Here are the 6 startups tackling climate change in EnergyLab’s new accelerator

6 Sep 2021

EnergyLab’s new Climate Solutions Accelerator has chosen six startups for its six-month program.

Bloom Impact Investing co-founders Camille Socquet-Clerc and Bertrand Caron
Bloom Impact Investing co-founders Camille Socquet-Clerc and Bertrand Caron

The companies have also received a combined $500,000 in pre-seed investment.

Three of the six are Sydney-based, with two from Brisbane and another from California. Three of the startups have a female CEO.

Infravision co-founders Cameron Van Der Berg and Chris Cox

The startups involved are:

  • Circle Harvest, which is creating food from crickets, includes corn chips and biscuit mix.
  • Infravision is using unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to safely string electricity transmission lines.
  • Carbon Asset Solutions is a nature-based climate action solution that supplies precision soil-based Carbon Credits to global markets faster and more cost effectively.
  • Bloom Impact Investing is making climate impact investing easy and accessible for Australians.
  • Hygrid Energy has developed control technology that provides an “engineer in a box” for managing renewable energy and battery storage assets.
  • California-based Harvest Thermal is supplying low carbon heating and hot water for homes using an ultra-high efficiency heat pump when electricity is cheapest, combined with thermal storage and is eyeing the Australian market.

Read the full article on Startup Daily

Bloom Impact Investing was selected for the 2021 Ventures ilab Accelerator program and received $10,000 equity-free funding to help take their venture to the next level! 

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