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Unconditionally digital. Shape the future of energy with us.

To drive the energy revolution, EWE is constantly looking for new ideas – yours included! As corporate venture capitalists, we invest in start-ups that want to shape the future of the digitalised energy economy together.

Unconditionally digital. Shape the future of energy with us.

To drive the energy revolution, EWE is constantly looking for new ideas – yours included! As corporate venture capitalists, we invest in start-ups that want to shape the future of the digitalised energy economy together.

Why EWE is a good partner for start-ups:
  • EWE plays a leading role in the energy revolution and in advancing digitalisation as one of Germany’s most innovative energy suppliers.
  • As a big player with businesses in the areas of network, energy, telecommunications, mobility and IT, we are present in many sectors and very well connected.
  • We have decades of experience dealing with sensitive customer information and can ensure that we always do this in the most confidential way. We carry this responsibility to new business models and see ourselves as pioneers.

Our vision is to make digital utility and new business models a part of everyday life. We do this as venture capital investors in partnerships to which each party brings their own strengths.

Our investment areas
Data
Data

EWE is exploring new business areas in the data business sector (light, heat, electricity, natural gas, etc.) and is developing products based on data science.

E-Mobilität
Mobility

EWE is also tapping into new business areas in the mobility market with products and services for business, delivery and sharing mobility.

Grid
Grid

EWE is expanding its core business activities through capital expenditure in solutions for automated network control and planning.

Home
Home

EWE is extending their core business activity to the residential environment on the basis of better customer insights and a data ecosystem around property and neighbourhoods.

venture@ewe.de
Interested? Send your documents to: venture@ewe.de
How we invest

Are you looking for the right investor for the next phase of your growth? These are our criteria:

  • We invest in validated business models that have proven themselves with their initial sales.
  • The product is scalable and not based on (your own) hardware.
  • You appreciate the advantages of value-add investment and are looking for tickets in the range of EUR 500,000 to EUR 5 million.

Team
Justin Müller Justin Müller Head of Venture Capital Investments and Senior Investment Manager

Florian Fischer Florian Fischer Head of Business Integration & Development and Senior Business Development Manager

Simon Bartmann Simon Bartmann Senior Investment Manager

Michael Richter Dr. Michael Richter Senior Investment Manager

Janis Reichel Jannis Reichel Senior Business Development Manager

Oliver Benkel Oliver Benkel Investment Manager

Phillip Kurz Philipp Kurz Working student Venture Capital

Jan Asmus Witte Jan Witte Working student Venture Capital

venture@ewe.de
We look forward to hearing from you EWE AG • Tirpitzstrasse 39 • 26122 Oldenburg • Germany
Our portfolio
www.eigensonne.de www.amperas.de www.comgy.io www.be-storaged.de www.high-tech-gruenderfonds.de Solytic www.BGV.com www.eip.com vaira.app www.bullfinch.com www.solandeo.com
Also of interest
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Do you want to get to know EWE as a venture investor? We want to learn about your project! Send us your documents.