The Environmental Technologies Fund
We create value by investing in and helping great young European companies that deliver Sustainability Through Innovation
We evaluate potential, and then help make it happen.
Our focus on sustainability sets us apart and drives financial returns by viewing the challenge of sustainability through a prism of innovation.
We spot investment opportunities and sustainability applications that others may miss or just undervalue. The sheer scale of potential for sustainability through innovation is in fact huge.
Urbantz hailed start-up of the week by The Innovator – Les Echo’s business magazine for innovation
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ETF Partners invest in Urbantz, the leading European last-mile delivery management platform
Our latest investment, Urbantz, is helping to ensure last-mile delivery of food and other essentials across European cities. The unprecedented…
Zeelo launches critical-worker commute offering to help essential service providers beat Coronavirus
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We concentrate on the use of ‘smart’ new technologies that are making a difference, particularly in areas ripe for change. Our three main areas of focus are:
We are at the early stages of a new industrial revolution. Technology trends such as the industrial internet and advanced robotics as well as new materials and additive manufacturing are set to disrupt the industrial landscape. This will do more than enable far greater use of resources – itself a fundamental environmental benefit – it will also create great new business opportunities for more sustainable prosperity through innovation.Read More
Over half of humanity now live in cities, and cities are changing. Modern cities are becoming more akin to intelligent organisms, with technology enabling nerves and senses. As the information technology revolution moves from the desktop and the phone into the urban environment, innovation is enabling us to move towards a sustainably high quality of life, though the efficient, intelligent use of resources.Read More
We take an active role on company boards, providing long term support. We are a lead investor and typically commit €5 to €10m to a company – often over more than one funding round. We invest in companies that have some established revenue and have great growth prospects.Read More