Schneider Electric Ventures CERTIFIED
Firm Rating:Rated 1.8 / 5.0 by 2
FIRM OVERVIEW: Medium Private VC founded in 2000 based out of Paris, France (Europe)
FIRM DESCRIPTION: Founded in 2000, Schneider Electric Ventures is a Paris-based Corporate VC Firm sponsored by Schneider Electric, a $ 18 billion company. With $ 70 million under management, Schneider Electric Ventures usually invests $0,5 million to $3 million with a special focus on start-ups and early-stage companies. Its investment strategy is clearly oriented towards three main fields : * Enabling Technologies (such as Microelectronics, Nanotechnologies, Smart Materials and Opto-electronics...); * Emerging Technologies (such as Wireless Communication, Micro-generation of electricity and Sensors...); * New Software, Services and Networking applications (in Energy and Industry). Generally acting as co-investor, Schneider Electric Ventures is highly involved in its investments during their growth by bringing support, strategic values and access to its sponsor's networks and markets.