Investment Process

The key factors when conducting an in-depth assessment of the investment is determining whether the company is a good strategic fit for Evonik Venture Capital.

  • A unique idea
  • An attractive market and potential customers
  • A promising implementation concept
  • Financial return expectations

How can Evonik help the start-up achieve its growth goals?

  • Developmental cooperation: products, processes, systems
  • Marketing or sales cooperation
  • Production cooperation
  • License acquisition

Once strategic fit with Evonik is established, an expert team lead by an investment manager from Evonik Venture Capital will perform due diligence:

  • Thorough technology review
  • Detailed analysis of the market position
  • Financial analysis

The results of due diligence are used as a basis for making an investment offer. Our objectives are to create partnerships that foster successful business relationships and to develop our investment, increasing its value until we reach an appropriate exit point.