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1st July 2022

Bristol's Blue Earth Summit aims to raise £10m+ for impact businesses

Entrepreneurs, founders and adventurers are being given the chance to live pitch for investment and sponsorship available at the Blue Earth Summit in Bristol in October.

From hundreds of applications, 10 semi finalists will pitch online to become one of 4 finalists to pitch live to more than 20 of the world’s best impact investment firms and hundreds of Angel and Retail investors attending the Summit. All the investors have a passion for businesses, adventures and projects that can be a force for good in protecting our planet and its people. 

17th June 2022

AI decarbonisation platform Ecolibrium launches in the UK with angel backing

Machine learning-led decarbonisation platform Ecolibrium has today launched its revolutionary sustainability solution in the UK, as the race to reduce carbon emissions accelerates across the built environment.

Relocating its global headquarters to London, Ecolibrium has raised $5m in a pre-Series A funding round as it looks to expand its international footprint to the UK. The round was co-led by Amit Bhatia’s Swordfish Investments and Shravin Bharti Mittal’s Unbound venture capital firm, alongside several strategic investors. 

20th May 2022

 Green Angel Syndicate invests in aerosol tech company Salvalco

Green Angel Syndicate has backed a £2.5m funding raising in Salford Valve Company Ltd (Salvalco), alongside a consortium of six companies including Beiersdorf, Foresight Williams Technology, AWI Ltd, Fin.Essa and Growthdeck Ltd.

13th May 2022

Green Angel Syndicate welcomes £10m from British Business Investments

Green Angel Syndicate has received a further £5m commitment from British Business Investments, bringing its total investment since November 2021 to £10m.

22nd April 2022

Green Angel Syndicate leads £3.8m investment in Swytch

Green Angel Syndicate, the UK's largest network of specialist investors fighting climate change, has invested in a £3.8m investment round into Swytch.The funding will be used to launch Swytch's brand new product: the world's first pocket-sized eBike battery, which converts any bicycle into an electric bike.

The new Swytch eBike conversion kit features a pocket-sized battery (the "Power Pack") which is similar in size to a large smart-phone. The battery provides 250W of power and enough range for your daily commute, whilst weighing only 700g (1.5lb) and can be recharged in around 1 hour.

8th April 2022

Impact-first fund Climate VC makes 3 new investments

Climate change investor, Climate VC, an 80% angel backed fund which launched only last week, has made three new investments. Offgrid.Finance, Treeconomy and Deep.Meta are the latest UK-founded start-ups being supported to achieve Climate VC’s aim of removing a gigatonne of CO2e from global emissions through investments in high-potential, high-impact, climate-focussed businesses.

1st April 2022

New Climate VC launches impact-first investment strategy

Climate change investor, Climate VC has launched to exert a gigatonne scale impact on climate change in the next decade and influence a sea change in the way the venture capital sector approaches climate investing.  The fund has a number of high profile angel backers including serial founder investor Doug Scott.

Investing in start-ups throughout the UK, Climate VC is a specialist climate tech investor focused on finding and backing climate change start-ups that might have been overlooked by other VCs. Climate VC wants to disrupt the traditional VC approach to climate innovation by putting as much emphasis on the climate impact of a venture as the commercial return.  

25th March 2022

Renewables software firm Sennen wins major investment

A technology company that specialises in developing software for the renewables industry has secured new investment to accelerate its product development. 

Bristol-based Sennen has raised £780,000 equity funding from a range of new and existing investors. They include investment firms Caygan Capital, Future Play and Vala Capital as well as a number of private individuals.

Around £100,000 of the total investment came through the crowdfunding platform Seedrs.

25th March 2022

Lune raises $4m to help businesses integrate climate impact

Lune, which aims to change this by offering an API and software tools to make it easy for any business to integrate climate impact into their customer experience, has closed a $4m funding round led by early-stage VC Crane, with participation from 15 reputable angel investors, including Maximilian Tayenthal (co-founder of N26), Fredrik Hjelm (co-founder of Voi) and Tony Jamous (co-founder of OysterHR & Nexmo). 

11th March 2022

Solar tech firm Solivus smashes £2.3m raise on Crowdcube

Solivus, a pioneering clean tech firm, has closed a £2.3m raise on Crowdcube, and has also received joint investment from G-Force and Founders Factory.

The money raised will be dedicated to expanding the Solivus team, accelerating the development of the rooftop business and funding the continued development of the Solivus Arc, set for mass market launch in 2022.

4th March 2022

Green Angel Syndicate invests in green construction firm Sphera

Green Angel Syndicate, the UK's largest network of specialist investors fighting climate change, has led a £1.9 million funding round in startup Sphera.

"Natasha and her team really impressed our specialist Green Angel Syndicate members, right from the very first meeting" says GAS CEO Cam Ross. "The Sphera approach to decarbonising such a mainstream component of global building materials is very compelling, hence our substantial investment."

28th January 2022

Green Angel Syndicate leads £1.2m raise for Zedify

Sustainable delivery pioneers, Zedify, have raised £1.2m to support their growth into cities across the UK, in a round led by Green Angel Syndicate, the UK's largest and most experienced network of investors fighting climate change.

Zedify are disrupting the urban delivery market with their innovative network of sustainable last mile delivery hubs, and currently operate out of 9 UK cities.  Experts in cargo bike logistics and micro consolidation, Zedify have also developed a powerful tech platform to cut through the ever growing challenges in urban logistics.

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