Last chance: Apply to pitch at Cleantech Venture Week!


30-09-2020
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Cambridge Cleantech is bringing back its popular pitching-and-investment day for cleantech start-ups in a new online format this November. Pitching opportunities end soon! 

Pitch your ideas to an audience of cleantech investors at Cambridge Cleantech & Oxfordshire Greentech’s highly anticipated pitching and investment event, Cleantech Venture Week, to be held in a digital format from November 23-26, 2020.

Cleantech Venture Day has been a trailblazing event for the cleantech community since its first run in Finland in 2006. Over the past 14 years, more than 250 companies have pitched at Cleantech Venture Days and as much as 650 million euros invested as a result.

Cambridge Cleantech has been running Cleantech Venture Day in the UK since 2017, and this time, we are partnering with Oxfordshire Greentech to launch the first digital edition. 

“The pandemic has created a challenging environment for climate positive start-ups to raise funding, but we know we have no time to wait to bring these innovative ideas into fruition – we need solutions today. I am excited to host Cleantech Venture Week in a digital format, building on our past successes and creating ways for investors and innovators to engage in new ways,” said Martin Garratt, CEO of Cambridge Cleantech.

“We are proud to partner with Cambridge Cleantech to organise Cleantech Venture Week. We had a number of Oxfordshire Greentech companies pitch at the last event in February, a testimony to the quality and investment-readiness of companies in our network. We look forward to a week of excellent pitches and networking,” said Nicole Lazarus, Director of Oxfordshire Greentech.

The last Cleantech Venture Day held in February 2020 was attended from stalwarts in sustainable impact investment including Engie, Carbon Trust Ventures, Sustainable Ventures and Grid.vc. Over 100 applications were received from around the world and the top investment-ready cleantech companies were invited to pitch.

Excellent opportunity for climate-positive SMEs and investors

This event is a fantastic opportunity for cleantech SMEs and businesses seeking to secure funding, as well as for experienced fund managers, business angels and corporate investors eager to invest in disruptive climate-positive technologies. Through pre-matched meetings between innovators and investors, you have the opportunity to build the right connections from the comfort of your homes.

If you are a cleantech start-up working in Future Mobility, Energy Transition, Smart Cities & Building Tech or Circular Economy, Carbon Reduction & Water Resource, and looking for seed/Series A/Series B investment, apply to pitch today.

 

When: 23rd to 26th November 2020

Where: Online

Apply now to be one of the top 24 pitching companies! 

To read more information, click here.

Cambridge Cleantech is the members’ organisation supporting the growth of environmental goods and services or “cleantech” companies in Greater Cambridge and beyond.

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