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YCombinator popularized startup demo days. Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den revolutionized the investor pitch. The Startup Tank (brought to you by 4WARD.VC), is the best of both, bringing top sustainability, cleantech and impact startup founders to pitch climate VCs looking to fund world-changing companies

If you’re combating climate change by building the next sustainable development (SDG) superstar or circular economy unicorn and looking to fundraise from top tier VCs and angel investors, you’ve come to the right place

Founders apply: http://thestartuptank.com

Investors apply: http://4WARD.VC

The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show (VIDEO) - Climate Tech, Cleantech & Sustainable VC Matt Ward - Climate Investor @ 4WARD.VC

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YCombinator popularized startup demo days. Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den revolutionized the investor pitch. The Startup Tank (brought to you by 4WARD.VC), is the best of both, bringing top sustainability, cleantech and impact startup founders to pitch climate VCs looking to fund world-changing companies

If you’re combating climate change by building the next sustainable development (SDG) superstar or circular economy unicorn and looking to fundraise from top tier VCs and angel investors, you’ve come to the right place

Founders apply: http://thestartuptank.com

Investors apply: http://4WARD.VC

    The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show - August 4th with Zero Carbon Capital and SOSV / Orbit Startups

    The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show - August 4th with Zero Carbon Capital and SOSV / Orbit Startups

    Are you a climate startup looking for funding or a cleantech or impact investor looking for interesting companies to invest in?

    Either way, you've come to the right place.

    Welcome to The Startup Tank presented by 4WARD.VC, partnership with the Future Energy Ventures, UVC Partners and Buoyant Ventures, a special climate and sustainability-focused startup pitch competitive where founders building companies that move the world forward get to pitch their project to a panel of prospect impact and climate focused investors.

    thestartuptank.com/apply

    Presenting Companies:


    Dara Scientific: Natural, plant-based insect repellents
    Climatize: Facilitating simpler, passive investment into meaningful climate companies
    We Do Solar: Residential balcony solar for faster consumer renewable adoption
    CO2 Bioclean: Capturing CO2 and turning it into sustainable biopolymers
    ElectricFish: Building and deploying physical & digital infrastructure for rapid adoption of EVs
    Pika Diapers: Because sustainable, reusable diapers don't need to be dirty

    Today's Investor Panelists Include:


    Pippa Gawley of Zero Carbon Capital
    William Bao Bean of Orbit Startups & SOSV

    About 4WARD.VC's Angel Syndicate:

    4WARD.VC’s climate syndicate invests alongside leading climate funds and accelerators in breakthrough pre-seed and seed stage climate startups led by world-class, crazy founders tackling MASSIVE problems in the areas of Food & Agriculture, Construction & Manufacturing, Commerce & Circular Economy, Recycling & Waste Reduction, Energy & Renewables, Transportation & Mobility and anything with positive “climate-economics” that has the opportunity to massively better our world.For more information on 4WARD.VC and our angel syndicate: 4WARD.VC/syndicate

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    About The Startup Tank:

    YCombinator popularized the demo day. Shark Tank revolutionized the investor pitch. We take the best of both worlds combined with the Covid-fueled remote nature of everything to bring you The Startup Tank Demo Days presented by 4WARD.VC, the startup pitch fest where founders get to pitch to prospective investors, possible cofounders and the tech ecosystem as a whole.

    If you’ve ever wanted a chance to pitch your company or get in front of VCs and angel investors, now is your time to shine.

    thestartuptank.com/apply

    • 2 hr 11 min
    The Startup Tank Climate VC Pitch Show July 25th with FEV, UVC Partners & Buoyant VC

    The Startup Tank Climate VC Pitch Show July 25th with FEV, UVC Partners & Buoyant VC

    Are you a climate startup looking for funding or a cleantech or impact investor looking for interesting companies to invest in?

    Either way, you've come to the right place.

    Welcome to The Startup Tank presented by 4WARD.VC, partnership with the Future Energy Ventures, UVC Partners and Buoyant Ventures, a special climate and sustainability-focused startup pitch competitive where founders building companies that move the world forward get to pitch their project to a panel of prospect impact and climate focused investors.

    thestartuptank.com/apply

    Presenting Companies:


    Junee: Reusable office meal containers network and logistics
    Goodmylk: Uncompromising, sustainable, additive-free plant-based dairy
    Sheru: The AWS of renewable energy for on-demand, pay-per-use virtual storage
    YellowTin: Whole home electrification platform for unified clean energy progress
    Local Ocean: Sustainable, local, low-cost indoor shrimp farming
    Carbonade: Electrochemical CO2 to value conversion
    Sunified: Democratized green energy transparent investing as a service

    Today's Investor Panelists Include:


    Moritz Jungmann of FEV
    Laura Dyers of Buoyant Ventures
    Daniel Reese of UVC Partners

    About 4WARD.VC's Angel Syndicate:

    4WARD.VC's angel group invests in mission-driven pre seed and seed stage startups moving the world forward by tackling big problems in the areas of commerce/ecommerce, platforms/marketplaces, consumer tech, fintech, cleantech & climate change, B2B/enterprise, hardware-as-a-service and of course software/SaaS.

    For more information on 4WARD.VC and our angel syndicate: 4WARD.VC/syndicate

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    LEVA is the next generation digital SPV, allowing anyone to set up and manage an SPV, issue digital shares, manage ownership, secondaries and follow-on, all through an intuitive digital interface to more efficiently and cost-effectively deploy capital - no cumbersome lawyers, legal fees or paperwork required.

    To discover the future of venture capital investing and syndicated deals and set up your low-cost, no minimum SPV today, visit:

    https://leva.pe

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    About The Startup Tank:

    YCombinator popularized the demo day. Shark Tank revolutionized the investor pitch. We take the best of both worlds combined with the Covid-fueled remote nature of everything to bring you The Startup Tank Demo Days presented by 4WARD.VC, the startup pitch fest where founders get to pitch to prospective investors, possible cofounders and the tech ecosystem as a whole.

    If you’ve ever wanted a chance to pitch your company or get in front of VCs and angel investors, now is your time to shine.

    • 2 hr 17 min
    The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show July 11 FoodTech, ESG & Alt Meat w/ Extantia & Nomea VC

    The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show July 11 FoodTech, ESG & Alt Meat w/ Extantia & Nomea VC

    Are you a climate startup looking for funding or a cleantech or impact investor looking for interesting companies to invest in?

    Either way, you've come to the right place.

    Welcome to The Startup Tank presented by 4WARD.VC, partnership with the Extantia Capital and Nomea VC, a special climate and sustainability-focused startup pitch competitive where founders building companies that move the world forward get to pitch their project to a panel of prospect impact and climate focused investors

    thestartuptank.com/apply



    Presenting Startups:

    - EnMass Energy: The digital supply chain and marketing platform for the waste-to-value economy

    - Alt Atlas: AI-powered ingredients to make cultivated meat a reality

    - AEROPOWDER: Creating circular thermal insulation from surplus feathers

    -  Raise Green: Democratizing access to invest in clean energy projects

    - Tierra-Foods Ltd: Feeding the planet with carbon-negative, under-utlitized plant superfood ingredients



    Today's Investor Panelists Include:

    - Kostas Valaris - Investor @ Extantia

    - Nadav Steinmetz - Investor @ Nomea

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    About 4WARD.VC's Climate Investor Syndicate:

    4WARD.VC's angel group invests in mission-driven pre seed and seed stage climate startups that move the world forward!

    For more information on 4WARD.VC and our angel syndicate: 4WARD.VC/syndicate

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    Sponsored by LEVA - Simplifying venture investments for everyone

    LEVA is the next generation digital SPV, allowing anyone to set up and manage an SPV, issue digital shares, manage ownership, secondaries and follow-on, all through an intuitive digital interface to more efficiently and cost-effectively deploy capital - no cumbersome lawyers, legal fees or paperwork required.

    To discover the future of venture capital investing and syndicated deals and set up your low-cost, no minimum SPV today, visit:

    https://leva.pe

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    About The Startup Tank:

    YCombinator popularized the demo day. Shark Tank revolutionized the investor pitch. We take the best of both worlds combined with the Covid-fueled remote nature of everything to bring you The Startup Tank Demo Days presented by 4WARD.VC, the startup pitch fest where founders get to pitch to prospective investors, possible cofounders and the tech ecosystem as a whole.

    If you’ve ever wanted a chance to pitch your company or get in front of VCs and angel investors, now is your time to shine.

    Subscribe on Youtube

    • 1 hr 52 min
    The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show: June 20th with Ubermorgen Ventures and Norrsken VC

    The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show: June 20th with Ubermorgen Ventures and Norrsken VC

    Are you a climate startup looking for funding or a cleantech or impact investor looking for interesting companies to invest in?

    Either way, you've come to the right place.

    Welcome to The Startup Tank presented by 4WARD.VC, partnership with the Ubermorgen Ventures and Norrsken VC, a special climate and sustainability-focused startup pitch competitive where founders building companies that move the world forward get to pitch their project to a panel of prospect impact and climate focused investors.

    thestartuptank.com/apply

    PRESENTING STARTUPS INCLUDE:


    Climate Crop: Fighting climate change by genetically reducing carbon footprint of crops
    PhoenixCarbon: Disrupting the composites industry with a recycled, circular solution
    Infyos: A revolution in battery supply chain transparency
    BuzzUp: IoT bee sound analysis to provide pollination data and increase crop production
    Leroma: The B2B platform for food ingredients and waste upcycling
    Earth Automations: Robotic farming for a more sustainable, scalable food system

    INVESTOR PANELISTS:


    Alex Langguth - Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ Übermorgen Ventures
    Fabian Erici - Investment Manager @ Norrsken VC



    About 4WARD.VC's Climate Syndicate:

    4WARD.VC's angel group invests in mission-driven pre seed and seed stage climate startups moving the world forwar!

    For more information on 4WARD.VC and our angel syndicate: 4WARD.VC/syndicate

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    Sponsored by LEVA - Simplifying venture investments for everyone

    LEVA is the next generation digital SPV, allowing anyone to set up and manage an SPV, issue digital shares, manage ownership, secondaries and follow-on, all through an intuitive digital interface to more efficiently and cost-effectively deploy capital - no cumbersome lawyers, legal fees or paperwork required.

    To discover the future of venture capital investing and syndicated deals and set up your low-cost, no minimum SPV today, visit:

    https://leva.pe

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    About The Startup Tank:

    YCombinator popularized the demo day. Shark Tank revolutionized the investor pitch. We take the best of both worlds combined with the Covid-fueled remote nature of everything to bring you The Startup Tank Demo Days presented by 4WARD.VC, the startup pitch fest where founders get to pitch to prospective investors, possible cofounders and the tech ecosystem as a whole.

    If you’ve ever wanted a chance to pitch your company or get in front of VCs and angel investors, now is your time to shine.



    Subscribe on Youtube: https://thestartuptank.com/youtube

    Subscribe on Spotify: https://thestartuptank.com/spotifyvideo

    • 1 hr 56 min
    The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show: June 6th: EV Batteries, Food Waste and Decarbonization

    The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show: June 6th: EV Batteries, Food Waste and Decarbonization

    Are you a startup looking for funding? Are you an investor looking for interesting companies to invest in?

    Either way, you've come to the right place.

    Welcome to The Startup Tank presented by 4WARD.VC, partnership with the Climate Capital, a special climate and sustainability-focused startup pitch competitive where founders building companies that move the world forward get to pitch their project to a panel of prospect impact and climate focused investors.

    thestartuptank.com/apply

    SELECT PRESENTING STARTUPS INCLUDE:

    DriftSense: Preventing pesticide misspraying to help growers to save

    Purifire Labs: Turning used plastics into a circular economy staple

    NeoCarbon: Direct carbon capture that's 10x cheaper than Climeworks

    Argo: AI to boost restaurant sales while minimizing food waste

    SolarMonkey: Software to save solar installers time and mone

    EEXION: Breakthrough battery tech to charge EVs in minutes, not hours

    Investor Panelists:

    Michael Luciani - Founding Partner @ Climate Capital Collective (C3) and DVC Crypto

    Daniel Kriozere - Partner @ C3 and Founder of The Impact and Innovate Climate newsletters



    About 4WARD.VC's Climate Syndicate:

    4WARD.VC's angel group invests in mission-driven pre seed and seed stage climate startups moving the world forwar!

    For more information on 4WARD.VC and our angel syndicate: 4WARD.VC/syndicate

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    Sponsored by LEVA - Simplifying venture investments for everyone

    LEVA is the next generation digital SPV, allowing anyone to set up and manage an SPV, issue digital shares, manage ownership, secondaries and follow-on, all through an intuitive digital interface to more efficiently and cost-effectively deploy capital - no cumbersome lawyers, legal fees or paperwork required.

    To discover the future of venture capital investing and syndicated deals and set up your low-cost, no minimum SPV today, visit:

    https://leva.pe

    --

    About The Startup Tank:

    YCombinator popularized the demo day. Shark Tank revolutionized the investor pitch. We take the best of both worlds combined with the Covid-fueled remote nature of everything to bring you The Startup Tank Demo Days presented by 4WARD.VC, the startup pitch fest where founders get to pitch to prospective investors, possible cofounders and the tech ecosystem as a whole.

    If you’ve ever wanted a chance to pitch your company or get in front of VCs and angel investors, now is your time to shine.

    Subscribe on Youtube: https://thestartuptank.com/youtube

    Subscribe on Spotify: https://thestartuptank.com/spotifyvideo

    • 1 hr 49 min
    The Startup Tank May 23rd: Climate & Impact Edition: Fertilizer Monitoring, Foodtech and Agtech IoT

    The Startup Tank May 23rd: Climate & Impact Edition: Fertilizer Monitoring, Foodtech and Agtech IoT

    Are you a startup looking for funding? Are you an investor looking for interesting companies to invest in?

    Either way, you've come to the right place.

    Welcome to The Startup Tank presented by 4WARD.VC, the ultimate startup investor pitch contest where top climate tech and impact founders pitch to a panel of VCs looking to fund world-positive cleantech, sustainability, health and impact startups looking to move the world forward.If you've ever wanted a chance to pitch your company or get in front of VCs and angel investors, now is your time to shine.

    YOU MUST APPLY HERE to attend - that includes both startups and investors:

    thestartuptank.com/apply

    SELECT PRESENTING STARTUPS INCLUDE:


    wiCow: Reducing cow birthing deaths from 6% to 1%.
    Bomway: The Alibaba of sustainable product/supplier sourcing
    DOTS: Soil sensing to stop billions in fertilizer runoff pollution
    Materials Nexus: Harnessing AI to develop sustainable new materials
    Foodsquared: Upcycling food and drink by-products into plant-based proteins
    Voltiris: Transforming greenhouses into renewable solar powerplants

    Investor Panelists:


    Sven Meyer - Investor at 4Impact VC
    Madeline Lawrence - Investor at Peak Capital
    Ricardo Camarinha - Investor at Teal Impact

    About 4WARD.VC's Angel Syndicate:

    4WARD.VC's angel group invests in mission-driven pre seed and seed stage startups moving the world forward by tackling big problems in the areas of commerce/ecommerce, platforms/marketplaces, consumer tech, fintech, cleantech & climate change, B2B/enterprise, hardware-as-a-service and of course software/SaaS.

    For more information on 4WARD.VC and our angel syndicate: 4WARD.VC/syndicate

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    Sponsored by LEVA - Simplifying venture investments for everyone

    LEVA is the next generation digital SPV, allowing anyone to set up and manage an SPV, issue digital shares, manage ownership, secondaries and follow-on, all through an intuitive digital interface to more efficiently and cost-effectively deploy capital - no cumbersome lawyers, legal fees or paperwork required.

    To discover the future of venture capital investing and syndicated deals and set up your low-cost, no minimum SPV today, visit:

    https://leva.pe

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    About The Startup Tank:

    YCombinator popularized the demo day. Shark Tank revolutionized the investor pitch. We take the best of both worlds combined with the Covid-fueled remote nature of everything to bring you The Startup Tank Demo Days presented by 4WARD.VC, the startup pitch fest where founders get to pitch to prospective investors, possible cofounders and the tech ecosystem as a whole.

    If you’ve ever wanted a chance to pitch your company or get in front of VCs and angel investors, now is your time to shine.

    About the host:

    Matt Ward is a serial entrepreneur & startup advisor, lead's 4WARD.VC's angel syndicate focused on early-stage climate and impact companies that move the world forward and Venture Partner with Climentum Capital dedicated to helping great startup founders change the world for the better through strategy, growth and fundraising support/

    • 2 hr 7 min

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