Maturation

For you who have a growing startup

Maturation

For you who have a growing startup

AgroStart

Accelerate ideas.
Foster digital solutions for the field.

The focus of this phase are more matured startups, which already have a clear value proposal and have the potential to co-create a new well-structured business model with BASF.


With agile methodologies, we measure the receptiveness of the market through tests with BASF customers and we study access strategies, possibilities in terms of investment and partnerships.



Learn more about BASF Venture Capital




BASF Venture Capital GmbH (BVC) was founded in 2001 and has offices in Europe, United States of America, China, India, Brazil and Israel. The objective of BVC is to support the strategic growth of BASF and the Chemical Industry by investing in startups and venture capital funds. The investment focuses on chemical products and new materials, software and services, as well as innovative, digital business models in the broader field of chemistry.


Recently, BVC invested US$ 4 Million in the Fund AgVentures II, managed by SP Ventures, the only fund that focuses exclusively on Latin American technology startups in the agricultural and food sector. The cooperation between BASF businesses and startups has become an important driver of innovation to generate increasingly valuable solutions. Want to know more? Access: www.basf-vc.com.

Learn more about the solutions that are already available in the field

“For us from Team Taranis, participating from AgroStart is a constant learning experience. In addition to exercising our market perspective from the point of view of a company with the credibility and agricultural portfolio the size of BASF, we train our ears to capture what the customer really desires, even before presenting how disruptive our digital imaging technology of the field can be. Our learning curve grows as we interact, understand demands and focus on deliverables that provide value to our average customer.” (Franciele Trentini, Leader of the Customer Success Team at TARANIS)