WE COMBINE VENTURE CAPITAL WITH OSRAM'S UNIQUE EXPERTISE FOR EARLY STAGE STARTUPS
Fluxunit is the corporate venture capital unit of OSRAM.
We invest in excellent early stage startups and provide them access to OSRAM’s unique industrial expertise – based on a heritage of more than 110 years – combined with startup-ready processes in terms of flexibility and speed. As OSRAM’s corporate VC, we invest in startups from all around the world, but are equally active in supporting founder teams within the OSRAM ecosystem.
We believe that a combination of entrepreneurial talent and operational support is critical for early stage ventures' success. This is why we bring more to the table than funding. Acting as a strategic partner we provide a broad range of support – always keeping you in the driver seat as a fully responsible entrepreneur. As innovative ideas are never alike, we tailor the support to your specific needs – you choose!
We focus on three investment fields: Smart City, Smart Building and Industrial Applications. Given our corporate heritage, our investment focus includes innovative products, services and business models linked to the lighting industry / business. However, our investment scope goes into applications and markets well beyond pure illumination! Please have a look at the examples below for more details. In case you are not sure if your business idea fits our scope, please do not hesitate to contact us for further discussions.
Innovating quality of life, efficiency and sustainability in urban areas e.g. public safety, connectivity, (e-)mobility or environmental safety.
Innovating the way we use and manage private and professional buildings e.g. energy saving, health & comfort, elderly services & support or entertainment.
Enabling new applications in markets beyond general lighting e.g. horticulture, sensing / analytics, disinfection, aerospace and drones or defense and security.
FLUXUNIT invests in startups with innovative products and services, which provide scalable business models and address large markets. We focus on early stage, technology-driven startups.
FLUXUNIT offers a powerful toolbox to help your business grow fast and successfully. Beyond funding our offering includes access to our market and technological expertise, business coaching as well as co-working spaces. Based on this offering, we can act as a strategic partner in industrializing your business idea: This includes support in areas like purchasing, project management, electronics development, IP-expertise, product design, branding and many, many more. This broad range and forms of strategic cooperation set FLUXUNIT apart from other CVCs.
Below please find FLUXUNIT’s mixture of offerings and opportunities for your business!
FUNDING / CO-INVESTMENT
FLUXUNIT offers collaboration models for startups, both for startups arising within the OSRAM ecosystem or externally formed. If you have a business idea or innovation you want to explore and transform into a real business, please reach out to us - internal ideas and external founders alike!
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