BASF Venture Capital GmbH

About us


BASF Venture Capital Team

The BASF Venture Capital team has an outstanding combination of scientific, technological, business and entrepreneurial expertise.

Our international and interdisciplinary team manages the development of every single startup company, building upon their unique strengths. Our investment managers have extensive experience from which our portfolio companies profit. Acting as advisors, our team enables them to develop successful business models - particularly in issues of sales and marketing, often giving them a competitive edge.


As the independent corporate venture arm of BASF, we aim to accelerate the evolution of the chemical industry by investing in funds and startups offering truly disruptive technologies and transformational business models.

Our mission goes beyond funding by supporting actively our portfolio companies with deep industry expertise, international market insights, and access to BASF’s global network.

Together with our entrepreneurs, we want to generate sustainable growth opportunities for the future of our industry.

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