Emerald Technology Ventures and Go Beyond Investing are pleased to announce a collaboration in the area of Open Innovation and Venture Management training for corporations. The two companies will jointly organize workshops and training courses to support established industrial corporations in scouting for relevant opportunities in-house or externally, establishing strategic partnerships with young technology companies or creating awareness for open innovation themes within their organizations.

The goal of the collaboration is to draw from both Emerald’s and Go Beyond’s combined 27 years of experience and expertise in seed to late stage venture investment, open innovation management and strategic partnership structuring. The open innovation and venture management training workshops offered by the two firms are tailored around the specific needs of corporations to gain insight into relevant technology trends and to establish strong partnerships with promising technology companies.

Hans Dellenbach, CFO of Emerald, stated, “Emerald has been a trusted partner for corporate venture units around the world for 17 years. The partnership with Go Beyond further broadens our service offering to customers.”

“Combining the insights of our early stage investor experience with the venture fund (later stage) experience of the Emerald Technology Ventures team is a great combination and brings a unique service offering to corporates.” commented Klaus Kummermehr, Partner Go Beyond Investing.

About Emerald Technology Ventures

Emerald is a globally recognized investment firm in the areas of energy, water, advanced materials and industrial IT. Founded in 2000, the company has raised four Venture Capital Funds, completed almost 60 venture investments, been a trusted partner for numerous multi-national corporations in their open innovation activities and managed three technology investment programs for third parties. From offices in Zurich, Switzerland and Toronto, Canada, Emerald has managed assets of over USD 400 million to date.


About Go Beyond Investing

Go Beyond Investing is a FinTech company transforming angel investing into a new scalable asset class for small and large, novice to experienced investors. It offers a unique deal platform, portfolio tools, syndication/pooling, due diligence, investment monitoring services, training and certified deal leaders. Its clients are individuals, family offices, professional groups and corporations. It is active in the EU, Switzerland and the US.


For more information please contact:

Emerald Technology Ventures

Hans Dellenbach, CFO
Seefeldstrasse 215
8008 Zurich, Switzerland

Tel +41 44 269 61 23


Go Beyond Investing

Klaus Kummermehr,
Partner Innovation and Venture Management

8001 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 586 00 98


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