker and writer on the subject of retail innovation. Kyle holds an MBA from Babson College, Boston.
Contact Kyle at: firstname.lastname@example.org