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13, January 2020
After a first round of € 3 million in 2015, the French start-up Naïo Technologies specialized in agricultural robots, announces the closing of a €14 million funding round led by Bpifrance. Impact investor Pymwymic and Codema and its historical shareholders, Demeter and Capagro, flanked Bpifrance in this investment round. The French company, founded in 2011,…

09, January 2020
Once again, this year, many of DEMETER's portfolio companies will be in attendance from the 7th until the 10th of January at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas (NV). The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), has become the most important exhibition dedicated to technological innovation. For its 53rd edition, the CES will welcome more than 175,000…

12, December 2019
The French startup Outsight announced it has raised $20 million in seed funding. Outsight has developed the first 3D Semantic Camera, a unique device that can simultaneously perceive and understand the environment in 3D, including the detection of the material composition of objects.   For more information please refer to the press release: Outsight PR

12, December 2019
Cologne / Münster, December 12, 2019 – eCAPITAL invests in energy grid digitization startup envelio. With the Intelligent Grid Platform (IGP), envelio offers distribution system operators a platform to digitize their energy grids and all related planning and operations processes. The existing shareholders Demeter and High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) both also join this Series A financing…

05, December 2019
On 27 November, Philippe Detours represented Demeter at the LAUNCH Investor Forum in Brussels, a conference that gathered energy and finance experts, as well as policy makers from the European Commission, to discuss ways to facilitate the investment of financial sponsors into energy efficiency projects in Europe. In addition to the presentations during the plenary…

04, December 2019
Sophie Paturle Guesnerot participated in the round table  "CSR at the heart of governance issues, what results?" organised by APIA, at the Auditorium of Bpifrance on 3rd December. Around 180 people were gathered to attend the morning session of Governance & CSR: Leverage Sustainable Performance for SMEs and ETI, moderated by Arnaud Le Gal, Chief…

29, November 2019
Upciti, a supplier of precise, localized and real time data for Smart Cities and Smart Retailers, announces a change of name for the company founded in 2017 by Jean-Baptiste POLJAK.This change illustrates its move from sensor manufacturing to smart service supplies. « With Upciti, we want to make advances in urban and retailer management by…

28, November 2019
Sophie Paturle-Guesnerot,  Chairman of the Climate Commission of France Invest, opened the evening with the theme: “Green Hydrogen, an opportunity as soon as 20…20?” This evening gathered 90 participants, financials, industrials, entrepreneurs and public authorities around this topic at the heart of the energy transition. The keynote speaker, Chairman of AFHYPAC, Philippe Boucly presented a…

27, November 2019
The company, founded in 2012 in Rousset (13), develops and builds refueling stations for their own account and for third parties, and then operates them under the VGas brand. Proviridis' business accelerates the deployment of NGV mobility; it hence contributes to the progressive decarbonisation of transport and the improvement of air quality by reducing the…
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