Emerald Technology Ventures is a globally recognized investor in the areas of energy, water and materials. Founded in 2000, Emerald has been a venture capital pioneer in these industrial sectors and has invested in fifty companies to date. From offices in Zurich, Switzerland and Toronto, Canada, Emerald manages three venture capital funds and two venture capital portfolio mandates totaling over EUR 340 million (USD 450 million). Our investors include leading financial institutions, family offices and multinational corporations.
The foundation of Emerald Technology Ventures is based on our conviction that to be a successful sector focused venture capital investor requires not only business and deal transaction experience but significant technical & market knowledge about the sectors in which one invests. With this principle in mind we have assembled a truly unique investment team.
Emerald manages one of the largest clean technology venture portfolios across Europe and North America and has achieved outstanding returns investing in AgraQuest (acquired by Bayer CropScience), RuggedCom (TSX and recently acquired by Siemens), Evergreen Solar (NASDAQ), Schmack Biogas (FSE), Pemeas and inge watertechnologies (both acquired by BASF).
To provide above-average returns to our investors by investing in and partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs who are developing and commercializing revolutionary technologies in the areas of clean technology.
Emerald Technology Ventures is pleased to announce the twelfth annual European Energy Venture Fair (EEVF), held on September 11th to 12th, 2013 at the Swiss Re Center for Global Dialogue in Zurich/Rüschlikon.
For more information please visit www.europeanenergyventurefair.com