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Astanor Ventures

Astanor Ventures

Astanor Ventures is a Brussels-based venture capital firm focusing on technology-enabled European companies in the agri-food sector.

Astanor Ventures is a venture capital firm focusing on high-impact, technology-enabled European companies in the agricultural technology and food technology sectors. Astanor Ventures is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium and was co-founded in 2017 by Eric Archambeau and George Coelho, who serve as partners. The firm's stated mission is "as an impact investor...to find, support and scale the most disruptive, impactful solutions to accelerate progress towards global sustainability targets."

Astanor Ventures seeks to invest in entrepreneurs and companies with solutions that will create systemic change across the agrifood value chain, and that are committed to sustainability to bring about a future of food that is nourishing, regenerative, scalable, trusted, and fresh. The firm has defined a set of six impact KPIs that it uses to capture a holistic image of companies’ impacts on both people and the planet across the entire agrifood value chain. These KPIs— GHG emissions, water use, biodiversity, social, health, and climate tech data—are used to assess a how a company addresses the challenge of climate change, measure contributions to improving social and health crises, and assure collective advancement towards global climate goals.

Astanor Ventures has invested in Notpla, Artemis, PhytlSigns, Monarch Tractor, Calyxia, Stockeld Dreamery, Plantible Foods, v2food, Cervest, ProducePay, Modern Meadow, Ynsect, Apeel Sciences, Aphea.Bio, Smallhold, and Bio. A notable exit of Astanor Ventures is Artemis.

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November 24, 2020
Astanor Ventures launches $325 million food tech and agtech fund.
2017
Astanor Ventures is co-founded by Eric Archambeau and George Coelho.

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FinSMEs
November 30, 2020
FinSMEs
About | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | News | The Daily Deal Newsletter FinSMEs.com by FinSMEs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
FinSMEs
November 24, 2020
FinSMEs
About | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | News | The Daily Deal Newsletter FinSMEs.com by FinSMEs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Mike Butcher
November 20, 2020
TechCrunch
We can all, by now, ascribe to the idea that something has changed in the last few months. Like it or not, business is not as it was. If we were true to ourselves, we would admit that our lives will never be the name again. But parallel to this visceral feeling, is the quite [...]
Mike Butcher
November 20, 2020
TechCrunch
We can all, by now, ascribe to the idea that something has changed in the last few months. Like it or not, business is not as it was. If we were true to ourselves, we would admit that our lives will never be the name again. But parallel to this visceral feeling, is the quite [...]
Frederic Lardinois
May 22, 2019
TechCrunch
Artemis, the ag-tech startup formerly known as Agrilyst, today announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A funding round. The round was co-led by Astanor Ventures and Talis Capital, with participation from iSelect Fund and New York State's Empire State Development Fund. With this, the company, which won our 2015 Disrupt SF Battlefield [...]

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