BASF Venture Capital GmbH

Welcome to BASF Venture Capital

We are the corporate venture capital company of the BASF Group. Since 2001, we have been investing worldwide in young, fast-growing companies and funds related to current and future businesses of BASF.

With our investments we focus on the areas of Decarbonization, Circular Economy, AgTech, New Materials, Digitization, and New, Disruptive Business Models.

Through targeted interactions with BASF Group's global research, partner and customer network, we support our portfolio companies as an active venture capital investor.

At a glance


10 Locations:

Mannheim (DEU), Toronto (CA), Boston (USA), Los Angeles (USA), Hong Kong (CHN), Shanghai (CHN), Sao Paulo (BRA) and Mumbai (IND)


Evergreen fund:

€ 250 million


Investment focus:

Decarbonization | Circular Economy | AgTech | New Materials | Digitization | New, Disruptive Business Models


Typical investment state:

Seed to series B