nanotron Technologies has carefully chosen experienced investors in order to maximize the impact of its business relationships.
- zouk ventures ltd, London, United Kingdom
- Deutsche Effecten- und Wechsel-Beteiligungsgesellschaft AG, Jena, Germany
- PolyTechnos, Munich, Germany
- IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Berlin, Germany
- Danfoss Group Global, Nordborg, Denmark
zouk ventures ltd is a London-based venture capital firm that manages over $200m. As part of its clean technology strategy, zouk is focusing on expansion stage capital in areas such as solar technology, energy efficiency and storage, water, emission reduction, nanotechnology and recycling. zouk has invested in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies in Europe and Asia, and has been a leading investor in the carbon market for many years. zouk is a founding member of the Cleantech Venture Network in Europe.
For further information, please visit www.zouk.com .
Deutsche Effecten- und Wechsel-Beteiligungsgesellschaft AG is a leading independent venture capital investor with the focus on young and established medium-sized companies from the areas of photonics and sensor systems for which it provides support through shareholders’ equity, expertise in corporate development and a broadly-based sector network.
Since 1997 DEWB has invested more than 300 million Euros in 55 companies and realized more than 400 million Euros through 35 exits, eight of which were in the form of IPOs.
For further information, please visit www.dewb-vc.com.
PolyTechnos Venture-Partners is a leading independent European venture capital firm based in Munich, Germany, with a track record of building world class technology companies.
The mission of PolyTechnos is to support exceptional entrepreneurial teams who share the vision of building pioneering technology companies and who have the potential to become world leaders in their respective industries.
IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft provides equity financing to innovative Berlin-based companies. The firm is the regional market leader in venture capital in Berlin. IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft was founded in 1997 as a fully owned subsidiary of Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB). The funds provided are to be used for the development and launch of innovative products and services or creative business concepts. IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft manages the “VC Fonds Technologie Berlin” fund (€ 52m) and the “VC Fonds Kreativwirtschaft Berlin” fund (€ 30m). Both funds were started as joint initiatives of IBB and the State of Berlin. They are co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Set up in 2008, VC Fonds Kreativwirtschaft Berlin is the first German venture capital fund solely aimed at companies from the creative industries. The track record of IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft includes successful IPOs and a large number of trade sales to strategic partners.
For further information, please visit www.ibb-bet.de.
Danfoss is one of the largest industrial companies in Denmark. The global group is a leader within research, development and production, sales and service of mechanical and electronic components for several industries.
Danfoss’ activities are divided into three main business areas: Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Heating & Water and Motion Controls, each leading within its industry. Danfoss has a large ownership share in one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of mobile hydraulics, Sauer-Danfoss. Danfoss seeks to obtain its goals with a minimal consumption of raw materials and energy, the least possible impact on its surroundings and the most efficient use of resources. Danfoss has a long tradition for a social responsibility towards both employees and the surrounding environment.
For further information, please visit www.danfoss.com.