Let’s Boost the Transition to Renewable Energy

VERBUND X Ventures - The Early Stage Start-Up Investor in the Energy Sector

We are a venture capital corporation looking for early-stage investment opportunities. In our mission to accelerate the energy transition, we connect you with our network of partners to realize your ideas fast and grow your business sustainably.
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About Us

VERBUND X Ventures is the Corporate Venture Unit of VERBUND AG. Our goal is to build a more sustainable future by scouting and supporting innovative startups in the energy market all over Europe. Together with our portfolio companies, we want to boost the energy transition by setting new standards for renewable power.

Who we´re looking for

We focus on climate tech startups that act as enablers for a transition to renewable energy and a more sustainable future.

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    Energy Industry

    Industry

    Energy Industry

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    Europe

    Geography

    Europe

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    Highly motivated Entrepreneurial Teams

    Team

    Highly motivated Entrepreneurial Teams

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    Late Seed, Series A

    Target Stages

    Late Seed, Series A

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    €0.25M (Seed) up to €5M (Series A)

    Ticket Size

    €0.25M (Seed) up to €5M (Series A)

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What we offer

We are a long-term, strategic investor. Meaning that we will not only provide you with significant financial resources and funding, but also with sparring and coaching to help you scale.
As Austria's leading electricity company and with over 70 years of experience in the energy industry, we offer our portfolio companies deep market know-how which they can leverage for their business.
We connect founders to a wide network of potential customers and collaboration opportunities with VERBUND to enable our portfolio companies' continous growth. Even though VERBUND´s home market is Austria, we also hold strong ties to other countries such as Germany and Spain.

Backed by the power of VERBUND AG

VERBUND is Austria's leading electricity company and one of the largest producers of hydroelectric power in Europe.
 Producer of Renewable Energy Strong Market Presence  Over 70 years of success 
 Almost 100% of our electricity
generation comes from sustainable and
renewable hydropower.

 VERBUND operates 129 hydropower
plants in Austria and Germany and
trades in electricity in 12 countries.

 With its approximately 3,000 employees,
VERBUND generates 4.8 billion euros in revenue.

Meet the Team

Porträt von Franz Zöchbauer Franz Zöchbauer

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Managing Director

Porträt von Andreas Bräuer Andreas Bräuer

VERBUND

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Managing Director

Porträt von Edward Feltmann Edward Feltmann

VERBUND

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Investment Team Member

Porträt von Peter Daniel Schiff Peter Daniel Schiff

VERBUND

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Investment Team Member

Porträt von Lukas Pölz Lukas Pölz

VERBUND

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Investment Team Member

Porträt von Richard Hazucha Richard Hazucha

VERBUND

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