“...harness the power of the right money in the right businesses at the right time..."
Fortior is Houston based and well connected throughout North America whilst Deja Blue is UK based and well connected throughout Europe.
Fortior is an industrial advisory firm which works with investment funds and business owners to help them release hidden value. They do this by offering a suite of buy and sell-side investment services as well as a targeted package of business consulting services. Founder and CEO Mark Hannigan is a seasoned industrial investment all-rounder with decades of experience across the operational and deal making landscape and a specialist in the development and implementation of digital marketing strategies for technology businesses and experienced in driving markets to adopt innovative technologies.
"Many traditional industries are undergoing an unprecedented transformation right now with the acceleration of the energy transition, the workplace demographic shift and the digitalization of the sector. There has never been a more exciting time to influence who will emerge as the dominant forces in this bright future."
Deja Blue founder, Andrew Smith, is a Director of Greenbackers Investment Capital Limited, cleantech investment specialists. Greenbackers are brokers to funds throughout the UK and internationally. Deja Blue and Greenbackers collaborate on client work where that adds value.
Covering equity, asset and project finance, the Greenbackers team primarily works with established technology companies and project developers looking to turbo-charge their capital-raising programs.
Greenbackers is a highly experienced group of innovation funding specialists from the U.K. and the U.S, providing brokerage services for introductions into a diverse and qualified network of over 4000 funders worldwide and a deep understanding of what today's investors look for when qualifying funding opportunities.
Thanos Smanis is an Agriculture engineer (PhD candidate in Ecosystem Management) with experience in environmental management providing support to decisions related to environmental issues, especially in the context of competition for natural resources, city development, risk management, and development of environmental policies. He specialises in Environmental consultancy, Climate Change, Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) / Blue Economy-Growth, Agriculture, Biodiversity.
Thanos is a key member of the EU MSP Platform, coordinating the Maritime Spatial Planning experts working in each EU sea basin ,is a Blue Economy expert and Core team member both in the AM West Med Blue Economy Initiative and the Black Sea Assistance Mechanism
Deja Blue founder Andrew Smith and Climazul founder Thanos Smanis have worked together on a number of EU programmes and initiatives around the Mediterranean and Black Sea region- often associated with the Blue Economy.
Deja Blue and Climazul are keen to work with others interested in Blue Economy Initiatives ; both businesses are registered experts in the EU system