Meet the judges
Guillaume de Dorlodot
CEO and Co-founder
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Meet the startups
Elevator Pitch: We permanently remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Climate Area: Carbon Capture
Their Solution: By naturally drawing carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere via biomass production and then permanently storing it thousands of meters below the Earth’s surface, BECCS is able to go beyond net zero, producing net negative emissions.
Elevator Pitch: SpiralBeam is building next generation giga-scale CO2 removal
Climate Area: Edutech & ESG (Monitoring)
Their Solution: Gentian provides a way to quickly and accurately assess biodiversity over wide areas.
Our software as a service uses a proprietary remote sensing system focused on vegetation – the best way to quickly assess the condition of an area – to identify its contribution to biodiversity.
Our work is quick, cost-effective, and conducted entirely remotely without loss of accuracy.
Elevator Pitch: Donate to solar & energy efficiency projects starting from $5. Investment offerings coming soon.
Climate Area: Fintech
Their Solution: Climatize is uniting a generation of climate investors who feel that The problem is urgent and yet feel powerless. Climatize allows anyone who wants to invest in clean energy projects to do so.
Elevator Pitch: Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy.
Climate Area: Clean Tech
Their Solution: Power to Hydrogen’s Clean Energy Bridge™ is a new paradigm for on-site hydrogen generation and energy storage. One simplified, low-cost system, using earth-abundant materials provides three valuable services. On-site generation of high pressure (200+ bar) hydrogen Onsite generation of pure, pressurised oxygen Backup Power – low cost, long duration energy storage
Elevator Pitch: Creating the next generation of affordable plastic alternatives.
Climate Area: Materials
Their Solution: Applied Bioplastics supplies economically sustainable plant-based plastic alternatives. Our product variety delivers countless use cases, transforming plastic as we know it.
Our products reduce petroleum dependency, pollution, and habitat destruction. Through our supply chains, we support eco-friendly agriculture in developing countries.
Thank you to everyone who took part!
This event would not be possible without all the committed founders who applied, the ambassadors that shared this opportunity worldwide in newsletters, Slack channels, email threads and social posts, and of course the leading investor, Jamie Rowles and Planet Fund, who gave their time and insight.
And the winner is...
We were thrilled to have so many strong applicants who made choosing a winner so difficult and wish each of them the best of luck on their journey to combat the climate crisis!