Impulse 1: Financing Climate Tech Start-ups

Technical innovations are crucial on the road to climate neutrality: However, young companies in the field of climate protection still have difficulties in Germany in financing their innovative solutions. Especially in the early stages after startup, many climate tech startups lack capital, especially for investment-intensive innovations such as hardware-based climate technologies in sectors like power generation, industrial production, or mobility.

The Tech for Net Zero Alliance, launched by Breakthrough Energy and dena, has therefore today published a thesis paper with key recommendations for action for the upcoming German government to bring climate tech startups to market faster and enable faster scaling of their solutions

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