November 16, 2023
Thorizon, an Amsterdam start-up that wants to convert nuclear waste into energy, announced today that Laure Claquin will become Chief Operating Officer (COO) from January 1, 2024. Laure is therefore the third MT member, alongside CEO Kiki Lauwers and CTO Sander de Groot. Thorizon has been a portfolio company of the Participation Fund Sustainable Economy North Holland (PDENH) since September last year.
October 31, 2023
As a founding partner of European Women in VC, Borski Fund launched the third pan-European report on the venture capital ecosystem from a gender perspective. The report highlights the positive financial and social impact of diverse investment teams in the growth and venture capital sectors.
October 31, 2023
Energiefonds Overijssel, one of the funds under management from startGreen Capital, has issued a loan of €6 million to the Deventer housing association Rentree. With this loan, Rentree can make 124 homes in the Burgersdijk district more sustainable, moving them from energy label C to Label A+.
October 12, 2023
The Selection Lab, a Dutch start-up in advanced assessment technology, has raised €1.25 million in a recent investment round. Borski Fund led the investment round, which also included the current investor Arches Capital participated.
October 6, 2023
Participation Fund Sustainable Economy North Holland (PDENH) is looking for a new member for its Investment Committee (IC). This committee consists of three people and one position becomes available. The IC is independent of PDENH and advises the fund management on investment decisions and exits from the fund. Read More
Expert blog – October 2, 2023
Nuclear energy is often the subject of heated discussions. Some see it as an indispensable component in the energy transition, while others see too many objections. Jonathan Moed, nuclear energy expert at StartGreen, describes in this blog why he sees a future in the new generation of nuclear reactors.
September 18, 2023
Who better to judge whether a start-up has potential than entrepreneurs who have successfully brought a company to fruition themselves? Sifted, the news platform for the European start-up community, posted a list of founders who are currently financing start-ups. At the top of the list are our own Laura Rooseboom and Simone Brummelhuis.
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.'