Ludwig Goris



Ludwig Goris is Partner at Capricorn since 2023. He started his career in private venture capital +10 years ago at Capricorn Partners as an advisor to the Cleantech Fund, where he was responsible for scouting, analytics and portfolio support. After consecutive analyst and manager roles at the firm, he is now active as Investment Director at Capricorn’s Cleantech investment practice, which today focuses on disruptive enterprises that enable the energy, materials and food transition. He has guided several investments from deal initiation to exit in various deep tech sectors such as semiconductors, energy and chemistry. His interests and expertise cover human/animal health & nutrition, chemicals and composites and processing technologies. In his capacity as active investor and board member, he supports the portfolio companies in business development, corporate finance and market access.

Ludwig Goris obtained a Master in Chemistry from Ghent University and a Ph.D. in Physics at Hasselt University. After completion of his doctorate, he started as a post-doctoral scholar at Stanford University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, a position he held for three years. He earned an Executive Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from Vlerick Business School.