Philipp Rose

Managing director, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH

Philipp Rose has been managing director at Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) since July 1, 2014. He is responsible for all commercial aspects of company business and is also one of the investment partners at RBVC. His principal areas of responsibility are portfolio management and fund management, financial, legal, and tax issues, and liaison with the Bosch Group. Before joining RBVC in 2014, he occupied a range of positions within the Bosch Group. Rose joined Bosch in 2003, after gaining many years of experience in M&A at Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan. He has a degree in business administration from the University of Regensburg, Germany.

Career stages in the Bosch Group

July 2014

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Tags: Investment, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, technology, RBVC, IoT, Venture Capital

About RBVC GmbH

Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) is the corporate venture capital company of the Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services. RBVC invests worldwide in innovative start-up companies at all stages of their development. Its investment activities focus on technology companies working in areas of business of current and future relevance for Bosch, above all, automation and electrification, energy efficiency, enabling technologies, and healthcare systems. RBVC also invests in services and business models as well as new materials that are relevant to the above-mentioned areas of business.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). The company generated sales of 78.5 billion euros in 2018. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 460 subsidiary and regional companies in over 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At nearly 130 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 68,700 associates in research and development.

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