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Heraeus engages in Emerald Technology Ventures' Industrial Innovation Fund and increases its activities in technology investment programs. With this commitment, Heraeus joins a growing Limited Partner base of leading multinational industrial companies in Europe, North America and Asia who are committed to open innovation.
Jan Rinnert, CEO Heraeus Holding added “Heraeus has a notable footprint in internal and external start-up development. With Emerald we are expanding our engagement in corporate venturing and are looking forward to widen our external collaboration.”
“We are happy to welcome SHV Energy, Heraeus, Bekaert and SCG and look forward to connecting them with innovative start-ups to build mutually beneficial relationships for all parties,” commented Gina Domanig, Managing Partner at Emerald. “The traction we have achieved demonstrates the value of our model. Ongoing commitments from multinational corporations not only provide capital but also enhanced access to global partners and markets for our portfolio companies.”
Emerald is a globally recognized investment firm in the areas of energy, water, advanced materials and industrial IT. Founded in 2000, the company has raised four Venture Capital Funds, completed almost 60 venture investments, been a trusted partner for numerous multi-national corporations in their open innovation activities and managed three technology investment programs for third parties. From offices in Zurich, Switzerland and Toronto, Canada, Emerald has managed assets of over USD 660 million to date.
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