Area of interest: Cleantech

  • DREV raises 8 MSEK

    DREV raises 8 MSEK

    (Gothenburg, specializes in manufacturing contamination control solutions for battery factories and its value chains): Has raised 8 MSEK in a funding round from Unconventional Ventures with members Nora Bavey and Thea Messel. “DREV’s innovative approach to battery manufacturing safety and material recovery will not only redefine industry standards but also make a significant impact on environmental sustainability,” comments Nora Bavey.

  • CemVision raises 110 MSEK

    CemVision raises 110 MSEK

    (Stockholm, re-inventing cement by making it  environmentally friendly and technically superior): Has raised 110 MSEK in a funding round from Zacua Ventures, Polar Structure with member Tobias Emanuelsson and BackingMinds with founding member Susanne Najafi. “After meeting investors from around the world, we concluded that some of the best is just around the corner, and we are pleased that Polar Structure and BackingMinds are deepening their commitment…

  • Airpelago raises 20 MSEK

    Airpelago raises 20 MSEK

    (Gothenburg, inspection of electrical grids with the help of electric drones): Has raised 20 MSEK in a funding round from existing investors, including founding member Marcus Boström and VEQ with members Viktor Gällström and Maria Bergsten. Last year, Airpelago inspected about 10 percent of Sweden’s total electrical grid, or approximately 15,000 kilometers of power lines. This year, they expect to more than…

  • Stilride raises 11 MSEK

    Stilride raises 11 MSEK

    (Stockholm, manufactures electric scooters with the unique process of industrial origami): Has raised 11 MSEK in a funding round from undisclosed investors. Early investors in Stilride include member Tobias Emanuelsson. Stilride was valued at 440 MSEK in the round.

  • Heart Aerospace raises 1 billion SEK

    Heart Aerospace raises 1 billion SEK

    (Gothenburg, is developing an affordable and sustainable mode of aerial transport for regional travel): Has raised 1 billion SEK in a funding round from Sagittt Ventures, Air Canada, Bill Gates Breakthrough Energy, Y Combinator, United Airlines and EQT Ventures with member Carl Svantesson. “This investment takes us further in our ambition to reduce carbon emissions and democratize air travel,” comments Anders Forslund.

  • Carla raises 62.5 MSEK

    Carla raises 62.5 MSEK

    (Stockholm, a marketplace for electric cars and plug-in hybrids): Has raised 62.5 MSEK in a funding round from Bonnier Ventures, Black Ice, and Inbox Capital with founding member Martin Wattin and member Markus Kitunen. ”The purpose of this round is to ensure we reach profitability, with the ambition of achieving that during the second half of this year,” comments Patrik Illerstig.

  • Airforestry secures 31 MSEK

    Airforestry secures 31 MSEK

    (Uppsala, develops high-capacity drones for forestry): Has secured 31 MSEK in a grant from Energimyndigheten. Early investors in AirForestry includes members Jane Walerud, Alfred Ruth, and Fredrik Jung Abbou. Annually, 300,000 hectares of forest, equal to about 600,000 football fields, are thinned using heavy machinery that damages the forest floor. AirForestry addresses this issue with their eco-friendlier drones, capable of lifting 200…

  • Octarine raises 4.35 MEUR

    Octarine raises 4.35 MEUR

    (Copenhagen, specializes in sustainable, nature-based dyes for the textile industry with minimal environmental impact): Has raised 4.35 MEUR in a funding round led by Unconventional Ventures with members Nora Bavey and Thea Messel. “The textile industry must switch to a more aggressive decarbonization trajectory in order to reduce its contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and, ultimately, climate change. Octarine’s ground-breaking…

  • Charge Amps is acquired by Naas Technology

    Charge Amps is acquired by Naas Technology

    (Stockholm, smart charging solutions for electric vehicles): Has been acquired by the Nasdaq-listed Chinese energy service company Naas Technology for a fee amounting to 724 MSEK. Charge Amps, co-founded by founding member Boel Rydenå-Swartling, will continue its mission of making smart charging easy all over Europe under the Charge Amps brand.

  • Epishine raises 60 MSEK

    Epishine raises 60 MSEK

    (Linköping, organic solar cells for cutting-edge indoor light power): Has raised 60 MSEK in a funding round led by the Jula family with the Beijer family, Vigo Carlund, and founding member Karl-Johan Persson participating. Epishine, valued at 300 MSEK pre-money in the transaction, is already preparing for another funding round later this year.