Novalith Technologies, a climate technology startup that’s developed a more environmentally friendly extraction process for lithium, has raised $2.5 million in a seed round. The raise was led by the CEFC’s Clean Energy Innovation Fund, which contributed $1.5 million. The US-based Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham Environmental Trust’s Neglected Climate Opportunities LLC also joined the round. Novalith… Read more »
The UK is proving to be an effective ecosystem for growth and innovation for Australian and New Zealand tech companies looking to expand internationally. The proof is three Melbourne entrepreneurs, Dennis Volodomanov, Dmitry Levin and Leon Kosher, whose idea, KISA, a simple-to-use mobile phone to meet the needs of the elderly, disabled and visually impaired… Read more »
Climate-KIC Australia today launched the Australian 2019 edition of the world’s largest global Green Business Ideas Competition, ClimateLaunchpad, hosted in Brisbane by Australia’s largest startup community, Fishburners. Whether an idea is still on the back of a napkin or a fledged early stage start-up, everyone is welcome to apply.
Sydney startup Solar Analytics has raised $4.4 million in a Series A round to globally accelerate the expansion of its smart tech products. Solar Analytics received follow-on investment from seed investor AGL Energy Limited along with new private investments from serial energy investors David Griffin and John Clifford.