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Taking Australian climate tech global

Meet the Australian climate tech companies taking on the US
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HolonIQ Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100 2022

HolonIQ has announced their 2022 Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100
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How early is too early to talk to an investor?

We caught up with early-stage energy climate tech investors at Investible to pick their brains about investing in climate tech startups.
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We believe that women are a driving force in climate tech

We are at a critical juncture in the world, where the actions that we take today will shape the future of our planet. We caught up with KPMG High Growth Ventures on why it's important to back women in climate tech.
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Quality produce that doesn't cost the earth

Meet the founders who want to create the world's most sustainable supermarket.
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Blown away by our biggest showcase yet in Queensland

In partnership with the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, Queensland Climate Tech Showcase impressed!
Companies

Sustainability is now everyone's business

Climate Salad had a chat with venture builder, innovation strategist, and community Builder Philippe Ceulen of Mandalay Ventures.
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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.

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IKEA Foundation to Deploy $600 Million in Climate Funding

The IKEA Foundation, a strategic philanthropy funded by IKEA owner INGKA Foundation, announced today plans to deploy €600 million in climate funding by 2025. Key areas of deployment identified by the foundation include stimulating a shift to alternative and plant-based proteins, and reducing methane emissions in agriculture.

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
How Country Road is tackling climate change

Country Road will invest $1.5 million in grant funding into projects driving climate solutions in the Australian fashion industry over the next three years in what it claims is a first for a local retailer.

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Climate tech is a hot investment in 2022 — next five years could be even hotter

Despite whispers of a downturn earlier this year, investors continue to express confidence in climate tech. Though numbers are down compared with 2021, a year that many agree is an outlier in the VC world, they’re on track to beat 2020 as the second hottest year for investment

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Impact Investing: what’s all the fuss about?

Impact investment makes up about 2 per cent of total investments around the globe. It is tiny. But it wasn’t that long ago you could say the same about responsible investing more broadly.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Revealed: How Mike Cannon-Brookes is spending his $1.5b green fund

Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes is targeting electric vehicles and the electrification of Australia’s homes as the first charitable projects backed by their $1.5 billion green fund.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Google, Singapore’s MAS Launch Climate Fintech Incubator Program

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the central bank and financial regulator of Singapore, and Google Cloud announced today the launch of the Point Carbon Zero Programme, a new initiative aimed at driving the innovation, incubation, and expansion of climate FinTech solutions in Asia.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
What’s really behind the failure of green capitalism?

How is it, despite a steady drumbeat of extreme weather events, a rising tide of public outcry, and growing consensus across the political spectrum, that the world remains so profoundly far from the outer limits of the climate targets considered “safe”?

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
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.

July 26, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
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

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
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.

July 26, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Systemiq secures $70 million to fund early-stage climate tech founders

Systemiq says it is out to fund founders who are focused on making large industries and cities “more efficient and sustainable.” In practice, it’ll fund key areas like regenerative land use, oceans, transportation and the circular economy.

July 26, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Twiggy-backed accelerator aims to give Indigenous entrepreneurs a dream start

The free program which starts on August 2 will see 40 successful applicants selected to participate in workshops and presentations that will give them the know-how and skills to raise funds (whether it be angel investing, crowdfunding or venture capital), how to create a business model, a go-to-market strategy, and more.

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Green hydrogen startup raises $1.38 million from crowdfunding

Aspiring green hydrogen producer LINE Hydrogen has raised $1.38 million from crowdfunding as it looks to play its part in Australia’s renewable energy mix.

July 5, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
NSW to make single biggest investment in renewable energy

The NSW government is to make its single biggest investment in renewable energy infrastructure, committing $1.2 billion to fast-track critical transmission projects to deliver cheaper and more reliable power.

June 27, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Ampol throws support behind the next gen of females in climate tech

Ampol has announced a new partnership with EnergyLab that will work to support the next generation of female entrepreneurs in climate technology.

June 27, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
These charts show where climate tech money is going - and where it isn't

Publicly funded research into climate change is going to the wealthiest nations and ignoring new technologies that could ameliorate the effects faster, according to new research.

June 27, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
New Zealand targets EVs, industry with new $2.8 billion climate response fund

The New Zealand government said on Monday it would set up a NZ$4.5 billion ($2.83 billion) climate response fund, spending at least NZ$2.9 billion on cutting pollution over the next four years as it targets net zero emissions by 2050.

June 27, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
‘Climate entrepreneurs deserve fast capital’: Enduring Planet unwraps a new fintech platform

Enduring Planet, a new fintech firm that exclusively funds climate entrepreneurs, is taking the wraps of its first product after securing $5 million in debt and equity financing.

May 16, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Race to cut carbon emissions fuels climate tech boom

Investors are pouring money into start-ups that want to build a greener economy

May 16, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm