Mar 15, 2024

Aera VC Partners with The Liveability Challenge

Aera VC is excited to be a strategic partner at this years The Liveability Challenge in Singapore.

We are looking forward to being a judge at the finals during Ecosperity week in April.

The Liveability Challenge is presented by the Temasek Foundation and organised by Eco-Business

Mar 14, 2024

Gilgamesh Pharmaceuticals Awarded $14 Million Grant.

Gilgamesh Pharmaceuticals Awarded $14 Million National Institute on Drug Abuse Grant to Advance Novel, Cardiac-Safe Ibogaine Analog for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

PR News Wire
Feb 28, 2024

IAG signs major 14-year deal with US producer Twelve for 785,000 tonnes of advanced e-SAF.

European airline conglomerate International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a 14-year purchase agreement with emerging US-based renewable fuel producer Twelve for the supply of 785,000 tonnes, representing 260 million gallons (984 million litres) of e-SAF, or sustainable aviation fuel produced by converting captured carbon dioxide into low-carbon liquid fuel.
Feb 6, 2024

Cosmic Aerospace raises US$4.5M for revolutionary electric aircraft development.

Cosmic Aerospace, a startup specialising in electric aircraft, raises $4.5 million in seed funding to advance its unique technology for vehicles capable of 1,000km flights.

Oct 30, 2023

Solugen and ADM Announce Strategic Partnership.

Solugen and ADM Announce Strategic Partnership to Meet Increasing Demand for Sustainable Products with New Biomanufacturing Facility in the U.S. Midwest.

Business Wire
May 23, 2023

Noya Receives $11M Investment To Develop Direct Air Capture Tech.

Noya has just announced the successful closing of its Series A financing round, with $11 million raised in investment for its future DAC technology projects.

Carbon Herald
Apr 25, 2023

CarbonChain Raises $10M Series A to Accelerate Global Decarbonization through Carbon Accounting.

CarbonChain, an AI-fueled carbon accounting platform using granular data to provide end-to-end visibility into the carbon footprint of a company's supply chain, today announced its $10M Series A funding round.

PR News Wire
Apr 10, 2023

Aqua Cultured Foods raises $5.5 million for alternative seafood production.

Aqua Cultured Foods, an alternative seafood company, has raised $5.5 million in a seed round of funding to bring its alternative seafood to market.

Food Business News
Feb 13, 2023

Fable Food Co. raises $8.5 million in Series A round

Fable Food Co. an Australian maker of meat alternatives based on mushrooms, has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding.

Food Business News
Dec 8, 2022

Dawn Aerospace raises $20 million for propulsion and spaceplane work

Dawn Aerospace has raised $20 million to expand its line of in-space propulsion products and to extend spaceplane development.

Space News
Nov 8, 2022

Solugen Gets $200M Funding For Carbon Free Chemical Production

Solugen, a biotech startup based in Houston, Texas, has raised $200 million in a Series D funding round to boost its unique process of producing carbon-free chemicals.

Carbon Herald
Aug 18, 2022

CarbiCrete Series A Funding Goes Up To $18.2 Million

CarbiCrete a CO2 removal technology company based in Montréal, has received an additional $6 million USD Series A funding. With that, the round total reaches $18.24 million.

Carbon Herald
Jul 6, 2022

Plant-Based Dairy Disruptor, Eclipse Foods Just Raised More Than $40 Million

Eclipse, a dairy-free food distributor, has raised $40M to help grow retail and food service sectors to enable them to sell more dairy-free food. This money will be a catalyst to increase marketing efforts so that more people become aware of the more sustainable options available to them in the market.

Plant Based News
Jun 29, 2022

Twelve, lands $130M Series B

With the help of clean investing, Twelve has achieved an enormous break through with their $130M Series B carbon conversion technology. This technology by Twelve is able to convert CO2 in the air into products that we are used to getting from non-renewable fossil fuels.

CrunchBase News
May 12, 2022

Astroforge raises $13M seed round for asteroid mining ambitions

Asteroid mining could become the solution to delivering more recourses to the masses without hurting our home planet further. Astroforge is aiming to lead this new venture in human kind after raising a staggering 13M in investment capital to get the ball rolling.

Apr 27, 2022

Saint-Gobain and Aera VC Invest in CarbiCrete

CarbiCrete is raising the bar for concrete construction by finding better ways to build with a sustainable concrete solution. With investors like Aera VC and Saint-Gobain, they are sure to revolutionize the way we build into the future.

Feb 24, 2022

Aera VC raises $US30 million for climate breakthroughs

Aera VC has revealed a US$30 million ($44m) first-close for a new fund focussed on
climate-focussed startups - and revealed some of its first investments.
Managing partner Derek Handley says the fund could ultimately top $100m. Its focus is on any
company developing technology to

Aera VC Press
Feb 22, 2022

Aera VC builds $42 million war chest for climate breakthroughs

Climate tech venture firm Aera VC has raised US$30 million (A$42m) in the first close of its new fund to back startups addressing sustainability and global warming.

The new climate-focused fund has already backed Michael Fox’s alt-protein business Fable Foods, along with US-based chemical decarbonisation unicorn startup Solugen (valued at US$1.8bn) as well as Shiok Meats (Singapore), Carbon Chain (London), Noya and Twelve (San Francisco).

Start Up Daily
Feb 22, 2022

Climate-focused VC Aera holds $30m first close, moves headquarters to Singapore

New Zealand-originated climate tech venture firm Aera VC, an investor in Singapore-based cell-based protein from Shiok Meats, has secured a $30 million first close for its new fund.
Investors in the fund include global investor families who have a focus on decarbonisation and climate solutions, according to an announcement.

Aera said its new fund will seek $100 million from institutional investors in 2022.

Deal Street Asia
Feb 22, 2022

Singapore climate-focused VC nets $30m in first close of new fund.

Singapore-based Aera VC, a climate tech VC firm, raised US$30 million in the first close of its new fund aimed at investing in startups that focus on climate-related innovations.
Founded in 2016 by Derek Handley and Nick Winstone, the greentech investment firm’s portfolio includes Singapore-based faux meat startup Shiok Meats, Australia-based mushroom meat firm Fabled Food, and US-based chemical tech company Solugen.

The fund, backed by families investing in climate solutions, will support startups accelerating the planet toward a sustainable future, the firm said in a statement.

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