Colombia based Venture

Deals D000029
Description Naturavision is involved in scientific investigation. Their laboratory does scientific research for Colombian and multinational companies such as Bayer. In the case of Bayer, Naturavision analyzes several products to control diseases which the company wishes to sell in the Colombian market. Naturavision analyzes the chemicals which are being used to control diseases in the agricultural sector or in other sectors and recommends better alternatives which do not harm the environment. In this manner the scientific studies suggest efficient alternatives which contribute to the protection of the environment and to avoid using harmful chemicals. Naturavision has made several studies for the Ministry of Agriculture of Colombia to look for the best way to optimize peasant farmers resources and harvests and to teach them alternatives to using chemical fertilizers. The company has eight employees. VSC issued the loan in September 2010 and the funds were used for working capital and the purchase of laboratory equipment. Personal guarantees have been provided for the loan. VSC is looking for co investors to join to this loan. VSC will handle the administration and can maintain partial risk in the loan.
Country Of origin Colombia
Funding Sector Impact Investment
Colloboration Type