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16, July 2019
Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, together with François Bonneau, Chairman of the Regional Council, visited the headquarters of SmartHome France, a company of 110 employees based in Tours specializing in connected objects and home automation which dedicates 30% of its activity to export.  Alexandre Chaverot heads the company that operates with…

16, July 2019
Vincent Vettier spoke at the 7th edition of Journées Hydrogène dans les Territoires (Hydrogen Days in the Territories) on 11 July, 2019, Palais du Pharo in Marseille. The roundtable focused on supporting the successful large-scale deployment of hydrogen with the participation of Monique Agier, Transportation Infrastructure Department, Banque des Territoires, and Fanny Viot, Deputy Director…

15, July 2019
Microphyt, a leading company in microalgae-based natural solutions for nutrition and well-being, announced a fundraising of €28.5 million (US$32 million). Co-led by Sofinnova Partners and Bpifrance, through the “Sociétés de Projets Industriels” fund (“SPI fund”), this investment is one of the largest fundraising in the microalgae sector. As an existing investor, Demeter welcomes Microphyt’s ramp-up…

12, July 2019
Stephane Villecroze, Cofounder and Managing Partner of Demeter, along with Brendan Wallace, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall and Thibault Ancely, Executive Director - Investments and Developments, Gecina, have been invited to participate in The Urban's 3rd episode to discuss the facts, figures and trends which are shaping the PropTech universe. Click on the "play"…

10, July 2019
Large success with the evening "2025: 100% recycled plastics?" launched by Sophie Paturle-Guesnerot, who chairs the Climate Commission of France Invest. This evening brought together 80 participants, financials, industrials, entrepreneurs and public authorities. Keynote speaker, Chris McNally, Partner at Mckinsey, remarkably explained the prospects and issues of plastic recycling. The contribution of the experience and…

01, July 2019
During the annual ceremony of the ESG Best Practices Honours organized by Swen Capital Partners, Demeter was awarded the best management company in terms of ESG practices in the Small Cap category. This second ESG price awarded in 2019 rewards the consistency of our investment strategy, our business purpose “Supporting the champions of ecological growth”…

01, July 2019
Philippe Detours represented Demeter at the Global Infrastructure Dialogue in Frankfurt on June 26th and 27th. Philippe participated more specifically in a round table "Tech & telco - smart cities and new mobility, what and where are the new opportunities".

25, June 2019
Demeter was present at the release of the book by Gonzague Dejouany "Le Syndic", a crazy story of Europeans, Thursday, June 20 in Paris. Many friends and convinced Europeans attended the event where Franco-German relationships were in the spotlight. Close ties between the author and Demeter, established in Berlin while running an energy company and…

14, June 2019
Sophie Paturle Guesnerot represented Demeter at the round table organised for the launch of the Greenfin Label, the "French green label" as a benchmark of excellence, at the Ministry for Ecological and Solidarity Transition. Amongst the speakers at the round table : François Garreau (Generali) Anne-Catherine Husson-Traoré (Novethic) Bénédicte Peyrol (MP) This event was opened…
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