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L’Oréal Launches Corporate Venture Capital Start-up Fund

L'Oréal has announced the launch of ‘Business Opportunities for L'Oréal Development’ (BOLD) - a corporate venture capital fund that will take minority stakes in innovative start-ups with high growth potential.
L’Oréal has announced the launch of ‘Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development’ (BOLD) - a corporate venture capital fund that will take minority stakes in innovative start-ups with high growth potential.

The Fund will invest in new business models in marketing, research and innovation (R&I), digital, retail, communication, supply chain and packaging and support the start-ups with L’Oréal’s expertise, networking and mentorship.

Innovative start-ups with high growth potential are being targeted.

Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of L’Oréal, said: “As the beauty leader, it is our mission to empower young entrepreneurs in our industry by helping them to turn their vision into scalable businesses.

“The creation of our own corporate venture fund is a logical step that completes our existing partnerships with funds and incubators and will allow L’Oréal to invest in promising beauty concepts at an early stage.”

How To Apply

Interest may be expressed at any time. For more information

For further advice and guidance on the support available through the programme, interested parties are advised to contact the funding provider directly.

Startups can get in touch with the teams of the fund via

bold@loreal.com