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3M New Ventures

3M New Ventures was created to strengthen 3M’s position at the leading edge of global innovation by complementing 3M’s holistic innovation strategy with a focus on disruptive, early stage innovations outside of the company’s existing portfolio. 3M New Ventures identifies and invests in the most promising new-to-3M technologies, services and business models with long term strategic relevance to 3M.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
TaKaDu 10/2013Private Equity$6M1
7AC Technologies 7/2012Series B$4.5M1
Zephyr Technology 5/2012Series C$8.86M3
HydroNovation 1/2012Series B$3.05M2
Pixel Qi 9/2011Series B1
txtr 5/2011Series A1
Ecovative Design 5/2011Venture Round1
motionID technologies 3/2011Venture Round1
Printechnologics 10/2010Venture Round1
Energy 1/2010Venture Round$2M1



  1. Water tech co TaKaDu raises $6m from 3M ( [edit]
  2. 7AC files for $4.5M investment from 3M ( [edit]
  3. SEC ( [edit]
  4. 3M Invests in HydroNovation Inc. Series B Financing ( [edit]
  5. Pixel Qi Closes Out Series B Round With Investment From 3M ( [edit]
  6. 3M Invests in eReading Technology Company txtr ( [edit]
  7. Ecovative Design Receives Equity Investment ( [edit]
  8. 3M Invests in motionID technologies AG ( [edit]
  9. Printechnologics Receives Investment from 3M New Ventures ( [edit]
  10. SEC ( [edit]
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