We invest from late Seed to Series B, with sweet spot series A. We prefer to syndicate with existing or new investors and we can take the lead as necessary. We also buy startups and even sometimes build our own companies.
We partner with startups in order to collaborate and boost your product commercialization.
Startups benefit from our long-term experience, brand and broad network.
To us, funding a startup means much more than placing a bet on a good financial return. We fund startups if we believe that there is a good chance this startup can become essential to our core business.
We don't just fund startups, we partner with them. STIHL is well-known for a best-of-breed approach, and we like to work with startups because they focus on one thing and do this very well.
Our venturing team has built a network of top-level STIHL executives in worldwide sales, distribution, engineering and production, who develop symbiotic relationships with the startups they advise.
People love STIHL products because they can count on them. And they know that, because we value quality and reliability so much, we pick our partners to share these same values.
Our team consists of passionate Venture Capital and Industry Experts driven to combine the best of both worlds.