7- Eleven // 7-Ventures

7-Ventures is 7-Eleven’s venture capital arm, focused on investing in consumer facing technologies that compliment 7-Eleven’s core business by helping to improve the experience of shopping at their stores. They have partnerships with stores with heavy e-commerce presences such as Amazon and Walmart and have launched a locker program to bring those customers into 7-eleven stores. It’s also invested in startups like Belly (a loyalty card firm) and KeyMe (a digital locksmith). 

Leaders: Rob Chumley (SVP Innovation), Mike Debnar (VP of 7-Ventures)

Learn More: 7-Ventures homepage | Getting In On the E-commerce Wave | 7-Eleven Has a Venture Capital Arm