Chad Bailey

Chad Bailey

Vice President

Chad brings his experience from banking and finance to NGP Capital.

Prior to joining, Chad worked for Houlihan Lokey as a member of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group based in San Francisco. He advised software and other growth-stage technology companies on matters involving M&A, capital raising and restructuring. At NGP Capital, Chad is on the US investment team located in Silicon Valley and is focused on investments in the Connected Car and Consumer Solutions space.

Chad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Yale University.

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    Company
    Theme
    Description
    Investment year
      • NEXT
      • Company: NEXT
      • Description: Connecting shippers and carriers
      • Theme: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2019
      NEXT NEXT
      Smart Mobility
      Connecting shippers and carriers
      2019
      NEXT is a technology company that connects shippers and carriers to meet today’s growing transportation demands. NEXT’s digital freight matching platform and app quickly and conveniently match truck drivers with capacity to available loads, streamlining the process and bringing greater transparency to the supply chain. With its predictive load offering technology, NEXT has taken a trucker-centric approach that addresses the needs and preferences of drivers, while also providing real-time updates to shippers. Beyond long-haul trucking, NEXT is using technology to tackle supply chain challenges more broadly by innovating solutions for drayage and port operations.
      • ​Zūm
      • Company: ​Zūm
      • Description: Ridesharing service for kids
      • Theme: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2019
      ​Zūm ​Zūm
      Smart Mobility
      Ridesharing service for kids
      2019
      Zūm is the leading provider of safe, efficient and reliable child transportation for school districts and busy families. Zūm saves schools money and parents time by providing flexible transportation options through its network of highly vetted drivers and advanced scheduling, routing and tracking technology. Founded in 2015 by Stanford and eBay alums, Zūm is backed by leading venture capital firms including Sequoia Capital, Spark Capital and BMW i Ventures. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
      • Scoop
      • Company: Scoop
      • Description: Corporate carpooling service
      • Theme: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2019
      Scoop Scoop
      Smart Mobility
      Corporate carpooling service
      2019
      Scoop is the largest carpooling solution in the United States, partnering with some of the world's most forward-thinking organizations like LinkedIn, T-Mobile, and Workday to offer convenient and reliable carpooling to their workforces. Scoop addresses a key pain point for businesses and employees alike, solving for the third largest driver of voluntary attrition: the commute. By helping to make employees happier, healthier, and more productive in their day-to-day lives, Scoop supports organizations delivering exceptional employee experience, giving them an advantage in an ever-evolving, competitive landscape.
      • Shadowfax
      • Company: Shadowfax
      • Description: Multi-modal logistics platform
      • Theme: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2018
      Shadowfax Shadowfax
      Smart Mobility
      Multi-modal logistics platform
      2018
      Shadowfax, based in Bengaluru, a brainchild of two IIT Delhi alumni, started in 2015 with an aim to make instant deliveries a reality in India. Its logistics gateway for businesses, operating on a plug-and-play format, offers an on-demand delivery service platform to its clients. The technology enables customers to make fast, safe and reliable deliveries by instantly connecting them (businesses/e-tailers/retailers) with the company’s extensive network of 30,000+ Delivery Partners spread across 80+ cities and towns in India. Shadowfax is on a mission to connect the next million micro-entrepreneurs and suppliers in logistics and aims to deliver 10 Lakh+ orders per day by 2021.
      • Fetchr
      • Company: Fetchr
      • Description: Logistics services company
      • Theme: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2017
      Fetchr Fetchr
      Smart Mobility
      Logistics services company
      2017
      Fetchr is disrupting the traditional logistics sector in the MENA region. The company was founded in 2012 by Idriss Al Rifai, CEO and Founder and Joy Ajlouny, Co-Founder and Creative Director. Fetchr’s sophisticated technology uses customers’ mobile’s geo-location as a physical address to deliver packages straight to them, wherever they are.
      • Lime
      • Company: Lime
      • Description: Micro mobility platform
      • Theme: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2017
      Lime Lime
      Smart Mobility
      Micro mobility platform
      2017
      Lime is revolutionizing mobility in cities and campuses by empowering residents with a greener, more efficient, and affordable transportation option that also improves urban sustainability. By partnering with local key stakeholders and systematically deploying a fleet of smart-bikes and scooters that are enabled with GPS, wireless technology, and self-activating locks, Lime is improving urban mobility by making the first and last mile faster, cheaper, and healthier for riders. Funded by Silicon Valley’s leading VC firms, Lime is based in San Mateo, CA.
      • Juvo
      • Company: Juvo
      • Description: Financial Identity as a Service
      • Theme: Other
      • Investment year: 2017
      Juvo Juvo
      Other
      Financial Identity as a Service
      2017
      Juvo is establishing financial identities for the billions of people worldwide who are creditworthy, yet financially excluded. In partnership with mobile network operators, Juvo's proprietary Identity Scoring technology uses data science, machine learning, and game mechanics to create an identity-based relationship with anonymous prepaid users.

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    Company
    Theme
    Description
    Region
    Exit year
      • Xnor.ai
      • Company: Xnor.ai
      • Theme: Mobile Technologies
      • Description: Embedded AI models for edge devices
      • Region: USA
      • Exit year: 2020
      Xnor.ai Xnor.ai
      Mobile Technologies
      Embedded AI models for edge devices
      USA
      2020
      Xnor has turned traditional cloud-based AI on its head by inventing a way to deploy deep learning models on everyday electronic devices rather than in the cloud. This is unleashing the next wave of AI adoption in cell phones, drones, cameras and IoT devices. We call this AI everywhere, for everyone. Customers include global corporations in aerospace, automotive, retail, photography, and consumer electronics. Xnor is based in Seattle, WA. The company was acquired by Apple 2020.

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