At O&P Beiersdorf Venture Capital we want to shape the future of skin care by creating new and better ways to make people feel good in their skin. We believe that collaboration is the way to reach that goal, so we work hand in hand with startups and corporations along the whole value chain, across industries and disciplines. In supporting entrepreneurship and by sharing our assets and expertise we enable others with innovative business models or disruptive technologies to make an impact.
We are looking for breakthrough ideas, technologies and business models in these areas of skin care and beauty.
Sustainable solutions for formulations and packaging as well as along the whole value chain from production to distribution are something we are very much on the lookout for!
Green Chemistry, White Biotech, Sorting and Recycling for Consumer Packaging, Barrier / Coating Technology, Circular Economy Solutions
We welcome life science and biotech solutions that improve quality, performance and sustainability of skin care products. In addition, we are interested in breakthrough innovations for skin aging as well as dermatological skin issues like acne, atopic dermatitis and acute wounds.
Life Science Solutions for Acne, Atopic Dermatitis, Acute Wound Care, Skin Aging
Digital solutions are key in many aspects in personal care industry. Additionally, digital health is opening up new, digitally enabling ways to care for consumer’s health, including their skin. We are searching for solutions that bring new value to consumers, enhance consumer experience and enable new ways of engagement. We also welcome solutions that improve efficiency of our value chain as well as smart packaging solutions.
Digital Skin Health, Digital Women’s Health, Digital Wellness, Digital Consumer Experience, Web 3 & Metaverse
We are also always on the lookout for creative new business models that can transform the skincare industry. Our areas of interest here include smart devices, diagnostic approaches and similar tech innovation that can be used to reinvent the beauty and skincare sector!
Skin Measurement, Treatment and Prevention, New Business Models
You can win us over with a great idea, no matter what stage you are in!
Nevertheless, we do have our sweet spot in investments with the following qualities.
Focus on Series A
Minority share of up to 20%
Europe, North America, Korea & Israel
More than just an investment — a commitment
When you are working with us, you’ll get access to the unique assets and expertise of Beiersdorf, one of the world’s leading skin care and beauty companies.
We have access to more than 170 markets around the globe.
We are experienced in every step on the way to the launch of a product and beyond. Consumer insights, brand building, go-to-market, R&D - we can help you with that!
We’ll provide you with the experts you need and are able to utilize the extensive network of our suppliers, agencies and specialists for that.
We are in it for the long run! With investments up to 2.5M € for promising new partners and prospective follow-on investments.
We believe in the value of long-term commitments. We learn, develop and grow together and work as partners to create maximum value for everyone.
Every partner has different needs and we are flexible to adjust our ways of collaboration. Be it through investments only, strategic collaborations or joint developments.
We take the courage to truly innovate with our partners. We care for and respect their needs. We work together in a reliable, open-minded and pragmatic way.
We are actively driving forward sustainable solutions: ecologically, economically and socially.