New equity crowdfunding programme unearths cleantech start-ups

Found by us, funded by you, a new start-up investment programme by EIT Climate-KIC and Seedrs, is now open for pre-registration.

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Over the last ten years, EIT Climate-KIC has helped innovators transform ideas into early-stage start-ups that apply commercial logic to the climate challenge. However, these start-ups require equity investment to better grow, take risks and work towards a net-zero and resilient economy.  

Found by us, funded by you aims to unearth interesting cleantech start-ups and provide investors with a rolling pipeline of climate-aligned investment opportunities. The programme is hosted on the Seedrs platform, enabling easy access to detailed information about the featured start-ups, including terms, pitch decks and founder Q&As. Seedrs also allows start-ups to close funding rounds faster, to focus on developing their core business. 

In advance of the public launch, EIT Climate-KIC and Seedrs are launching a pre-registration campaign, seeking to anchor investment in an opening cohort of three start-ups. Pre-register to indicate interest and gain early access to the campaign here. Please note that investing in start-ups carries high risk to your capital.  

More investment opportunities will follow, as EIT Climate-KIC and Seedrs plan to expand the programme throughout 2021.

For questions about the programme, contact investments@climate-kic.org.  

Join “The Future of Sustainability with EIT Climate-KIC,” the digital launch of EIT Climate-KIC and Seedrs’ new sustainable investment collaboration, happening from 13:00 to 14:00 CEST on 11 May.

During this event you’ll hear directly from EIT Climate-KIC and its first cohort of three founders:

  • Joost den Haan who founded PlanBlue to make underwater satellites that build up a global seafloor database to enable sustainable use and conservation of our ocean’s resources whilst fostering the Blue Economy
  • Alina Bassi who founded Kleiderly to produce a new sustainable plastic alternative made from textile waste. Their patent pending method diverts textile waste from going into landfill waste use upcycles this into a new circular economy plastic product.
  • Chris Carde who founded HeyCharge to democratize access to electric cars by providing the 42 per cent of Europeans in apartment buildings, with low-cost, easily-retrofitted EV charging solutions for apartment building parking.

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This article is intended for authorised Seedrs investors, you must become a Seedrs member in order to invest. EIT Climate-KIC is not an authorised business and does not conduct regulated activity in and of itself. This article has been approved as a financial promotion by Seedrs Limited. Seedrs Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Seedrs Limited is a limited company, registered in England and Wales (No. 06848016), with registered office at Churchill House, 142-146 Old Street, London EC1V 9BW.

 
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