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Overview

Who we areAvelana is an impact-focused investment and entrepreneurship company founded by committed entrepreneurs. Our mission revolves around funding and nurturing businesses that contribute to ecological transition.

Value addWe actively contribute to the development of our investments by bringing our entrepreneur's experiences, our network of expert partners, and our know-how to provide personalized and supportive guidance.
We act as an active and patient minority shareholder without a predetermined exit horizon.
Firm typeFamily office
Global HQ

Montpellier, France

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Thesis

Funding requirementsWe invest in companies based in France that aim to have a global impact by offering innovative solutions or services that accelerate the ecological transition. In particular, we support companies that work towards achieving SDGs 2, 13, and 15, and secondarily SDGs 6, 11, and 12.

Here are some themes that currently interest us:

Agroecological/regenerative agriculture
Agricultural production
Services to the agricultural sector: advice and support to farmers, assistance with installation, job creation and agricultural training, financing of the agroecological transition
Digital tools: software, marketplaces, decision-making tools, carbon valuation and ecosystem services
Agro-supplies: biocontrol products, biostimulants, agroecological seeds, other sustainable inputs and equipment
Sustainable food and agro-industrial systems
Sustainable food systems (reduction in animal protein consumption, alternative proteins)
Development of short circuits and marketing solutions that aim to bring farmers closer to consumers and increase the traceability and transparency of supply chains + territorial resilience
Development of innovative sectors such as biosourced materials
Circular economy: waste reduction and management, co-product valorization, anti-waste, composting...

We invest at pre-seed, seed, and series A phases by injecting tickets from €200k to €2.5M.
Funding stages1. Idea or Patent2. Prototype3. Early Revenue4. Scaling
LeadSometimes
Check size$200k to $2M
Target countries France

Team

Antoine Chamussy
GP/MD
I invest early stage, in impact driven companies. Focusing on those accelerating the ecological transition.

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Linkedinhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/avelana
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Websitehttp://www.avelana.fr/

Do you fit this investor's criteria ?

We invest in companies based in France that aim to have a global impact by offering innovative solutions or services that accelerate the ecological transition. In particular, we support companies that work towards achieving SDGs 2, 13, and 15, and secondarily SDGs 6, 11, and 12. Here are some themes that currently interest us: Agroecological/regenerative agriculture Agricultural production Services to the agricultural sector: advice and support to farmers, assistance with installation, job creation and agricultural training, financing of the agroecological transition Digital tools: software, marketplaces, decision-making tools, carbon valuation and ecosystem services Agro-supplies: biocontrol products, biostimulants, agroecological seeds, other sustainable inputs and equipment Sustainable food and agro-industrial systems Sustainable food systems (reduction in animal protein consumption, alternative proteins) Development of short circuits and marketing solutions that aim to bring farmers closer to consumers and increase the traceability and transparency of supply chains + territorial resilience Development of innovative sectors such as biosourced materials Circular economy: waste reduction and management, co-product valorization, anti-waste, composting... We invest at pre-seed, seed, and series A phases by injecting tickets from €200k to €2.5M.

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