Tagged: sustainability

Live on Wefunder: Element Farms Grows Capital for Year-Round, Pesticide-Free and Local Spinach

Element Farms synced with Wefunder in order to grow its agtech business.  At this writing, the startup has surpassed its minimum goal as has raised more than $196,993 of its $500,000 maximum target for a convertible note from 183+ investors in order to harvest a… Read More

Danske Bank Launches 10-Week Sustainable Business Training Program for Nordic Startups

Danske Bank announced on Thursday it kickstarted a 10-week training program for 10 specifically selected Nordic start-ups. According to Danske, the program aims to help them fine-tune their business plan and increase their growth opportunities. Danske reported that from October 2018 to January 2019, all… Read More

Mowea Overfunding on Companisto: Small, Efficient, Scalable Modular Wind Turbines

Sponsored by EXIST-Gründerstipendium, Mowea’s Modular Wind Turbines aim to supplement solar/ photovoltaic facilities for an independent energy supply of private households and industrial plants. With Mowea, energy generated from the wind and sun can be injected into a common energy grid with very minor expenditure. Mowea… Read More

Welsh Hydrogen Car Company Riversimple Crowdfunds £1.14 Million

The Wales-based car company Riversimple closed its crowdfunding campaign on April 9th, totaling £1.14 million and exceeding their £1 million goal (with a stretch goal fo £3 million). This crowdfunding project was conducted in the attempt to match a £1.7 million grant from the European Union to hand… Read More

Abundance & Swindon Borough Council Launch Solar Bond: Following the Sun

The UK’s first ‘Council Solar Bond’ has been introduced today by P2P investment platform Abundance and Swindon Borough Council. The bond will pay investors a 6% return over a 20-year term paid in cash twice yearly, and those who invest within six weeks of today’s launch… Read More

Blue & Green and GreenWise Business Merge to Create Sustainable Publishing; Campaigning on Crowdcube

Blue & Green Tomorrow, the fastest-growing sustainable lifestyle magazine in the UK, and GreenWise Business, the independent UK green business-to-business (B2B) online news and information publisher, are merging to create the leading online independent publishing powerhouse dedicated to consumers, businesses and investors that want to live,… Read More

Goodwill Industries of Central Florida Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For New “Solar for Good” Initiative; Hires First Chief Sustainability Officer

Goodwill Industries of Central Florida recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for its “Solar for Good” initiative, which is aimed at generating sustainable energy by installing rooftop arrays at nine of the nonprofit’s locations. The nonprofit expects to save nearly $9.6 million – and divert nearly… Read More

One Spark’s CEO Elton Rivas Discusses One of the World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festivals

One Spark, one of the world’s largest crowdfunding festivals, is about to fill Jacksonville, Fl., with 555 projects in art, education, health and science, music, social good and technology. From April 7 to April 12, the festival gives attendees a chance to contribute to Creator Projects, and vote for… Read More

The Crowd Gains Momentum on Crowdcube, Raises over £216K for Sustainability Solutions

Led by the former CEO of the YO! Group and CEO of The Crowd Jim Woods, The Crowd’s mission is to change the way companies draw up their sustainability strategies with a knowledge sharing revolution in how companies approach social and environmental issues. The London-based… Read More

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