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We believe in people with great ideas

We invest in the people developing next-level technologies, not just in technology alone.

Key facts

AM Ventures supports founders who want to create a better future with additive manufacturing technology.

Venture capital dedicated to industrial 3D printing

Global focus with the support of numerous scouts and network partners from 13 countries on 4 continents

Ticket size: €500k to €3m
Stages: seed to growth

Our focus is additive manufacturing

We invest in industrial 3D printing innovations that transform the world.


Materials production, refining, or R&D for metals, polymers, ceramics and composites


Software solutions along the digital additive manufacturing value chain


Hardware and periphery for AM production and post-processing


Applications designed for and/or produced by AM technologies

Core use cases

Combating the climate crisis with new climate-efficient applications and products

Supporting medical advancements needed to cope with an aging population

Managing globalization through advanced digital distributed manufacturing

Launching a new AM technology venture?

“We are engineers by education, entrepreneurs out of passion, and venture capitalists by accident.”


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by: AM Ventures
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