WHY AND HOW WE INVEST
The Parity of People, Planet, and Profit — with Passion and Purpose ™
at a glance
AQAL AG is an exponential-tech holding company that performs direct investments across multiple stages of a start-up’s investment needs. We create successful and integrally sustainable (people, planet, profit) companies from the very beginning.
AQAL AG is using a proprietary de-risking model, the Theta Model, and an investment philosophy called Integral Investing to create superior integral returns (people, planet, and profit) at lower risks for all stakeholders.
AQAL AG invests in start-up companies based mainly in the European Union with a focus in the DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) region. The technology of our investees must be proven and have a short runway to cash flow and break-even.
WHO WE ARE
Competence - Commitment - Consciousness
As of October 2018, our portfolio company Nixdorf Data Center GmbH was renamed into NDC Data Centers GmbH. Other than the name everything else stays the same. The rebranding was done to avoid any confusion with other Nixdorf brands. FAQ: Q: What does “NDC” stand for? A: “NDC” stands for “NDC Data Centers”, which makes
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We are proud to have NDC Data Centers mentioned in the “Forum Nachhaltig Wirtschaften” magazine. In the article “DER COMPUTER ALS HEIZKÖRPER? Moderne Rechenzentren können mehr als rechnen” (The computer as a radiator? Modern data centers can do more than compute”), the journalist analyzed the need and the technology behind modern data centers. He highlighted
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Charles Darwin once said, “Anything that opposes nature will not last for a long time”. You certainly have been able to enjoy the wonders of nature several times, whether it has been on a journey to a distant country, in your own garden or in the healing process. The regenerative powers of nature and your own
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The Fourth International Vatican Conference continues the global healthcare movement that started eight years ago with the first edition of this exclusive international event. The conference united the world’s leading scientists and physicians, patients, ethicists and leaders of faith, government officials and philanthropists to stimulate an open dialogue and utilize an interdisciplinary approach to improve human
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On 12 June 2018, IIGCG (Institutional Investor Group on Climate Change), WAM (Wermuth Asset Management), and TONIIC organized the Berlin Green Investment Summit. During the summit, family offices, large institutional investors, faith-based and public investors, scientists and policymakers discussed how to enhance the risk-return profiles with a positive impact on the environment, by “decarbonizing” the
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Investments for a change: How do we redirect investments away from the old system towards the circular economy?
At this year’s event on Circular Economy at the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt experts, leaders and change makers discussed about how the path to a circular economy can look like. According to the BMW Foundation the Circular Economy is an alternative economic model with a huge economic potential for European Economies without compromising on nature
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Dr. Bozesan: “It gives me a great pleasure to invite you to join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Club of Rome on October 17-18th, 2018 in Rome. Please come and join Pope Francis (tbc), President Sergio Mattarella (tbc), Mayor Virginia Raggi, and other luminaries including Ernst-Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Gunter Pauli, Anders Wijman, Jorgen
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AQAL contributed to the latest BAND book Angel Investing at its best: Leitfaden für Business Angels II
In this exciting article, Dr. Bozesan, makes the case that human life is becoming more complex every day despite the conveniences of modern life and shows a way out through Integral Investing. Between exponentially growing technologies, political radicalization, overpopulation, refugee crises, and climate change, we must constantly mitigate our time between making a living and
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In her speech at the Inspire & Dine evening of the Centre for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) on May 29th, 2018, Dr. Bozesan addressed an exciting question: IS AI (ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE) MORE DANGERIOUS THAN NUKES? In her view, the question is not whether “AI is more dangerous than nukes.” It is not about whether or not
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Dr. Bozesan delivered a keynote speech at the 50th Anniversary of the Club of Rome On April 7th 2018 the Club of Rome celebrated its 50th anniversary. Aurelio Peccei, its founder, was not only a brilliant Renaissance man and a successful business person, but also a shrewd investor. He invested in the collective wisdom of
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