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16, May 2019
Maureen Le Baud, investment director at Demeter, was involved in the panel : VCs meet Clusters. All those involved in innovation, research, science and economic development have come together, one more time, to cast a spotlight on the technological innovations and scientific achievements that are made here every day. Accounting for 40% of public research…

16, May 2019
Demeter will be present at Vivatechnology, the world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders to celebrate innovation. It’s a gathering of the world’s brightest minds, talents, and products taking place in Paris on 16–18 May 2019. Looking for great early stage startups in the smart city and energy space. Let’s connect! https://vivatechnology.com/

15, May 2019
Aix-en-Provence, Tuesday May 14th - NAWA Technologies, makers of next-generation ultracapacitor-based energy storage systems, is entering a crucial phase of its rapid scale-up: industrialization and mass production. Having completed its technical development programme, NAWA has also successfully raised 9M€ from new investors including industrial investment company Kouros and CAAP Creation (the venture capital arm of…

03, May 2019
There were two categories of competition: Projects supported by HEC students, and entrepreneur projects. For a few, it was clear that the social and environmental impact was at the very heart of their development strategy.

30, April 2019
Our 2019 ESG and Impact Report is now available: https://demeter-im.com/wp-content/uploads/DEMETER-ESG-Impact-reporting-2019-ENG-2.pdf We reached a record number of contributors: 92% of our portfolio companies have answered our ESG survey, which gives this report its full depth. This increase in participation demonstrates the growing commitment of our portfolio companies, making extra-financial reporting progress, as well as our contribution…

25, April 2019
The do-tank “La Plateforme Verte” is launching a new task force dedicated to Sustainable Mobility. This task force is led by Philippe Detours (General Partner at Demeter) and Vincent Rousseau (Sustainable Mobility Project Director at GRTgaz). The goal of this task force, which meets monthly is to “gather all parties involved in the energy and…

19, April 2019
Two highly promising portfolio companies of Demeter ranked among the top 10 inventors of La French Tech (Challenges’ Ranking): Aledia rank #1 with 72 inventions and patents registered, and Ynsect rank #6 with 25 inventions registered.

04, April 2019
An opportunity to bear witness to the acceleration of the financing dynamics of startups, SMEs/ETIs and infrastructures in ecological transition sectors, either through the raised funds or funds invested, especially for Demeter.

02, April 2019
Stéphane Villecroze's opening remarks were followed by the presentation of the newcomers to Demeter's portfolio: - Envelio, Geoflex, Hesus, Izivia, Kapsera, Outsight, Pony, Semob, Sir Full Service For this new edition of the Club Entrepreneurs Demeter, we had the privilege of welcoming Didier Holleaux, Engie's Deputy General Manager, as guest of honour, who enlightened us…
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