Tag Archives: climate tech

EIF Invests €40 Million in Blume Equity to Boost European Climate Tech Startups

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) is injecting €40 million into Blume Equity, a leading European climate tech growth fund, with support from the InvestEU program. This investment, one of EIF’s largest in a first-time growth-stage fund, aims to … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund Supports Climate Innovation with €25 Million Investment in Contrarian Ventures

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has invested €25 million in Contrarian Ventures, a pan-European climate-tech impact venture capital fund, as part of its mission to support innovative and high-growth small and medium-sized enterprises across Europe. The funding will … Read the full press release

The European Investment Fund (EIF) commits EUR 50 million to the World Fund, Europe’s leading climate tech VC fund

World Fund invests in European climate tech start-ups The start-ups have the potential to save at least 100 million tons of CO2-equivalents per year The funds will be deployed across Europe – with a partial remit to invest in Germany … Read the full press release

EIT InnoEnergy welcomes Volkswagen as its new shareholder

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 3-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen AG (ETR: VOW3), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles, has announced it will become a new shareholder of EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s leading innovation engine for sustainable energy. … Read the full press release