This article directly stems from the research process for our global venture capital investors database. Based on this list and our advanced keyword crawler technology, we created a list of venture capital investors that mention renewable energy-related keywords on their website. The list – offered as an Excel file – is perfectly suited to get in touch with the most relevant investors in the field.
This article offers an insight into three interesting startup investors in Europe from our keyword crawler based global renewable energy venture capital funds list.
1. Helen Ventures (Finland)
Helen Ventures is a VC firm that aims to invest €50M in innovative European startups that focus on sustainability in the energy, mobility, and digital solutions sector. An interesting portfolio company is Gradyent, who use an AI-based cloud platform to improve heating networks by making them more efficient and reliable. Another company is Node.Energy who develop SaaS solutions to plan and manage decentralized energy systems.
2. BOM (Netherlands)
BOM is mainly interested in investments in startups and growth stage companies that improve the economic structure in Brabant, a province of the Netherlands. One of their portfolio companies is IM Efficiency, who build solar panels that can be attached on the roof of heavy-duty vehicles to save fuel.
3. Smartworks Innovation (Austria)
Smartworks Innovation is the corporate VC fund of the Wien Energie and Wiener Stadtwerke. The company invests in digitalization, energy, and smart city solutions. A promising portfolio company is Smart Inspection. The company offers a drone service that can inspect wind parks, photovoltaic systems, heating networks, power plants, and buildings efficiently by providing a detailed evaluation and an inspection report.
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