SHIFT Invest: almost 90% more environmental impact in 2017
In 2017, SHIFT Invest companies have created significantly more environmental impact. Specific results include a 88% increase in CO2 reduction, 32% more renewable energy generated and 300% less farmland used.This result is fueled by new companies like CEVAP Technologies, Basilisk and Kriya Materials and tremendous efforts of the existing portfolio companies to scale up their technologies and activities. Click here for the press release and the full infographic with results per company and specific UN SDG's.  
Robin Radar is an FD Gazelle and Deloitte Fast 50!
Robin Radar, in our portfolio since 2012, has been listed in two major indicators for growth in the Netherlands. Both the Financieel Dagblad and Deloitte Fast 50 recognized their 554% growth last year. Congratulations to the team on these great business results and the positive impact this has on the lives of migrating birds.

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ChainCraft hosts portfolio companies in new plant
Thank you, ChainCraft, for welcoming us on site and showing us around the brand-new plant. A perfect start of our yearly portfolio-day. ChainCraft's journey from laboratory, pilot to first plant is a great example of scaling up. The event continued at Prodock where the entrepreneurs of our startups exchanged many ideas and experiences.

World on track to lose two-thirds of wild animals by 2020

The Living Planet Index has recorded an overall decline of 60% in species population sizes between 1970 and 2014. The facts were checked by NRC, who nuanced the header to 60% of the wild vertebrated animals. This does not change the urgency of the news. 
 
It reconfirms our belief: NBI Investors has been investing in high risk start-ups since 2009. Through our investments, network and expertise we enable tech innovators to make a difference. We are proud of the impact we had on the growth, value and impact creation with these ventures for the entrepreneur, our investors, the environment and the people.
Guus Verhees in jury at StartLife Accelerate Graduation Day
On the 4th of December Guus Verhees will be a jury member for the participants of the Startlife accelerator programmeDuring this event, the ten startups pariticipating in the cohort will present themselves to a jury of investors and experts.
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About SHIFT Invest and NBI Investors

SHIFT Invest is an impact investment fund that invests in breakthrough innovations within the field of agri, food&health and clean/biobased technologies. SHIFT Invest provides extensive knowledge and the network of its team and her investors Menzis, Rabobank, WUR, TU Delft, WWF and Topfonds Gelderland.
New Balance Impact Investors (NBI Investors) is the fund management of SHIFT and also manages the Dutch Greentech Fund en Mainport Innovation Fund I & II. Unsubscribe? Click Here






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