The startup disrupting Unilever


Algramo was one of more than 60 startups delivering finalist pitches for the latest series of challenges issued as part of MIT Solve. Circular Economy Cleantech

7 Things to Consider with an Eco-Friendly Startup

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Startup tackles decarbonizing industrial heat processes


Startup tackles decarbonizing industrial heat processes. Because of this, Skyven frequently partners with other startups and technology manufacturers. Myisha Majumder. Wed, 09/16/2020 - 01:30.

9 Canadian startups tackling the climate crisis


With political short-termism aplenty, Canada’s climate leaders are private companies. Canada Climate Tech Climate Tech

Food waste startup backed by Oprah Winfrey snags $250 million


Food waste startup backed by Oprah Winfrey snags $250 million. While overall startup funding is down this quarter because of the economic disruption brought on by COVID-19, entrepreneurs focused on solving climate-related problems have been bucking the trend.

How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation


How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation. In May, I spoke with another intriguing agroforestry startup, Propagate Ventures , part of the fall 2018 cohort at Elemental Excelerator. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:30.

Greentown Labs’ Startups Milestone: $1 Billion Raised

Greentown Labs

We’ve also seen new nonprofit and startup support organizations invest philanthropic capital into climatetech startups, including VertueLab , Clean Energy Trust , and Prime Coalition. And if you’re an investor interested in engaging with our startups, please let us know here !

Circular economy startups compete at Circularity 2020, taking on shoes to shelf-life


Circular economy startups compete at Circularity 2020, taking on shoes to shelf-life. At Circularity 20, GreenBiz’s online circular economy event, five startups presented their potentially world-altering ideas during the Accelerate competition.

A Vibrant Cleantech Startup Ecosystem Takes Root in India


It’s easy to see what’s motivating India’s emerging ecosystem of sustainable technology startups with a glance out the window from the office of Sangam Ventures in Gurugram, just outside of Delhi. Demand for flexible, clean power spurs startup activity.

Greentown Houston Is Here—Meet Our 25+ Inaugural Startups

Greentown Labs

Ten years ago, Greentown began when four startups decided to split the cost of rent and resources. Please join us in welcoming, celebrating, and supporting these incredible startups! The post Greentown Houston Is Here—Meet Our 25+ Inaugural Startups appeared first on Greentown Labs.

Polish startup Ekoen to open 100 full-service charging hubs


Polish startup Ekoen plans to build 100 EV charging hubs in Poland. Each of the hubs will be “a space to fully rechange both the vehicle as well as the driver,” featuring open-access fast charging, an EV driver lounge open 24/7, and a café serving local food.

5 startups unlocking the mobility revolution


From data to electrification, these entpreneurs are surmounting barriers to reaching an equitable, sustainable mobility future and empowering first movers to act. Innovation Technology Transportation & Mobility

LACI Welcomes Next Cohort of Cleantech Startups Into Incubation Program

LA CleanTech Incubator

Today, thirteen startups join Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator’s (LACI) second cohort of its flagship Incubation program which helps founders grow their company and impact in Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

A seemingly insatiable appetite for food startups


After years of nibbling at the market, venture funds are investing in an increasingly diverse menu of entrepreneurs, ranging from food waste crusaders to alternative protein providers. Food & Agriculture Plant-Protein Food Waste

Solar plane explorer's next mission: climate tech startups


What's harder, flying an around-the-world solar plane or finding a thousand profitable cleantech companies? Bertrand Piccard Cleantech Solar Impulse

Apply for LACI Startup Incubation Program Cohort 3

LA CleanTech Incubator

Are you a cleantech startup striving to create solutions in energy, transportation, or smart cities that would benefit from hands-on support through market access, business services, and introductions to funders? LACI has welcomed 25 startups into our ecosystem through our last two cohorts.

The Carbon to Value Initiative Announces First Cohort of Carbontech Startup Participants

Greentown Labs

Climatetech leaders from the Urban Future Lab, Greentown Labs, and the Fraunhofer USA TechBridge Program enthusiastically welcome 10 startups to the initiative. In the coming months, the C2V Initiative will announce the call for applications for its second startup cohort.

Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q1 2021

Greentown Labs

The Greentown Labs community continues to grow and we’re excited to introduce you to the 16 climatetech startups that joined our Boston and Houston incubators in the first months of 2021! Meet these startups that are powering the climatetech revolution: Agtech + Water.

Battery recycling startup receives financing for commercial-scale plant


Battery Resourcers , a battery recycling and manufacturing company, recently completed a $20-million Series B equity round to support the development of a commercial-scale processing facility with the annual capacity to recycle 10,000 tons of batteries—roughly the amount of batteries from 20,000 EVs.

How to Lead and Grow a Cleantech Startup

Clean Energy Trust

At Clean Energy Trust , we have seen some truly impressive startups grow into successful businesses and are proud to have invested in some of the most promising ones. Many cleantech startups have strong organizational alignment on environmental impact.

The perfect pair? Custom-fit jeans startup challenges fast fashion mindset


Custom-fit jeans startup challenges fast fashion mindset. One company working to do things differently is San Francisco-based startup unspun. The perfect pair? Lauren Phipps. Mon, 08/03/2020 - 02:12.

Startup accelerator spotlights bright ideas amid dark days


More and more entrepreneurs and investors are awakening to climate tech and its emerging opportunity. Climate Change climate tech Driving Change Innovation

EV startup Canoo plans to produce electric pickup in 2023


EV startup Canoo has announced plans for an electric pickup truck. Executive Chairman Tony Aquila said the Los Angeles-based company will begin taking pre-orders in the second quarter of 2021, and aims to launch the truck in the first quarter of 2023.

The startup helping Smithfield turn manure into a circular resource


Anuvia Plant Nutrients aims to improve farm yields while reducing the emissions associated with fertilizer. Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture factory farming

Startup Phood tackles food waste at the top of the food chain


Startup Phood tackles food waste at the top of the food chain. Jesse Klein. Thu, 10/29/2020 - 01:00. Picture your local salad bar either at your school, grocery store or office. There are many options between the greens, toppings and dressings. At the end of each day, it’s the job of a kitchen worker to perform a "shrink analysis" on each ingredient — manually identifying, weighing and recording the leftover volume of each item.

Social Distancing Is Rewriting the Cleantech Startup Survival Guide


According to a New York Times analysis , 6,000 people at 50 startups have lost their jobs since the middle of March. Startups in travel, consumer goods, or fintech are the hardest hit by the current economic freeze.

Electric Vehicle Startup Arrival Sees Trading Volatility In Nasdaq Debut

Forbes Green Tech

based startup is getting ready to sell electric trucks and buses that cost about the same as conventional carbon-powered models. The U.

Greentown’s Founding Startups Reflect on the Incubator’s First Decade

Greentown Labs

Ten years ago, four startups joined together to split rent on a Cambridge warehouse. From sharing equipment to swapping staff to lending emotional support, the founding startups and the others who joined them were benefiting far beyond what they anticipated.

Agtech startup Pivot Bio snags $100 million amid busy April for climate tech


Agtech company Pivot Bio snags $100 million more in funding, while AI developer Hypergiant spins up COVID-19 emissions modeling tool. Agtech Climate Tech Climate Tech COVID-19

Fifteen startups with solutions for land restoration in Latin America

Impact Alpha

The post Fifteen startups with solutions for land restoration in Latin America appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Three Investors Offer Fundraising Tips for Early-stage Startups

Greentown Labs

What should startups who are seeking investments consider during this time? He said startups should know, however, that investors are focused on helping their current portfolios. The post Three Investors Offer Fundraising Tips for Early-stage Startups appeared first on Greentown Labs.

Startups and Corporates Take Action on COVID-19

Greentown Labs

Greentown Labs remains committed to supporting startups as they navigate the impacts of COVID-19. The post Startups and Corporates Take Action on COVID-19 appeared first on Greentown Labs. Kevin Gill / Flickr Creative Commons.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures backs three climate-tech startups

Impact Alpha

The post Breakthrough Energy Ventures backs three climate-tech startups appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, May 4 — Breakthrough Energy Ventures collected another $1 billion at the start of this year to invest in up to 50.

In the race for planet-friendly milk, Singapore startup substitutes dairy with algae


In the race to produce a healthy alternative to milk that doesn't cost the earth, a Singapore startup has developed a new type of dairy substitute made from microalgae

Corporates to Startups: Climate Innovation is Still a Long-term Priority

Greentown Labs

Their advice for startups during this difficult time: navigate the short-term while keeping your eyes on the long-term. Just as their respective companies have a split focus on the present and future, the panelists say startups need to walk that line as well.

Supporting Startups During COVID-19

Elemental Excelerator

The post Supporting Startups During COVID-19 appeared first on Elemental Excelerator. During these challenging times, amid local and global shifts, we hope that you are all staying safe and healthy.

This LA startup turns spoiled milk into biodegradable T-shirts

Inhabitat - Innovation

Did you know that 128 million tons of milk are wasted every year

Insect-growing startup Beta Hatch raises $3M to further innovate and build giant new facility

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Kurt Schlosser, Geekwire, May 21, 2020 Beta Hatch, the insect-growing startup looking to revolutionize the animal feed business through its science and technology, has raised $3 million as part of a new funding round. Founded in 2015 by PhD entomologist Virginia Emery, the company has raised $5 million in total equity while also securing $4.6 […]. Industry News Member News

Cleantech San Diego to Host Three-Part Energy Startup Showcase Series in November

CleanTech San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA, October 21, 2020 – This November, the energy innovations of 17 regional cleantech entrepreneurs will be featured during a three-part Cleantech San Diego series showcasing startups in the Southern California Energy Innovation Network (SCEIN). Press Releases Startup

Announcing the Launch of Elemental Connect for Investors and Startups!

Elemental Excelerator

Additionally, PWC reports that 5% of startups captured two thirds of venture capital funding. At Elemental, we evaluate 800+ climate tech startups and select 15-20 to join our portfolio each year. For startups, applications for Cohort 10 open on February 22.

Greentown Labs and Vineyard Wind Announce Offshore Wind Challenge Startup Participants

Greentown Labs

Startups will participate in accelerator program to develop data monitoring technologies focused on protecting marine mammals. The startups will focus on innovations in marine mammal monitoring through data collection, real-time transmission, and analysis.

Thrift-store shoppers, hand-me-down wearers and 8 scrappy startups making reuse possible


Today’s burgeoning recommerce and online rental markets offer high-end gadgets and swanky fashion. Circular Economy Innovation

Improving EV battery manufacturing startup costs


Sponsored by Nordson Sealant Equipment. Nordson Sealant Equipment is identified as one of the leading precision dispensing manufacturers in the industry. We partner with most of the top 10 EV battery manufacturers to help build more than one million electric vehicles on the road today.