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20 Climate Tech VC’s in the EU and US: Part 2

20 Climate Tech VC's in the EU and US: Part 2

Looking for the best climate tech and clean tech VC’s? Last month we started a running list of 20 in the EU and US and here is part 2!

There are plenty of firms out there funding urgent climate technologies and by keeping this list updated we hope to keep highlighting the important ones. These VC’s invest in early-stage ClimateTech companies over a range of areas such as Energy, Smart Cities, Waste Management, Constructech, AI, Carbon Capture & Storage, FoodTech, and much more,

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VC Firms in the EU

Mission:
We believe that companies focusing on societal, sustainable and financial return will become the winners of the future in a world where the global tech revolution will continue to expand rapidly. We focus on technology-driven impact companies in three investment areas: environment, economic inclusion and health & well-being.

HQ Location: The Hague

Investment Thesis: Impact first 

Investment Fields: Clean Tech, Supply Chain, Equity Tech, Energy

Region of Operations: EU

 

Mission: 
Nysnø Climate Investments AS was established in December 2017 by the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. The governmental climate investment fund is set up as a commercial company that will invest in technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

HQ Location & Establishment: Norway, 2017

Investment Thesis: ClimateTech Industry-specific (Focus on specific vertical)

Investment Fields: Energy, Transportation, Building, Food Production, Carbon Capture & Storage

Investing in Stages: Seed, Series A

Region of Operations: EU & Global

 

Mission: 
Future Energy Ventures is a unique venture capital and collaboration platform that brings together corporate partners and world-class start-ups to shape the future energy landscape. Future Energy Ventures invests in digital and digitally-enabled technologies and business models that have the potential to redefine the future energy landscape.

HQ Location & Establishment: Germany, 2020

Investment Thesis: ClimateTech Industry-specific (Focus on specific vertical)

Investment Fields: Energy, Smart cities

Investing in Stages: Series A, Series B, Series C

Region of Operations: EU, North America, Middle East

 

Mission:
EEC Ventures manages Central and East European funds specializing in the Energy, Environment, Utilities and Advanced Materials sectors. EEC Ventures has the following target group: companies with unique technology, know how or market position for the energy, water and waste management sectors.

HQ Location & Establishment: Poland, 2012

Investment Thesis: ClimateTech Industry-specific (Focus on specific vertical)

Investment Fields: Energy, Waste Mgt, Water

Investing in Stages: Early Stage

Region of Operations: EU

 

Mission:
2050 Life Investments is a venture capital firm composed of a group of bright and experienced professionals who have excelled in their respective fields of eco-systemic assessment, impact compliance, digital product design and development, immersive technologies, blockchain and bio economy, and who came together in 2013 joining forces to redefine the paradigm of impact investment and put their experience, skills and qualities at the service of innovative and disruptive business efforts oriented to implement the agenda dictated by the Sustainable Development Goals.

HQ Location & Establishment: Valencia, 2013

Investment Thesis: ClimateTech aligned

Investment Fields: Edutech, Energy, Fintech, Construtech

Region of Operations: EU

 

VC Firms in the US

E8

Mission: 
E8 (formerly known as Element 8) is a member organization of private, accredited angel investors. Our sole focus is on early-stage cleantech companies whose innovations will increase the sustainability and health of our planet. We meld our pursuit of profitable investments with our pursuit of a higher purpose – accelerating the transition to a cleaner future and a better world.

HQ Location & Establishment: Seattle, 2006

Investment Thesis: ClimateTech aligned

Investment Fields: Energy, Foodtech, AgTech

Investing in Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C

Region of Operations: North America

 

Mission:
HG Ventures supports innovation and growth across The Heritage Group by investing and partnering with private companies developing new technologies and approaches in both our core and adjacent markets. We leverage the world-class expertise of The Heritage Group operating companies and research center to offer a unique value proposition to our portfolio company partners.

HQ Location & Establishment: Indiana, 2018

Investment Thesis: Generalist

Investment Fields: AI, Energy, Material, Foodtech, AgTech, Clean Tech, Mobility

Investing in Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B

Region of Operations: Global

 

Mission: 
Blackhorn Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in companies using breakthroughs in engineering and science, coupled with the infrastructure of the Information Revolution, to redefine resource productivity.

HQ Location & Establishment: Colorado, 2016

Investment Thesis: ClimateTech aligned

Investment Fields: Energy, Manufacturing, Industrial Tech

Investing in Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B

Region of Operations: EU, North America

 

Mission:
For more than 20 years, Evergy Energy Partners has taken our knowledge in an electric generation to help our clients from across the country more efficiently manage their energy through hedging of market risks, asset optimization, scheduling, settlement services, trading, and fuel procurement. We believe in personal, transparent, red-carpet services that deliver superior results.

HQ Location & Establishment: Kansas City, 2016

Investment Thesis: ClimateTech Industry-specific (Focus on specific vertical)

Investment Fields: Energy

Investing in Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B

Region of Operations: North America

 

Mission:
Founded in 2018, Active Impact Investments is a Certified BCorp based in Vancouver, BC, whose mission is to support environmental sustainability through profitable investment. With two limited partnership funds with over $50M in assets under management, we provide funds and talent to accelerate the growth of early-stage climate tech companies with $200K to $3M in revenue and significant growth potential.

HQ Location & Establishment: Vancouver, 2018

Investment Thesis: ClimateTech aligned

Investment Fields: Energy, Transportation, Smart cities, Construtech, Foodtech, Water, Circular Economy

Investing in Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B

Region of Operations: North America

 

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