Evaluating impact potential
EQT Foundation invests in early-stage impact start-ups, and the most important metric in our analysis is, therefore, impact, and the impact potential of our start-ups. We provide patient capital to the most disruptive impact start-ups.
Assessing the business model
To achieve high impact, the business model has to work
When assessing an impact start-up, EQT Foundation focuses on the company's business model, as to be truly sustainable then the company's business model must be intricately linked to its impact.
A strong founder team
The founder team means all for the success of a start-up
EQT Foundation focuses on finding the right mix of expertise and disruptiveness to be able to succeed with their impact models.
EQT Foundation Additionality
We offer more than financial support
EQT Foundation only invests in start-ups where EQT Foundation and EQT can offer strong non-financial support on top of the financial support, by for example using the EQT ecosystem as a pilot for a start-up's product.
EQT Foundation announces EUR 100,000 grant to founder of Norbite to support upcycling plastic waste into healthy feed and food solutions
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New investment in Vara - making data-driven breast cancer screening accessible to those who need it most
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