Dear Citizenfund supporter,
Here is the latest news from your favourite investment fund:
🏆 After 2 years of work, we are proud to announce that we have been certified B Corp! We are the 36th Belgian B Corp company and the first Belgian citizen investment fund to be certified. Read more…
💰 On the 4th of July, you had the opportunity to meet EVAZION, Polyperception and urbike who applied for Citizenfund funding. After 10 days of voting, you decided to fund these 3 additional companies. Read more…
🗞️ Mediaplanet Belgium has published a dossier on the future of finance and considers Citizenfund as a future solution. Read the article…
🌱 News of our participations
🚴 urbike, which you have decided to re-finance, is looking for a fundraising project intern.
🥕 A look back at the Incredible Company‘s pallet wood construction slow team-building.
📖 A few weeks after its last issue, Wilfried is releasing an issue 19, a special thriller, “De Sang Froid”.
🎞️ CinéCité launches with 3 other independent cinemas the Cineville unlimited pass.
💄 Slow-Cosmétique (Waio) is launching the Club Slow, , an annual membership that entitles members to discounts on a wide selection of products.
🧱 BC Materials sets a production and sales record in June: more than 100 tonnes of excavated soil from construction sites were reclaimed.
💰 Incofin cvso sold its 20% stake in ACEP Burkina (2nd largest microfinance institution in Burkina Faso) to the French impact investor SIDI.
🩲 Entusia has reached half of its sales target for 2022.
🥜 Bulkbar welcomes a new trainee, Timon, business developer for Flanders.
🏡 Novacitis is still looking for hands on Saturday 30/07 from 9am to clear the building of La Menuiserie in preparation for the work in early August.
👗 Coucou offers exceptional sales of its small designers.
🚜 Ma Ferme is offering a mini-travelling music festival TractoTour on 30 July.
🐴 Hyppy was visited by CréACtions ASBL, whose objective is to prevent school failure and encourage children’s autonomy from an early age.
♻️ Yuman is looking for a student to be available on Saturdays to welcome and advise clients.
👨🌾 Eat’s Local, which uses the Farm2Fork Linked.Farm platform, makes its deliveries with urbike. Synergies are great!
💺 Relieve Furniture is looking for 2 sales & account managers for the Belgian market from 1 September 2022.
🏕️ 47 EVAZION travellers have already taken to the road since the beginning of July. The whole team has also been in Normandy to develop their village concept.
By investing in Citizenfund, you are supporting companies like these!
🤓 Some interesting articles
- Financité publishes an analysis on so-called green funds: “le ver(t)nis craque“. A look at the HSBC and DWS cases, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank.
- The Economist and the Financial Times look at the same issue and propose impact investing as a way forward.
- Finally, La Libre presents the social economy as a solution to the crises.
We wish you a great July and August and hope to see you back in shape in the autumn (we’re already preparing new projects!).
See you soon
The Citizenfund Team