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Call for projects: get financial support from Renault Mobiliz Invest

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Renault is launching a call for projects on inclusive mobility for entrepreneurs working in the mobility of goods and persons and seeking financial support from Renault. 

Supporting innovative projects with strong social impact

At the LH Forum on “Positive Economy”, held in Le Havre from September 25 to 27, 2013 and drawing 3,000 participants, Claire Martin, VP, Corporate Social Responsibility for the Renault group, launched a call for projects.

Do you have an innovative solution in the mobility of persons and goods?Does your solution foster employment for people living in financial instability and help to fight against poverty? If so, join the rank of organizations and companies supported by Renault through our investment company, Renault Mobiliz Invest.

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LH Forum 2013

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Do you have an innovative solution in the mobility of persons and goods?Does your solution foster employment for people living in financial instability and help to fight against poverty? If so, join the rank of organizations and companies supported by Renault through our investment company, Renault Mobiliz Invest.

One of those companies is Chauffeur&Go which works to help people get back into the professional world. With the status of “collective interest cooperative company” (SCIC) in France, Chauffeur&Go provides individuals and companies with drivers that drive customers’ vehicle whenever the customers can’t or don’t want to drive themselves.

“The partnership with Renault Mobiliz was a natural fit for us, straight away,” says Antoine Micaud, Managing Director of Chauffeur&Go. “We share the same values and are both striving for innovation in the mobility sector. We are convinced that the partnership will enable Chauffeur&Go to succeed in its second phase of development.”

 

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Chaffeur&Go

 In addition to financial investment, the Mobiliz team provides regular support and access to internal resources, including engineers, salespeople, and legal and financial specialists. The company can also open up business development opportunities.

Selection criteria and investment types

-          Activity: mobility of goods and persons and job-creation linked to mobility
-          Legal structure: all types (companies, cooperatives, organizations)
-          Location: France and international
-          Project phase: Initiation/development
-          Finance: Equity (minority stake) or debt
-          Financial commitment: €50,000 to €500,000
-          Period: 5 to 7 years

An investment committee, made up of Renault directors and independent experts in social entrepreneurship and risk capital, selects the best projects in line with two main criteria: social impact and economic viability.

Any profits made from these investments will be reinvested in other inclusive mobility projects and will not give rise to a Renault dividend payment.

Applications 

Want to find out more, apply for project financing or invest along with us? Know any entrepreneurs looking to develop their business in the sector?

Write to us at: contact@renault-mobiliz.com

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Renault Mobiliz Invest also supports:

Voiture & Co

MobileEco

 

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