Startups of the month january 2023 recap

Startups to Watch This Month: January Series Recap 2023

Every week, we feature 5 incredible climate tech startups, companies, or projects that are leading the fight against the climate crisis. Now at the end of this month of January 2023, we provide a recap of the startups to watch in climate tech. 

These startups have covered a range of fast-growing industries such as AI, GHG Capture and monitoring, Energy production and storage, Fintech, Foodtech, Agtech, and much, much more.

The list below is a recap of all the startups we have featured over January with some insight into the innovative work they and their teams are doing. 

We hope you find this resource useful and that you can refer back to it anytime you are looking for companies to support, invest in, work for, or collaborate with.

These startups are all added to our running list, which we have categorized based off of fuel emission sector from the most detailed, recent data SBC could identify from the World Resource Institute in 2016. 

Energy use in Industry and Buildings

Mortar IOWeek 2

Mortar IO is on a mission to supercharge and de-risk retrofits.

Okto GridWeek 1

Transformer monitoring made simple.

Energy use in Transport

Dovetail Electric AviationWeek 2

Dovetail Electric Aviation is leading the regional and general aviation industry into an exciting new, sustainable era by enabling aviation operators to fly commercially viable regional routes in nil emission, electric powered aircraft.


Structure-Pal – Week 1

Structure-Pal eliminates concrete over-design with A.I

Waste (water & landfills)

Maygia – Week 1

Maygia is bringing to market a technology that will lower the cost and carbon emissions of treating industrial wastewater and provide a new solution for turning salty and contaminated water into drinking water using hydrogen as the energy source.

Boson Energy – Week 1

Our mission is to bring clean air, energy and molecules to future generations by solving the world’s waste problem

CarbonCloud – Week 1

CarbonCloud is a research-based food-tech startup with a disruptive web-based SaaS.

Cross-cutting enablers

Atem – Week 3

Atem provides a suite of products to make decarbonization effortless, offering tools for companies working with carbon credits at scale with its API-first approach to empower your carbon operations, automate processes and scale impact.

GHG Capture, Use and Storage

Cedar Carbon – Week 3

We enable the capture of carbon emissions in urban environments before they have a chance to enter the atmosphere and wreak havoc.

Removement – Week 3

We reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere FAST through validated and innovative projects.

NeoCarbon – Week 3

NeoCarbon reverses climate change by dramatically cutting costs of Direct Air Capture leveraging cooling towers around Europe.

Carbon Upcycling – Week 2

Carbon Upcycling is a waste and carbon utilization company unlocking a new frontier of circular materials.

Lithos Carbon – Week 3

We remove atmospheric carbon for a fraction of the cost while increasing crop yields.

SpiralBeam – Week 2

SpiralBeam is building next generation giga-scale co2 removal

Mote – Week 2

Mote uses wood waste to remove carbon from the air and produce clean hydrogen.

Find out more about each of these startups by reading the full articles below:

This initiative from Startup Basecamp aims to support founders by giving them access to networking and exposure opportunities that help them to scale and finance their climate tech solutions together with you.

Do you know of other startups we should include in our Startups to Watch Series? Submit to our list!

How do these startups fit in with all the others we have looked at?

Check out our running list of the 350+ climate tech startups to watch we have featured. 


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With care,

The Startup Basecamp Team

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