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South Australia Climate Tech Showcase - Feb 8, 2023

South Australia boasts more renewable energy than any other state, but how do we make sure South Australia also becomes the net exporter of climate tech solutions?
Industry

Climate Salad welcome Audrey

Climate Salad is thrilled to welcome Audrey to the team!
Industry

Celebrating the 2022 Climate tech award winners

Celebrating the 2022 achievements in Australian climate tech
Industry

Australia's defining moment in climate tech

The inaugural Climate Tech Festival was a defining moment in the Australian climate tech ecosystem, demonstrating the strength of this industry.
Industry

The 2022 Australia & New Zealand Climate Tech 100

The Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100 is HolonIQ’s annual list of the most promising startups working in new energy, the environment and sustainability.
Companies

Unleashing the power of families for climate action

Be The Future unleashes the power of families to drive positive climate action
Industry

Taking Australian climate tech global

Meet the Australian climate tech companies taking on the US
Industry

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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Australian Red Cross announces partnership with local start-up Climasens to scale climate intelligence platform through the Humanitech Lab

Climasens, a climate intelligence start-up, has received a boost to scale its impact through the Humanitech Lab. The innovation program is spearheaded by Humanitech, an initiative of Australian Red Cross, focused on harnessing technology and social innovation to meet humanitarian need.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Carbon management startup tackling ‘scope 3’ emissions for business raises $3 million

Carbon management startup Avarni has raised $3 million in venture funding, less than 12 months after launching.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
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
Bright sparks fly

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.

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
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
Climate tech gets a $100m shot in the arm

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.

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Jolt, Endeavour to install up to 1000 EV charging stations in Sydney

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.

June 27, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
BP takes 40% stake in vast $30bn Australian renewables project

Solar, wind and green hydrogen scheme aims to generate equivalent to third of nation's capacity.

June 27, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Six books on climate change that offer hope rather than bleakness

We asked six environmental experts to each nominate a book about the climate crisis that offers hope.

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
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
Stanford Gets $1.1 Billion for New Climate School From John Doerr

The billionaire venture capitalist said the study of climate change and sustainability would be the “new computer science.”

May 16, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Ripe Robotics and Designerex pitch at the Climate Tech Showcase

At Climate Salad’s Melbourne Climate Tech Showcase, 20 founders delivered their one-minute elevator pitch to members of the innovation ecosystem.

April 19, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Climate tech investment boom offers hope

Funding for early-stage and brand new tech to help cut carbon emissions is surging

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Sydney Impact Venture Capital Competition

Sydney Impact Investing (SUIIS) in partnership with Beckon Capital are running a competition for impact startups.

September 28, 2021
Found by:
Charlotte Connell
Sustainable Solutions Collaborative | Morgan Stanley

Five organizations across four continents compose the inaugural cohort of a Morgan Stanley initiative that helps scale sustainability solutions.

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Vertical farm outfit seeks $10m as it breaks new ground in Queensland

Vertical farming business Stacked Farms is looking to expand in a world increasingly affected by climate change

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor