Village Capital US: Water 2015 Launch Party
July 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| free
This is an exciting opportunity to meet the 12 ventures participating in our accelerator program and hear how they plan to create meaningful change through their innovations!
- Brimes Energy
- Emrgy Hydro
- Menon Laboratories
- Ocean Pacific Technologies
- Remote Well Solutions
- WellDone International
About Village Capital
Village Capital sources, trains and invests in seed-stage social entrepreneurs around the world. Village Capital develops entrepreneurs solving specific problems in agriculture, energy, education, financial inclusion, and health, and then puts the power of investment in the hands of those entrepreneurs, who award investment capital to the two ventures ranked highest by their peers at the end of every program. The organization’s unique peer-selection model and curriculum received the prestigious McKinsey/Harvard Business Review M-Prize for innovation in 2013, and Village Capital has supported 400 enterprises across 30 accelerator programs in 7 countries in the last 5 years, creating 6,000 jobs and raising more than $100 million in follow-on capital.
About the Community of Albuquerque
Numerous partners within the Albuquerque Community have come together for this program. Those partners include: Heritage Hotels, the Jaynes Corporation, Jewish Community Endowment Foundation, New Mexico Gas Company, Rodney Law Firm, Sutin Thayer and Browne, and the Watergy Sourcing Group.
About the BSP Fund
Invested Development is an impact investment management firm that believes innovative technology can contribute to the reduction of global poverty. Founded in 2009, ID is a leading innovator in early-stage financing for tech startups that are committed to serving the world’s underserved markets. In 2011, ID launched the BSP fund, a seed-stage equity fund for mobile/ICT, alternative energy, and agricultural technology startups.
About The New Belgium Family Foundation
The New Belgium Family Foundation seeks to honor the regenerative potential of business through meaningful investing, philanthropy and advocacy. Our grantmaking portfolio is complemented by a corpus 100% committed to impact investing, and direct investments into for- and non-profit organizations working in line with our program goals. They focus on renewable energy, sustainable food systems, alternative transportation, and youth engagement in Colorado, the Bay Area and Washington State.