Fleet Space Technologies
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Australia’s leading sustainability VCs are gathering in Melbourne for the Climate Investor Forum

- March 19, 2024 2 MIN READ

What do a former prime minister, a bioengineered protein, a $15 billion investment fund and a boat hull cleaning robot have in common? They’ll all be part of the Climate Investor Forum in Melbourne tomorrow. Held at the MCG on March 20, Climate Investor Forum will bring together the climate investor ecosystem covering the complete… Read more »

Camille Goldstone-Henry
Climate Tech

Why Singapore is Australia’s Silicon Valley for climate tech founders

- March 18, 2024 2 MIN READ

The allure of San Francisco as startup mecca is a long-held dream for entrepreneurs with global ambitions, but increasingly Singapore is where Australian founders are heading to find their stride and make it all come true. Xylo Systems CEO and cofounder Camille Goldstone-Henry certainly found that to be the case. Goldstone-Henry, a Australian Women’s Weekly Women… Read more »

EV charger EVOS
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GLOBAL CHARGE: Brisbane clean tech startup EVOS Energy breaks into India with export grant

- February 6, 2024 3 MIN READ

Brisbane electric vehicle charging startup EVOS Energy is one of 35 exporters backed with funding and support from Trade and Investment Queensland’s Go Global Export Program. EVOS Energy is taking its Australian-made EV home chargers and fleet energy management to the world with a little help from the Queensland Government. The sixth round of Trade… Read more »

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Meet Ubiquetherm: the Startmate climate tech startup creating new ways to create energy for heating and cooling

- December 1, 2023 5 MIN READ

Every now and again you hear about a technology that has so much transformative potential that it’s hard to wrap your head around it. ‍ The team from Ubiquetherm humbly refers to their invention as ‘the next generation of heating and cooling.’ What they are actually creating, is a breakthrough product that could have dramatic and brilliant… Read more »

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Planeteer Capital’s Sophie Purdom headlines Climate Salad’s Climate Tech Festival Program

- November 15, 2023 2 MIN READ

The founder of New York climate tech investment firm Planeteer Capital, Sophie Purdom, will be among dozens of experts, founders and investors taking part in Climate Salad’s inaugural  Australian Climate Tech Festival & Awards  on November 28 at Sydney Town Hall. Climate Salad CEO Mick Liubinskas revealed the day-long event will feature will feature key… Read more »

tom ferrier
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LEAN, GREEN AND FREE: The masterclass you need to cut costs and carbon emissions

- November 10, 2023 2 MIN READ

Dispelling the myths that sustainability is too pricey or difficult for small businesses to implement, a free digital masterclass next week will sort fact from fiction. Startup Daily’s sister publication Kochie’s Business Builders and cleantech startup Greener for Business are inviting startups to join the charge and discover how to tackle your net zero emissions… Read more »

George Town, Tamar River
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The Cannon-Brookes-backed SunCable project wants to build a $1 billion manufacturing plant in Tasmania for its 4200km underwater power line

- November 6, 2023 2 MIN READ

The $30 billion SunCable project, backed by Atlassian billionaire Mike Cannon-Brooks, wants to build the high voltage under power cable that will stretch from Darwin to Singapore at a manufacturing facility in Northern Tasmania. Bell Bay, 50km north of Launceston, at the mouth of the Tamar River, has been named as SunCable’s preferred site for… Read more »

SunDrive cofounder Vince Allen with PM Anthony Albanese, climate change minister Chris Bowen and company director, advisor and former MP Wyatt Roy.
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Solar panel maker SunDrive pockets $11 million from ARENA as PM opens new Sydney manufacturing plant

- November 2, 2023 2 MIN READ

Solar panel startup SunDrive has opened a pilot production and commercialisation facility in southern Sydney, having also landed another $11 million in funding from the government-backed Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and climate change and energy minister Chris Bowen opened the plant in Kurnell on Wednesday. SunDrive, which has received extensive… Read more »

Ocean Impact Organisation cofounders Nick Chiarelli & Tim Silverwood. Photo: Tasha
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Two Australian startups are part of this year’s Ocean Impact Pitchfest

- October 12, 2023 2 MIN READ

Ocean Impact Organisation (OIO) has selected 12 finalists in The Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2023, including two from Australia. OIO’s CEO Nick Chiarelli, who’s just returned from New York Climate Week, the final 12 were chosen from 200 applications across 54 countries and embrace. They span a range of environmental solutions, from ropeless fishing gear that… Read more »

Foundry, steel melt
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STEEL YOURSELF: The World Economic Forum asked Sydney climate tech hub, Greenhouse, to run a net zero plan for the planet’s biggest energy users

- September 21, 2023 2 MIN READ

Newly created Sydney climate tech platform Greenhouse has been enlisted by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to drive a new program to help the planet’s ‘hardest-to-abate’ sectors, such as aviation, shipping, trucking, and steel, increase their drive towards net zero carbon emissions by 2030. Greenhouse was developed as a subsidiary of the Investible group, and… Read more »

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EnergyLab backs 13 climate tech startup for new program to help them through the ‘valley of death’

- September 15, 2023 3 MIN READ

Climate tech accelerator EnergyLab has singled out 13 startups for its new Climate Tech Charge program, offering them 12 months of support to help them make it through the current investor downturn. The Charge program provides critical support for early-stage founders contributing to decarbonisation amidst a challenging economic environment where VC funding in Australia substantially… Read more »