Agriculture & Food

‘Hybrid meat’? Meatable wants to get lab-grown meat to market faster by combining with plant-based proteins

November 16th, 2022 by

Meatable and Love Handle are teaming up to create the world’s first hybrid meat innovation center. The two companies are working to blend the best of both their respective worlds — cultured meat and plant-based protein alternatives. Singapore is the only market in the world where cultured meat is permitted to be sold.

British company BeZero Carbon has raised a $50m Series B round. The raise is one of the largest for a European carbon offset ratings company, and brings BeZero’s total funding to $70m.


Polish air quality platform Airly raises $5.5m Series A

November 10th, 2022 by

Wiktor Warchałowski started Airly as a physics student in Kraków, Poland . He wanted to train for a marathon but could only run on days when the air quality allowed . Six years later, Airly has raised a $5.5m Series A led by the UK’s firstminute capital and Pi Labs .

Clean Energy Series A

SolarSquare raises Rs 100 Cr Series A round led by Elevation Capital

November 3rd, 2022 by

SolarSquare has raised Rs 100 crore ($12 million) in its Series A led by Elevation Capital and Lowercarbon, Chris Sacca’s climate-tech fund. The round also saw participation from existing investors Good Capital, Rainmatter, and also angels such as Vidit Atrey and Sanjeev Barnwal. This is the second funding round for the Mumbai-based startup in 2022.

Efficiency Series A

Samsara Eco raises $54M AUD for its ‘infinite plastic recycling’ tech

November 1st, 2022 by

Australian startup Samsara Eco has raised $54 million in Series A funding . The company uses enzyme-based technology to break down plastic into its core molecules . It says it will be able to infinitely recycle 20,000 tons of plastic starting in 2024 . It will also grow its engineering team and expand operations into Europe and North America .

Efficiency Series A

Joro App Raises $10M To Lift Standards In Offsetting Emissions

October 28th, 2022 by

Joro App helps people estimate and offset their carbon footprint in a secure and reliable way . The company founded in 2018 announced it raised $10 million in Series A funding round led by existing investors Sequoia Capital and Amasia . Other investors include Norrsken, Nest co-founder Matt Rogers’ Incite, Jay-Z’s Arrive, and Mike Einziger – the lead guitarist of Incubus .

Clean Energy seed

Carbon storage startup Paebbl raises €8m seed round

October 25th, 2022 by

European startup Paebbl has raised €8m to bring its carbon-negative construction material to market . It uses carbon captured from industrial facilities or from the air to develop a material for construction . The material can be used as a filler in construction and to make paper .

Clean Energy Series E

Form Energy Raises $450 Million In Latest Funding Round

October 6th, 2022 by

Form Energy has raised $450 million for its long-term energy storage technology . The company says it will send power back to the grid for up to 100 hours . It says its technology will cost about one-tenth as much as conventional lithium-ion battery storage .

Agriculture & Food Series A

InnerPlant grows with new John Deere-backed millions for sustainable farming

September 20th, 2022 by

Deere & Co. led the $16 million investment in California-based startup InnerPlant . The company uses plant physiology to gather data to make farming more efficient and sustainable . It uses sensing and satellite technologies so plants can “talk” to their growers . Deere and MS&AD Ventures, Bee Partners and UpWest have invested in the company .

Clean Energy Series A

EnerVenue raises $100M to accelerate clean energy using nickel-hydrogen batteries

September 15th, 2022 by

Battery startup EnerVenue has raised $100 million in Series A funding . The company is developing nickel-hydrogen batteries for stationary energy storage . The technology has caught the eye of two giants in the oil and gas industry, Schlumberger and Saudi Aramco’s VC arm . It's been used for decades in aerospace applications to power satellites and the Hubble Telescope .