CVC  3M New Ventures

     Office Locations:

3M Center
St. Paul, MN 55144
Phone: 888-364-3577

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  • Early



  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    3M New Ventures seeks game changing opportunities, cutting-edge platform technologies, outstanding entrepreneurs and strong intellectual property positions in high-growth markets that are strategically important to 3M. With minority investments in start-up companies, 3M New Ventures creates not only financial value but most importantly strategic synergies between 3M and the venture. As a part of 3M corporate, 3M New Ventures is headquartered in Munich, Germany and managed by its President Stefan Gabriel. All investment decisions are made by the New Venture Board, a committee of 3M C-level executives and other senior decision makers. 3M New Ventures' global operations cover the major hotspots for innovation in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the Americas, and Asia Pacific (APAC) like the USA, Brazil, Western Europe, Israel, Singapore, China and Taiwan. Since its start in 2008, 3M New Ventures has successfully completed over 20 transactions that are covering each of the strategic focus areas.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Christian Schuchert Manager
    Lisa Muller Manager
    Sebastian Titz Manager
    Steve Gabriel President


    Portfolio companies include:

      7AC Technologies
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      Ecovative Design
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