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    Hi We’re Enviu. Founded in 2004, we celebrate over 10 years of experience in the co-creation and development social startups. We challenge ourselves with large societal and environmental issues. Our end goal is always to create impact for a large group of (marginalised) people and improving their livelihood. Our approach to impact in short: From issue to idea, from idea to start-up.

    HQRotterdam, NL

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    Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)62(+4%)
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    Key People/Management at Enviu

    Annika Lieben

    Annika Lieben

    Office Manager
    Laure Willemen

    Laure Willemen

    Venture Builder
    Michiel Elich

    Michiel Elich

    Sanderine van Odijk

    Sanderine van Odijk

    Venture Builder
    Siegfried Kruger

    Siegfried Kruger

    Venture Builder
    Cedrick Neba Tandong

    Cedrick Neba Tandong

    COO Three Wheels United
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    Enviu Office Locations

    Enviu has offices in Rotterdam, San Francisco, Vitacura, Bengaluru and in 1 other location
    Rotterdam, NL (HQ)
    100 Pannekoekstraat
    Vitacura, CL
    Bicentenario 3883
    Bengaluru, IN
    24, 4, Haudin Rd, Yellappa Chetty Layout, Halasuru
    Nairobi, KE
    BOA House, Karuna Cl
    San Francisco, US
    901 Mission St #105, San Francisco
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    Enviu Blogs

    Closing the Pioneer Gap Effectively

    5th Nov – Michiel Elich (CEO) and Lisa Jordan (Chair of the Board) If we are betting on social entrepreneurs to drive change in dysfunctional markets, we are not being very successful. As Enviu enters into its 16thyear of venture building to make markets work for the planet and the poor, we have lea…

    Why we’re diving into Chile’s market and need your help

    With our 17 years experience in building impact-driven companies to fuel the shift towards a circular economy, we’re entering Chile’s market. We make use of our proven methodology, which always starts with an in-depth issue analysis. We’re now deep diving into Chile’s market to learn more about the …

    Enviu launches Latam office to kickstart a circular economy in Chile

    Spanning half a continent and home to at least 7 climate subtypes the country of Chile is rich with natural resources and a quickly growing economy. In the past few years awareness about Chilean waste streams has grown and now the country wants to shift from a linear to a circular economy, actively …

    Unlocking opportunities: A case for empowering early-stage entrepreneurs and going beyond

    Enviu was founded more than 15 years ago and since the beginning has always been in the space of impact-driven social entrepreneurship. Throughout this time we have learnt a lot about building companies. We truly believe that entrepreneurship can be used as a force for good to drive economic change.…

    Impact Scaling In Progress – Validating Mlo Zone In Kenya

    Earlier this week we officially kicked off Enviu East Africa’s latest venture in Kenya, Mlo Zone. Working from a centralized kitchen, Mlo Zone will provide low income workers in Nairobi’s industrial area with access to affordable, nutritious and hygienically prepared meals. Using the lean startup me…

    Thuishulp Rotterdam: Human centered innovation in the health care industry

    There is a growing need for human support in the elderly care sector. In an era of digitization, cutbacks and overworked care providers, the healthcare sector in the Netherlands yearns for innovation with a beating heart. At the same time 5% of the population in Rotterdam is unemployed. Addressing b…
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    Enviu Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Enviu founded?

      Enviu was founded in 2004.

    • Who are Enviu key executives?

      Enviu's key executives are Annika Lieben, Laure Willemen and Michiel Elich.

    • How many employees does Enviu have?

      Enviu has 62 employees.

    • Who are Enviu competitors?

      Competitors of Enviu include The Eco Laundry Company, Inspiris and Treedom.

    • Where is Enviu headquarters?

      Enviu headquarters is located at 100 Pannekoekstraat, Rotterdam.

    • Where are Enviu offices?

      Enviu has offices in Rotterdam, San Francisco, Vitacura, Bengaluru and in 1 other location.

    • How many offices does Enviu have?

      Enviu has 5 offices.