Vale, one of the world’s largest mining companies, is launching Vale
Ventures, its corporate venture capital initiative. The $100M fund will
support pioneering startups around the world, creating new business
opportunities and innovative technologies to incorporate into Vale’s
Vale believes that sustainable mining is essential to global
development. To support the transition to a more sustainable world, the
company will acquire minority stakes in startups focused on four
• Decarbonization in the mining value chain – Invest in technologies
that will help Vale and its customers reduce carbon emissions,
supporting their goal to become carbon neutral by 2050.
•Zero-waste mining – Reduce waste and the environmental impact of mining
while supporting the circular economy and generating new revenue
• Energy transition metals – Accelerate the supply of essential metals
to power the energy transition and foster emerging demand drivers.
• The future of mining – Invest in disruptive technologies that will
change how miners operate.
“We will collaborate with forward-thinking startups bringing big ideas
and bold thinking to these monumental challenges,” says Viktor
Moszkowicz, head of Vale Ventures. “By creating a portfolio of
disruptive solutions, we can generate financial and strategic return,
and bring new business opportunities, insights, and knowledge to our
company, customers and society.”
Vale Ventures reinforces Vale’s larger commitment to innovation, which
is key to improve life and transform the future together with society.
To learn more and submit ideas, entrepreneurs are encouraged to