SE Ventures celebrates its fifth anniversary by promoting climate and industrial technological innovation

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  • SE Ventures is a leading early-stage venture fund and is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. Since its inception, SE Ventures has invested around €500 million in early-stage companies focused on digitization, electrification and sustainability. SE Ventures has created a best-in-class venture portfolio with 40 direct investments and 7 funds. This includes early bets on unicorns such as Claroty, a cyber-physical systems protection industrial startup, and Augury, an IoT and AI-driven machine learning company.

Nadège Petit, Chief of Schneider Electric and his Innovation Officer, said: “SE Ventures was founded as an innovative engine that drives technology breakthroughs and value creation for businesses and customers, bringing to market new solutions, services and businesses that accelerate and enable a more sustainable future. We are very proud of SE Ventures’ first five years of success, but in many ways this is just the beginning. Our commitment to innovation is stronger than ever. ”

In 2017, Schneider Electric has a broad mandate to invest in emerging areas such as climate technology, robotics, AI, supply chain resilience and cybersecurity, as well as disruptive start-ups that are reshaping the future of sustainability. We have launched SE Ventures as a new type of VC platform. energy efficiency. A modern and agile VC fund, his SE Ventures operates with autonomy in investment decision making, while providing unparalleled access to Schneider Electric’s ecosystem of executives, customers and partners. , creating opportunities for commercial acceleration of the portfolio. Recent investments include AiDash, Claroty, Enable and WattBuy.

“The SE Ventures team has proven to be an integral part of his WattBuy success and a true partner in thinking and doing well beyond. “Not only have they introduced countless potential clients to the Schneider family of companies, but their position as one of the most active and respected climate technology investors in the world has made them a great investment destination. We have drawn to the table and there is no doubt that working with SE Ventures has greatly enhanced WattBuy’s success, strategy and development.”

“SE Ventures is a leading platform that is redefining how corporate-backed VC funds can be run to have a lasting impact on the market. We envision a future where we live and work, and with the support of SE Ventures and being part of the Schneider Electric ecosystem, Claroty has been able to bring that vision to life.Be part of this dynamic team. We are proud to be, and look forward to future developments.”

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