Avery Dennison Corporate Venture Capital Program | Avery Dennison
  • Avery Dennison Corporate
    Venture Capital Program

    Our corporate venture capital program invests and commercially partners with emerging technology and materials science companies. The program is designed to support entrepreneurs working on innovative, disruptive technologies, which will support our business strategies, providing value to our customers and strategic partners.

    We can partner with entrepreneurs in many ways, including minority equity investments, joint development agreements, non-recurring engineering projects, reseller relationships, and other forms of strategic technical and commercial partnerships.

    Our goal is to combine the best of both worlds: disruptive technology and entrepreneurial thinking with operational excellence at a global scale.


    Our Focus


    Connected Items

    Enables a broad set of use cases from inventory management to consumer engagement

    Sustainability and
    Waste Management

    Sources more sustainable materials, supports innovative recycling solutions, and enhances product life cycles

    Personalized Customer Experience

    Helps brands provide personalization, customization, and more engaging product offerings for customers

    Advanced Materials

    Expands our portfolio of label, film, coating, and other functional materials while developing our industry capabilities and relationships


    Enables data acquisition, management, analytics, and monetization across complex global value chains

    Industry 4.0

    Improves automation and efficiency of industrial manufacturing and global supply chains, including next generation IoT platforms




    Early and growth stage companies (Series A-C) that have demonstrated initial product/market fit


    Our Portfolio

    Gauzy produces liquid crystal glass switchable window film technology for dynamic display and content projection in retail, automotive, and other applications. gauzy.com

    PragmatIC manufactures ultra-thin, low-cost, flexible integrated circuits that enable everyday smart objects. pragmatic.tech

    VeriSolutions provides an end-to-end IoT platform for cold chain monitoring and traceability that ensures operational compliance for brands and supply chain stakeholders. verisolutions.co

    Wiliot is a fabless semiconductor company that designs battery-free Bluetooth tags for intelligent packaging, connected products, and logistics applications. wiliot.com

    Wrapify provides an app-based platform that enables brands to deliver out-of-home advertisements on consumer vehicles. wrapify.com

    Our Portfolio in the News

    June 3, 2019
    RFID Tags Could Save the UK NHS $500M/Year

    June 2, 2019
    Gauzy to Open Stuttgart Factory

    May 30, 2019
    Wrapify Case Study: Cisco

    April 26, 2019
    The Connected Restaurant: How Kitchen Manufacturers & Restaurant Managers Can Implement IoT


    Our Team

    max winograd

    Max Winograd
    Global Director Ventures and Open Innovation

    melissa tse

    Melissa Tse
    Senior Venture Associate

    pradeep iyer

    Pradeep Iyer
    Research Fellow

    collin moore

    Collin Moore
    Ecosystem Partnerships

    cvc partner

    Touchdown Ventures
    Our CVC Partner


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