Hexagon has announced the nine startups chosen for its third Sixth Sense cohort.
Openvolt has raised a pre-seed round of €1.5m led by Cavalry Ventures.
Plan A has closed $27m funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Indigo Ag has raised $250m to drive innovation and sustainability.
Electrification in the US is at an earlier stage than other regions globally.
Five Kenyan cleantech startups have been selected for the 3rd cohort of JICA.
Refilled, a climate tech startup, has been launched.
Treefera announced the successful closure of a $2.2 million pre-seed funding round.
The Catalyst Fund has reached the first close of its targeted $40m fund.
Open Cosmos has raised $50m in Series B funding.
Novatron Fusion announced the successful closure of its seed round, raising €5m.
EIT InnoEnergy has successfully completed its private placement round of over €140m.
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital has joined nT-Tao's Series A funding round.
Liviri is launching its first-ever e-Grocer grant program – an initiative that will award resources to an independent grocer.
ZENCE OBJECT has secured $2.5m from the AEF Greater Bay Area Fund (AEF GBA).
Nodal Power has raised a $13m to mitigate methane emissions at landfills.
Glasgow-based food tech startup ENOUGH has raised €40m in growth funding.
Greentown Labs has appointed Kevin Knobloch as the organization's next CEO.
Rondo Energy has raised $60 million in new financing.
Milan is a city known for its vibrant fashion and cultural scene.
UK foodtech startup Clean Food Group raises £2.3m funding to scale operations in advance of Series A
Clean Food Group has announced a further £2.3m funding.
NeXtWind has completed $750m second financing round.
Treehouse, an electrification company that delivers turnkey installations for home EV charging, announced $10m in funding.
Nature Coatings announced the successful completion of an oversubscribed $2.45 million seed funding round.
Chemical recycling is a process in which waste materials are broken down into their original chemical compounds.
bp ventures has made a £4 million investment in Dynamon.
SnoFox announced its $4.5 million seed round led by Voyager Ventures.
ev.energy secures $33m funding to drive electric vehicle-grid integration in North America and Europe
ev.energy announced its $33m Series B raise.
Supply Change Capital announced the close of its inaugural $40 million fund.
TDK Ventures has invested in the Industry 5.0 - focused startup Infinite Uptime.
Bion Environmental Technologies has initiated integrated system startup.
Rotterdam-based LyondellBasell announced its investment in a new Carbon Neutrality Fund.
NEU Battery Materials, a Singapore-based lithium-ion battery recycling startup, has raised $3.7m seed funding round.
Innovation is critical in shaping the future of Africa’s growth.
Agritech startup Aigen, unveiled an autonomous, scalable robotics platform.
Planckian has raised over €2.7 million in pre-seed funding round led by Eureka! Venture.
Stima Mobility has secured €100,000 investment from DEG Impulse.
Focused Energy raised $11m in Series A funding, bringing its total funding to $82m.
Stellantis Ventures has been formed to support 'Dare Forward 2030' strategic plan.
tem., the UK-based renewable energy startup, has secured £2.5m funding round.
Volvo Group Venture Capital has invested in Madrid based startup, Trucksters.
Biotech startup Uncommon has raised $30m to pave way for scalable cultivated meat utilising RNA technologies.
SK networks announced it will invest $2m Series A funding round of $27 million for Source.ag.
Aena has launched Aena Ventures, an open innovation program for accelerating startups.
The agricultural sector is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.
Plug and Play has announced a new relationship with Suncor.
Plenitude (Eni) and Energica have partnered to develop new cutting-edge projects.
The need for transportation systems that prioritize environmental sustainability has gained significant momentum.
Satgana has invested in the pre-seed round of Paris-based electric bike startup Loewi.
BeCause has announced an early investment from Danish entrepreneurs.
Amini, Corp. has raised $2 million in pre-seed funding in an oversubscribed round.
The World Health Organization recently announced that COVID-19 is no longer a global emergency. However, the impact of the pandemic has left a lasting mark on all industries.
Start-Up Nation Central has collaborated with Microsoft to promote Israeli agri-food tech startups in the international marketplace.
Driveco, the innovative French electric vehicle charging startup, announced a €250 million fundraising round from Dutch pension fund manager APG.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a €40 million quasi-equity investment into Wingcopter, a European pioneer in unmanned delivery drone technology and related services.
Automotive solutions play a critical role in creating sustainable cities, particularly in regard to real estate, urban planning, IoT, AI, and smarter cities in general.
GC Ventures (GCV), a subsidiary of PTT Global Chemical PLC (GC), is investing in the British company Interface Polymers Ltd. This investment opens new horizons for GC Group, enabling more efficient and sustainable plastic recycling.
Denmark-based climate and fintech startup Agreena, whose soil carbon platform is one of the largest globally, announced its Series B raise of €46 million.
There can be no talk of financial inclusion in Africa without trade finance. Trade promotes economic growth, reduces poverty, fosters economic and cultural links between regions and countries, and facilitates capital movement.
Altris, the Swedish sodium-ion battery developer, has secured €4.8 million of bridge financing from its current owners and appointed Björn Mårlid as its new CEO and Christer Bergquist as new CFO.
True Ventures announced the launch of the True Climate Action Guide to help its portfolio founders and companies across the technology ecosystem reduce carbon emissions.
Climate tech startup nZero raises $16m Series A funding amid global call for accurate sustainability reporting
nZero, the near real-time carbon management and accounting platform, announced it has closed a $16 million Series A funding round.
Chinese electric truck startup DeepWay raises $117m Series A+ round to accelerate mass production of smart electric heavy-duty truck
DeepWay, a smart commercial vehicle developer and manufacturer, announced it had raised $117 million Series A+ financing.
TDK Corporation announced that subsidiary TDK Ventures, its corporate venture-capital arm, is investing in sustainable metal extraction innovator pH7 Technologies and co-leading its Series A financing round.
Korean food-scanning startup Nuvilab was selected to be the only Korean startup among hundreds of candidates to join "Google for Startups Accelerator: Circular Economy".
Bezos Earth Fund invests $34m to help deliver healthy, climate-friendly food and improve corporate climate accountability
The Bezos Earth Fund announced $34.5 million in grants as part of its $10 billion commitment to fight climate change.
Plug and Play Alberta has announced 58 startups for the Spring cohort of its industry-specific Health, Sustainability, Food and Beverage, and Sector Agnostic startup accelerator programs.
The Climate Choice, a climate intelligence software platform for decarbonizing industrial supply chains, announced $2 million in pre-seed funding.
Banking, like many other sectors, has responded to rapid change and evolving customer needs by developing a digital strategy.
Finnish AI-powered Linda platform CollectiveCrunch secures €1.4m investment round to accelerate growth
CollectiveCrunch, the creator of the AI-powered Linda platform that enables sustainable forestry at scale, announced the closing of a €1.4 million investment round led by existing investor Nidoco AB.
The United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) has admitted CCV, an Asian-based early-stage VC firm as a signatory, making CCV one of the first Asian investment-focused signatories.
A growing wealth of evidence shows that sustainability has become a mainstream business and societal issue. Leading companies are embracing sustainability not only to reduce harmful practices but also to accelerate business transformation.
Planet Based Foods, the first and only company to produce nutritious plant-based meat with sustainable hemp as its number one ingredient, announced its expansion into the non-dairy frozen dessert category.
Following a year of disruption caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, supply chain disruptions and record-breaking inflation, we look to the year ahead and what 2023 might have in store for manufacturers and distributors.
PAM Africa, a Nigerian renewable energy startup has launched Net-Zero Villages (NZVs) consisting of a community that is designed with a whole system thinking approach to offset more greenhouse gases (GHG) than it produces.
The AfricaGoGreen Fund (AGGF) has raised $47 million in combined investments from top financial organizations, including the IFC, AfDB, the Nordic Development Fund (NDF), and the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA).
Ocean 14 Capital fund has received an investment of €30 million from Ingka Investments to support its mission of funding sustainable solutions to improve ocean health.
Passionate about sustainable agriculture, aquaculture and food security in Africa, David Galadima is the Founder of fast growing agriculture and processing company, Graemoh Foods, operating out of the northern state of Kaduna, Nigeria.
German electric mobility startup Dance raises €12m to accelerate sustainable mobility solutions across Europe
Electric mobility subscription startup Dance has raised €12 million in additional equity and debt capital. The equity raise was led by existing investors HV Capital, Eurazeo and BlueYard.
Spanish EV charging operator Zunder receives €40m from the EIB to accelerate electrification of road transport
The EIB and Zunder, an independent ultra-fast charging infrastructure operator for electric vehicles (EVs) in Spain, have signed a loan of €40 million in order to finance the installation of a network of fast chargers.
Battery startup NanoGraf raises $65m Series B to scale North American production of silicon anode products
NanoGraf, an advanced battery materials company and enabler of the world’s most energy-dense lithium-ion 18650 cell, announced it has raised $65 million in an oversubscribed Series B funding round.
CampX by Volvo Group opens new Incubator track for startups to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations
More than 50 startups have developed their ideas at CampX, the global collaboration hub for innovations by Volvo Group.
Climate resilience venture launcher Triggering Exponential Climate Action (TECA), has announced the selection of seven African startups to each receive $55,000 in funding to advance their solutions for the blue economy across the continent.
Metal 3D printing startup Fabric8Labs closes $50m Series B financing for electrochemical additive manufacturing technology
Fabric8Labs, pioneer of electrochemical additive manufacturing, announced the close of a $50 million Series B investment round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).
Michroma, a precision fermentation food ingredient startup, announced it has closed $6.4 million in seed financing, to fast-track the company's commercialization of sustainable natural colorants.
HySiLabs, the novel hydrogen transport and storage technology developer, announced €13 million Series A financing led by Equinor Ventures, and joined by the European Innovation Council Fund, EDP Ventures and PLD Automobile.
Deep-tech startup KrossLinker develops cost-effective aerogel insulation to accelerate energy efficiency adoption
KrossLinker, an energy-efficiency-focused deep-tech advanced material startup, is designing and developing the world's most insulating nanomaterial, aerogel, that is low-cost, environmentally friendly, and scalable.
Maya Climate, a Berlin-based global project financing platform for natural capital projects, announced a pre-seed funding of €1.2m led by Germany’s High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), one of Europe’s leading seed investors.
Climate finance trading platform Senken raises $7.5m to streamline and expand carbon markets offerings
Senken, the climate finance trading platform of on-chain carbon credits, announced it has raised $7.5 million in new funding, the most significant capital raise in its industry, led by Obvious Ventures.
BasiGo, the Kenyan-based electric manufacturer has partnered with the Associated Vehicle Assemblers (AVA), to assemble its buses in the country.
Battery recycling startup Redivivus receives funding from ENEOS Innovation Partners to accelerate growth
Redivivus, a lithium-ion battery recycling startup, announced an investment from ENEOS Innovation Partners, a corporate venture capital firm committed to delivering new energy, materials, and services.
Pre-seed venture capital (VC) fund and accelerator Catalyst Fund, announced a $2 million investment in 10 startups developing solutions to improve the resilience of communities most vulnerable to climate change in Africa.
eWAKA, one of Africa’s most promising sustainable mobility startups, has received strategic support from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) Start-up Fund of the Swiss Confederation.
AMPECO, a Sofia-based white-label EV charging management software platform, closed a Series A funding round of $13 million led by BMW i Ventures.
Swedish solar power startup SunRoof announced it has raised €13.5 million growth round extension to bring its pioneering solar roof system to more homeowners worldwide.
Agritech startup EarthOptics secures $27.6m Series B funding to advance data-driven agriculture through actionable soil insights
EarthOptics, a pioneer in soil measurement and insights, announced a $27.6 million round of funding led by Conti Ventures.
Aerones, the Latvia-based robot-enabled wind turbine maintenance and inspection startup, announced it has secured $30 million in growth capital to scale its business globally.
Astro-Energy Technology (Astro-E), a Chinese provider of household new energy products and systems, raised an undisclosed amount in Seed funding led by CAS Venture Capital, followed by Asia Green Fund (AGF) and Ningbo Angel Capital Guiding Fund.
Terramera creates enrichAg to commercialize transformative soil analysis platform with $6m from At One Ventures
Terramera announced the formation of its new majority-owned subsidiary, enrichAg, which will focus on commercializing its soil enrichment platform. The seed round is led with a $6 million investment from AOV.
Nigerian agritech startup Releaf secures $3.3m pre-Series A funding, unveils new technologies to drive profitability for consumer goods manufacturers
Releaf, a Nigerian agritech startup, has raised $3.3 million in an oversubscribed pre-Series A funding round.
The Carbon Blockchain (TCB), a carbon finance and technology services company that produces high-integrity carbon credits has announced the acquisition of Minerva Green.
Mad Capital, an impact-focused lender that offers equitable, flexible funding for organic and transitioning farmers, announced it has raised a $4 million Seed round, led by Trailhead Capital.
Propagate, a commercial agroforestry platform, has closed a $10 million Series A led by Belgium-based The Nest.
Cohabs, a Brussels-based company specializing in coliving, announced the entry into its capital of three new institutional investors: Ivanhoé Cambridge, Belfius Insurance, and the real estate arm of the Belgian Sovereign Fund (SFPIM - Real Estate).
Kenyan agritech startup Stable Foods raises $600k funding to grow its climate smart smallholder platform
Stable Foods, a Kenyan agritech startup offering a host of solutions to small-scale farmers, has raised $600k funding round, to build out its climate smart smallholder food production platform.
IBM has announced five global non-profits as new members of the Sustainability Accelerator programme. The programme is a global pro bono social impact program which seeks to help marginalized communities.
Fairmat, the Paris-based sustainable deep tech startup pioneering the recycling of advanced materials, announced it has completed its Series A funding round at a total of €34 million.
The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation, launched the Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy, a $2 million prize competition to reward entrepreneurs and innovators.
SE Ventures announced a €500 million Fund II establishing the firm as one of the largest VCs focusing on climate and industrial technology.
BasiGo, the first company to introduce electric buses into Kenya, has announced $6.6 million in new funding led by Mobility54.
Climate tech venture capital firm Satgana announced the first closing of a target €30 million VC fund to back the next generation of purpose-driven entrepreneurs building the Future of Earth.
French battery startup Verkor announced it has raised more than €250 million, for the inauguration of its R&D lab, an integral part of the Verkor Innovation Centre.
Cooperative Ventures announces first investment in agritech startup Sabanto to improve sustainability
Cooperative Ventures, a venture capital fund formed by North America's agricultural cooperatives, announced its first investment in Sabanto, a hardware and software company.
Hong Kong and Singapore lead green fintech development among the five economies in the APEC region, study
GoImpact, together with The CUHK Business School, released the findings from their working paper, Exploring the Green Fintech Ecosystem in Asia: Insights from Five Economies in APEC.
South Korea has been, is, and will be the leading investor in Vietnam. The two parties can cooperate to achieve "Dual Goals" of US$100 billion in bilateral trade and total investment in the near future.
Drivn, the brainchild of three Danish founders, aims to change the world's travel behavior towards a more sustainable future.
15-month-old British fashion brand LØCI announced a £4 million seed round, as well as an investment from actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio to further its impact-driven mission of redefining the sector.
US energy technology giant Baker Hughes has backed Levidian’s world-first decarbonisation technologies with a £12m investment at a £130m valuation, opening up global collaboration opportunities.
National Grid Partners (NGP) announced investments of $20 million across three startups to transform the way utilities and other enterprises manage vast physical infrastructure.
UK-based spaceflight company Orbex has secured £40.4 million for its Series C funding round, led by a new investor, the Scottish National Investment Bank.
Lightrock, a global private equity platform that backs purpose-driven entrepreneurs tackling the world’s biggest challenges, has closed its inaugural Lightrock Climate Impact Fund (“LCIF” or “the Fund”) with commitments of €860 million.
Fastned, the European fast charging company, announced a €75 million private placement of 2,032,520 new depositary receipts representing the same number of new ordinary shares in the capital of the Company with Schroders Capital.
Mastercard Vice Chairman Gilberto Caldart joins climate impact venture capital firm Vidavo as Venture Partner
Vidavo Ventures announced that the top executive and one of the architects of Mastercard's international expansion and accelerated growth Gilberto Caldart, has joined the firm in the role of Venture Partner.
Ugandan agritech startup Inputi announced it received an investment funding to boost inputs distribution across the country.
EcoCart, a software company building the infrastructure for e-Commerce companies to operate sustainably at scale, has raised a $14.5 million Series A round.
French cultivated meat startup Gourmey, that was part of the Big Idea Ventures program’s first cohort, has raised an oversubscribed €48 million Series A.
Hyperion Lab kicked off its third cohort of the Amsterdam AI innovation program and eight new startups (seven of which are Dutch) want to improve the world with AI.
GridBeyond, the pioneer in intelligent energy technology, has agreed a debt financing facility of €6 million led by Claret Capital, to support the Irish headquartered company’s continued internationalisation plans.
Żabka Group, Kozminski Business Hub launch second edition of acceleration programme for Polish environmental startups
Żabka Group in collaboration with Kozminski Business Hub, a Kozminski University organisation which seeks and supports startups, is launching the second edition of the acceleration programme.
NeoCarbon, a Berlin-based tech startup which retrofits cooling towers to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, announced it has raised €1.25 million in a Pre-Seed round co-led by PropTech1 and Speedinvest,
Plug and Play Alberta has announced 50 startups for the second cohort of its industry-specific startup accelerator programs. The companies will participate in one of the following programs: Health, Sustainability, and Sector Agnostic.
ABB partners with Dutch AI predictive maintenance scaleup Samotics to expand condition monitoring services
ABB and Samotics, the provider of ESA technology that is a high-growth scaleup company, have entered a strategic long-term partnership to provide enhanced condition monitoring services.
AICrete, the recipe-as-a-service platform optimizing local materials for cleaner and more cost-efficient concrete, announced it has raised $4 million in a seed funding led by CLEAR Ventures.
Hexagon AB, a global pioneer in digital reality solutions combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies, announced a new venture capital arm of R-evolution, the sustainable innovation and green-tech investment subsidiary of Hexagon.
Idealist Capital, a North American fund with a primary focus on the Canadian market, announced the first closing of the Idealist Climate Impact Fund LP (the Fund) with capital commitments totalling C$250 million.
Dutch sustainable blockchain startup GRNGrid secures $50m to drive connectivity with crypto exchanges
The GRN Association announced it has secured an investment totaling $50 million for the GRNGrid project from GEM Digital, a venture capital focused on digital currencies.
India's fruits and vegetables platform Sahyadri Farms raises €40m growth capital to support smallholder farmers
India's integrated platform for fruits and vegetables Sahyadri Farms has raised €40 million growth capital from a group of impact-focused investors; Incofin, Korys, FMO and Proparco.
Agtonomy, a cutting-edge software and service agritech startup, announced the successful closing of another round of funding for a total investment of $13.5 million.
Tallinn-based climate tech startup Arbonics raises €1.8m pre-seed funding to fight climate change in Europe
Arbonics, a new climate tech startup, is launching its unique data- and science-driven tool to make calculating the potential carbon income of land and forests quicker and easier for landowners in Europe.
Carrier Ventures invests in next-gen sustainable technology startups Archilogic, Butlr and Transaera
Carrier Global Corporation, the global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, has completed three new investments through its Carrier Ventures group.
Copenhagen-based Monta lands €30m additional financing to accelerate the buildout of EV charging infrastructure
Monta, the Copenhagen-based all-in-one EV charging management platform, announced it has secured an additional €30 million as part of a Series A+ round led by Energize Ventures.
Flair, creators of smart vents, thermostats and easy-to-use software for room-level temperature control, announced the closing of a $7.6 million Series A funding round.
The Ocean 14 Capital fund, which focuses exclusively on the multi-trillion-dollar ‘blue economy’, has received a commitment of €10 million from the Constitutional Reserve Fund of Monaco to support its mission of funding sustainable solutions.
Lightyear, a Dutch high-tech startup developing the world’s first solar car, announced a total investment of €81 million, which includes capital from the public consortium consisting of Invest-NL.
Belgium-based Magnax, technology leader in axial flux electric motors, has closed a €20 million funding round and adds two new investors; BIG Capital, who led the round, and SFPIM.
Octopus Energy Group launched its new renewables fund Octopus Energy Development Partnership (OEDP), as the fund makes its debut investment in renewables developer Exagen to build new green energy.
Koolboks, the sustainable cooling company providing accessible cold storage solutions to businesses across Africa, has closed $2.5 million Seed funding round, led by Aruwa Capital Management.
Las Vegas based startup Boxabl announced an undisclosed capital raise to continue disrupting the housing market.
EIT InnoEnergy supported Woon Duurzaam has received €2.2 million in a second investment round. The money will come from new investors Oneplanetcrowd and ROM InWest, and from existing shareholders EIT InnoEnergy and DOEN Participaties.
Battery tech startup Britishvolt confirms UK Government funding boost for its battery cell gigaplant
Battery technology pioneer Britishvolt confirmed funding from the UK Government through its Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF) run by the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK following a confirmation letter.
Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on technology for the global real estate industry, has held the final close of its inaugural Climate Fund with $500 million in capital commitments.
Boeing, AE Industrial Partners launch second venture fund to invest in innovative aerospace and defense startups
Boeing has committed a $50 million investment in AEI HorizonX, a partnership the company established with private equity firm AE Industrial Partners to invest in transformative aerospace technologies.
Lumo, a new agritech company focused on water sustainability, announced it has raised $2.1 million in pre-seed funding and plans to allocate funds toward commercialization of its irrigation technology.
Novelis partners with recycling startup Sortera Alloys to recycle automotive post-production and consumer scrap
Novelis, a sustainable aluminum solutions provider and the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, announced a strategic partnership with Sortera Alloys, an industrial scrap metal sorting and recycling company.
Virginia-based fashion tech startup Circ raises $30m funding to expand recycle clothing, eliminate waste
The circular fashion company Circ announced over $30 million in Series B funding backed by some of the largest international apparel companies and venture capital firms.
Carbon Business Council launches to create a seat at the policy table for carbon management startups
The Carbon Business Council (CO2BC) has launched, to advocate for early-stage companies focused on removing, utilizing, and managing carbon dioxide.
AVIA Capital and LitCapital have invested €7 million in Elinta Charge, a Lithuanian developer and manufacturer of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, to support R&D, development of new products and further international expansion in the fast-growing e-mobility market.
VECKTA, the online energy marketplace that connects commercial and industrial energy users with capital, services, and equipment suppliers, announced it has closed a $3.3 million institutional seed round.
The Carbon to Value Initiative (C2V Initiative), has selected eight startups for the second year of its carbontech accelerator program in partnership with Fluor Corporation, the initiative's Year Two Cohort Champion.
Cleantech startup Greener Process Systems develops modular system to capture maritime and industrial emissions
Greener Process Systems filed a series of patents that demonstrate their focus will expand to general industrial applications as well as further developments in CO2 capture, storage and re-utilization.
Simplifyber secures $3.5m seed investment to reinvent how clothing is made with sustainable, advanced Manufacturing
Simplifyber, the creator of the world's first fully-molded garment and shoe uppers made directly from a cellulose-based liquid, announced the closing of a $3.5 million round of seed funding.
Climentum Capital raises €150m to invest in European early-stage tech startups attacking CO2 emissions
Climentum Capital announced it has raised €150 million for investments into European early-stage tech companies attacking CO2 emissions.
Sustainability data and tech startup ESG Book closes $35m Series B to advance its next-gen technology capabilities
ESG Book, a global player in sustainability data and technology, announced it has closed $35 million in Series B funding to advance its next-generation technology capabilities.
Deeptech startup NEU Battery Materials raises S$800,000 seed funding to produce clean and sustainable lithium batteries
Deeptech startup, NEU Battery Materials has raised a total of S$800,000 in seed funding from Momentum Venture Capital and Se-cure Waste Management.
Y Combinator alum, Posh, announced it has raised $3.8 million in seed funding. The Bay Area startup automates electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling to build sustainable energy storage solutions.
Supply Change Capital, a women and Latina powered venture firm investing in early-stage food technology businesses, announced an equity investment from Bank of America.
Green Badger, the SaaS developer for managing sustainable construction, announced it has received seed funding of $1.125 million in a financing round led by venture capital firm Shadow Ventures.
Advisory and climate tech-led sustainability solution Ecolibrium, has opened a new London HQ after raising $5m in a pre-Series A funding round, to support growing demand from commercial and industrial UK real estate owners.
The Decarbon8 Fund, an impact investment vehicle established by the E8 climate tech investing community and platform, announced a new Request for Proposal (RFP) for companies advancing regenerative agriculture solutions.
Zerog, a Chinese electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft developer, completed a $1.48 million seed round with BlueRun Ventures China (BRV China) as the sole investor.
Vancouver cleantech startup VoltSafe introduces electrical technology to reduce the effects of inflation
Vancouver cleantech startup VoltSafe has introduced a new electrical technology to reduce inflation effects in marine, automotive and housing industries.
Advanced upcycling startup Novoloop nnounced it has expanded its Series A to $21 million through an oversubscribed extension led by Mistletoe Singapore and Hanwha Solutions.
Haofood, a food science and technology startup announced a new partnership with Chinese convenience store Lawson where customers will gain greater access to its products.
CE-Creates, the business incubation platform of Crescent Enterprises, has completed the merger of its portfolio of startups with hatch & boost, an Abu Dhabi-based venture-builder dedicated to ‘hatching’ startup ideas.
Tomorrow Farms, a food technology company on a mission to fuel the sustainable food revolution with irresistible food and beverage brands, announced a $8.5 million seed round led by Lowercarbon Capital and additional key investors.
Viva Technology, IFC announce 45 emerging African startups to compete for the 2022 AfricaTech Awards
Viva Technology and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), announced the top 45 startups that have been long-listed for the first edition of the AfricaTech Awards.
SAP SE announced the launch of a virtual startup program focused on building a resilient supply chain at the SAP.iO Foundries Munich and Tel Aviv.
Kenya’s leading electric vehicle (EV) maker Opibus has changed its name to ROAM. The company was among the earliest entrants into the local electric vehicle manufacturing sector.
Vietnam-based sustainability company, EQUO, has raised $1.3 million in seed funding. Leading the seed round is NextGen Ventures with participation from Techstars and East Ventures.
Vivaris Capital, LLC, a multi-strategy fund offering hybrid hedge and private equity structures, announced a strategic, joint-venture partnership with the Tesla Foundation to form Tesla Climate Capital.
Climate tech startup Station A launches Clean Energy Grades to instantly generate financial and carbon savings
Station A, the U.S. clean energy marketplace, announced it launched Clean Energy Grades, a new product that instantly tells you the financial return of switching to clean energy.
Ecosystem restoration startup Lord of the Trees raises $1.25m pre-seed round to upscale environmental protection
Lord of the Trees, a full ecosystem restoration company that uses precision drone planting technology to restore degraded landscapes, announced a $1.25 million pre-seed funding round.
Climate tech startup Cambium Carbon raises $3m seed funding to reinvent the wood supply chain, reduce carbon emissions
Cambium Carbon PBC announced a $3.2 million seed round investment led by MaC Venture Capital, supported by Soma Capital, Joe Tsai, Revolution's Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Blue Ivy Ventures and others.
East Ventures, a pioneering sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia, has officially become a UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) signatory as part of its commitment to creating responsible and sustainable investment.
FirstEnergy contributes $1m to UBIZ Venture Capital to support minority businesses in Northeast Ohio
To help expand and grow minority-owned businesses in northeast Ohio, FirstEnergy announced a $1 million contribution to UBIZ Venture Capital, a small business lending program affiliated with the Urban League of Greater Cleveland.
Nairobi headquartered e-mobility startup BasiGo flagged off the first electric buses in the country for passenger use.
Plant-based food startup Lypid enters B2B vegan-fat market with $4m seed round to commercialize rich, juicy PhytoFat
Lypid, creator of vegan fats reported to taste and behave like animal fats, announced it has raised a $4 million seed round led by Green Generation Fund with additional support from Big Idea Ventures.
TDK Ventures invests in climatetech startup Divirod to advance prediction of water-related catastrophes
TDK Corporation announced that subsidiary TDK Ventures, invested in Boulder, CO-based climate-tech startup Divirod. Their sensor solution enables high-accuracy risk assessment of water levels.
Carrier launches venture firm to accelerate sustainable innovation and disruptive building and cold chain technology
Carrier Global Corporation, the global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, has created Carrier Ventures, a new global venture capital group.
EdgeCortix the AI-focused fabless semiconductor company, announced the closing of over $8 million in series A funding.
Finnish EV charging startup eMabler partners with Fusebox to turn electric vehicles into profitable virtual power plants
Finnish electric vehicle (EV) charging startup eMabler and Fusebox, virtual power plant provider are collaborating to use electric vehicle charging to balance the energy grid.
CA-based foodtech startup Yali Bio raises $3.9m seed round to advance plant based cultured fat production
Yali Bio, a CA-based foodtech startup focused on designer fats for plant-based meat and dairy products announced today it has raised a $3.9 million seed round, bringing their total funding to $5 million.
Frunkfart-based startup ADO is debuting an high-end urban commuter e-bike D30 officially. At the same time, ADO will join hands with Insta360 to launch the co-branded ADO Insta360 GO 2 XE, to cross city and chase adventure.
TDK Corporation announced that subsidiary TDK Ventures, Inc. has invested in green hydrogen company Verdagy to enhance the development and rapid commercialization of their scalable, low-cost approach to hydrogen electrolysis.
London-based fuel cell company Bramble Energy has closed a £35 million investment round to help further expand its game changing capabilities in solving key challenges in the production and implementation of hydrogen fuel cell stacks.
Irish e-mobility startup Modmo closed out 2021 with a €5 million investment from Ballymore Group CEO Sean Mulryan, in addition to €2.7 million raised in September and €1 million in March from several angel investors.
Amplify Capital, a Canadian impact venture fund, closed its oversubscribed Fund II on January 31, 2022, at $30.7 million. Amplify Capital was rebranded from the MaRS Catalyst Fund after spinning out of the MaRS Discovery District in 2019.
FirstEnergy invests $2.5m venture capital fund in Energy Impact Partners' to advance sustainable energy future
To help advance a sustainable energy future, FirstEnergy Corp. announced a $2.5 million investment in global venture capital firm Energy Impact Partners' (EIP) Frontier Fund.
South Korean Hyundai Mobis invests in Zendar startup to accelerate Level 4 or higher autonomous driving
South Korean car parts company Hyundai Mobis announced it has made a strategic investment in Zendar, a Silicon Vally based startup with global competitiveness in high-resolution radar, called 'imaging radar.'
UK's carbon offset ratings startup Sylvera raises $32m funding to become source of truth in carbon markets
Carbon offset ratings provider, Sylvera, announced it has raised $32.6 million in Series A funding to accelerate its mission to become a source of truth for carbon markets.
Swedish-Kenyan electric vehicle tech startup Opibus launches first electric bus designed and developed in Africa
Swedish-Kenyan electric vehicle technology startup Opibus has introduced the first all-electric bus in Kenya as well as the first African designed electric bus ever.
Aigen, a company developing a scalable, solar-powered robotics platform for agriculture and soil regeneration, raised a $4 million seed round led by NEA with participation from AgFunder, Global Founders Capital, and ReGen Ventures.
Berlin-based clean energy startup Ostrom raises €4.4m to make transition to green energy convenient and affordable
Berlin-based clean energy startup Ostrom has raised a total of €4.4 million in pre-seed and seed funding to further its goal of making the switch to green energy as easy and affordable as possible.
Tallinn-based Bolt raises €628m funding round to accelerate transition from owned cars to shared mobility
Tallinn-based Bolt announced the closing of €628 million round of funding, its largest funding to date. This funding round will help Bolt accelerate its mission to help cities transform urban areas.
Munich-based startup Alasco has raised $40 million in Series-B funding to follow the vision of creating the Real Estate Success Software and bringing the real estate industry up to par with leading digital industries.
Next Century Ventures announces inaugural investment in U.S.-based Urban Air Mobility startup ANRA Technologies
Next Century Ventures (NCV), announced it has invested in ANRA Technologies, the forerunner of air traffic control and commercial solutions in the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industry.
TDK Corporation announced that subsidiary TDK Ventures, has invested in scalable driverless transportation startup company, Faction.
Canadian electric vehicle startup eLeapPower raises $21m funding to accelerate initial production and global growth
eLeapPower, a technology innovator revolutionizing electric vehicles inside and outside, with its Smart Inverter System, announced it raised $21 million CAD in Series A funding.
As part of its efforts to advance new technologies that will benefit customers and address climate change, FirstEnergy announced an incremental investment in global venture capital firm Energy Impact Partners' (EIP) Fund II.
Housing technology startup Jupe announced $9.5 million in seed funding led by Initialized Capital with participation from Y Combinator. The money will be used to hire a CTO and a wider team of software and hard tech engineers.
PlanetWatch, the world's first decentralized indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring network built on the Algorand blockchain, has selected the city of Miami to deploy a network of its sensors citywide.
Globally awarded Croatian AI startup Mindsmiths received $1.4 million in seed funding from Feelsgood investment fund which supports companies with proven positive social impact.
Bio-material tech startup Cruz Foam closes $2.5m seed funding to accelerate circular protective packaging solutions
Cruz Foam, a mission-driven sustainable materials company, announced it has closed $2.5 million in seed funding in a raise led by At One Ventures to enable the transition toward a circular economy.
Helion, a clean energy company committed to creating a new era of plentiful, zero-carbon electricity from fusion, has announced the close of its Series E raise of $500 million.
P&G Ventures, the early-stage startup studio within Procter & Gamble, announced the call for entries for its next Innovation Challenge.
Chinese startup MioTech raises additional financing to develop sustainability innovations that support net-zero global economy
MioTech announced it has secured investments to further its commitment to develop sustainability innovations that support a net-zero global economy.
Canadian energy startup Pani secures $8m to scale up AI solution to improve water and energy efficiency in water treatment facilities
Pani, a Canadian software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, announced the completion of an oversubscribed $8 million CAD capital raise.
Berlin-based startup Made of Air raises €5m seed round to make thermoplastics for Audi, H&M Group and other companies
Made of Air, the carbon negative materials startup that turns wood waste into thermoplastics, announced a €5 million in seed funding, led by Norwegian sustainability-focused family fund.
Israeli startup RepAir Carbon closes $1.5m seed round to develop cell for modular Direct Air Capture
Israeli startup RepAir Carbon closed a $1.5m seed round to develop cell for modular Direct Air Capture inspired by fuel cell technology. The seed funding will allow the RepAir team to refine the company's existing prototype cell.
Start-Up Nation Central signs MoU with TiE to boost technological innovation of Israeli and Indian startups
Israeli not-for-profit Start-Up Nation Central signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TiE to achieve full implementation of sustainable Israeli and Indian technologies in the foodtech sector.
Dalan Animal Health startup raises $1.9m seed funding for development of a breakthrough honeybee vaccine
Dalan Animal Health, Inc., a biotech company developing vaccines for new age production animals, announced it has closed funding for a $1.9 million seed round.
Canadian precision-farming startup Semios raises $100m in capital to expand agtech platform globally
Semios, a precision-farming platform and one of the world's largest independent agtech solutions providers, announced it has raised $100 million in funding led by Morningside Group, a Boston-based private equity and venture capital firm.
Ugandan fintech startup Fin-e Innovations raises $300,000 to bridge funding gap of African energy SMEs
Fin-e Innovations, a fintech start-up based in Uganda, has closed pre-seed funding of $300,000 from an undisclosed party in the United States.
Focused Energy, a laser fusion startup dedicated to developing fusion as a means of generating clean alternative energy, announced the successful completion of $15 million in seed funding.
Nigerian fintech startup Infibranches secures $2m funding from All On to drive growth in the renewable energy sector
Shell-funded impact investment company All On announced a $2 million investment in fintech company, Infibranches Technologies, to help bridge the energy distribution gap in underserved rural and peri-urban areas of Nigeria.
TDK Ventures invests in seed round for dry lithium-ion electrode manufacturing startup, AM Batteries
TDK Corporation announced that subsidiary TDK Ventures has invested in AM Batteries (AMB) to support the commercialization of its dry electrode coating technology that improves the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries.
Pangea Trust has opened applications for its Startup Connect Programme, to increase the deployment of diaspora remittances and networks to provide investment capital to MSMEs and startups in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
CruxOCM, the pioneer of robotic industrial process automation (RIPA) for control room operations, announced it has raised $6 million in venture financing to fuel growth.
As the Covid-19 pandemic and global warming continue to impact the world, Normal is building a digital platform that allows MSMEs to modernize their operations and implement sustainable and profitable growth.
Madagascar Time startup has launched $TIME, the new cryptocurrency focused on charity work around the globe. Backed by an international team, $TIME combines unprecedented technology in the crypto space with social entrepreneurialism.
SIMBA Chain , the technology company that eliminated the complexities of blockchain app development and reduced energy usage, thus opening the door to a world of users, has closed a $25 million Series A funding round led by Valley Capital Partners.
Recreational vehicle startup RINDEV announces preorder reservations of its experience driven electric side by side
Recreational vehicle disruptor, RINDEV, announced the opening of preorder reservations for their exciting and futuristic electric side by side, designed to address issues of global warming and overall experience.
Prieto Battery startup raises $5.7m to accelerate development of solid-state advanced rechargeable batteries
Prieto Battery announced it has closed on the first tranche of its $5.7 million Series C Round financing. The investment will accelerate Prieto's development of its proprietary 3D solid-state rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
Oregon-based startup Marwall LLC is releasing the LunchPod, a stainless steel insulated lunch box with custom utensils and a removable, collapsible silicone to-go container with the goal of changing how Americans go out to eat.
Lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing startup Battery Resourcers appoints Kelly Kay to its Board of Directors
Battery Resourcers, a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing startup announced the appointment of Kelly Kay to its Board of Directors.
Nobell Foods startup announced it has raised $75 million to introduce delicious cheeses made from plant-derived dairy proteins, supporting its larger mission of creating a radically more humane and sustainable food system.
The Open Innovation & Acceleration Program, BIND 4.0, has just launched its sixth edition open call to search for the most innovative technology startups around the world.
bp ventures has invested $7million in smart electric vehicle (EV) charging firm, IoTecha, leading a $13.2 million investment round.
Petaluma, Inc., a pet care startup focused on sustainability, launched the world's first baked and plant-based formula for adult dogs of all breeds. The company's mission is to offer environmentally responsible diets that meet 100% of a dog's nutritional requirements.
Toyota AI Ventures rebrands as Toyota Ventures, adds $300m to invest in emerging technologies and carbon neutrality
Toyota's first standalone, early-stage venture capital firm, Toyota AI Ventures, will change its name to Toyota Ventures and grow its total assets under management to more than $500 million with the addition of two $150 million early-stage funds.
Candela Coin, a cryptocurrency that allows holders to take part in the first ever decentralized blockchain based peer-to-peer transactive solar energy system, has developed a solar powered eco-friendly cryptocurrency mining protocol.
After its launch in September last year, venture builder Satgana has announced its first portfolio startup from Nairobi, Kenya, Mazi Mobility, to address the issues faced by the public transport industry in the Global South by electrifying the motorcycle industry.
The Desai Accelerator, a University of Michigan accelerator open to early-stage alumni startups, announced the four companies accepted into its 2021 cohort.
Lieef, a startup investment firm focused on sustainability, has officially closed its seed round. The proceeds will be used to scale the firm's operations and hire additional investment professionals.
Blockchain startup Candela Coin has created the first consumer-facing transactive solar energy system. Candela Coin is a cryptocurrency that allows holders to take part in the first ever decentralized blockchain based peer-to-peer transactive solar energy system.
The UN Food Systems Summit has announced a competition to identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the world who are transforming food systems for a better tomorrow.
FarmTogether, Backstage Capital join forces to generate grater access to diverse farmland investments
FarmTogether, the technology-enabled investment platform democratizing access to farmland, announced a partnership with Backstage Capital, an investment firm focused on startups founded by people of color, women, and members of the LGBTQ community.
The UN Food Systems Summit has announced a competition to identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the world who are transforming food systems for a better tomorrow.
Persistent Energy Capital announced a strategic venture building investment and partnership with Ecobodaa, a pioneer e-mobility startup, leading the revolution of the electric motorbike taxi (bodaboda) in Kenya.
UK-based startup Cquestr8 raises $300k seed capital to develop safe & permanent carbon sequestration solution
Cquestr8, 2020 winners of the Climate-KIC's ClimateLaunchpad "Next Big Thing" prize, has secured funding to develop their unique carbon sequestration solution, leveraging natural processes to safely lock away CO2 as stable ocean bicarbonate.
Lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing startup Battery Resourcers raises $20m Series B funding
Battery Resourcers, a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing company, completed a $20 million Series B equity round.
Kigali based electric motorcycle startup Ampersand has raised $3.5 million in funding from the Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF) to rapidly scale its electric motorcycle and swap station network in Rwanda.
QBE North America has partnered with non-profit organization Leading Cities to launch the QBE AcceliCITY Urban Resilience Challenge for the third consecutive year.
Canadian energy innovator e-Zinc raises $2.3m to accelerate commercialization of its breakthrough energy storage technology
e-Zinc, a Toronto-based energy storage innovator, announced it has raised $2.3 million in a closed round led by BDC Capital's Cleantech Practice.
International Center for Youth Development on Technopreneurship, ICYDT, is a Uganda startup working on skills development and reduction of poverty among the youth using information technology. The institution’s founder Prof. Yakubu Makeri explains the startup’s business model and plans to launch an online university.
University of Cambridge spin-out Xampla has announced it has closed a £6.2m seed finance round, led by the backers of Zoom, to accelerate the roll-out of its next generation plastic replacement.
Jungle Cup is the world’s first plastic-free disposable coffee cup that biodegrades in 12 weeks without industrial processing, introduced by BrandBase.