In the picturesque town of Halle, Belgium, a remarkable startup is quietly making waves in the world of venture investments. Meet Korys, the brainchild of the Colruyt family, an investment structure with a mission deeply rooted in sustainability and impact. In this Startup Showcase, we unveil Korys, a company dedicated to fostering sustainable growth in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through their unique approach to venture investments.
Seeds of Inspiration: The Story Behind Korys
Korys, a name derived from the Latin word for hazelnut tree – Corylus, which is the origin of the Colruyt name, embodies a legacy of growth, sustainability, and purpose. Founded by the Colruyt family, Korys is not just an investment firm; it’s a symbol of the family’s commitment to making a positive impact on both people and the planet.
Their investment philosophy is rooted in the “three P” approach: People, Planet, Profit. This approach forms the cornerstone of their investment strategy, emphasizing their dedication to creating meaningful change while generating attractive returns. Korys understands that lasting impact takes time, and they invest for the long term, nurturing their investments like seeds that will one day grow into mighty oaks.
A Multi-Disciplinary Approach: Cultivating a Diverse Portfolio
What sets Korys apart in the world of venture investments is their multi-disciplinary approach. They carefully curate a well-balanced and diversified portfolio that includes listed stocks and bonds, private equity funds, and direct participations in small and medium-sized companies.
Their strategy isn’t just about financial growth; it’s about fostering sustainable ventures in sectors where they have substantial expertise. Korys’ team focuses their investments in three key sectors: Cleantech, consumer goods & retail, and life sciences. These are not just areas of interest but fields where they can make a real difference and drive positive change.
Sustainability at the Core: Investing with Purpose
Korys is not just about profit; it’s about purpose. Their commitment to sustainability extends beyond lip service. Through their investments, they actively support companies that align with their mission of creating a better world. Whether it’s backing innovations in clean technology, promoting responsible consumer goods, or advancing breakthroughs in life sciences, Korys invests with a clear purpose in mind.
Their impact isn’t confined to the boardroom; it ripples through the communities and industries they touch. Korys believes that sustainable growth and profitability can go hand in hand, and they’re proving it every day with their portfolio of ventures that make a positive difference in the world.
Connect with Korys
As Korys continues to sow the seeds of sustainable ventures, you can stay connected with their journey and explore their impactful investments through their official website and social media channels:
- Website: Visit Korys
- Twitter: Follow Korys on Twitter
- Facebook: Like Korys on Facebook
- LinkedIn: Connect with Korys on LinkedIn
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