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Sasol Ventures

Sasol Ventures

About Us 

Sasol Ventures – Funding Innovation for a Better World

As Sasol transitions to a sustainable, fossil-free future;  innovative technologies will support the transformation of our current value chains and the creation of new offerings from our chemicals, energy and ecoFT businesses.

Our role in Sasol’s strategic transformation is to investigate and invest in emerging technology solutions that enable renewable, sustainable and circular alternatives for our operations and customers.

The activities of Sasol Ventures will complement our Sasol R&D activities and foster collaboration with start-up companies, to enable and accelerate our transformation.


Investment ethos 

Innovation aligned to Sasol’s strategy

Sasol Ventures invests in technologies that help to eliminate the carbon footprint of chemical and energy products, both in our current operations and in new value chains, including:

  • Innovative Hydrogen solutions (across the value chain – production, storage, transportation and end-use applications) 
  • Enabling use of non-fossil carbon and novel syngas production
  • New technologies to transform sustainable feedstocks to chemicals and energy solutions, also including biotechnology, electrochemistry etc.
  • Supporting Circularity, energy transitions and electrification of our processes and in the application of our products


Strategic partnership for success 

Our investments will be driven by strategic alignment, with strong financial objectives

Sasol Ventures believe in a model of collaborative investment and building relationships to provide the best opportunities for our portfolio to succeed. Our significant global operations in South Africa, Europe, USA and China provide excellent opportunities for collaboration and enhancement of technology development activities.

We will take minority interests in technology innovation start-ups throughout the world, from early to growth stage.


Sasol Ventures Team

Sasol Ventures will be led by experienced in-house Sasol professionals, supported by an industry leading advisory team

Sasol Ventures has partnered with Emerald Technology Ventures, a global leader in venture capital, as its investment advisor. Coupling Sasol’s strong technology base and its strategic focus to transform, with Emerald’s industry expertise, reach and experience, will allow the fund to develop a robust, strategically aligned portfolio of investments supporting a sustainable future.



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