What is Climate Salad?

Climate Salad helps climate tech companies in Australia and New Zealand build a team, get customers and connect with investors through community support, tools and programs More

Who is this for?

We welcome climate tech entrepreneurs and their teams, researchers, mentors, investors, corporates, government, fans and supporters.

Companies
Innovative Insurance from Upsure
Companies
How to calculate and reduce the climate risk
Companies
Vyro offers a better way to buy and own an electric car
Companies
Agtuary harnesses satellite and climate data to help transform the Agri+Food sector
Companies
The world-first seaweed bioplastic alternative replacing plastics one bottle at a time
Industry
Measuring Climate Impact to Avoid Greenwashing
Industry Report Partner KPMG helps companies develop and report climate impact
Industry
Investors keen to finance climate tech innovation
Technology is critical to solving climate change and the acceleration of capital flows into climate tech is good news for everyone committed to a net zero future.
Industry
Driving the Greatest Climate Impact
Industry Report Partner Wollemi supports climate tech startups with innovative capital solutions, long-term partnership and strategic advisory.
Industry
Gathering on the field 
Phil Morle, partner at Main Sequence, describes the Australian climate tech army gathering on the field.
Industry
Recovering engineer turned climate tech investor, meet Alezeia Brown
Recovering engineer turned climate tech investor Alezeia Brown talks to us about the upcoming Queensland Climate Tech Showcase.
Events
Queensland Climate Tech Showcase is coming in hot!

We are excited to invite you to our Queensland Climate Tech Showcase hosted by Climate Salad and The Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur (OQCE)

Tools
Tips For a San Francisco Tech Trip

Some top insider tips from Mick if you're journeying to SF for the first time.

Tools
Connecting With Investors On Linkedin

Pitch me the vision, do some research and tell me where you're at

Events
The Inventors: The Climate Connection

On June 9, we're connecting researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors together for climate tech.

Events
Climate Tech Founders Pitch at our Melbourne Showcase

Over 25 founders pitched to a packed showcase in Melbourne on Wednesday April 6. Here is a list of who's who.

On how the built environment sector is about to be disrupted – $2 trillion a year for climate startups
When the bad news comes in about climate change – and there’s been plenty of it in the past week – it’s easy to start feeling helpless. But that’s only half the story – and now Silicon Valley is watching!
'Hot and stressed' grapes: Start-up helps winemakers survive climate change with AI and satellite tech
Oxford start-up Deep Planet is leveraging AI and satellite imagery data to help wine growers and producers adapt to climate change.
World Fund joins $128M bet that quantum can deliver climate breakthroughs
World Fund, a newcomer in climate-VC land, is taking the lead in a $128 million round for IQM, with hopes the Finnish quantum computing company will one day deliver carbon cuts by the megatonne.
Climate Tech Funding Is Showing Signs of Resisting Market Turmoil, But It’s Complicated
Investment totals held steady in the second quarter while deal count is down
Biden unveils $2.3bn plan to fight climate change
US President Joe Biden has announced $2.3bn (£1.9bn) to help build infrastructure that can withstand extreme weather and natural disasters.
€2 billion underground ‘water battery’ turns on in Switzerland
A giant ‘water battery’ capable of storing as much energy as 400,000 electric car batteries has been switched on in Switzerland.
Early-stage climate tech offers a bright spot amid the gloom
Climate tech startups raised nearly $19 billion in the first half of 2022, on pace to nearly match last year’s record $40 billion in investments. The volume of deals was up 76%, to 477 transactions, compared to the year-earlier period and even 36% higher than the second half of 2021.
Plant-based meat by far the best climate investment, report finds
Investments in plant-based alternatives to meat lead to far greater cuts in climate-heating emissions than other green investments, according to one of the world’s biggest consultancy firms.

Resources To Help Grow Your Climate Tech Company

Australian Climate Tech Investor List
A list of climate tech angel and venture capital investors in Australia
Basic Tips for Mentors
Tips for mentors
Beyond The Buzzwords
Simple explanations of climate issues and opportunities
Books on Climate Change
Books on climate change, sustainability and the environment
Capital Raising Toolkit
Tools for capital raising
Carbon Pulse News Service
News and intelligence on carbon markets, greenhouse gas pricing, and climate policy
Climate Solution by Innovation Stage
Stanford Social Innovation Review
IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, Working Group I, Summary for Policy-Makers: THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS
IPCC Sixth Assessment, Working Group I, THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS, Summary for Policy-makers, August 2021
Investor Introduction Template
Tips on getting introductions