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Who We Are

Essity Ventures is the venture studio and builder of Essity

Essity at a Glance

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company that is breaking barriers to well-being. Sales are conducted in around 150 countries under many strong and well-loved brands. Successful innovations, higher living standards and greater awareness of the importance of hygiene and health are among numerous factors that support Essity's sustainable growth into the future.  

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About Essity Ventures

Essity Ventures collaborates with young companies and thought leaders to drive value creation and unlock new growth opportunities.

As a venture studio and builder, we provide partnering startups and entrepreneurs access to Essity’s expertise, markets and assets, as well as funding and investment. We offer the means and capabilities needed to lead new business model innovation with partners at every step of the value chain, from concept validation to venture growth. 

What We Offer

Essity Ventures is uniquely positioned to offer startups access to: 

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Co-Creation

Jointly explore opportunity spaces, ideation and prototype solutions; work together to build ventures 

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Strategic
Partnerships

Work closely with us to identify an optimal, long term collaboration model that maximizes the potential of your startup

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Access to Markets and Leading Brands

Take advantage of Essity's global brand platform to scale up innovation and market distribution

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Experienced and Dedicated Team

Tap on the expertise of Essity teams in areas including strategy, data science, business development, branding, innovation and more

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Customer and Consumer Insights

Leverage valuable knowledge and data from Essity's segments to apply to your solutions

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Meet the
Team

Essity Ventures

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Kai Thornagel
Kai Thornagel
Kai Thornagel
Director Essity Ventures
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Kai Thornagel
Maria Alvarez de Sotomayor Vergara
Kai Thornagel
Venture Architect
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Kai Thornagel
Tilda Selemark
Kai Thornagel
Venture Architect
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Kai Thornagel
Umme Kulsoom
Kai Thornagel
Venture Analyst
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