Stuttgart-based instagrid raises €8.5 million for portable batteries that store clean energy

Instagrid, the Stuttgart-based startup creating clean portable batteries, has raised €8.5 million in a Series A round led by SET Ventures, with participation from High-Tech Gründerfonds, Segnalita Ventures, and an undisclosed German family office. Founded in 2018, the German cleantech company has developed an advanced portable power pack that can replace highly polluting petrol and […]

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Finnish cleantech Geyser Batteries raises €1 million seed to further develop its water-based sustainable batteries

Geyser Batteries, the Finnish cleantech startup that has developed water-based high-performance batteries, raised a €1 million seed round led by Voima Ventures. The company has used its electrochemical technology to produce sustainable batteries. The news comes as the EU Commission just confirmed the strategic importance of battery research and innovation, approving €3.2 billion in public […] Podcast #50: Post-Brexit, Partech's new fund, Speedinvest and Amodo, interview with iZettle and Tech Open Air raises cash Podcast #122: Battery production news, urban farming in Europe, the future of tech and competition policy, interview with Matthew Williams of The Faraday Grid, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about the lots of money going into battery production, the current state of urban farming in Europe, the future of the EU’s tech and competition policy, smart enough city, and much more. We’ve also prepared a pre-recorded interview with Matthew Williams, founder of The Faraday Grid.