Report | October closes with $10.2B invested in climate tech, 159 deals and 16 exits

October closes with a positive view as we see that the backward trend in climate tech investments experienced during the last quarter (Q3 report) is rapidly reversing.  There was a 100% increase in the total amount of funding compared to the previous month (September’s report). Funding in Europe and North America reached $10.2B across 159 […]

Quarterly Report | The State of Climate Tech in Europe and North America as Q3 2022

This third quarter of 2022 wrapped up with a downward trend with QoQ investment decreasing in most European and North American countries, with the exception of the Nordic region and the United Kingdom where the trend continues increasing over time. Surprisingly, Germany shows a massive drop in investments of 60% QoQ and 78% YoY.  The […]

Report | 2022 State of Climate Tech in Portugal

According to the World Bank, Portugal is particularly vulnerable to climate change consequences such as drought, flood and sea level rise. Climate change is a very complex challenge that demands a systemic change in all steps of the value chain in any sector. This also represents a major opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and businesses – […]

Net Zero Insights team joins Planetiers 2022 as part of the speakers panel

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Planetiers, one of the world’s biggest events for sustainable innovation and solutions will take place in Lisbon this October 22nd to 26th to reunite impact entrepreneurs and climate change-makers in the largest stage for cooperation towards building a greener future. We’re thrilled to announce that we have accepted Planetiers invitation to be part of the […]

Net Zero Insights joins the panel of speakers on Greentech Festival – London 2022

Under the storyline of turning climate crisis into opportunity, the next edition of the Greentech Festival will be celebrated the next 13th and 14th of October in London, reuniting top-tier speakers and green innovation organisations to present the ideas, projects and solutions that change the world for the better. Net Zero Insights CTO, Andrea Canepa, […]

See you in Milan! Net Zero Insights confirms attending SMAU 2022

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The next edition of SMAU Milan will be held on the 11th-12th of October 2022, bringing together the protagonists of the Italian innovation ecosystem. During the 2 days event, investors, institutions and corporations will meet over +150 Italian startups from all sectors working in open innovation. The event will be organised into two categories:  The […]

Article | The Direct Air Capture Venture Space

Capturing CO2 from the air and slashing down unavoidable emissions? According to the International Energy Agency, Direct Air Capture (DAC) refers to processes and technologies used in extracting carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere, generating a concentrated stream of CO2 for storage, utilisation or production of carbon-neutral fuel. While it’s hard to argue about the […]

August round-up: $3B invested in climate tech, 92 deals and 12 exits

Continuing with the monthly round ups review, the month of August 2022 closed with 92 investment deals in climate startups, accounting for over $3B invested. Compared with the previous month (click here to read July’s round up),  the total funding decreased of about 25%. The energy sector dominated the scene with important deals in nuclear […]

Article | Climate Fintech Insights

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Our analysts recently took a deep dive into roughly 30K climate tech startups, from our database, to investigate how fintech is supporting decarbonisation and sustainability. Looking at the European venture space, we have identified 617 startups and scaleups developing climate-mindful solutions to address financial sectors such as banking, insurance, tax and accounting and investment services. The […]