Jamf Launches Jamf Ventures Investment Fund to Support Security and Technology Innovators
The fund is focused on early-stage companies across the globe that will provide strategic value to Jamf customers; the company announces first investment through fund in SwiftConnect
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jamf (NASDAQ: JAMF), the standard in managing and securing Apple at work, today announced it has launched Jamf Ventures, an investment fund that is focused on early-stage companies across the globe that focus on enhancing the security and transformational power of the Apple ecosystem.
With Jamf Ventures, Jamf aims to build value-creating partnerships with innovative technology companies that accelerate growth. Jamf plans to invest $50 million over the next five years, and will provide access to capital, industry expertise, a professional network and channels to portfolio companies.
“Jamf Ventures exemplifies our commitment to helping our customers succeed with Apple through the most innovative, powerful and scalable Apple Enterprise Management platform and partnerships available,” said Jake Mosey, VP of Jamf Ventures. “By joining forces with other true innovators, we will be able to continue to bring solutions to Jamf Nation that helps them with connecting, managing and protecting their Apple fleet.”
Jamf Ventures portfolio companies will also be able to leverage unique access to Jamf’s extensive APIs, technologies, and IT and security research and expertise, along with increased brand awareness and co-marketing opportunities.
Jamf announces investment in SwiftConnect
Through Jamf Ventures, Jamf is announcing its investment in SwiftConnect, a cloud platform provider that manages and connects disparate access control systems across owner and enterprise portfolios with mobile credential platforms, user directories and other systems that influence physical access requirements. In addition to streamlining the access management process, SwiftConnect also links its customers to a virtual badge on their mobile device.
“Jamf is a complementary addition to our impressive roster of property tech investors and we are excited to be an inaugural member of Jamf Ventures,” said Chip Kruger, CEO, SwiftConnect. “As an IT and InfoSec expert, Jamf brings their unique insights on the intersection of physical and digital security, as well as how personal technology in the enterprise can drive employee experiences. We’re grateful for their partnership and look forward to the future together.”
For more information, visit our Jamf Ventures page.
Jamf’s purpose is to simplify work by helping organizations manage and secure an Apple experience that end users love and organizations trust. Jamf is the only company in the world that provides a complete management and security solution for an Apple-first environment that is enterprise secure, consumer simple and protects personal privacy. To learn more, visit www.jamf.com.
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