The best time to create a climate tech startup.

Now more than ever creating a climate tech startup is highly favourable. Not just because it is right, and we are here to explain you why.

“The climate economy is about to explode”, “the fight against climate change will change more in the next four years than in the previous forty”...

The headlines of the press have been lately full of praise on this subject. This media coverage reflects a clear reality:

  • Investments are increasingly turning to a sector whose usefulness can hardly be questioned.
  • Working for the climate has never been so fashionable.

2 key figures to illustrate all this:

1/ With 11 billion invested in 2021 compared to 1.1 in 2017: climate tech is the segment with the strongest growth in Europe (see graph published by Dealroom). Renewable energies, alternative proteins, carbon-free industry, recycling, CO2 capture solutions… All of these sectors have a mission centered around the decarbonisation of the economy and the ability to combine profitable economic models with limiting impacts on the climate.

2/ Last year, 13% of VC funds financed climate startups compared to 5.9% in 2017. Climate tech is second only to fintech in amounts invested.

Regulatory changes (IRA – Inflation Reduction Act), rise in investments, influx of talent: “there has never been a better time to start a business in climate tech”, says Julie Gosalvez, marketing director of Climeworks in an article by Sifted (link in comment)

This is great news, investors and regulators are joining our forces in accelerating climate tech. At WDNR, we already helped lot’s of positive solutions to scale up like Climeworks, Greengot, Elow, Renasys… And it’s not over, we’re far from it. Very hopeful and exciting time lie ahead as we are seeing positive signs of change.

VC, entrepreneurs, experts… Let’s continue to scale positive impact together.

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