We work with a future mindset, as we are always ready for potential developments and changes.

The Vopak Ventures investment arm is a corporate venture fund that supports the company’s strategic priorities with an overweighting of investments in “Accelerating toward new feedstocks” venture. This is reflected in the three investment themes:

  • New energies, feedstock and sustainability: “products and flows of the future” 
  • Operational excellence and asset management: “optimizing the way we work” 
  • Platforms, data and digital: “connecting supply chains”

What do we offer?

Market Access

Operating globally with over 70 terminals spread across six continents, Vopak offers unique worldwide market access and scaling opportunities.

Knowledge and Network

With over 400 years of experience in the storage industry, we have gathered ample knowledge of the industry through changes and new developments. In addition, our global presence and established reputation ensure a broad network of expertise and partnerships.

Financial and Strategic Support

As an active partner, Vopak Ventures not only offers financial support to the ventures, but also actively provides strategic guidance befitting the specific venture and its chosen path.

Our basic investment principles

  • Our typical financial investment over the lifetime of a venture varies from €0.5 to €10 million. We typically take minority stakes.
  • We are not only an active partner, but are often also customers and serve on boards.

Vopak Ventures is a 100% Vopak entity.

Contact our Vopak Ventures team

We are an experienced and enthusiastic team of industry and investment professionals. We are always seeking innovative new ventures. Please contact us via e-mail ventures.global@vopak.com

Our current portfolio

New Energies, Feedstocks & Sustainability

With this fund, we focus on funding ventures facilitating new sustainable solutions in areas such as zero emission fuels, green feedstocks, recycling solutions and flow batteries etc.

Electricity Storage

Energy Dome is a provider of large scale and long duration energy storage, enabling the utilization of renewable energy by rendering solar and wind power dispatchable through CO2 Battery.

Battery storage

Enspired is a service provider for optimizing commercial power assets. They are AI powered, providing trading strategies based on data and cutting edge technology to maximize profitability while minimizing emissions.


HyET Hydrogen is a leading SME in the field of electrochemical hydrogen compression. HyET has introduced a commercially viable Electrochemical Hydrogen Compressor.

Circular Economy

Xirqulate converts low-calorific residual flows and high-calorific waste flows into a clay substitute as a secondary raw material for the ceramic industry or as an additive in concrete.

Plastic Recycling

Xycle is committed to build a plant in the Netherlands with the goal of converting plastic waste into high quality feedstock to contribute to the circular economy.

Plastic Recycling

Infinity Recycling's goal is to promote a circular plastic economy. They invest in advanced recycling technologies to convert plastic waste into virgin-grade commodities.


HSL Technologies develops innovative methods for safe hydrogen transport and storage. Two innovative chemical processes are developed for charging and releasing hydrogen in and out of the carrier.


The LOHC technology of Hydrogenious is a solution for a variety of applications in hydrogen logistics, as it enables the safe and easy hydrogen-handling by storing hydrogen in a liquid.

Solar Power

Extreme lightweight (5% of traditional glass panels) and low-cost raw materials (silicon based) are key enablers to produce solar power at the lowest Levelized Cost of Energy.

Electricity Storage

Elestor is working toward minimizing electricity storage costs as it is often a barrier to the energy transition. To do so, they are introducing large-scale cost-effective HBr storage technology.

Operational Excellence & Asset Management

With this fund, we look into funding ventures close to our terminal operations who could work with us in continuously striving to make our activities more efficient, effective and as safe as possible.

Airborne emission monitoring

Aeromon's mobile and fixed devices detect, measure, and visualize multiple gases and particulate matter. These enable automatic reporting of emissions with real-time process insights.

Industrial IoT solutions

TWTG is an expert I-IoT company developing smart products for the industry. For us Industrial Internet of Things is much more than just technology.

Digital inspections

Falcker is an expert in drones and robotics. Autonomous unmanned vehicles (UAV) help to gain inspection data from hard to reach or unsafe areas.

Wastewater treatment

Aquacycl changes the way wastewater is managed. By offering module on-site systems to test high-strength organic waste streams, energy-neutral wastewater treatment is being realized.

Platforms, Data & Digitalization

With this fund, we identify opportunities of funding on ventures that employ data and new digital technologies in efforts to improve our service towards customers, while improving and supporting operations and reducing the environmental footprint.

Port call reporting services

Teqplay helps manage port operations easily. They provide port call reporting services for real-time insights and predictions to make the best informed decisions.

Collaborative data community

data.world provides a platform that helps individuals and organizations work with data, making it easier to get clear, accurate, fast answers to business questions.

Data sharing platform

NxtPort brings transparency to the supply chain through a neutral data-sharing platform. Its mission is to unlock the potential of sharing existing data amongst the port's players.

Shaping port experiences of the future

diize provides smart digital solutions to make processes on board and on shore more efficient by facilitating collaboration and data sharing.


Performance Rotor

Inspection confined spaces

Performance Rotors harnesses smart drone technology for confined and GPS-denied spaces, protecting both man and infrastructure through their customized services.

Beyond Tank Storage

Vopak Ventures orchestrated a successful event where our diverse ventures took center stage, showcasing their innovation and potential in November 2023. At Vopak Ventures, we're dedicated to backing pioneering startups and scale-ups driving breakthroughs in new technologies and emerging value chains, including technologies to accelerate the energy transition.

Contact our Vopak Ventures team

We are an experienced and enthusiastic team of industry and investment professionals. We are always seeking innovative new ventures. Please contact us via the form.