Clever Clover is not your typical business accelerator but invests in potentials

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Clever Clover is a provider of leading knowledge and expertise via our unique Expert Network.
An investment management company, that invests in early stage companies.
An experienced team of successful business people who can open doors and make opportunities happen.

We look for opportunities for Innovation in Traditional Business Sectors

The unique vision for Clever Clover is simple: To look beyondweb and digital start-ups to the countless other opportunities for innovative ideas and new business models in traditional industries. Clever Clover provides a unique platform enabling those businesses to grow by investing capital and knowledge from an exemplarynetwork of hand-picked experts.

Funding possibilities for high tech start-ups are much more developed than the VC scene for innovation in traditional industries. Clever Clover is going to take advantage of that by combining capital, expertiseand a great network in selected traditional industries.

Clever Clover's 4 USP's

Focus on Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK by investing 90% in this regions

Austria has a fast growing start-up-scene, is home to world leading businesses in niche markets and fits perfectly to the expertise of the management team
Germany, as the leading economy in Europe, still offers great growth potential in the old economy and is often the first expansion market for Austrian start-ups
The Netherlands offer easy access to multinational businesses in the fast moving consumer goods as well as the leisure industry. Strategic partners for portfolio companies will come from the Netherlands.
The UK offers great connections to the innovation hubs worldwide and is itself an attractive market for innovative products in the traditional sectors
Clever Clover does not want to constrain itself from great investment opportunities and therefore allocates 10 % of the fund to companies outside of its core regions.

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, as the leading economy in Europe, still offers great growth potential in the old economy and is often the first expansion market for Austrian start-ups

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The Netherlands offer easy access to multinational businesses in the fast moving consumer goods as well as the leisure industry. Strategic partners for portfolio companies will come from the Netherlands.

uk-slide-7-2The UK offers great connections to the innovation hubs worldwide and is itself an attractive market for innovative products in the traditional sectors


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does not want to constrain itself from great investment opportunities and therefore allocates 10 % of the fund to companies outside of its core regions.

Societal and demographic developments provide growth potential in Clever Clover's core markets

The growing population will naturally lead to more demand in traditional business sectors such as food, travel and leisure. Smart solutions and innovation will be necessary to keep up with satisfying the ever growing demand.

The growing population will naturally lead to more demand in traditional business sectors such as food, travel and leisure. Smart solutions and innovation will be necessary to keep up with satisfying the ever growing demand.

For the generation Y traditional status symbols such as car ownership are more and more substituted by unique experiences gained by travelling. Also the working live of the generation Y is more project based and more travel is required.

For the generation Y traditional status symbols such as car ownership are more and more substituted by unique experiences gained by travelling. Also the working live of the generation Y is more project based and more travel is required.

Work-life balance is THE trend for the generation Y. Young professionals define themselves by their preferred leisure time activity and don’t just see it as a nice to have stress reliever but as an essential part of live.

Work-life balance is THE trend for the generation Y. Young professionals define themselves by their preferred leisure time activity and don’t just see it as a nice to have stress reliever but as an essential part of live.

The traditional industries will vastly benefit from the current health boom. Wearables and fitness apps are the one side of that boom but healthy nutrition and superfoods are an even bigger market. This is were Clever Clover, as an early player, seeks to provide acceleration.

The traditional industries will vastly benefit from the current health boom. Wearables and fitness apps are the one side of that boom but healthy nutrition and superfoods are an even bigger market. This is were Clever Clover, as an early player, seeks to provide acceleration.