November 1, 2023
BASF Venture Capital GmbH

New management at BASF Venture Capital GmbH

After a successful tenure of 7 years as Managing Director, Markus Solibieda said goodbye to his role at BASF Venture Capital GmbH on October 31, 2023 and took on a new role. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Markus Bold will take over as the newly appointed Managing Director effective November 1, 2023, leading BASF Venture Capital GmbH into a promising future.


"Over the last 7 years, the talented team at BASF Venture Capital has earned us a reputation as one of the leading Corporate VCs.

It was a privilege to build this global team, to collaborate with the great BASF community, and to meet so many skilled and dedicated entrepreneurs.

While I look forward to a new endeavour, I trust that Markus Bold will thrive and take BASF Venture Capital to the next level!"

Dr. Markus Bold (PhD in chemistry, studies in Marburg and Edinburgh) is a highly experienced professional in the chemical industry. He gained broad insights into BASF since 2001, with expertise in research, controlling, staff functions, global marketing, M&A, corporate strategy and corporate entrepreneurship. 5 years of his career, Markus spent in the United States, all other years in Germany.

In addition to his role as the founder of Chemovator, the BASF Business Incubator, Markus has been serving as the Managing Director of BASF Venture Capital GmbH since November 2023.

Last Update November 1, 2023