Press Releases

GovGrant latest to sponsor Greenbackers SuperPitch at COP26

Greenbackers Investment Capital has announced a partnership with R&D and Intellectual Property specialists, GovGrant offering promising climate and clean technology further support during Greenbackers 6-month investment program in the run up to COP 26, the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, this November. 26 Entrepreneurs have been selected and are currently being featured on a new […]

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Greenbackers and GoBeyond announce partnership to support climate start-ups

Greenbackers Investment Capital and Swiss based angel syndicate GoBeyond have announced a partnership to support the growth of early-stage climate start-ups creating solutions to help reach Net Zero faster. The partnership’s main goal is to facilitate connections between Angel investors interested in supporting the transition to a low carbon economy and start-ups working at the […]

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Greenbackers interview with Forbes.com “Cleantech Investment Hotspots to Watch in 2021 and Beyond”

Greenbackers Founder Robert Hokin was interviewed by Forbes.com sustainability contributor Marianne Lehnis about his thoughts about climate technology, investment, and future opportunities. In the past 15 years, Robert Hokin, Managing Partner at Greenbackers Investment Capital, has seen cleantech grow from “an alternative asset class that’s kind of nice to have” to a burgeoning investment opportunity: “There’s pressure on boards to […]

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Greenbackers & the UN’s Sustainable Finance Initiative – Turning the Tide

Greenbackers are delighted to be involved with the UN Sustainable Finance Initiative as the second version of their Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles is developed. Andrew Smith, Greenbackers Partner and Executive Director has been involved in this work from the beginning, having been close to the emerging Blue Economy for nearly ten years and helping […]

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Greenbackers 26 For COP26

Final cohort for 26ForCOP26 cleantech investment program announced

Greenbackers Investment Capital have revealed the names of 26 climate innovators who have been selected to participate in a 6 month program to help promising cleantech start-ups secure investment from international investors. Launched on 20 May this year, the program will see this cohort promoted and introduced to Greenbackers international cleantech investor network via their […]

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Greenbackers helps sustainable fashion-tech firm Qualus secure £1 Million investment

With patented polymer Sfere technology, Qualus is helping tanneries around the world reduce water consumption by up to 40% and chemicals by up to 15%. Greenbackers client, Qualus, the leading provider of sustainable solutions to the leather industry, has secured £1 million of financing in a Series A round led by Irrus Investments, an Ireland based […]

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How (NOT) to make a video pitch for cleantech investment!

Robert Hokin, Manager Partner, Greenbackers

We here at Greenbackers have been recommending, recording and reviewing video pitches for quite some time now, we’re big believers. It’s an important weapon for deepening investor engagement. There’s a whole industry springing up around this, but we’ve seen some self-made ones that are good too! […]

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Events

Andrew Smith is a panellist at the WOC Blue Economy Innovation Initiatives Network.

Monday, 31 May, 2021
4:00pm – 4:30pm BST (UK), 11am  – 11:30am EST (US)

Andrew is part of a panel of investors put together to address: “Ocean Innovation Initiatives: What investors want you to know.” The WOC has been developing and coordinating the “Global Blue Economy Innovation Initiatives Network” for several years to connect the growing number of ocean-sustainability related accelerators, incubators, […]

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“Innovation is key” for Law Firm Brown Rudnick at Greenbackers COP26 SuperPitch Launch

Watch the Videoclip featuring William R. Baldinga International law firm Brown Rudnick LLP is partnering with GreenBackers Investment Capital on their climate technologies pitch programme “26 for COP26,” the United Nations Climate Summit being held in Glasgow in November. Delivering a global address during the launch of the program William R. Baldiga, Brown Rudnick’s CEO […]

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Solar Impulse Foundation Founder Bertrand Piccard endorses Greenbackers 26ForCop26 program

Watch the Videoclip of Bertrand Piccard’s speech Green aviation pioneer and Founder of the Solar Impulse Foundation, Bertrand Piccard, delivered the keynote address on Thursday, 20 May, at the launch of Greenbackers 26ForCOP26 Super Pitch Launch. Speaking about Solar Impulse’s heritage and mission, their program to solve the world’s climate challenges by identifying more than […]

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