climate tech

Proxima Fusion raises $21M to build on its ‘stellarator’ approach to nuclear fusion

Munich-based Proxima has raised €20 million ($21.7M) in a seed round to begin building its first generation of fusion power plants.

How Ember is building an all-electric intercity bus network in the UK

A Scottish company building one of the U.K.’s first all-electric intercity bus networks has raised $14 million (£11 million) in a Series A round as it looks to expand across the entire country.

World Fund closes first €300M climate tech fund, seeking to follow on and back hardware

After three years of efforts, World Fund has finally closed a €300 million first fund, €50 million short of its target in 2021, but still a considerable number given a background of war and econom

Poseidona is removing invasive algae from oceans and turning it into food

Poseidona is a Barcelona-based developer of sustainable food technology. It takes invasive seaweed and algal side-streams to make proteins. In this case, it's a soy protein alternative.

Showee, a smart shower startup, shines a light on accessibility

Showee's shower is designed for people with disabilities, both physical and intellectual. But Showee has another selling point: Water savings.

Mill’s updated bin will turn your food waste into chicken feed before breakfast

The Nest co-founders’ latest startup quickly incorporated customer feedback, arriving at not just new hardware but a tweaked business model, too.

Geothermal startup Fervo Energy is tapping fresh $221M round, filing reveals

The company draws heavily on drilling techniques pioneered by the oil and gas industry and has a deal with Google to provide carbon-free power.

Hohm Energy to scale adoption of rooftop solar across South Africa, backed by $8M seed

In the face of South Africa’s worsening energy crisis, marked by increasingly severe power shortages, implementing daily electricity rationing has become imperative to avert the risk of a nationwide

Varaha helps Indian farmers reduce climate-harming practices like burning crop residue and flooding rice fields

Varaha has attracted investor interest as an end-to-end developer for carbon credits that it generates by working with thousands of smallholder farmers yielding crops on a total land of over 700,000 a

Carbon capture startup takes ‘good enough’ approach to slash costs

Clairity is one of the latest entrants into the direct air capture market, where companies compete to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere at the lowest cost.

Arch has a plan to help HVAC contractors install more heat pumps

The startup is relying on automation to speed design and quoting of residential heat pump installations.

Cerulean empowers ocean pollution watchdogs with orbital observation

The vastness of the ocean allows polluters to evade detection in all but the most egregious violations. SkyTruth aims to change that with Cerulean, an orbital monitoring platform for coastal waters th

Yume’s platform helps manufacturers turn potential food waste into money

While running a bar in Melbourne, Katy Barfield was taken aback by the large amount of ingredients thrown out at the end of each day. After doing some research, she realized that Australia produces ab

As one raises $11.2M to hit the US, carbon startups pin hopes on future regulation to boost their fortunes

We last covered carbon credits startup Ceezer in late 2022 when it raised a €4.2 million ($4.5m) seed round. Then, as now, Ceezer was part of the new wave of tech-driven offsetting and/or removal pl

No impact without revenue? That’s ArcTern’s climate tech thesis

"If you're not making money, you're not having impact," said ArcTern Ventures managing partner Murray McCaig.

As more than $1 trillion flows into climate tech, incentive-tracking apps find firm footing

Climate tech is suddenly so awash in cash that there are a number of websites, apps and startups rushing to track all the incentives available.

Australia’s climate tech industry is booming, but it could bust without funds

To date, $435 million has been invested into Aussie climate tech startups from international investors.

Equity Down Under: How Australian startups can crack the US market

For this episode of Equity, we spoke to two Aussie VCs: Dan Krasnostein of Square Peg and Gabrielle Munzer of Main Sequence.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Metafuels’ $8M climate tech seed deck

Let's take a deep dive into the pitch deck that climate tech startup Metafuels used to raise its $8 million seed round.

Climactic launches first fund as its partners eye looming M&A boom in climate tech

The venture capital firm's $65 million inaugural fund will back founders who are starting climate tech software companies.
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