Cleantech Group shared its ‘’next generation cleantech’’ vision at its European forum in Antwerp from May 24th to May 26th.
A deep insight on the trends observed over the last decade, showing evidence of increasing disruption intensity and convergence drivers.
What has not changed since 10 years ago, however, is Demeter being the most active Europe & Israel cleantech investor!
From 14 to 16 May 2018, Demeter participates in the Cleantech Forum Europe organized by the Cleantech Group. This event, held this year in Antwerp (Belgium), brings together more than 300 participants from 23 countries. 60 start-ups / innovative SMEs from the cleantech sector will present their solutions and more than 90 speakers will participate in the various conferences around the latest trends in technology but also in terms of investments in the energy and environmental sectors , the AgTech, the smart-city or transports that are at the heart of themes of interest to Demeter teams.
Lionel Cormier intervenes on May 16th to present the Paris Fonds Vert fund during the 9h panel on new funds and new alliances.
Stéphane Villecroze and Lionel Cormier participated in the Cleantech Innovation Forum organized by Cycle Capital Management and Ecofuel on May 8, 2018 in Montreal. This event brought together investors and companies financed by Cycle Capital and accompanied by the Ecofuel accelerator and the Quebec ecosystem of investment in ecological transition. On the agenda: Interventions, round tables, networking and presentation of the partnership between Cycle Capital Management and Demeter and its interest for investors and entrepreneurs of the two management companies.
This forum is co-organized by C40 Cities (www.c40.org), a global network of over 90 megacities, currently chaired by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo.
Myriam Métais, Budget and Finance Advisor to the Mayor of Paris and Stéphane Villecroze, Managing Partner of Demeter presented Paris Green Fund, a fund to finance innovative and high growth SMEs for sustainable cities.
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