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YCombinator popularized startup demo days. Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den revolutionized investor pitching. The Startup Tank (presented by 4WARD.VC), is the best of both, bringing top sustainability, cleantech and impact startup founders to pitch a panel of leading climate VCs for early stage funding.

If you’re an entrepreneur combating climate change with the next sustainable development (SDG) star or circular economy unicorn and want to fundraise from top climate tech VCs and angel investors, you’re in 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 investor pitching. The Startup Tank (presented by 4WARD.VC), is the best of both, bringing top sustainability, cleantech and impact startup founders to pitch a panel of leading climate VCs for early stage funding.

If you’re an entrepreneur combating climate change with the next sustainable development (SDG) star or circular economy unicorn and want to fundraise from top climate tech VCs and angel investors, you’re in the right place

Founders apply: http://thestartuptank.com

Investors apply: http://4WARD.VC

    Carbon Capture, Green Hydrogen + Methanol and Doubling Solar Energy - TST Climate VC Pitch Show Sept 12th with Shell Ventures, Leanox and Wi Venture:

    Carbon Capture, Green Hydrogen + Methanol and Doubling Solar Energy - TST Climate VC Pitch Show Sept 12th with Shell Ventures, Leanox and Wi Venture:

    Welcome to The Startup Tank presented by 4WARD.VC, partnership with the Shell Ventures, Leanox & Wi Venture, 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:

    - GenHydro Inc: Producing scalable green hydrogen from Aluminum waste

    - MAXUN Solar Inc.: Doubling solar energy production through dual-axis tracking technology

    - Finch: Sustainability ratings on all your favorite products

    - TeknTrash: Incentivized recycling data platform for sustainable consumption

    - Equil: Capturing CO2 and turning it into sustainable bioproducts

    - CapCO2 Solutions: Capturing waste CO2 to create green methanol and biofuels infrastructure

    Today's Investor Panelists Include:

    - Liliia Chechel @ Shell Ventures

    - Jonas Hornung @ WiVenture - Thore Vogel @ Leanox

    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 21 min
    Reforestation, EV Charging & Battery Testing and Decarbonizing Plastics. TST Climate VC Pitch Show August 29th with OGCI and Anthropocene Ventures:

    Reforestation, EV Charging & Battery Testing and Decarbonizing Plastics. TST Climate VC Pitch Show August 29th with OGCI and Anthropocene Ventures:

    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 OGCI and Anthropocene 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 startups:

    - Got Foods: Cheesy dairy spread alternatives that win on taste, texture and nutrition

    - Evoralis: Revolutionizing plastic recycling with 1000x faster enzyme discovery

    - Applied Bioplastics: Decarbonizing durable plastics with sustainable plant fibers

    - Sumting: Payment-to-proof platform for transparent nature restoration projects

    - ChargeIQ: The digital platform for operating and managing charging stations

    - Dox: Helping accelerate battery testing with ML-powered online platform

    Today's Investor Panelists Include:

    - Matt McGraw @ Anthropocene Ventures

    - Ben Haag @ OGCI

    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

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Regenerative Farming, Sustainable Energy Storage and the Uber of On-Demand Recycling and Circular Waste Management: The Startup Tank Aug 15th with gener8tor VC & Capital Nature

    Regenerative Farming, Sustainable Energy Storage and the Uber of On-Demand Recycling and Circular Waste Management: The Startup Tank Aug 15th with gener8tor VC & Capital Nature

    Welcome to The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show presented by 4WARD.VC in partnership with the gener8tor and Capital Nature, the ultimate climate tech pitch show where top cleantech and sustainability startups pitch their project to a panel of top climatetech and impact focused VCs looking to fund world-changing climate companies.

    https://thestartuptank.com/apply

    Presenting startups:


    Reciclapp: A recycling / upcycling platform for circular waste management in Mexico 
    Carbon Yield: A platform for farmers to enable transition to regenerative farming
    Symbergy: Converting fish farm wastewater into sustainable crop fertilizer
    Baru: Utlilizing existing and underused robotics for on-demand local manufacturing
    Aqua Alarm: Sensing tech & AI to providing early warning for water management systems
    BioEsol: Sustainable, intelligent energy storage solutions for Latam  

    Today's Investor Panelists Include:


    Orelle Khalili @ Capital Nature
    Ryan Jeffrey @ gener8tor

    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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    BONUS: Free 600+ Climate VC & Accelerator Database

    Filter climate tech VCs by stage, sector, geography & check size to find your ideal investor and/or co investors!

    https://4ward.vc/VCdatabase

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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.

    thestartuptank.com/apply

    • 2 hr 2 min
    Fast Deploy EV Infrastracture, Carbon Capture to Biopolymers and Simplifying Climate Investing: The Startup Tank Aug 4th with Zero Carbon Capital and SOSV / Orbit Startups

    Fast Deploy EV Infrastracture, Carbon Capture to Biopolymers and Simplifying Climate Investing: The Startup Tank Aug 4th with Zero Carbon Capital and SOSV / Orbit Startups

    Welcome to The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show presented by 4WARD.VC in partnership with the Zero Carbon Capital and SOSV / Orbit Startups, the ultimate climate tech pitch show where top cleantech and sustainability startups pitch their project to a panel of top climatetech and impact focused VCs looking to fund world-changing climate companies.

    https://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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    BONUS: Free 600+ Climate VC & Accelerator Database

    Filter climate tech VCs by stage, sector, geography & check size to find your ideal investor and/or co investors!

    https://4ward.vc/VCdatabase

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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.

    thestartuptank.com/apply

    • 2 hr 11 min
    The AWS of Renewable Energy, Democratizing Solar Investing and Electrochemical CO2 Conversion: The Startup Tank: July 25th with FEV, UVC Partners & Buoyant VC

    The AWS of Renewable Energy, Democratizing Solar Investing and Electrochemical CO2 Conversion: The Startup Tank: July 25th with FEV, UVC Partners & Buoyant VC

    Welcome to The Startup Tank presented by 4WARD.VC, in partnership with the Future Energy Ventures, UVC Partners and Buoyant Ventures, the ultimate climate tech pitch show where top cleantech and sustainability startups pitch their project to a panel of top climatetech and impact focused VCs looking to fund world-changing climate companies.

    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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    BONUS: Free 500+ Climate VC & Accelerator Database

    4WARD.VC made a searchable index of 500 climate, sustainability and impact investors, LPs, incubators, accelerator programs and angel investor groups worldwide.

    Filter climate tech VCs by stage, sector, geography & check size to find your ideal investor and/or co investors!

    https://4ward.vc/VCdatabase

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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.

    • 2 hr 17 min
    AI-Powered Clean Meat, Carbon Negative Superfoods and Circular Economy Surplus Feathers: The Startup Tank: July 11th with Extantia Capital & Nomea VC

    AI-Powered Clean Meat, Carbon Negative Superfoods and Circular Economy Surplus Feathers: The Startup Tank: July 11th with Extantia Capital & Nomea VC

    Welcome to The Startup Tank Climate Investor Pitch Show presented by 4WARD.VC, in partnership with the Extantia Capital and Nomea VC, the ultimate climate tech pitch show where top cleantech and sustainability startups pitch their project to a panel of top climatetech and impact focused VCs looking to fund world-changing climate companies.

    https://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

    --

    BONUS: Free 500+ Climate VC & Accelerator Database

    4WARD.VC made a searchable index of 500 climate, sustainability and impact investors, LPs, incubators, accelerator programs and angel investor groups worldwide.

    Filter climate tech VCs by stage, sector, geography & check size to find your ideal investor and/or co investors!

    https://4ward.vc/VCdatabase

    --

    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.

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