Carl Theodor Wilhelm Goldschmidt (4 June 1817, Berlin – 4 January 1875, Berlin) was a German-Jewish entrepreneur and chemist.
Goldschmidt studied chemistry at the University of Berlin, and then trained as a colorist, a specialist in dyeing textiles. In 1834, he converted to Protestant Christianity. On 8 December 1847, he founded a chemical factory in Berlin. In 1911, it became "Th. Goldschmidt AG". Goldschmidt was a city councilor in Berlin, was interested in philosophy and maintained close contacts with the famous chemists of his time.