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Total investments 12
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 11
Rounds per year 0.08
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • Automotive

BASF appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1865. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Ludwigshafen Am Rhein-oggersheim. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Germany.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Sion Power, ESS For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Education, Renewable Energy. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4 participants. Despite the BASF, startups are often financed by Wellington Partners, eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, BASF Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are ACE Startups, eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, Wellington Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, Wellington Partners, SB Energy.

The high activity for fund was in 2017. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
$30M26 Apr 2021 Gusu District, Jiangsu, China


Information Services
Information Technology
$4M01 Jan 2020 München, Bayern, Germany


Waste Management
$7K30 Jan 2019 Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Cloud Computing
E-Commerce Platforms
Freight Service
Supply Chain Management
$1M23 Oct 2018 Calgary, Canada


Energy Management
Energy Storage
Information Technology
Renewable Energy
$13M12 Dec 2017 Oregon, United States


Renewable Energy
$17M12 Oct 2017 Dresden, Saxony, Germany


Renewable Energy
$49M21 Sep 2016 Dresden, Saxony, Germany

Work 4 Land

Real Estate
10 Jan 2015 -

Internet of Things
Location Based Services
Mobile Apps
$590K07 Jul 2014 Germany, Bavaria, Germany


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