Paris chooses Demeter to manage the Paris Green Fund!

To achieve its goal of carbon neutrality, the City of Paris has decided to set up a territorial investment fund for the ecological transition, Paris Green Fund.

Following a call for expression of interest, the City of Paris chooses Demeter to manage this new fund.

Paris Green Fund, with a target amount of € 200 million, will take minority stakes in growth companies in 6 priority sectors (buildings, mobility, energy, air, waste, digital) for a sustainable city.

12 investors have already confirmed their interest in this fund alongside the City of Paris.

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France Invest Commission evening 5 February 2018

The France Invest Climate Commission (Club Cleantech Afic changes name), chaired by Sophie Paturle Guesnerot and in which Demeter is very active, gathered more than 100 people from the Cleantech ecosystem for the evening of Bilan 2017 and perspectives 2018 in the Cleantech and EY France Invest Climat Awards ceremony, February 5, at the EY Tower.

An evening full of exchanges, sharing of information and feedback from key players and committed to the climate: entrepreneurs, investors, consultants, public actors.

On the agenda, the release of the France 2017 cleantech fundraising barometer with EY and Green Universe, perspectives at European level with the EIB (Julie Chevaillier) and the Cleantech Group (Jules Besnainou).

Cleantech Award for Best Innovative SME Partnership / Major Group: eLichens / Engie

Cleantech Award for Best Acquisition or Best Exit: Quadran / Direct Energie

Cleantech Award for Best Round Robin: Stanley Robotics

France Invest Climate Award – EY

Two companies in Demeter’s portfolio are rewarded with the EY-France Invest Climat Awards

eLichens receives the Cleantech Award for Best Innovative SME Partnership / Grand Group for its partnership with Engie.

Quadran receives the Cleantech Award for Best Acquisition or Best Exit.

Olivier Bordelanne received the prize for eLichens.