Second quarter food startup roundup


Second quarter food startup roundup. Welcome to the second quarter edition of Food Weekly’s startup roundup. The startup is backed by unusually diverse array of funders. It’s exciting to see so many startups targeting the problem of food waste.

7 Things to Consider with an Eco-Friendly Startup

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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

5 circular economy startups we've got our eyes on


5 circular economy startups we've got our eyes on. This week, we announced five startups pitching June 17 at Accelerate at Circularity 21. Accelerate is a fast pitch competition featuring startups across the circular economy value chain.

9 Canadian startups tackling the climate crisis


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

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.

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 !

Greentown, IMPEL+, and the DOE are Teaming Up—Meet the Building Tech Startups We’re Supporting

Greentown Labs

This spring, we collaborated with IMPEL+ to host a building tech pitch day, which featured seven startups that are leading the way in sustainable building innovations. Meet these seven leading building tech startups below!

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 Startup Leaders Share Advice on Managing Hybrid Teams

Greentown Labs

After developing remote-work skills and processes over the past year, many of our startups’ teams now have more flexibility than ever before. The post Greentown Startup Leaders Share Advice on Managing Hybrid Teams appeared first on Greentown Labs. As U.S.

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.

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.

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.

Meet the #C2VInitiative Startups On the Forefront of Carbontech

Greentown Labs

At the C2V Initiative Kickoff, we were proud to showcase the program’s Carbontech Leadership Council and introduce the 10 incredible, game-changing startups selected to participate in the first cohort. I’d like to applaud all of these pioneering carbontech startups.

Benioff-backed software startup helps companies get smarter about climate risk


Benioff-backed software startup helps companies get smarter about climate risk. Heather Clancy. Thu, 06/03/2021 - 01:30. Will that new $50 million factory be threatened by flooding or wildfires?

In the Philippines’ war on waste, a startup deploys black soldier flies


In Davao City, in the southern Philippines, a startup has introduced the use of black soldier flies (Hermetia illucens) to address kitchen waste

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.

#Greentown10: Greentown Startups Are Building a Climate Workforce

Greentown Labs

We’re proud to support more than 180 climatetech startups as they develop their technologies, scale their businesses, and grow their teams—and they certainly do grow their teams. Our startups are looking for people like you to join their innovative, climate-oriented teams.

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.

S2G Ventures backs five blue economy startups

Impact Alpha

The post S2G Ventures backs five blue economy startups appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, June 22 — SG2 Ventures last year raised $100 million for its Ocean and Seafood fund to invest in early- and growth-stage.

Indian agtech startups attract global investors

Impact Alpha

The post Indian agtech startups attract global investors appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, July 15 — Entrepreneurs are aiming to streamline India’s $280 billion agriculture industry (see, “Digitization of smallholder farming draws investors to Indian.

Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q2 2021

Greentown Labs

Twenty-six startups joined our community in Q2 2021, working on innovations as diverse as kinetic wave energy, soil carbon measurement, efficient wind turbine installation, and electric, uncrewed surface vehicles.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Meet the startup producing oil to fight climate change


It had been about a year and a half since he left his job at an aerospace company to found a clean energy startup in San Francisco with three of his friends, but the path to success he’d once envisioned had crumbled. Shaun Meehan was burned out.

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

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.

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation and Greentown Labs Announce the KAITEKI Challenge Startup Participants

Greentown Labs

May 18, 2021 — Greentown Labs , the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, and Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC) have selected six startups for the KAITEKI Challenge that are innovating in the areas of alternative proteins, plastics, and packaging.

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.”

California Energy Commission Grants Cleantech San Diego Follow-On Funding to Continue Momentum of Energy Startup Accelerator

CleanTech San Diego

SCEIN is an accelerator program for clean energy startups based in San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Imperial counties that are developing technologies to help California meet its clean energy goals. Press Releases Startup

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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