Business Finance Jason Deign - 08/July/2022

The cleantech funding conundrum

Investors are desperate to put money into sustainable ventures, but entrepreneurs trying to bring novel cleantech concepts to market complain about a lack of funding. Without support, Europe could risk a brain drain in cleantech innovation

Cleantech companies face significant hurdles in finding the cash to scale up

SURGING INTEREST Entrepreneurs and investors are flocking to cleantech in search of business growth opportunities

MONEY MISMATCH A challenge for the sector is that startups need development cash, but investors want minimal risk and high returns

KEY QUOTE The EU risks missing key climate targets by failing to scale clean technologies and letting promising innovators scale in North America and Asia instead ...


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