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ECBF European Circular Bioeconomy Fund

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Overview

Who we areECBF is the first venture fund exclusively focused on the bioeconomy and the circular bioeconomy in Europe. With a target size of €250 million, to which the European Investment Bank (EIB) has committed €100 million, ECBF will be an important financial instrument in achieving the European Green Deal goals of making Europe climate neutral by 2050.
Value addToday, the team has already almost 100 years of track record in investment, innovation management, and business development. Its team members have set up five funds and have gained experience with more than 2,000 financing transactions and more than 100 exits.
Firm typeVC
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Poppelsdorfer Allee 17 53115 Bonn, Germany

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Thesis

Funding requirementsWe invest in growth-stage companies in the bioeconomy sector that are at technology readiness levels from 6 to 9 (i.e., the underlying technology at least demonstrated in a relevant environment).
Funding stages3. Early Revenue4. Scaling5. Growth6. Pre-IPO
First cheque$3M to $10M
Target countries Albania Austria Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Georgia Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Moldova Netherlands North Macedonia Norway Poland Portugal Romania Serbia Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Ukraine Israel Tunisia Turkey

Team

Hakan Karan
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I invest in growth/late stage bioeconomy start-ups.

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We invest in growth-stage companies in the bioeconomy sector that are at technology readiness levels from 6 to 9 (i.e., the underlying technology at least demonstrated in a relevant environment).

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