Navus Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in unique high-tech and sustainable start-ups and scale-ups that drive the transitions in food and energy. Next to their financial contribution, Navus Ventures actively creates value by sharing knowledge, network and experience hands-on. It is part of a family office and linked to Lely (farming innovators).
Navus invests in unique high tech that supports the transition to: cultivated/automated and sustainable food production & sustainable (instead of fossil) industries and energy production-, transport- and storage systems.
They acquire a relevant minority share as sole-, lead- or following investor, with typical tickets of EUR 0.25 – 2.50m (or more for later-stage growth), often in tranches and with ample room for follow-on investments.