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Basis Set Ventures invests in early-stage technology companies that fundamentally transform the way people work. We believe artificial intelligence delivers core value by improving productivity for all parts of the economy; from factories to offices.

Our fund is dedicated primarily to Seed and Series A startups.

Meet the team



Workstream's hiring platform uses automation, AI, and mobile workflows to provide a simpler, faster way to hire, on-board and maintain hourly workers.


Rasa empowers product teams to build conversational AI in-house, shipping into open source libraries and providing tools to developers worldwide from startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Path Robotics

Path Robotics is producing autonomous welding robots based on proprietary artificial intelligence and computer vision algorithms.


FarmWise produces autonomous weeding robots that provide growers with a cost-efficient, scalable alternative to herbicides.


Ike is building cutting edge automation technology to help improve the trucking industry.


DataGrail is a privacy management platform that helps companies become compliant with privacy regulations like GDPR and CCPA quickly.
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Trucking is one of the most essential industries in the global economy — food, masks and pharmaceuticals are of little value if we can’t get them to those who need them. As Covid19 continues to spread, millions of aging truck drivers remain on the road — ensuring critical goods can get from point A to point B. Moving forward, new technologies will shift the burden of work away from the field, allowing trucking companies to do more with less.
In this conversation with Jeff McCaig, owner of North America’s third largest dry bulk and tanker company, Trimac Transportation, Trevor Adey VP of Digital at Trimac, and BSV investor John Mannes, we discuss how the trucking industry is responding to the pandemic and the role technology has to play in keeping drivers safe and deliveries on schedule.
For more information on this topic, check out BSV's research:
Trucking Operations