Driven by our rapidly expanding global population, our markets and solutions serve as the focus of Dow’s market-driven strategy. Dow Venture Capital supports this strategy by investing in external innovation in areas of strategic interest to Dow businesses, and pursuing new and disruptive technologies that enable breakthrough business opportunities.
Our investment portfolio reflects the diversity of Dow business interests, with start-up companies in various stages of maturity across a broad set of markets. We invest in promising businesses and technologies that help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity.
We take an active role in the companies we invest in and deploy Dow capabilities and resources when appropriate to maximize value creation - for the benefit of these portfolio companies and Dow.