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13 of the Most Successful GreenTech Startups

If you're building a GreenTech startup, you must check this list of the 13 most successful ones.

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There are a lot of things to consider when building a new startup - where to get funding, how to validate your idea, and what features should the product have.

One of the challenges, however, is finding a market that is willing to pay for your solution without even knowing what it is yet.

While some people say this makes your idea too vague and hard to monetize, there’s actually good news.

There’s more money in this space than ever before by angels investing in early-stage companies.

If you're building a GreenTech startup, you must check these 13 fast-growing companies.


13 GreenTech Startups

1) TIER Mobility

1) TIER Mobility

TIER Mobility is a micro-mobility firm that offers clients long-term ride-sharing options.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Julian Blessin, Lawrence Leuschner, Matthias Laug
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $447,948,158
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 18

You can find their website here.

2) Turntide Technologies

2) Turntide Technologies

Turntide Technologies is a smart motor system developer.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Sunnyvale
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Mark Johnston, Piyush Desai, Trevor Creary
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $207,117,514
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 11

You can find their website here.

3) Indigo

3) Indigo

Indigo improves grower profitability, sustainability, and consumer health by combining natural microbiology with digital technologies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Boston
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Geoffrey von Maltzahn, Ignacio Martinez, Noubar Afeyan
  • Number of employees: 1001-5000
  • Funding amount: $1,169,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 11
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

4) Persefoni

4) Persefoni

Persefoni creates an artificial intelligence platform that allows businesses to plan, monitor, evaluate, minimize, and report their carbon footprint.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Tempe
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Jason Offerman, Kentaro Kawamori, Kim Stroh
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $13,200,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

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5) Sense

5) Sense

For its customers, Sense specializes in designing and delivering tracking devices and home automation systems.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Cambridge-US
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Christopher Micali, Mike Phillips, Ryan Houlette
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $46,999,998
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

6) Lumenaza

6) Lumenaza

Lumenaza provides a software-as-a-service solution.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Bernhard Bohmer, Christian Chudoba
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 10,300,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

7) DUCKT

7) DUCKT

Duckt is a solution for micromobility infrastructure. For better operations, a better experience for people, and a better city, we dock, lock, and charge.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Estonia
  • City: Tallinn
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Cagri Selcuklu, Evren Yazıcı, Goksen Atalay
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: € 800,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

8) Zypp

8) Zypp

Zypp is an e-scooter sharing and rental platform that helps businesses with last-mile mobility, delivery, and campus rentals.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Gurgaon
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Akash Gupta
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $2,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

9) Novelda

9) Novelda

Novelda is a sensor business that specializes on nanoscale low-power ultra wideband wireless technology for high-resolution impulse radar.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • City: Oslo
  • Started in: 2004
  • Founders: Dag Wisland
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $45,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

10) Shoreline

10) Shoreline

The Wind Simulation and Workflow Management Platform is a software-as-a-service platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • City: Stavanger
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Ole-Erik Endrerud
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $4,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

11) Sprng Energy

11) Sprng Energy

In India, Sprng Energy is a renewable energy platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Pune
  • Started in: 2017
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: ₹29,643,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

12) Empower

12) Empower

Empower uses blockchain technology to digitize waste streams and make them accessible to purchasers and auditors.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • City: Oslo
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Carl Nesset, Gjermund Bjaanes, Wilhelm Myrer
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,094,097
  • Number of funding rounds: 17
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

13) Recommerce Group

13) Recommerce Group

Recommerce Group is a European company that sells and buys reconditioned smartphones.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: France
  • City: Gentilly
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Antoine Jeanjean, Benoit Varin, Cedric Maucourt, Pierre-Etienne Roinat
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: € 57,100,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

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