Maersk Growth

Maersk Growth is the global partner for external innovation at A.P. Moller - Maersk on a mission to digitise, democratise, and decarbonise supply chains, investing in and partnering with promising startups to support new business models and technologies.

Bringing value beyond capital

Maersk Growth was founded with a clear mission to digitise, democratise, and decarbonise supply chains by backing new business models and technologies. The Growth team combines expertise spanning 70 years within Maersk and 25 years in the venture world.

As a strategic investor and partner, we provide funding and strategic collaborations for startups and scaleups working in the transport and logistics space – but our buck doesn’t stop there. We augment every dollar and hour we invest with our expertise and global reach. In addition, by mobilising dedicated Maersk resources, we empower startups and scaleups to build synergies that sharpen their competitive edge.

Maersk Growth founded
With the means and mandate to accelerate the future stars of trade
Investments to date
With an expanding portfolio of startups across a full spectrum of innovation
Dedicated team
With the global expertise and infrastructure that you need to go all the way

Connect to a unique competitive advantage

The “Maersk Growth ABCDE” is our core offering. It enables startups to leverage our assets, brand, customers, data and expertise in order to launch earlier and scale faster. 


Leverage our vast asset base including modern vessels and terminals
Our global brand


Harness the power of our brand's global presence and reach


Access our global +100,000 customer base and volumes


Connect to our rich data covering 20% of global trade


Tap into the deep industry expertise embodied by our ∼80,000 employees

Where we partner

We drive transformation in the trade and logistics industry by unlocking the potential of promising startups in three critical areas:

Smart logistics

The future of logistics is digital, flexible, transparent and convenient. We invest in ventures that deploy new technologies and business models to enhance the global flow of goods.
smart logistics

Enabled trade

Smaller enterprises are disadvantaged by complexity in the supply chain and lack of information, trust and financing. We invest in ventures that are eliminating these barriers by simplifying and improving access to trade.
Enable trade

Sustainable Supply Chain

Sustainability is a global aspiration and logistics has a key role to play in addressing environmental and societal challenges. In close collaboration with the Maersk Decarbonisation Team, we invest in ventures that increase sustainability by reducing emissions across the supply chain.
sustainable shipping

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