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AFN Sustainable Protein

Future Food-Tech is a world-leading event series focusing on the most disruptive technologies transforming our food system.

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

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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.

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

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.

$3.3 Million Grant For Fuel Cell/Electric Aviation Startup ZeroAvia

CleanTechnica

The aviation startup ZeroAvia has received a £2.7m (US$3.3 million) grant from the UK government. The funds will be used to support continued development of fuel cell/electric propulsion technology to reduce aviation CO2 emissions.

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.

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

‘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.

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.

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

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

Janngo raises €15 million for African startups targeting SDGs

Impact Alpha

22 – The Capital Startup Fund is the second for Janngo, an Abidjan- and Paris-based tech ecosystem builder and investor (a pilot fund has been deployed in West Africa). ImpactAlpha, Jan.

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

Can alternative protein startups justify their climbing valuations?

AFN Sustainable Protein

It’s hard to miss the investor enthusiasm for alternative protein startups but valuations are creeping up as I heard the Good Food Conference last week. The post Can alternative protein startups justify their climbing valuations?

Land Accelerator helps close financing gap for African soil startups

Impact Alpha

These are some of the restorative services offered by the startups in this year’s Land Accelerator, a bootcamp program for African entrepreneurs working in sustainable agriculture and forestry. ImpactAlpha, Sept. 10 – Turning sugarcane waste into cooking fuel.

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Environmentally friendly leather wins European circular economy startup award

Envirotec Magazine

” Gelatex Technologies from Estonia has won the Green Alley Award 2019 – an annual prize recognising startups in the circular economy, which has been running since 2014. The winning entry from Gelatex Technologies is described as an eco-friendly alternative to conventional leather.

4 Environmental Startups Driving The Circular Economy

Forbes Green Tech

Here are four entrepreneurs leading the charge with their environmental startups The circular economy aims to eliminate waste by creating businesses built upon reducing, recycling and reusing as opposed to endless consumption.

Clean Meat Startup Biftek.co Wants To Ditch Fetal Calf Serum For Good

CleanTechnica

An interview with Erdem Erikçi, CTO at Biftek.co. Agriculture Interviews Biftek.co cell-based meats Fetal Calf Serum meat

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.

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.

This startup is helping universities and companies embrace circular asset management

GreenBiz

It aims to scale the sharing of equipment and supplies across industries — and make the "multi-usiverse" happen. Circular Economy Information Technology Sharing Economy

Eight Tips Startups Need to Know to Successfully Partner with a Corporate

Greentown Labs

How can a partnership between a startup and a corporate be successful? Launch is Greentown’s most comprehensive method of helping startups and corporates engage in ways that will help them both prosper.

Royal Street Ventures raises $16 million for Middle America’s startups

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 7 – By global standards, American startups’ access to capital is good. venture investments flow to startups in the Southeast and Midwest, according to PitchBook’s data. based businesses take in half of all venture capital funding worldwide.

Robotaxi Startup Zoox Raises New Millions

Forbes Green Tech

Autonomous vehicle startup Zoox has signed a $200 million convertible note— the first new investment since the Silicon Valley company fired its co-founder and CEO last year

Cleantech Expert Mitch Tyson Talks Customer Discovery with Circularity Challenge Startups

Greentown Labs

Greentown Labs’ internal accelerator Greentown Launch is our most comprehensive method of helping startups and corporates engage in ways that will help them both prosper. Mitch Tyson ’s Customer Discovery presentation is a rite of passage for Greentown Launch participants. .

Feelsgood Fund brings capital to impact startups in Croatia

Impact Alpha

A new fund in Croatia is The post Feelsgood Fund brings capital to impact startups in Croatia appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Cleaning Up Clean Meat: How Future Fields Is Replacing Fetal Bovine Serum

CleanTechnica

Future Fields is a startup working to produce a clean and affordable alternative to FBS, and wants to share it with the entire cellular agriculture industry. By focusing on the growth media, the company hopes to accelerate the growth and innovation of all clean meat startups.

11 Black-owned tech startups join Durham’s Black Founders Exchange

Impact Alpha

The program, launched in 2016 by Google for Startups and American Underground, a Durham, NC-based startup hub, is designed to help participants overcome barriers commonly faced by founders The post 11 Black-owned tech startups join Durham’s Black Founders Exchange appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

EDF Renewables Acquires EV Charging Startup PowerFlex Systems

GreenTechMedia

EDF Renewables has acquired PowerFlex Systems , a California startup with technology to manage one of the biggest challenges for scaling up electric vehicle charging: controlling the loads that lots of EVs charging at once can place on the power infrastructure of the sites hosting the chargers.

CSP Startup Heliogen Cranks Solar Thermal Up to 1,000 Degrees

GreenTechMedia

Another Bill Gross-backed startup, Energy Vault, uses machine vision to automate a six-armed crane as it stacks and lowers giant blocks at high speed to store renewable electricity.

Battery Tech Startup Sila Nano Secures $45 Million, Now Has 3 Former Tesla Employees

CleanTechnica

Sila Nanotechnologies says its silicon-based materials can increase battery energy density by 20% and potentially up to 40%. Three former Tesla employees are executives at Sila, Kurt Kelty, Alex Jacobs, and co-founder and CEO Gene Berdichevsky. They all worked on battery technology at Tesla.

Agriculture tech startup Phytelligence shuts down after losing dispute over Cosmic Crisp apple variety

CleanTech Alliance

Phytelligence, a Seattle startup behind a novel method of rapidly growing fruit trees, is shutting down just months before the launch of Cosmic Crisp, a highly anticipated new apple variety at the center of a dispute between the company and Washington State University. Source: James Thorne, Geekwire, September 27, 2019.

Marine Veteran Aims to Improve Residential Storage with Startup NeoVolta

GreenTechMedia

Willson's San Diego-based startup NeoVolta emerged when a friend in the solar industry asked for his thoughts on the existing field of home energy storage systems. Before he retired from the Marine Corps, Col.

Automated charging startup ROCSYS completes new investment round

Charged

Dutch startup ROCSYS , which is focused on developing automated EV chargers, has completed its seed investment round, led by Estonia-based investing company Superangel as well as Forward.one, a Dutch venture capital fund focused on high-tech hardware.

The startup disrupting Unilever

AGreenLiving

Algramo was one of more than 60 startups delivering finalist pitches for the latest series of challenges issued as part of MIT Solve. Original post: The startup disrupting Unilever. Business Green clean energy effort-has energy & climate finalist-pitches latest mit with-obstacles

Watt It Takes: The Startup Reshaping Mobility Planning With Data

GreenTechMedia

SunPower Founder Dick Swanson’s Guide to Launching a Cleantech Startup. This week on Watt It Takes : How an energy researcher obsessed with electric vehicles stumbled upon a vast trove of transportation data and built a company that is reshaping infrastructure planning for mobility.

?Swedish startup reveals Uniti One electric city car

Charged

Now the startup has revealed its first vehicle. Automaker Uniti was established in 2015, and has roots in a research project at Sweden’s Lund University. Designed in Sweden and engineered in the UK, the Uniti One was created from the ground up to be an urban electric vehicle.

Norwegian battery startup with $4.5B plan has vision for Nordic hub

Renewable Energy World

Freyr AS, a startup planning to build one of Europe’s first battery gigafactories in Norway, has a bigger vision for the region: a “Nordic Battery Belt.”.