Dow Venture Capital

Corporate Venture Capital Firm

Dow Venture Capital

Dow Venture Capital — an investment arm of The Dow Chemical Company — is focused on pursuing strategic investments that enable and accelerate Dow’s business growth while adding value to its portfolio companies.



  • Melissa Ernst
    Dow Venture Capital
  • Manesh Sekharan
    Director, Ventures and Business Development, Dow Venture Capital
  • Doug White
    Director, New Business Development, Dow Venture Capital
  • Ken Van Heel
    Investment Director, Dow Venture Capital
  • Mark Felix
    Investment Manager, Dow Venture Capital

Stages of Investment

  • Growth/Expansion
  • Seed

Sectors of Investment

  • Alternative Energy

IT Subsectors

Life Science Subsectors

  • Animal Health/Agriculture


  • Assets Under Management $100,000,000

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