4 results for author: Belle Raab

Factor[e] Invests in Clean Crop Technologies’ next generation solution for food waste & crop loss

We're excited to announce our seed investment in Clean Crop Technologies. Press release can be found here. "We have been searching for cutting edge food safety and loss reduction technologies for years.  In Clean Crop, we've found a technology and a team with the potential to remove food safety-related trade barriers that prevent smallholder farmers from accessing high value global markets.  Clean Crop is the perfect example of what we do at Factor[e]: commercialize advanced technologies for the benefit of low-income populations in developing economies.  We are excited to help bring this powerful loss reduction technology to our markets," ...

Silver Linings from the Factor[e] Portfolio

The outbreak of COVID-19 has left no industry unaffected and we have been sobered by the projected effects the pandemic may have in the markets in which we work. The United Nations is now warning that for the first time in thirty years we will see an increase in global poverty – and that at least a half billion people could slip into destitution by the end of the year.  This is hard news to hear for a firm that has spent the last seven years dedicated to improving the lives of people in emerging markets. But to be resilient means to not dwell on the dire but instead focus on and strive towards realizing the endless possibilities for ...

60Hertz raises seed funding from Impact Investor Factor[e] Ventures

We’re thrilled to announce another addition to our portfolio of microgrid technology companies that are improving access to energy for the people who need it most. Read the full press release here.

Factor[e] Co-hosted An Impactful Investor Forum in Kenya

Factor[e] Ventures recently co-hosted an Investor Forum in Nairobi, Kenya alongside EEP Africa and the Shell Foundation. The event brought together high-quality clean energy companies in Africa and key stakeholders in the impact investing space. We are confident that the conversations that took place, as well as the connections that were made, will result in positive outcomes in the future. Factor[e] portfolio companies in attendance: Ampersand Solar Ferntech Sistema.bio SparkMeter More details about the Investor Forum can be found here.