Movin’On Summit Startup Challenge

CleanTechnica

The Movin'On Startup Challenge is an international summit on sustainable mobility with the aim of moving from ambition to action. In 2019, 250 startups applied and 40 of the best startups were selected.

Secretive SoCal Startup Hyperion Teases Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Electric Supercar

CleanTechnica

This week, the startup announced that it will be unveiling its first product -- a hydrogen-powered supercar -- next month via a live streamed event. Hyperion is looking to transform transportation from the ground all the way on up to space with its new hydrogen-powered technology.

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Energy Transition Startups Shake Up The Business World

CleanTechnica

In Energiewende home country Germany, many startups are at the forefront of transformation by bringing novel business ideas to market and by snatching market share from incumbents in sectors such as renewables, heating, or mobility. Clean Power energy transition Germany startups

Hyundai, Kia, & LG Chem Plan To Suck The Blood Of EV & Battery Startups

CleanTechnica

The three plan to inspire and tap into the creative and skilled minds of by hosting a startup competition and then sucking the blood of the most promising crews.

The startup disrupting Unilever

GreenBiz

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

Electric Moped Startup Revel Secures $27.6 Million In New Funding

CleanTechnica

The New York-based electric moped startup, Revel, recently secured $27.6 Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Interviews Motorcycles + Scooters electric mopeds new york city Revel startupsmillion in new funding.

7 Things to Consider with an Eco-Friendly Startup

U.S. Green Technology

The post 7 Things to Consider with an Eco-Friendly Startup appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green StartUps, Green Companies

Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Attracts More Aviation Startups & OEMs

CleanTechnica

A series of startups and established aviation giants are joining the Dassault Systèmes’ (DS) 3DEXPERIENCE platform family to support their digital engineering initiatives. A few more aviation startups are also using the Dassault platform, such as Joby Aviation and Solar Impulse.

9 Canadian startups tackling the climate crisis

GreenBiz

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

How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation

GreenBiz

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.

Food waste startup backed by Oprah Winfrey snags $250 million

GreenBiz

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.

A Look At WM Motor, One Of The Tesla-Inspired Chinese EV Startups

CleanTechnica

In 2003, a new automotive startup was founded in California, but had only a 10% chance of success, according to its current CEO. By 2019, the same company had already made close to a million passenger cars and had become the leading EV maker in the world.

Electric Deliveries Are Spreading Across Africa, Botswana Startup MyFoodness Adopts Electric Scooters On Its Routes

CleanTechnica

We recently shared Kenyan startup GreenSpoon’s move to embrace electric delivery vans and ABInBev’s South African Breweries’ addition of the Mitsubishi Fuso eCanter to its fleet. Slowly but surely, we are getting there.

5 startups unlocking the mobility revolution

GreenBiz

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

NIO EV Sales Up — Strong Community Backs The Startup

CleanTechnica

NIO has released its delivery figures for December 2019. With deliveries of 3,170 vehicles in December 2019, including 2,537 ES6s and 633 ES8s, the cumulative deliveries of ES8 and ES6 have reached 31,913, spelling good news for the company as it closes a tumultuous year.

Charging Automation: Charging Startup ROCSYS Finishes Seed Investment Round

CleanTechnica

I am always saying how easy charging is. Well, in the Netherlands, ROCSYS, a charging automation company, just made it even simpler.

This Startup Wants To Put Geothermal Panels In Underground Garages & Tunnels

CleanTechnica

This is one of the most ingenious startups I have seen in a while, a reminder that out of the box thinking can lead to completely new solutions to problems that don't require millions of dollars in R& Clean Power Geothermal Energy Enerdrape

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.

CleanTech Accelerator Awards 10 Startups With The Intensive Training To Become Marketable

CleanTechnica

Check out the cleantech innovators of today who'll be changing our lives tomorrow. Agriculture Clean Transport Green Economy Water Cascadia CleanTech CleanTech Alliance VertueLab

A seemingly insatiable appetite for food startups

GreenBiz

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

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

Solar plane explorer's next mission: climate tech startups

GreenBiz

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

The startup helping Smithfield turn manure into a circular resource

GreenBiz

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

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.

Social Distancing Is Rewriting the Cleantech Startup Survival Guide

GreenTechMedia

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.

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

GreenBiz

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.

Wright Electric Begins Developing Propulsion System For Commercial Electric Plane

CleanTechnica

Wright Electric, the LA-based electric plane startup, has begun developing the propulsion system for the Wright 1, an electric 186-passenger commercial aircraft. Aviation Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Interviews electric airplanes startups Wright Electric

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.

Israeli Startup UBQ Says It Has The Answer To Recycling & The Circular Economy

CleanTechnica

A start-up in a small town in Israel says it has developed a way to recycle plastic and ordinary refuse that could form the basis of a truly circular economy. The best part is it says it can be profitable -- something most recycling schemes are not.

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.

How Effective Communications Can Buoy Your Startup in Challenging Times

Greentown Labs

While it can be easy for startups to let communications fall by the wayside, especially during turbulent times, Greentown Labs partner Captains of Industry says now is when it’s most crucial for you to have “the right message for the right audience at the right time.”

France targets startups for COVID relief

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, May 13 – HD Rain, a Paris-based startup that uses machine learning and tv satellite signals to offer low cost, high resolution weather forecasts, was raising a €1.2 The post France targets startups for COVID relief appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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.

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

GreenBiz

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

Eco-friendly housing startup Module breaks ground in Pittsburgh

Inhabitat - Innovation

Home building, and buying, is a modern day decision-wheel with options around size and location balanced with the desire for earth-friendly construction characteristics. Buying too large of a home creates wasteful material and utility usage

‘Impact tech’ startups outperform at Techstars

Impact Alpha

18 – When Zoe Schlag made the original case to the startup network for an impact-focused fund and accelerator she produced data showing that impact-aligned startups at Techstars outperformed their ‘non-impact’ peers. ImpactAlpha, Sept.

AgFunder launches impact fund for Asia agrifood tech startups

Impact Alpha

The post AgFunder launches impact fund for Asia agrifood tech startups appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, August 11 – San Francisco-based venture capital firm AgFunder launched its GROW accelerator in Singapore last year to support Asia’s agrifood tech ecosystem.

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Startup accelerator spotlights bright ideas amid dark days

GreenBiz

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

OurCrowd eyes $100 million for “pandemic tech” startups

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, June 4 – Israel-based venture investing platform OurCrowd wants to support emerging health and medical tech innovations, as well as startups addressing social needs, like education access.

The Many EV Startups That Were Supposed To Threaten Tesla But Didn’t

CleanTechnica

Over the years, as we've noted several times, certain electric vehicles from traditional automakers have been hyped as "Tesla killers" (mostly by members of the media and Wall Street, not the automakers). Those EVs have not turned out to be Tesla killers.

Israeli Startup UBQ Says It Has The Answer To Recycling & The Circular Economy

CleanTechnica

A start-up in a small town in Israel says it has developed a way to recycle plastic and ordinary refuse that could form the basis of a truly circular economy. The best part is it says it can be profitable -- something most recycling schemes are not.

Improving EV battery manufacturing startup costs

Charged

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.

Senegal’s Startup Act eases the way for entrepreneurs

Impact Alpha

A number of African nations are now The post Senegal’s Startup Act eases the way for entrepreneurs appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Africa paywall Industry News Entrepreneurship Signals Inclusive Economy startup Policy WatchImpactAlpha, Jan.