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🇪🇺🌳 Last week in climate (#68) by ClimateU
All new employers, deals, upcoming rounds, news, jobs and events from last week.
Good morning, Europe 🌳
Today we’ll look at last week’s:
🌳 new employers,
💰 closed rounds,
💸 upcoming rounds,
💼 new jobs,
📰 climate news, and
🌳 New Employers
We just welcomed a few new employers who signed up for premium and are now hiring via ClimateU:
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international non-profit, that promotes responsible management of the world's forests via timber certification.
We Do Solar
We Do Solar is a smart balcony solar system that saves up to 25% on electricity bills and reduces CO2.
🇩🇪 Founder Associate (Berlin - Hybrid)
Axle is an energy flexibility startup. Their platform connects EVs and home energy devices to electricity markets to help kick fossil fuels out of the grid.
🇬🇧 Software Engineer (London - Hybrid)
HellGruen accelerates green energy investments with a digital one-stop-shop for energy installers & investors.
🇩🇪 (Senior) Business Development Manager (Cologne - Hybrid)
leonardo’s science-based solution streamlines impact data collection and verification, so that you can confidently report your impact to stakeholders.
🇪🇺 Senior Software Engineer (Frankfurt/Munich/Remote)
💰 Closed Rounds (Europe)
🇩🇪 Sunfire GmbH - €169M Grant
📍 Dresden, Germany
⚡️ Electrolyser technologies for green hydrogen.
🇮🇪 Urban Volt - €26M Private Equity
📍 Dublin, Ireland
⚡️ Energy-efficient lighting.
🇮🇪 Gocar - €10M Seed
📍 Dublin, Ireland
🚗 Pay-as-you-go driving.
🇸🇪 Novatron - €5M Seed
📍 Stockholm, Sweden
⚡️ Fusion power concept.
Climentum Capital, Industrifonden, InnoEnergy, KTH Holding, Santander Climate Tech Fund
🇮🇸 Laki Power - $3M Venture
📍 Kópavogur, Iceland
⚡️ Grid intelligence
Brunnur Ventures, Eyrir Vöxtur
🇳🇱 Valyuu - €2M Seed
📍 Rotterdam, Netherlands
🏭 Marketplace for pre-owned consumer electronics.
Geert Jan Smits, Golden Egg Check Capital, Kees Verpalen, Rubio Impact Ventures, Slingshot Ventures, Techstars
🇮🇸 SNERPA Power - €2M Seed
📍 Reykjavík, Iceland
⚡️ Intelligent energy services.
BackingMinds, Crowberry Capital
🇸🇪 Adsorbi - €360k Seed
📍 Gothenburg, Sweden
🌳 Capturing pollutants with cellulose.
Chalmers Ventures AB, Jovitech Invest, Metsa Spring
🇬🇧 OX Delivers - Seed
📍 Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
🚗 Affordable on-demand transport.
🇸🇪 Polarium - Venture
📍 Stockholm, Sweden
⚡️ Lithium battery solutions for telecom.
Stefan Jansson Global Invest, Vargas Holdings, AMF, Alecta
💸 Upcoming Rounds
Two rounds were announced last week:
🇦🇺 Series A - 2023 Q4 (⚡️ Biomass Energy)
🇺🇸 Seed - 2023 Q4 (⚡️ Energy Storage)
Anyone can now get a preview of all current rounds on the platform and investors, corporates, and service providers can access these companies via premium access on the platform.
💼 New Jobs
We sent out our weekly job recommendations to our 4,700+ talents yesterday. Last week we saw a total of 1,550 jobs posted on the ClimateU job board.
📰 Climate News
💸 UK Decarbonization Receives Boost with 13 New Projects
💸 First close by Greencode Ventures
⚡️ Google begins selling maps data to solar companies
⚡️ Jaguar Land Rover Recycles EV Batteries for New Storage System
🧑 Strong Roots Launches Carbon Footprint Labels
🏭 LEGO to Invest Over $1.4 Billion to Reduce Emissions
🧑 The vertical farming boom is over
💨 Transitioning Company Offsets to Carbon Removal
🗓 Upcoming Events
🇩🇪 The Future of the Voluntary Carbon Market
🇬🇧 Should you be buying carbon offsets?
🇸🇪 The Drop
🇸🇪 Impact Week
🇩🇪 Impact Festival
🇬🇧 SDGs and responsible business strategies
🇬🇧 London Climate Tech Show
🌎 SOSV Climate Tech Summit
🇬🇧 Carbon Unbound Europe
🇺🇸 How to Win Climate Tech Grants
🇪🇪 Impact Day
🇧🇪 EU Tech for Climate Action
🇬🇧 Investing better - why where you bank matters
🌎 ClimateTech Founders Summit 2023
That’s it for this week 💚
Big hug from Copenhagen,
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