Dow Venture Capital

Dow Venture Capital, an investment arm of The Dow Chemical Company, is focused on pursuing strategic investments in attractive start-up companies around the world that enable and accelerate Dow’s business growth while adding value to our portfolio companies.

Key Markets

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:

A Team Focused on Strategic Growth

The Dow Venture Capital investment team is comprised of experienced individuals who engage with key stakeholders —both inside and outside of the company —to identify investment opportunities that show high growth potential and that are aligned with growth strategies of Dow businesses.

Engaged Innovation

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.

Brand Equity
Dow Venture Capital portfolio companies benefit from Dow's global reputation as one of the most profitable, most respected chemical companies in the world with an industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials and plastics.

Market Knowledge
Thanks to deep customer insights and relationships, Dow has extensive reach and knowledge with industry-leading positions in diverse, high growth sectors.

Technology & Expertise
Dow R&D is rich with world-renown expertise in materials science, catalysis, silicone and polymer science, process and high-throughput technologies, analytical science and toxicology.

Strategic Relationships
Dow has access to an extensive global network of internal and external experts for both technology and commercial due diligence.

Global Resources
Dow Venture Capital is a vital part of the growth engine for Dow and has access to Dow's expertise in technology, science, marketing, and commercialization.

Capital
Dow is a science and technology company with a commitment to investing in strategically-important opportunities. Dow Venture Capital invests across multiple business segments and markets.