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24th May 2024 - 0 comments

Prova backs ‘EV Health Checker’ ClearWatt

Prova Investments has continued to grow its European portfolio of early-stage businesses operating at the forefront of cleantech, sustainability and the circular economy, by taking an equity stake in electric vehicle (EV) software company ClearWatt.

24th May 2024 - 0 comments

ZCC secures £20m Fund for early stage climate tech ventures in Europe

Zero Carbon Capital (ZCC) has closed a £20 million fund to invest in European pre-seed and seed-stage companies developing transformative scientific solutions for deep decarbonisation.

The fund attracted investment from a diverse group of both institutional, corporate and individual investors, including Isomer Capital, Green Future Investments, Bunge Ventures, and Extantia Climate All-stars. This mix of investors underscores the broad support for ZCC's mission to tackle the planet's most pressing environmental challenges through science.

 

17th May 2024 - 0 comments

Carbon13 Venture Launchpad backs six new companies

Carbon13, the Venture Builder for the climate emergency, has announced new investments in six ventures through its accelerator, the Venture Launchpad. Each venture has received £120,000 pre-seed investment.

10th May 2024 - 0 comments

Sustainable travel platform You. Smart. Thing secures £1.2 m in race to net zero

Midlands-based travel demand management platform You. Smart. Thing. (YST) has secured £1.2 million in funding, from the West Midlands Co-Investment Fund (WMCO). The regional fund is managed by Midven, part of Future Planet Capital, and has invested alongside angel investors including Giles Fearnley, ex-MD at First Bus, Will Phillipson ex-COO Citymapper, Venture Innovators’ Jeremy Acklam, and green energy company, Ecotricity.

10th May 2024 - 0 comments

Scaleup Landing Pad Hamburg supports green-tech scaleups

The Scaleup Landing Pad Hamburg - an initiative launched by the Hamburg Invest business development organisation and the City of Hamburg - has selected five highly promising high-growth companies from a pool of international applicants. These green-tech pioneers include Allegro Energy from Australia, BANF from South Korea, Heatcube - Kyoto Group from Norway, Polymertal from Israel and Tsubame

19th April 2024 - 0 comments

Enegy start-up Clyde Hydrogen secures over £1 million

A University of Glasgow start-up that is set to revolutionise the hydrogen energy sector has announced the successful closure of its pre-seed funding round totalling more than £1m in equity and grants.

29th March 2024 - 0 comments

 British Design Fund  backs plumbing startup Water Kinetics

East Kilbride plumbing startup, Water Kinetics, has secured a £150,000 investment from British Design Fund for its innovative ‘Eco-Duo’ pipe-within-a-pipe water recirculation system that can help reduce carbon emissions and energy use, while aiding safe pathogen levels within drinking water systems.

22nd March 2024 - 0 comments

Greensphere secures £66m for UK climate & nature fund

Greensphere Capital, a leading specialist investment adviser, has raised £66.3 million in conditional capital for its Gaia Sciences Innovation fund. This will be invested into creating and scaling businesses harnessing innovation and intellectual property from globally renowned British bioscience and environmental science institutes, helping to unlock the commercial potential of cutting-edge UK research to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss

15th March 2024 - 0 comments

Angel-backed Solivus wins major solar PV contract with bp

Solivus, a pioneering developer of lightweight solar solutions has been awarded a 3-year contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of PV Solar Systems for bp and its customers following a rigorous and competitive commercial bid process. The purpose of the contract is for Solivus’ innovative rooftop solar technology to be included in bp's integrated energy solution portfolio.

1st March 2024 - 0 comments

Sonichem secures £1.2m to convert sawdust into high-value bio-based chemicals

Sonichem, an East Midlands-based startup that converts low-value forestry by-products into high-value, renewable biochemicals, has secured £1.2 million in Pre-Series A funding including a follow-on investment by ACF Investors. The investment will be used to further develop its technology and finalise plans for a biorefinery plant — the first of its kind.

23rd February 2024 - 0 comments

Emobility startup OX Delivers secures £1.2m funding

OX Delivers, UK-based emobility start-up, has received a £1.2 million funding grant from Energy Catalyst as the company readies its next-generation affordable all-electric OX4 truck for production.

23rd February 2024 - 0 comments

Angel Academe backs PheroSyn

Angel Academe has made its 49th investment in a female-founded agri-tech start-up PheroSyn, an innovative agricultural technology company using green chemistry techniques to produce identical copies of nature’s own pheromones, providing an alternative to damaging pesticides.

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