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Increasing emphasis on impactful and sustainable investing

By Impact financing, News, StartGreen Capital

Interview – September 7, 2023

In a double interview in Management Scope tell our Managing Partner Laura Rooseboom and Edwin de Graaf from Guild Healthcare about their role as investors in companies shaping the transition to a better world. They realize that with the financial resources they are in a position to make a change. 'Global warming, refugee flows… the challenges are clear.'

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Creative use of euros for the energy transition

By Overijssel Energy Fund, Impact financing, News, PDENH, StartGreen Capital

Interview – September 5, 2023

The energy transition is in full swing, but a lot of work still needs to be done to prepare our world for the Paris climate goals. This not only requires a lot of money, but also creative constructions to use that money effectively. There is a major role for so-called 'alternative financiers' such as StartGreen Capital, who pursue social returns in addition to financial returns. What does their role look like? Sebastian Maks from Change Inc spoke with Coenraad de Vries, Nienke Rijpstra and Anthony Villevoije. 

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'Greater focus on the circular economy is needed now’

By Blog, Circularity, Impact financing, News, StartGreen Capital
Expert Blog – July 11, 2023

StartGreen wants to help build a sustainable economy. That is why our funds invest in three impact areas: the Energy Transition, Diversity and Circularity. ''In broader society, the focus goes mainly to the first two, while circularity is under-reported,' says Laura Rooseboom, co-founder and Managing Partner of StartGreen in this blog. 'This needs to change, and the sooner the better. Businesses, governments and consumers must work together to prevent resource depletion.'

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The ASN Bank and StartGreen partnership: strong ties, short lines of communication

By Impact financing, News, Oneplanetcrowd., StartGreen Capital
June 22, 2023

Like StartGreen Capital, ASN Bank is a strong proponent of sustainable progress, making the two ideal partners in project financing. Going a step further, ASN Bank promotes specially selected campaigns from Oneplanetcrowd - StartGreen's crowdfunding platform - directly to its own customers. The Director of ASN Bank, Arie Koornneef, explains how shared goals can lead to unexpected gems of collaboration.

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Innovative financing enables realisation renewable energy projects

By Blog, Overijssel Energy Fund, Impact financing, News, StartGreen Capital
Expert Blog – June 6, 2023

StartGreen is financing the construction of a large solar park near Almelo. This financing is possible because, among other things, charging point manager Allego is guaranteed to purchase the generated power for the next ten years. In this blog, Investment Director Nienke Rijpstra describes the benefits of purchase contracts and other innovative financing structures.

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