BoortmaltX is an initiative of

We are the
Masters of Malt

BoortmalX is the corporate venturing arm of the world leading malting company, Boortmalt. We believe that innovative start-ups will help us to build the future of malt.


Who are we?

Boortmalt is the leader of the Malt Industry, with a 3 million tonnes production capacity. The group is present on 5 continents with 27 malting plants. Boortmalt’s expertise is widely acknowledged by brewers, distillers, and food industries, who rely on the supply of top-quality barley malts.

  • 27
    Malting plants
  • 14
  • 5

Why are we doing this?

We want to connect the dots between innovation and expertise to revolutionize the use of malt-related ingredients, embracing sustainability at the core of our (and your) business. That’s why we launched BoortmaltX.

Every year we seek for collaboration with promising businesses operating in malt-related value spaces or exploiting malt or its by-products. The road to this partnership is a simple and smooth 3-step process, with a possible pitch to Boortmalt Executive Committee as third step.

During this session, we give you the opportunity to pitch your idea and assess, together, how malt can add value to your business. This approach of co-thinking will be the key to unlock future co-creation between your startup and Boortmalt, with malt as the driving force for sustainable innovation.

Jointly building a sustainable future and creating collective value.

No long corporate processes.
Just straight and agile collaboration.

  • Investment fund to grow your business
  • Malt expertise & production power
  • Innovation testing center & Coworking space
  • Global partner network and sales force
Unlocking the power of malt.
Simple. Straight.
No equity required.
Apply before
August 12th
Meet up
Next Pitch session
September 5
Apply now
To know more about the BoortmaltX program, check the FAQ page.