A portfolio with impact
We strengthen our portfolio companies through an international network of experienced technology experts and relevant decision makers – inside and outside the Phoenix Contact Group.
What sets us apart as an investor team?
- Experienced team acting independently with flexible holding periods (evergreen approach)
- Hands-on mentality and close, personal contact also in relevant departments of the group and our industry network
- Reliable partner who acts independently of market fluctuations
“Successful corporate venturing requires mutual trust. Understanding the different speed of implementation and having the courage to break through habitual patterns of action together are essential in order to achieve a common, larger goal. In our case, with a strong focus on how we can shape our contribution to a more livable world.”
Managing Director, Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures
Independent, innovative and creative, trusting partnerships
As a financial investor with a passion for strategic innovation, we are always on the lookout for the latest deep-tech developments.
The basis for our actions and cooperation with portfolio companies and partners has been firmly anchored in our Phoenix Contact Corporate Principles for decades. Unchanged in wording. Unchanged in their effects.
- Our corporate culture encourages trust and supports employees‘ development for achieving agreed targets.
- We always act in a way to ensure our entrepreneurial freedom.
- Our actions are based on a mutually committed spirit, on friendliness and honesty. Our relations to customers and business partners focus on sustainable benefits for both sides.
- We consider innovation as a path-breaking bridge to a sustainable future; thus we pro-actively develop our company.
We strengthen our work with targeted investments in relevant and strong fund networks. Our founding teams benefit from close exchange and other strong network partners.