About us

Long-term strategic partner for your growth

As a corporate venture capital company we invest in young start-ups and new ideas. We strive for long-term cooperation in order to be successful together. Therefore, we do not only offer you financial support but also provide access to our comprehensive knowledge and experience - unlike a traditional financial investor. Our experience covers the entire value-added chain of an industrial company and thus we can support you optimally at every development stage of your start-up.

We decide together how to cooperate with each other - we can imagine everything - from project-related cooperation to full integration.

Our target investment areas

Recycling | eMobility | Energy and data transmission | Refrigeration and air-conditioning

Wieland know-how

We provide you with our deep knowledge and versatile options of our R&D in the field of material development, material processing and measuring and testing technology. Thus, your idea will be developed continuously.


We give you access to our worldwide production facilities and offices. But also on a case-by-case basis to our resources in the field of process management, production, sales and distribution as well as legal and patent matters. This is charming because you will have more time to focus on the technical and marketing development of your idea.


We are the link to important contacts. Our worldwide network will help you gain a foothold. Worldwide, we are closely networked with our customers from a wide range of industries. Research institutions, universities, associations, cooperation partners and participants in the market are also part of our close network..


We get in touch.
After a first contact, we check whether your start-up fits into the strategically important fields of the Wieland Group.


We get to know each other.
You are visiting us to introduce your business model and implementation plan. A due diligence review will be carried out after this date and we will jointly discuss which cooperation options are possible.


We negotiate our cooperation.
We get involved with each other. We negotiate and clarify our cooperation in detail. We sign a joint investment contract for everything agreed.


We invest in your company and partner with you.
The joint work begins: You will receive our assistance as agreed and we will appoint an investment manager from our side to support you in all matters. This is how we become successful together.

A powerful team

You benefit from our global industry networks and our vast experience in business development, R&D, start-up management and innovation management.

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