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Greenbackers accelerates funding support for Scottish cleantech founders

Greenbackers Investment Capital recognises that some of today’s most impactful high-growth companies are led by cleantech companies based in Scotland. Greenbackers is based in Glasgow and, though international in scope, is especially keen to support Scottish cleantech. We are currently working with 4 Scottish founded/co-founded ventures to accelerate their progress. They are, in a word, […]

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SOSV Climate Tech Summit

Ready to Pitch? Time to register for SOSV’s fourth annual Climate Tech Summit. The Summit is virtual, free and more than ever the essential event for the climate startup ecosystem. As part of your fundraising campaign, Greenbackers has secured the opportunity for you to apply to SOSV’s VC-Founder Climate Tech Matchup, which reportedly last year saw 1,800 generalist VCs and founders schedule […]

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Google for Startups Accelerator programs for Europe based startups

Google for Startups Accelerator: Climate Change are now accepting applications from Seed to Series A stage startups headquartered in Europe. The applications close on 21st of July 2024.  These 10-week equity-free accelerator programs present a unique opportunity for Seed to Series A stage startups in Europe. The program aims to empower tech startups by connecting them […]

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Women Founders in climate/cleantech – how to apply to the Astia Program

Greenbackers recognises that some of the today’s most impactful high-growth companies are led by inclusive teams with women leaders. Factual evidence and statistics indicate that women-founded startups generate more revenue per euro invested [European Women in VC 2021 Report], companies with more women in executive roles are 25% more likely to be profitable [European Women in VC 2022 Report], […]

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Government launches new free management course for small businesses

This week the Government has launched Help to Grow: Management Essentials, a new, free, bite-sized online course to help small businesses grow.  Delivered by the Government in partnership with the Chartered Association of Business Schools, Help to Grow: Management Essentials covers the essential business concepts required to unlock growth through short videos featuring practical tips and […]

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Women in Innovation Award 2024/25

Funding amount: £75k + bespoke business support | Deadline to apply: 10th July 2024 Women founders, co-founders, or senior decision makers within a UK-registered micro or SME that has been registered on Companies House for at least 12 months, are eligible to apply.  Up to 50 women will be selected to receive a £75,000 grant and bespoke business support.  […]

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Events

Greenbackers Investment Pitch – Presenting Technologies

Greenbackers Super Pitch featured 20 fantastic, highly investable cleantech businesses, presenting to 140+ active funds. Scroll down to see the presenting ventures and the funds joining us on the day. Greenbackers bi-annual Super Pitch in London took place on 29 May 2024 at KPMG, featuring 20 cutting-edge, highly investible climatetech/cleantech ventures and dozens of VC […]

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Where cleantech meets growth capital – in the Capital!

Wednesday, 29 May, 2024, 1030-20:00 GMT (incl. lunch & drinks reception) KPMG, 15 Canada Square, London, E14 5GL The Greenbackers Investment Pitch brings together investment-ready techpreneurs with funds in cleantech and climate related sectors. Join Greenbackers as we host our next bi-annual Investment Pitch in London . Sponsored by Aramco Ventures, Lloyds Bank, Granted Consultancy and Scottish Development International. VC Funds, […]

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Greenbackers Spotlight: Introduction to Scintilla – Patent and Trademark Attorneys

Our own Andrew Smith chatted to Peter McBride as part of Greenbackers new series: ‘Greenbackers Spotlight – Conversations with Partners’ to introduce Scintilla and what they do. Peter McBride, Founder of Scintilla, provides specialised services, including patent drafting and prosecution, revocation, opposition, and opinion work as a Patent Attorney. At Greenbackers we are regularly asked […]

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Greenbackers and Scintilla announce a new partnership to boost intellectual property value for cleantech start-ups

Scintilla, a firm of Patent and Trademark Attorneys and intellectual property strategists, today announces a new partnership with Greenbackers Investment Capital, an expert venture firm focused on climate and cleantech equity capital. This partnership will empower Greenbackers’ cleantech start-ups to unlock the value of intellectual property in their businesses by protecting key commercial IP assets […]

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