Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc. and Corporate Venturing and Innovation Office (CVI) Engages Next-Generation Sustainable Technology Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups

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Are you an innovator or entrepreneur? Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc., (SCAI) Office of Corporate Venturing & Innovation (CVI) located in Cambridge, MA., is engaging promising tech startups and experienced tech entrepreneurs focused on next-gen sustainable technology businesses.

Change and innovation for a sustainable future

Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc., is a member of a group of more than 160 companies operating around the world in business sectors as diverse as Petrochemicals & Plastics, Energy & Functional Materials, IT-related Chemicals, Health & Crop Sciences, and Pharmaceuticals.

Founded in 1976, Sumitomo Chemical America, Sumitomo Chemical’s regional headquarters for the Americas solves problems facing the global community by creating new value, building on technology innovations, and contributing to society with impact.

The Corporate Venturing & Innovation team located in Cambridge, MA., is actively studying the feasibility of projects and engaging and cultivating innovative tech startups and experienced entrepreneurial companies. CVI’s priorities are to accelerate the development of next-generation core technologies, next-gen portfolio businesses, and sustainable businesses growth.

“We are focused on funding and cultivating technology entrepreneurs and businesses. Our goal is to create real-world value by accelerating the development of next-generation technologies, seeding early-stage tech companies, and creating new businesses for a sustainable society. We would love to hear from innovators that are addressing problems in healthcare, energy & the environment, food and agriculture, and ICT,” says Scott Mitchell, President and CEO of Sumitomo Chemical America, INC.

SCAI and its parent Sumitomo Chemical are committed to promoting sustainability by acting under six basic principles, guided by the Sumitomo Spirit and the Groups Business Philosophy, namely contributing to the establishment of a sustainable society through achieving sustainable growth of our business.

The Sumitomo Chemical Group is contributing to the resolution of social issues through the creation of new value through the power of chemistry to build a sustainable society.

Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc.
Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc. is the regional headquarters of the Americas region and is part of a group of more than 160 companies operating worldwide in such diverse business categories as Energy and Functional Materials, Petrochemicals & Polymers, IT-related Chemicals, Health & Crop Sciences, and Pharmaceuticals. Sumitomo Chemical offers a wide range of innovative products and technologies that strive to address global needs and challenges.



Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc.
Scott N. Mitchell
President & CEO
Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc.
150 East 42nd Street, Suite 701
New York, NY 10017 U.S.A
Tel: +1-212-572-8200

Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc.
Corporate Venturing and Innovation (CVI)
Cambridge Innovation Center
245 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02142
Office: +1-857-706-2606
LinkedIn Affiliate Page:

Shin Saito
Senior Manager
Email: ssaito(at)sumichem(dot)com
Tel: +1-646-286-7594

Yosuke Nakashima
Email: ynakashima(at)sumichem(dot)com
Tel: +1-917-406-9767

Business Description: Partnering and investing in startups and innovative companies in sustainable technology fields.

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