Momenta, a leading industrial impact venture capital + growth firm, is relocating its global headquarters to Lucerne, Switzerland, to leverage the city's thriving technology hub. With a decade of successful investments in over 50 companies and recognition as a Digital Shaper, Momenta is poised to expand its influence further. The move underscores Lucerne's emergence as an ICT innovation hub, aligning with Momenta's mission to drive industrial progress across Europe and North America. Mathias Lischer at Lucerne Business lauds this move for enhancing the region's business environment and venture capital landscape.
LUCERN, Switzerland and BERLIN and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Momenta, the leading industrial impact venture capital + growth firm, is pleased to announce its global headquarters relocation to Lucerne, Switzerland. This pivotal move helps better align Momenta's expanding funds, including the recently launched Industry 5.0 fund, with Lucerne's vibrant information technology hub.
For over a decade, Momenta has been a leading investor + growth firm focused on the digitalization of key industrial sectors, including energy, manufacturing, smart spaces, and supply chains. Over the years, we have successfully invested in more than 50 companies, leading to several noteworthy acquisitions by renowned organizations like PTC, SAP, and Siemens, among others. Our executive search and strategic advisory teams have been recognized with numerous prestigious awards for their exceptional performance.
Centrally positioned in Switzerland, Lucerne has been gaining recognition globally as an innovation hub, attracting international digital and industrial companies. This aligns well with Momenta's mission to accelerate industrial progress, shaping a transformative future for traditional industry sectors across Europe and North America.
"We're thrilled to see Momenta's choice of Lucerne solidifying the city's position as an emerging hub for ICT innovation," emphasized Mathias Lischer at Lucerne Business "Momenta's move introduces new opportunities, particularly given the limited venture capital firms in Luzern. This shift marks a positive stride towards fostering a thriving business environment."
Recognized as one of Switzerland's Digital Shapers by BILANZ and Handelszeitung, Momenta's Founder and Executive Director Ken Forster said, "Our move to Lucerne provides a strong foundation from which to expand our global industrial impact and influence, beginning with our recently announced fourth fund: the $100 million Industry 5.0 fund."
For those intrigued by the emerging technologies propelling the digital transformation of industrial organizations, we recommend tuning into Ken's podcast series, "The Digital Thread.'
Momenta is the leading Industrial Impact venture capital + growth firm. We accelerate entrepreneurs and leaders devoted to the digitization of energy, manufacturing, smart spaces, and supply chains. Since 2012, our team of deep industry operators has invested in over 50 entrepreneurs and helped scale over 150 industry leaders via our award-winning executive search and strategic advisory practices. For more information, please visit http://www.momenta.one.
SOURCE Momenta Partners