Business Venture Partners was founded in 2004 and the team of Elliott Griffin, Conor Toolan, Mark Richardson and Tom Hanly works on behalf of its clients buying and selling companies, raising finances, working with start-ups and advising on strategic growth, business succession and owner exits. The team skills are a mix of Chartered Accountants (top 4 practices) and Engineers. Since 2007, BVP is the investment manager for the Simple Green BES and EII Funds which we established. We have invested, on behalf of our investors, in some of Ireland's most innovative, high potential companies such as Celtic Bioenergy, EFT Controls, Optinergy, Hybrid Energy Solutions and Ikon Semiconductor.
In 2014 BVP have launched The 8th BVP Green EII Fund. The fund provides eligible investors with the opportunity to avail of up to 40% income tax relief and provides the investor access to a portfolio of cleantech companies and renewable energy projects. Our philosophy is to work hard with each investment to deliver valuable support for the company promoters and build shareholder value for our investors.
BVP has also successfully raised and invested the two BVP Wind Bonds. The BVP Wind Bonds gives pension investors the opportunity to access the lucrative Northern Irish wind market.
The board of BVP are Elliott Griffin, Conor Toolan, David Gavagan (non-executive) and Thomas Byrne (non-executive). To contact any of us please email Elliott at firstname.lastname@example.org .
currently investing between €250k - €500k per company. We will lead investments and also interested in co-investing.
Our primary interest is in Cleantech/ Cleanweb. This can include areas such as Water, Materials, Energy, Environmental, Food, ICT, Manufacturing & Industrial, Semi-conductor, Software, Telecommunications.
We specialise in the Cleantech sector for all stages in particular seed and early stage. On a high level this covers energy efficiency, water, lighting, heating technologies and services which advance resource efficiency, sustainability and low carbon emissions. We are also investing in early stage renewable energy development companies.
Stage in the investment process:
Seed/Early Stage, Series A, Expansion