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.
We love to get to know authentic and purpose-driven brands embracing a D2C, platform or other new business models in the beauty sector.
D2C beauty brands, fast commerce models, eCommerce platforms
Personalized products or shopping experiences interest us as much as new technologies that enable personalization, from skin measurement to micro production.
Shopping and service experiences, personalization technologies
We are always searching for digital solutions that deliver improved consumer experience or enhance our processes along the value chain.
Smart packaging, suitable artificial intelligence, process automation
Let’s tech it up: We are looking for smart devices and similar tech innovations that can be used to reinvent the beauty and skin care sector.
Skin measurement, treatment, prevention
Sustainable solutions for beauty products and along the whole value chain from production to distribution are something we are very much on the lookout for!
Raw materials, packaging materials, circular economy solutions
Life and materials science technologies improving the quality, performance and sustainability of skin care and beauty products.
Life sciences, materials science, white biotech
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.