Climate Tech

10 promising climate change startups in the new EnergyLab accelerator program

- July 28, 2022 3 MIN READ

Ten Australian startups have been chosen for EnergyLab’s 2022 Climate Solutions Accelerator, banking $750,000 between then to focus on tackling climate change. The six month EnergyLab accelerator provides climate tech startups with an initial pre-seed investment as well as coaching, industry partnerships and assistance in raising further capital for their global ambitions. EnergyLab’s CEO Megan… Read more »

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Podcast

SUDS, with Climate Salad’s Mick Liubinskas on the challenge ahead, talking tech to everyone, crowdfunding booms & how the US loves Aussie cybersec

- July 22, 2022 < 1 MIN READ

Every week on the Startup Daily TV show, we talk to more than two dozen founders, CEOs, investors and experts about what’s happening in tech. Now you can catch the best of the show with the weekly podcast, SUDS. Each week on SUDS, host Simon Thomsen has a special guest join him to discuss the big news… Read more »

Podcast

SUDS, with Carbon Unravel founders Grace Sai and Marc Allen: Uncertain startup times, changing climate, how to founder and a giant leap for wine

- June 24, 2022 < 1 MIN READ

Every week on the Startup Daily TV show, we talk to more than two dozen founders, CEOs, investors and experts about what’s happening in tech. Now you can catch the best of the show with the weekly podcast, SUDS. Welcome to the new, improved SUDS! Each week host Simon Thomsen has a special guest join him… Read more »

Climate Tech

EnergyLab teams up with global clean energy accelerator to take climate tech startups offshore

- June 21, 2022 2 MIN READ

Local largest climate tech startup accelerator EnergyLab has signed a partnership deal with New Energy Nexus (NEX) to help Australian startups expand into overseas markets. The deal will see EnergyLabs embrace international startups keen to expand into the Australian market, as well as giving local ventures access to offshore customers, capital, and resources in regions such… Read more »

Women in tech

Applications for female founders to join EnergyLab’s climate accelerator close this weekend

- May 26, 2022 2 MIN READ

Applications for EnergyLab’s Women in Climate and Energy Fellowship (WICEF) close this Sunday, May 29. EnergyLab is Australia and New Zealand’s largest climate tech startup accelerator and innovation network dedicated to reaching net zero emissions. The organisation recently signed on Ampol as a partner, with the fuel company providing funding and expertise to support EnergyLab’s… Read more »

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Climate Tech

KPMG is on the hunt for eco-startups tackling nature and biodiversity issues, offering a $100,000 prize

- April 5, 2022 2 MIN READ

Consultancy giant KPMG Australia is offering a $100,000 prize to a startup working on tech solutions to address nature and biodiversity-related problems as part of a new program. The KPMG Nature Positive Challenge is designed to encourage and support the growth of the nation’s most innovative startups and impact ventures in the eco space. The… Read more »

Funding

Climate tech software startup Cecil raises $2.2 million

- February 25, 2022 2 MIN READ

Land restoration and carbon capture startup Cecil has raised $2.2 million in pre-seed capital. The round was led by agritech-focused VC Tenacious Ventures with participation from Macdoch Ventures and Global Founders Capital. As part of the investment Tenacious general partner Sarah Nolet will join the startup’s board. Cecil simplifies the process of managing and investing in natural assets in… Read more »

Funding

Aera VC builds $42 million war chest for climate breakthroughs

- February 22, 2022 2 MIN READ

Climate tech venture firm Aera VC has raised US$30 million (A$42m) in the first close of its new fund to back startups addressing sustainability and global warming. The new climate-focused fund has already backed Michael Fox’s alt-protein business Fable Foods, along with US-based chemical decarbonisation unicorn startup Solugen (valued at US$1.8bn) as well as Shiok Meats… Read more »