Climate Tech Disruptors: 15 Startups and their Winning Pitch Decks

Last updated on March 5th, 2023 at 10:59 pm

In 2021, almost $40 billion was funded by climate tech companies to combat the consequences of climate change. 

Investors are still writing checks for businesses with a clear route to achieving results despite the slowdown in the technology sector. 

This collection of climate technology pitch decks demonstrates how emerging businesses have persuaded investors to invest in their impact-driven goals.

In the past, energy and transportation received the lion’s share of climate-related spending. Yet things are changing very rapidly. 

Startups in the field of climate technology have recently attracted investment to establish companies in carbon accounting, food technology, sustainable fashion, logistics, and other sectors.

15 pitch decks from climate tech businesses that received pre-seed to Series C investment between 2020 and 2022 have been compiled. 

Together, they provide founders and leadership teams with a road map for creating fascinating tales to safeguard their financial future and increase their influence.

1. Infinite Fiber Co.

  • Year: 2021
  • Stage: B Series
  • Amount: $35.6M
  • Investors: Adidas, Nidoco, Valve Ventures, H&M Co: Lab,

Infinite Fiber Company, founded in Finland by Petri Alava and Ali Harlin, has drawn funding from significant retailers banking on circular fashion. 

See their short deck to learn about Infinna, their regenerated textile material, and their mission and background.

2. Ubiquitous Energy

  • Year: 2021
  • Stage: B Series
  • Amount: $30M
  • Investors: Red Cedar Ventures, Safar Partners, Hostplus, Riverhorse Investments, ENEOS, and Andersen Corporation

Since its establishment in 2011, Ubiquitous Energy has steadily advanced to occupy the top spot in the world for transparent solar technology—semiconducting materials that are transparent while generating power. 

They have recently expanded their funds to speed up the commercialization of their patented technology, UE Power. 

The deck they’re using to seek Series C funding for their blueprint production line is available here.

3. Space Forge

  • Year: 2021
  • Stage: Seed
  • Amount: $10.2M
  • Investors: SpaceFund, SpaceVC, Type One, Global Fund, Kenco Aerospace, Starbridge Venture Capital, and Quiet Capital

Space Forge used the biggest seed round in Europe to end 2021. The business wants to construct reusable satellites to produce advanced materials in orbit. 

See out how they turned their grand idea into a tale that appealed to climate and space technology investors, raising four times as much money as they had anticipated.

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4. Sylvera

  • Year: 2022
  • Stage: A Series
  • Amount: $32M
  • Investors: Salesforce Ventures, LocalGlobe, Index Ventures, and Insight Partners

Sylvera creates machine learning-based technologies that examine visual data, such as satellite imagery, to increase the transparency and legitimacy of carbon offsets. 

The 2020-founded firm completed its most recent fundraising round in January 2022. Please look at how they combined the credentials, approach, product, and solution into a single, condensed presentation deck.

5. Sourceful

  • Year: 2022
  • Stage: A Series
  • Amount: $20M
  • Investors: Eka Ventures and Index Ventures

Sourceful, a company founded in 2020, offers a sourcing and supply chain platform that assists customers in locating ecologically friendly packaging for their goods. 

See out how they use words from the industry, such as Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), to communicate the market possibilities that result from their effect on supply chains for prospective investors.

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6. Framework

  • Year: 2022
  • Stage: A Series
  • Amount: $18M
  • Investors: Spark Capital, Pathbreaker Ventures, Formic Ventures, Anorak Ventures

The fundamental idea Framework has built its company is giving people what they want. 

The business transforms e-waste that would otherwise wind up in a landfill into consumer devices that are both budget- and environment-friendly. 

Just eight months after their seed round, they closed their most recent round because of the popularity of their main product, the lightweight, adaptable, and durable Framework Laptop.

7. Pledge

  • Year: 2021
  • Stage: Seed
  • Amount: $4.5M
  • Investors: Visionaries Club, Breyer Capital, and Lower Carbon Capital

Pledge assists companies in winning over environmentally conscientious customers by integrating sustainability into the customer experience. 

Companies may use the platform to monitor, cut, offset, and report greenhouse gas emissions. Its climate action is simple. 

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8. Juicy Marbles

  • Year: 2021
  • Stage: Seed / Series A
  • Amount: $4.5M
  • Investors: Global Fund and Agfunder

The plant-based filet mignon company Juicy Marbles was the first investment made by Ecosia’s $350 million World Fund, which supports entrepreneurs aiming to reduce carbon emissions, in 2021. 

Juicy Marbles’ delicious deck, which attracted investors in a crowded market, may serve as inspiration for food tech firms and entrepreneurs promoting behavioral change.

9. Canvaloop

  • Year: 2021
  • Stage: Pre-seed
  • Amount: $200K
  • Investors: Ventures Theia, Social Alpha

Canvaloop, founded in 2020 by a fourth-generation textile and fashion entrepreneur, has developed exclusive technology and infrastructure to turn agricultural waste into textile fibers. 

See their pre-seed deck to learn how they constructed it to address essential investor concerns about their product, operations, traction, differentiator, and growth strategies.

10. Klima

  • Year: 2022
  • Stage: A Series
  • Amount: €10M
  • Investors: Headline, 468 Capital, Keen Venture Partners, HV Capital, and adjacent

A Berlin-based climate software called Klima offers users methods to take instant, measurable climate action. 

They secured the most extensive Series A investment for consumer climate applications, building on their success with early consumer uptake. 

The money will be used to develop their B2B product, “Klima for Teams,” and take their business outside Germany.

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11. Vly

  • Year: 2021
  • Stage: A Series
  • Amount: €6.1M
  • Investors: Global Founders Capital, Good Seed Ventures, and Five Seasons Ventures

Vly, founded in 2018, claims to have gone through 400 rounds of product research before settling on its primary offering: a milk substitute made from yellow split peas. 

The business will upscale across Europe and the UK using the most recent round of capital.

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12. Climatiq

  • Year: 2021
  • Stage: Seed
  • Amount: €6M
  • Investors: Paul Forster, Cherry Ventures, and Jens Lapinski

Climatiq is a B-Corp startup with certification. Using a few simple lines of code to incorporate into current tech stacks allows businesses to monitor carbon emission indicators. 

They demonstrate how their data infrastructure service can be used for several use cases and support corporate processes like ESG (environmental, social, and governance) reporting in only 10 slides.

13. Toucan Protocol

  • Year: 2022
  • Stage: Seed
  • Amount: Undisclosed
  • Investors: Earthshot Ventures, Draft Ventures, Silent Capital, and Shine Capital

The most recent round of funding for the Toucan Protocol has shown that investors are still interested in funding creative ideas, such as an open ecosystem for climate financing on Web3. 

Learn how they combine narrative components, data, and numbers to present regenerative finance to investors and the general public.

14. HelioRec

  • Year: 2022
  • Stage: Seed
  • Amount: Undisclosed
  • Investors: Undisclosed

From the inaugural cohort of Greentech Europe 2022, which the VISA Foundation and Village Capital founded, HelioRec received the most significant funding. 

The business now solicits money for a seed round to grow its test programs. 

See the presentation’s HelioRec created to entice “strategic and cleantech-oriented investors by viewing their competitive environment, pricing strategy, and company plan.

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15. Sheru

  • Year: 2021
  • Stage: Seed
  • Amount: $687K
  • Investors: Micelio, AdvantEdge

In India, a lack of energy storage accounts for 15% of emissions. 

To solve this problem, Sheru created a cloud-enabled platform that collects unused EV (electric vehicle) battery capacity and enables renewable energy providers to store extra energy on demand. 

To illustrate the system’s work, look at the infographics on slide 4 of their presentation deck.



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