BSH develops home appliances products under the global brands Bosch, Siemens, Gaggenau and Neff, and the local brands Thermador, Balay, Profilo, Constructa, Pitsos and Zelmer. We seek startups with cutting-edge technologies for the future home that help make everyday life easier for all. Over time, consumers’ expectations for appliances has grown. Today, we want more than a refrigerator that chills and oven that heats. Future appliances will feature new materials and inspiring technologies like sensors, data analytics, and the like. If your startup offers cutting-edge solutions for the future home, we would love to talk to you.
We are looking for startups with innovative services for the future home. Today, consumers expect personalized, integrated, and connected solutions that enrich and simplify everyday life. These solutions bring pioneering, digital technologies to the home that change the way consumers live, cook, and do housework, especially at the heart of the future home, the connected kitchen. Partner with us to offer new and truly enriching experiences to consumers.
BSH is one of the world’s leading players in the home appliance sector. With 40 factories and a global workforce of more than 60,000 people, we bring scale to production. Innovation fuels our cutting-edge operations. We strive to do things better in all our business units, including manufacturing, IT, sales, logistics, and human resources. Startups with ideas that impact productivity and efficiency of corporate processes and systems are within our focus.
Startups should fulfill the following basic criteria:
We are looking for startups that aim for a scalable business model, based on their wholly-owned intellectual property. Startups offering consulting or engineering service are not in our scope.
Startups must be a legal entity majority-owned by founders and venture capitalists. The solution should be new to the home appliances market. A functional prototype for testing should be available.
Startups need to have at least seed funding from a professional investor. This could be a venture capital investor or an equity-based accelerator.