As organisations are forced to confront unprecedented rises in energy costs, an emerging group of Australian innovators in the energy sector is finding new opportunities and scaling for growth.
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.
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.
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.
Australia’s fast-emerging climate tech industry has received a $100 million booster shot from Qantas employees’ superannuation fund and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, helping it remain immune to the malaise infecting the broader technology sector.
Australian electric vehicle charging firm JOLT Charge and Endeavour Energy have partnered in a plan to install up to 1000 electric vehicle chargers in Sydney, as the electricity network provider positions itself to capitalise on an expected rise in zero emission vehicles.
Solar, wind and green hydrogen scheme aims to generate equivalent to third of nation's capacity.
We asked six environmental experts to each nominate a book about the climate crisis that offers hope.
Ampol has announced a new partnership with EnergyLab that will work to support the next generation of female entrepreneurs in climate technology.
Investors are pouring money into start-ups that want to build a greener economy
The billionaire venture capitalist said the study of climate change and sustainability would be the “new computer science.”
At Climate Salad’s Melbourne Climate Tech Showcase, 20 founders delivered their one-minute elevator pitch to members of the innovation ecosystem.
Funding for early-stage and brand new tech to help cut carbon emissions is surging
Sydney Impact Investing (SUIIS) in partnership with Beckon Capital are running a competition for impact startups.
Five organizations across four continents compose the inaugural cohort of a Morgan Stanley initiative that helps scale sustainability solutions.
Vertical farming business Stacked Farms is looking to expand in a world increasingly affected by climate change
Tech companies founded and led by women perform better and make more money than those led by men - and the venture capital sector is starting to catch on.
One reason is that venture capital fund lifecycles
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