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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Our portfolio

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Meet our team

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 motorbikes.

Jelena Markovic
Senior Associate
BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

Has a passion for innovative business models and loves creating new recipes in her kitchen - mostly after her CrossFit workouts.

Erola Colón Pigem
Venture Analyst
BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

With a background in strategy consulting in the energy and public sector Erola is passionate about renewable and sustainable energy. She has lived in 6 different countries and loves to spend her holidays traveling on a bicycle.

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
Head 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
Head of Digital Transformation
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
Project Manager Strategy
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.

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