Dealmaking fell three straight quarters to pandemic levels.
The flow of fossil fuel dollars into climate-tech VC deals jumped in recent years—but accepting checks from "big oil" isn't a straightforward proposition for some green startup founders.
Rich Lister and philanthropist Alan Schwartz will on Wednesday commit $100 million to investments in carbon reduction initiatives, with millions more to advocate for policy and regulatory change, and insists the money is far from charity.
Bucking economic headwinds, the climate crisis is a key driver of growth in Australian startups, a benchmark report shows.
Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, has found a new ally to help startups gain access to capital, with its recent partnership with Investible, the Asia-Pacific based venture capital firm.
In an extraordinary action to restore confidence in America's banking system, the Biden administration on Sunday guaranteed that customers of the failed Silicon Valley Bank will have access to all their money starting Monday
Funding to foodtech and agtech (agrifoodtech) startups reached $29.6 billion in 2022, down 44% year-over-year (YoY), according to a new report from food, agriculture, and climate-tech venture capital firm AgFunder, in collaboration with global ecosystem partner Temasek.
Atlassian cofounder and renewables advocate Mike Cannon-Brookes has backed a new fund to finance grid-scale battery projects via his family fund, Grok Ventures.
It’s been a spicy week for raises this week with a whopping $178 million being split across six startups, with the largest sitting at $105 million on its own.
Decarbonisation startup Loam, which uses microbes to sequester carbon in farm soils, has raised $105 million in a Series B.
These days climate investing is hot — if you will pardon the awful pun — but the days of just raising a fund and calling it “climate focused” are well and truly over.
Mushroom protein player Fable has roped in celebrity backers in its push to dive deeper into the US, UK and Asian markets, with Australian media personality Osher Gunsberg investing in the company’s latest funding round.
Global investment in the low-carbon energy transition totaled $1.1 trillion in 2022 – a new record and a huge acceleration from the year before – as the energy crisis and policy action drove faster deployment of clean energy technologies.
2022 was a significant year for clean tech investment growth on the platform with clean energy growth outperforming all other sectors with 40% more investors moving into the space in 2022 than the year before.
Climate change crusader and outspoken cattle industry critic Bill Gates has thrown his support behind an Australian start-up that has developed technology to slash methane emissions from beef and dairy industries.
The founders of Envato and neobank Up have backed Brisbane-based fintech Bloom Impact Investing, as the investing app surpassed $1.6 million in funds under management and 200 customers.
A University of Sydney Professor developing cutting edge solar technology has received $2.78 million in research funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to commercial the idea in a partnership with Sydney startup SunDrive.
As we look back at 2022, it’s not all doom and gloom when it comes to climate action. Progress has been made on a number of fronts, with the growth in renewable energy leading the charge - in the EU, solar power soared by almost 50 per cent this year.
Some people are calling 2022 the year the party ended. Others are calling it the hangover, or even the new normal. What we can all agree on is that 2022 was a year of reckoning for the venture capital (VC) industry.