We sit down with Jean de Fougerolles, managing partner and founder of impact venture capitalists Ascension, to discuss how ‘tech for good’ can deliver returns and positive impact for people and planet.
According to the European Woman in VC’s survey, only 9% of assets under management are managed by female fund managers, despite the correlation between gender diversity and superior performance.
In the second of two articles looking at the capacity building challenge, we talk to BlueOrchard and Earth Capital Limited about their approach to providing support to investees.
Startups in the food tech sector are gradually becoming more attractive to venture capital as pioneers reach maturity and early investors realise their exit strategies.
Beefutures has developed technology with the potential to “revolutionise” our understanding of the impact of climate and human activities on the environment by analysing bee behaviour.
Christian Nielsen discusses the issue of correlation between impact and financial performance with Machtelt Groothuis and Willemijn Verloop, co-founders of Rubio Impact Ventures.
We talk to scientist Susan Greenfield, founder of Neuro-Bio, about her breakthrough discovery in the search for a cure to Alzheimer’s, and the potentially huge social impact of investments in biotech.
The Dutch impact investment firm’s new fund has received backing from publicly-funded Invest-NL and development agency Oost NL, among other investors.
AVCA’s annual report shows continued investment in Africa still remarkably strong with the focus on connectivity, but participation of impact investors was lower in 2022 than in previous years.
The company’s mission is to transition the chemical feedstock market for industrial and commercial products from a petrochemical to a bio-based production model using microbial cell factories.
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