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NEUW Ventures finances businesses with a principal purpose of facilitating a global transition to a sustainable economic model. Shaping a sustainable future for current and coming generations creates compelling opportunities for entrepreneurs. We invest in businesses providing new solutions for the ecological challenges facing our planet.
Our focus is early to growth stage opportunities primarily in Western Europe. We support scalable businesses having achieved proof of concept and market acceptance for their products & services. We invest in creative, innovative and disruptive business models rather than new high-risk technologies.
We are impact investors – focusing on creating deliberate and measurable positive ecological impacts through our investments. To support our investment strategy, we are building a community around innovation from a range of fields – including entrepreneurship, finance, economics, science, ecology, and academia.
The state of the world shows that it will become increasingly difficult to secure the prosperity of future generations with business as usual. With the cumulative pressure we are putting on our planet we undermine its ability to continue providing services like food, water replenishment, pollination and carbon capture. Services that make our lives possible.
The shift to a sustainable world calls for better solutions to produce and consume as well as to preserve our natural capital. We need to move to a new paradigm where we factor the economic value of nature into our lifestyles, consumption patterns and business models. This new era offers tremendous market opportunities for entrepreneurs and businesses involved.
We promote the transition to a sustainable economy, creating prosperity within the boundaries of what our planet can safely provide. Our emphasis is on generating financial returns and positive environmental impact. Our aim is also to inspire, educate and promote to a broader audience the global challenges of sustainability and their solutions.
We can invest in entrepreneurs and their ideas, early to late stage businesses, or we can start a business ourselves.
We look for co-investors to leverage our work, share networks and knowledge and achieve greater impact.
We are not tied to one type of financing like private equity but decide on the most suitable solutions case-by-case.
We seek to achieve the right balance between financial return and environmental impact.
Finding new ways to accommodate our growing needs within the boundaries of what our planet can provide
The inevitable move to a low carbon economy is one of the greatest business opportunities of our generation
Decision-making processes need to change to reflect the costs of our activities for the environment
We need to develop new techniques and solutions to minimise water consumption and preserve this unique resource
It is time to factor in our decisions the interaction with ecosystems and our impact on biodiversity
Partner with us for your sustainable ventures and ideas
Flexibility – We take a flexible approach to new ventures to achieve our sustainability objectives
Approach – We will be looking at the viability of your business idea beyond its pure financial impact
Creativity – We are creative in terms of financing solutions, looking to achieve the right structure for your venture
Network – We will help expanding your network, building a solid business and getting the right advice and partners (entrepreneurs, investors, scientists…)
Support – You will get the support from a team of experienced investment and business development professionals passionate about sustainability ventures
Benefit from our sustainable investment strategies and take part in building new businesses, new ideas and new solutions
Opportunities – Access a range of promising entrepreneurial projects benefiting the environment
Returns – Combine financial and environmental investment returns
Expertise – Benefit from our expertise in business development, financial analysis and structuring
Network – Connect with like-minded investors and thought-leaders
Commitment – Share our passion for conservation of natural environments
Join our quest to build an expert community and bridge the gap between investment and sustainability
Community – Stakeholder partnership is critical to overcome the current sustainability challenges
New ideas – We believe our venture firm can be part of the solution. Our new model focuses on turning scientific and business innovation into sustainable companies
Shifting paradigm – Taking a sustainable approach to business development and investment is much needed. Measures of success are both financial and environmental
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