BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

Investing with a purpose

Energy ventures

Who we are

BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures is a Munich based venture capital firm looking for early stage investment opportunities in the energy market all over Europe and Israel.

We focus on scalable business models in the areas of digital energy solutions, storage and e-mobility. We believe the key to success is ensuring great chemistry and collaboration between the founders, management team and investors.

As the venture capital unit of the BayWa r.e. Holding, we combine corporate stability and a deep understanding of the energy market with the entrepreneurial experience and mindset within our dedicated team.

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Who we're looking for


What we offer

Growth Investments

We offer fundamental early stage investment from initially € 1m to € 5m to companies who have introduced innovative solutions to the energy sector. If you have proved your product-market fit and are now ready to scale your business, we are the right partner for you. We invest over the long-term and are prepared to lead or participate in larger financing rounds as your business grows.

Pace & Flexibility

BayWa r.e. has always had a strong entrepreneurial mindset and believes in fast decision making and a fuss-free approach. We are constantly evolving our company to match our customers’ needs. We understand that flexibility is at the core of every innovation and are able to support you every step of the way.

Industry Know-how

As a well-known player in the renewable energy market, with over 20 years of experience, we offer extensive market know-how on a global level. Our entrepreneurs benefit from a strong network, access to new markets and a reliable partner who is there to support and work collaboratively.

A Shared Vision

At BayWa r.e., we rethink energy. It is our collective vision to set new standards for renewable energy and continue to drive the market forward. We are looking for partners who share this vision and are exploring new ways to make it become reality.

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Meet our Team

Greg Zavorotniy
Investment Director
BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

Greg has a mix of investment banking, principal investment and operating experience across early stage and large cap companies.

Iris Jensen
BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

Iris has a diverse experience from the energy and environmental sectors combined with enthusiasm for listening to audiobooks while swimming.

Ulrich Seitz
Managing Director
BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

10 years of experience in the startup ecosystem as entrepreneur and management consultant with a strong passion for sailing.

Raamu Moneyam
Senior Associate
BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

Raamu has years of project experience in the energy and marine ecosystems, and he is passionate about supporting startups getting off the ground.

Wan-Hua Her
Working student

Wan-Hua is enthusiastic about innovative technology and green energy and has a strong focus on data analysis and visualization.

Internal Champions

Internal champions are the key link into BayWa r.e. group. They offer operational support for our portfolio companies and play an important role in the evaluation process.

Jochen Hauff
Director of Strategy, Energy Policy & Sustainability
BayWa r.e. Holding

Has a treasure of experience within the energy industry and is our market expert. In his free time he enjoys gardening and juggling for the right balance.

Christian Münch
Head of Partner and Online Sales
BayWa r.e. Solar Energy Systems GmbH

Christian is a sales driven renewable energy expert with 14 years of industry working experience. In his free time he loves spending time with his family and friends.

Virgil Cazacu
Director of Digital Technology Services
BayWa r.e. Operation Services GmbH

Passionate about accelerating an organisation's success through digital technologies & agile frameworks, while enjoying family time in the analog world.

Stefan Tait
Head of Energy Storage & P2X (UK)
BayWa r.e. Holding

Stefan has been working in hybrid and storage systems as well as e-mobility for more than a decade now. He enjoys blues and jazz music and a lively lindy hop dance during his free time.

Marcus Kosel
Head of Grid Connection Solutions

Marcus has worked in Consulting before he joined BayWa on the construction of wind farms in Germany. Currently Marcus works on innovation projects like AI based bird protection in wind farms when he is not busy connecting wind farms, PV farms and Big Batteries to the German electric grid.

Carol Cueva Camacho
Head of Product – BayWa r.e. Services Software Solutions

Carol uses her combined experience in business growth, digital innovation and customer centricity to take companies to the next level. She enjoys life with family and music.

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