Meet the 2017 Investment Ready Program NL Cohort

New edition of the Investment Ready Program offers beer from rainwater and organic ink. 11 promising enterprises with green and circular solutions will prepare themselves for raising investments during the acceleration program.

Amsterdam Jan 16, 2017 – Impact Hub Amsterdam and main partner ING NL Foundation have announced the participants of the 2017 Investment Ready Program. 11 companies were selected, all working on sustainable products. They focus amongst other things on food, buildings and design. During this program they will prepare themselves to raise the funds they need to realize their growth objectives.

BinBang offers an easy and beautiful solution for separating waste streams in your home, to make recycling waste easier. www.binbang.nl/en/ 

Coco Conserven cans sustainable and tasty meals, that you can keep for a long period of time, without refrigeration. This way they contribute to a sustainable food system.  www.cococonserven.nl

De Tweede Jeugd (the second youth) makes food products out of food that wasn’t sold, but can still be used to make great products, starting with bread in tosti’s, croutons and bread & butter puddings. www.detweedejeugd.nl/home

Green4Print produces sustainable inks for the global printing industry. The world’s first cradle-to-cradle certified ink. This makes printing cleaner and healthier. www.green4print.nl

Gerrard Street rents modular high-quality headphones, with easy to replace parts. This way Gerrard Street brings the circular economy to the electronics sector. www.gerrardst.nl

HemelsWater (HeavensWater) uses rainwater as a main ingredient for their products, starting with beer. Their Code Blond is the worlds first beer made from rainwater.  www.hemelswater.com

House of Eleonore creates bespoke jewels, handmade by exceptional artisans in The Netherlands, with responsibly sourced materials. With these beautiful jewels, House of Eleonore is a game-changer in her sector. www.houseofeleonore.com/

Kitchen Republic offers their members – local food startups – access to professional kitchen space, knowledge and network, to grow their companies. www.kitchenrepublic.nl/

MgAubel creates mineral composites as a sustainable alternative for concrete. They work on new builds and structural repairs in construction and infrastructure. This way they can build or do repairs quicker and cheaper than existing alternatives. mgaubel.com/

Mokumono is a new  high quality, low maintenance bicycle brand with an innovative manufacturing process in The Netherlands. Mokumono offers a sustainable option for the million new bikes that get onto the Dutch roads each year. www.mokumono.com

Sustainer Homes uses sustainable materials to build sustainable, wooden, energy neutral, modular homes that can operate off-grid. www.sustainerhomes.nl