Greenbackers Climate Tech Tour is now open for applications. Once again, Greenbackers will be selecting the world’s most investable early stage climate technology ventures and helping them secure growth funding from our global climate & clean tech investment fund base, this time during COP27 on 16 & 17 November in London.
Applications are now open for participation in the program. Any climate tech ventures seeking Late Seed, Series A or Series B round funding are eligible to apply.
Successful applicants will benefit from significant profile raising, along with the opportunity to put their venture in front of leading investors and corporates. Greenbackers will work with them to ensure their business is “investor and pitch-ready”, along with providing a host of valuable in-kind services from Greenbackers Key Partners and Sponsors.
How the program works
All ventures must first apply to the program – there are no restrictions on geography. Deadline to apply is Friday, 14 October, we will announce the venue shortly.
Successful applicants will be featured and promoted in our exclusive online dealroom which currently has 320+ venture fund members and to our wider network of over 3000 Climate Tech investment funds.
Additionally, they will be invited to Pitch at Greenbackers Climate Tech Tour – a high-profile investor event, to be held in London on 16 & 17 November, taking place during COP27.
The pitch will be recorded and sent out to a wider audience during and after the COP27 proceedings. Greenbackers will proactively co-ordinate all interest, communications, discussions, and due diligence between the ventures and investors who take an interest during and after COP27.
Ventures will also have the option to participate in a series of future pitch events, to be scheduled both online and in key cities around the world, including Singapore and North America during 2023.
Criteria – you should be prepared to meet the following when applying to the program
- An innovative business in climate tech, cleantech, ocean economy or related
- Seeking Late Seed or Series A, B or C equity finance or Convertible Loan Note and have raised a funding round previously (i.e. NOT pre-seed)
- A Strong team (with a plan to fill any gaps)
- A differentiated technology/service solution to a defined problem that can ‘move the dial’ on climate change
- A scalable business model and reasonably large (and defined) addressable market
- Some form of market validation of the technology: sales, customer trials/testimonials or independent assessment
- Pitchdeck, Business plan with financials ready and available
- Clear strategy and exit vision with a justifiable pre-money valuation
Don’t just take our word for it!
“The relationships introduced by Greenbackers not only provided funding, they are already adding value to us through their experience in manufacturing and scale-up” Neil Spann, Managing Director, Power Roll
“We looked at 800+ deals last year and closed on just a few of them, so pre-screened deal flow like this is a huge help” Cleantech fund
Ventures: Apply for selection to the program here (terms apply):
Investors and Fund managers can register to access Greenbackers Showcase – our online deal room, and to attend as delegates either live or online
Sponsors: for brand association, please contact our team for details of customized partnering and sponsorship packages here:
Greenbackers Global Climate Tech Tour ‘22 is managed and operated by Greenbackers Investment Capital Limited. Greenbackers operate a ‘Funding-as-a-Service’ program, connecting venture capital to climate and cleantech ventures around the world.
Greenbackers have offices in London, Glasgow & Houston, operating as private placement advisors.