ESG and sustainability solutions developer Diginex raises $6 million

ESG and sustainability solutions developer Diginex has closed a $6 million Series A funding round. The new funding is expected to fuel further development of the company’s blockchain-enabled SaaS products, as well as launch DiginexClimate, a tool that helps companies manage their carbon footprint. To date, the firm has raised a total of $8 million. […]

Sustainable consumer goods startup Bower Collective raises £2.1 million

London’s home and personal care startup Bower Collective has raised £2.1 million in seed stage funding. The startup offers a closed loop, plastic waste-free subscription plan of refillable products delivered directly to the consumers’ doorstep. Once empty, subscribers simply need return the empty containers via a pre-paid envelope. The fresh funding is slated to accelerate […]

Second-hand marketplace/social network Tise raises $11 million

Self-described, “marriage between Instagram and Craigslist,” platform Tise has raised $11 million in order to shore up its market position in the Nordics, while at the same time eyeing expansion into Germany, France, and the UK. The platform targets Gen Z and Millennial consumer groups and is focused on sustainability via the buying and selling […]

Sweden’s battery maker Northvolt raises $2.75 billion, expands factory to 60GWh

Stockholm-based sustainable lithium-ion battery maker Northvolt has raised $2.75 billion in a private placement co-led by Swedish pension funds AP1, AP2, AP3, AP4, and OMERS Capital Markets alongside existing investors Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Volkswagen Group. In the equity raise existing investors AMF, ATP, Baillie Gifford, Baron Capital Group, Bridford Investments Limited, Compagnia di […] Podcast: Hangout session with Lubomila Jordanova, Plan A

In today’s show, listen to an interview that recorded recently on Clubhouse with Lubomila Jordanova, founder and CEO of Plan A. Listen to this one to hear Lubomila’s takes on the influx of new impact VCs in Europe, carbon offsetting issues, greenwashing in the VC industry, as well as advice on how to hire the best talent for a growing startup.

e.GO Mobile

German electric car manufacturer e.GO Mobile gets €30 million to start production

German electric vehicle manufacturer e.GO Mobile has received over €30 million in Series B funding in a round conducted by nd Industrial Investments, the company’s majority shareholder. The fresh capital will kickstart production of the e.GO Life, a four-seater passenger car, at the company’s facility in Aachen this June. The limited edition vehicle is only […]