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10 early-stage startups will join us on stage, in front of an audience of 100+ active Climate and Food investors for a chance to be named one of the top early-stage Climate startups and supercharge their fundraise.
We'll spotlight solutions in:
→ Clean Energy and Power
→ Green Transportation and Mobility
→ Sustainable AgriTech and FoodTech
→ Carbon Capture, Storage and Utilisation
→ Bio-manufacturing and Enabling Technologies
→ Advanced Manufacturing and Resource Efficiency
Last year's winners included Michroma ($6.2M Seed raised since) and NoPalm Ingredients (creating sustainable microbial oils).
We’re looking for the moonshots, the crazies, the too-far-fetched and the never-seen-before solutions.
10 founders will be selected and invited to pitch live on stage at the HackSummit to our panel of top tier Climate and Food investors and an engaged audience of operators and Food and Climate enthusiasts.
2 minutes to pitch their solution
3 minutes’ Q&A with the judges
The two winning pitches will receive a $100k USD investment from HackCapital (Subject to due diligence), along with additional fundraising and media support to maximise their growth.
How big and impactful could this idea be in its largest form?
Why is this the right team to bring this idea to its largest form?
What level of conviction do we have that this technology can scale?
The judges will be on the lookout for uniqueness of the solution, understanding of the market opportunity, scalability of the technology, potential of impact, team advantage and expertise, early traction and path to scale.
Building an early stage Climate venture can be tough. We’re here to make the process a little easier and open up a few doors through our global Climate community that spans across 40 cities and 40k+ people.
Receive tailored support to optimise your startup pitch, deck and presentation.
Present to an audience of 100+ ClimateTech angels, VCs, and family offices.
Be featured in the HackSummit’s programme and speaker line up.
Receive personalised and targeted investor introductions post-event.
Benefit from additional media coverage and support for your startup.
Additionally, the two winning pitches will receive a USD $100K investment from HackCapital (subject to due diligence), and access to all HackCapital portfolio perks from speaker engagements, hiring support, introductions to later stage investors and access to our private Climate portfolio community.
Stealth to Seed Climate Founders
Less than $5M in external fundraising
Planning to be fundraising at the time of the pitch
Able to attend the summit in person (11-12th May)
Current or future holder of a startup summit ticket