In this series, Lerer Hippeau dives into technologies and industries they’re excited about, going deep into their change drivers, and stakeholders while exploring investment trends and opportunities through an early-stage lens.
There has been an accelerated movement towards digital transformation across nearly every industry as a result of the pandemic and logistics is no different. Tive is a full-stack supply-chain solution that allows customers to track not only the location of a shipment but also its condition. This visibility allows shippers to maintain efficient supply chains and the company’s software and hardware solutions integrate seamlessly with existing infrastructure. The company’s revenue has grown 570% in 2020 alone, servicing companies in the food, electronics, consumer goods, automotive, and pharmaceutical industries. Boston TechWatch caught up with Founder and CEO Krenar Komoni to learn more about how Tive was conceived in a Worcester basement, the company’s impressive traction, latest round of funding from investors that include RRE Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, Hyperplane Ventures, One Way Ventures, Fathom Ventures, and Sage Hill Capital.
Logistics in America is one of the fastest-growing private sectors of the economy, generating more than $1.6 trillion of spending (or close to 10% of GDP) in supply chain, transportation, and distribution investments.