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By Paul Lunow

Impact Investing with Nepos


 Dear Companists,

We were pleased that some of you were able to attend our video chat last week. We hope that we answered all your questions concenring the tablet, our marketing and sales strategy, and the future of Nepos clearly and comprehensibly. If you didn't have time but would have liked to participate, you can watch the recording here.


The recording of the video conference from 5 July 2018


Nepos is an investment project with social added value

We introduced Susanne Lederer-Pabst to you in the context of our entry into the Austrian market. She is the owner and managing partner of the sustainability consultancy 4-your-biz and has invested in Nepos as a business angel. She has written a guest article on the Companisto Blog in which she explains the abstract term "Impact Investing" using the concrete example of Nepos.


Impact investing is on the rise

Speaking of impact investing: A current article in Wirschaftswoche examines the trend towards impact investing, especially among young investors. It says: "(...) more and more funds and ETFs are taking up this concept. According to the Global Impact Investing Network's 2018 Annual Impact Investor Survey, international respondents (mainly investment companies and foundations) invested more than USD 228 billion sustainability in 2017, with average annual growth rates of 13 percent in assets under managment over the past five years. Many other asset classes can only dream of such high demand."

The market for "impact-oriented investing" (Wirkungsorientiertes Investieren; WI), as it is also called here, is still much smaller in Germany, she notes in her article. There is room for improvement - and anyone who wants to experience what it is like to support a project with social added value can start with us.


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€ 870,000

Invested ( € 0.5M co-invested )

€ 1,028

Average Investment

4.85 %

Share Offered

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