Mazarine's Fund II backs early-stage companies with innovations that support their customers tackle inefficiencies or risks relating to water and/or wastewater. 

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Fund II's first investments 

Investment thesis

Fund II invests in early-stage technology companies who are already seeing commercial traction, nearing $1M in annual sales, and have IP that improves efficiencies and/or mitigates risks relating to water or wastewater in agriculture, aquaculture, buildings, climate, conservation, financial services, industry, power generation, and/or utilities.


Technology focus

Innovations in Chemistry, Data Science, Diagnostics, Computer Engineering, Information & Communication Technology (ICT), Materials Science, Metagenomics, Microbiology, and Process Engineering.

What problems are these companies solving?

While their innovations address some aspect of water or wastewater, ultimately their customers face inefficiencies and risks relating to Climate Adaptation, Environmental Protection, Business Continuity, and/or Public Health & Safety. 

How is the ESG framework utilized?

Measure impact by applying the ESG framework to score portfolio companies on how their innovation supports their customers’ ESG efforts. 


How do we invest? 

We typically cut more than one check to Fund II companies over a period of 2-3 years as our confidence in the founder(s) grows.  



Fund II is backing early-stage technology companies with innovations that support their customers' efforts to meet their ESG goals. 

  • Established: 2021

  • First Investment: January 2022

  • Stage: Seed

  • Investments to date: 0

  • Check Size: $25,000 to $500,000

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