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Henkel Ventures

We invest globally in start-ups with specific digital or technological expertise.

Image of the digital lounge in the Beauty Care Lighthouse at Henkel headquarters.

Building on our existing successful collaborations with start-up companies, we focus on a variety of digital and technological searchfields. 

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Our strong investment focus on business models, digital and technological expertise is reflected in the successful collaboration between our three business units and start-ups.

Image of Henkel Ventures team from left to right: Dr. Paolo Bavaj (Adhesive Technologies), Esther Kumpan-Bahrami (Beauty Care), Thomas Schuffenhauer (Laundry & Home Care) und Dr. Robert Günther (Corporate Development).

We are a dedicated team, actively evaluating and managing equity investments and joint development projects with start-up companies. 

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Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market – across all industry segments worldwide. In its Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. Henkel employs more than 50,000 people globally. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.