Brightlands Agrifood Ventures was established in 2017 to expand our focus and include technology startups in agrifood. This was triggered by the fast growth of the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. Limited partners of the fund are Rabobank, Province of Limburg and NV LIOF. The Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) has committed € 6 mln out of the so-called Seedcapitalregeling. Total fund size is € 17 mln.
Brightlands Agrifood Ventures focuses on agriculture (seed & grow) and food (harvest & formulate), and will invest in companies with product as well as in process-oriented innovations: