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Barclays Relaunches Cambridge Coworking Space for Climate Tech Startups

Barclays has relaunched its Cambridge Eagle Lab with a renewed focus on “helping high growth climate tech startups to connect, grow and scale.” The site has undergone a significant retrofit, “with the goal of reducing its carbon emissions by 90 per cent compared to 2018.”… Read More

Insurtech: Lloyd’s Lab Announces 6th Cohort of Insurance Tech Startups with Focus on Climate, Product Simplification

Lloyd’s Lab has announced its sixth cohort with a special focus on “product simplification” and climate. Lloyd’s revealed on April 15, 2021 that the next eleven insurance technology (Insurtech) startups joining the sixth cohort of the Lloyd’s Lab innovation accelerator program will aim to develop… Read More

HSBC and Google Cloud to Expand Climate Tech Ecosystem

HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) announced a partnership with Google Cloud to accelerate climate mitigation and resilience through financing and support for companies in the Google Cloud Ready – Sustainability (GCR-Sustainability) program. GCR-Sustainability is a validation program for companies with solutions available on Google Cloud that help… Read More

Fintech: Dubai 10X Initiative Propels City a Decade Ahead in Innovation

Dubai’s ambitious journey towards becoming a global leader in innovation and sustainability is gaining momentum, as highlighted by the emirate’s forward-thinking initiatives and investments in futuristic technologies. At the heart of this journey is the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan, aimed at making Dubai the… Read More

Crowdfunding Platforms Empower Startups in Turkey; 44 Campaigns Raise $16M

Crowdfunding platforms further empower startups in Turkey, with 44 campaigns in the first nine months of 2023 raising a total of $16 million, according to data released by Industry Monitor Startups Watch. Turkey has 21 authorized equity-based crowdfunding platforms, nine of which are actively conducting… Read More

HSBC Pledges $1bn Financing for Global Climate Tech Start-ups

In a significant move towards bolstering the global fight against climate change, HSBC announced today its commitment to allocate $1bn in financing to early-stage climate tech startups worldwide. This ambitious initiative aims to accelerate the development of innovative solutions in various domains, including electric vehicle… Read More

AI, Climatetech Sectors in Australia Defy Slowdown in Venture Capital Activity: Report

Investment in Australian startups over the first six months of 2023 “fell to US$1.11 billion, compared to US$3.64 billion over the corresponding period in 2022,” according to newly released data from KPMG. The latest numbers from the KPMG Private Enterprise Venture Pulse report shows that… Read More

Bluesphere Ventures, an Incubator of Environmental Fintech Initiatives, to Acquire Climate Carbon

Bluesphere Ventures, a pioneering venture studio specializing in incubating environmental fintech ventures, announced its definitive agreement to acquire Climate Carbon, Canada’s leading broker of carbon and renewable energy credits. This acquisition is expected “to reshape the industry and accelerate the global adoption of sustainable practices.”… Read More

Fintech Gr4vy Secures Investment from W23 to Accelerate Australia, APAC Region Expansion

Gr4vy, the Cloud-native payments infrastructure company, announced a new investment from W23, Woolworths Group’s venture capital arm. This strategic investment expands “on an existing partnership and reflects continued confidence in Gr4vy from Australia and New Zealand’s largest retailer.” Gr4vy previously “raised $27.2M in total funding… Read More

Seedrs CEO: We are seeing green shoots of renewed positivity for tech on our platform”

Seedrs CEO Jeff Kelisky says it is time to “double down on the bustling UK tech sector.” In a blog post, Kelisky noted that expectations are for VC funding in European startups to be over 50% less in 2023 than in 2021 due to the… Read More

Fintech Adyen Introduces 2023 EMEA Accelerator to Support Social Enterprises

Adyen (ADYEN:AMS), the global financial technology platform of choice for businesses, announces that its annual Accelerator program is returning this spring “to empower another round of high-potential social enterprises and impact startups.” EMEA based businesses committed “to furthering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can… Read More

Fibery Secures $5.2M to Develop Work, Knowledge Management Tool for Startups

Fibery, the work and knowledge hub for startups, today announced that it has raised $5.2 million in a Series A funding round “led by Tal Ventures, with additional funding from Altair Capital.” This investment round “brings total investment in the company to $8.3 million, following… Read More

Seedrs Publishes a Report Outlining Sector Investments: Climatetech is Big

Seedrs, one of the largest securities crowdfunding platforms in the world after it combined with Republic, has published a report on investment activity on its platform.  The Republic deal closed during Q4, and Seedrs is now poised to provide investment opportunities across Europe, under ECSPR… Read More

A/O PropTech Releases New Report: Future of Building in a Low Carbon World

Low carbon building practices, crucial to achieving greenhouse gas emissions targets, “attracted record levels of venture capital funding in 2022 with investment levels soaring to $2.2bn.” Venture capital raised by companies involved in green building design, building materials procurement and lower carbon construction methods “has… Read More

Fintech StellarFi Surpasses $1M ARR, Emerges as Option for Consumers Facing Financial Challenges

StellarFi, a financial technology company on a mission to disrupt the U.S. poverty cycle by opening access to credit, announced it has “exceeded $1 million in annual recurring revenue.” The company “emerged from stealth on June 28 and closed its oversubscribed $7 million initial funding… Read More

PropTech1 Ventures Launches Fundraising of its Second Fund

The independent venture capital platform for transformative real estate technologies PropTech1 (PT1) is starting fundraising for Fund II. Thanks to the renewed participation of numerous investors from the first fund as well as well-known new investors, the minimum threshold for a first closing totaling €30… Read More

UK’s Tech Nation Accepts 51 Fintech Firms into 5th Growth Program

Tech Nation recently welcomed what they claim to be the UK’s 51 “most exciting” Fintech companies to their fifth Fintech growth program, as UK fintech investment “reaches a record high.” As mentioned in the announcement, 51 companies were accepted into Tech Nation’s fifth Fintech growth… Read More

Insurtech Gateway Completes the Initial Close on Seed Fund II

Insurtech Gateway recently announced the first close of Seed Fund II. This fund will “enable them to support another 20 teams over the next 4 years from pre-seed to Series A.” The Gateway are “on a mission to close the funding gap in early stage… Read More

Mastercard Start Path Program Welcomes Seven High-Potential Startups

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) is expanding its Start Path startup engagement program to include seven early and late-stage startups “hailing from the United States, Canada and Latin America.” Carbon Neutral Club, Guava, oneKIN, Palla, SUMA Wealth, Truora and Yunit are the newest Start Path companies that… Read More

CommerzVentures Report: Climate related Fintech Funding 3x Greater than all Previous Years

CommerzVentures, a “return-driven,” non-strategic venture capital investor, has shared a detailed report on climate Fintech, which covers venture capital funding for Fintech companies. The report reveals that in this sector, net-zero economies reached a record high last year. Surveying several climate Fintechs across European and… Read More

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