Clean tech funding recipients and the founders of Pledge
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Funding rounds we admired from the last 7 days
We see these journeys as an inspiration, offering insights to other founders, startups and innovators.
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Every week we highlight new funding successes from companies bringing about change in their industries.  We amplify the voice of companies delivering on innovation whilst also utilizing remote work, or being clear on the importance of D&I to their brand. All ingredients that focus on when selecting the best of the last 7 days. 

We see these journeys as an inspiration, offering insights to other founders, startups and innovators looking to evolve their stories into something extraordinary.  We know the hard work behind these accomplishments and always seek to recognise and applaud those involved from leadership and founders and their entire teams. 

Congratulations to all the founders and teams! 

Series A


CEO & Co-Founder – Ramin Shirani 

CTO & Co-Founder – Hossein Sederat 

Ethernovia is an ethernet automotive technology innovator developing the next-generation ethernet chip for vehicles. A growing feature on cars as driver assistance functions become more prominent. 

Silicon Valley-based Ethernovia just closed a $64 Million Series A funding round with participation from several investors including Porsche Automobile Holding SE (Porsche SE), Qualcomm Ventures, AMD Ventures, and more. 

The company’s new funding will boost product development and help expand its marketing, sales and customer support team. Ethernovia wants to be a big player in an industry expected to reach almost $200 billion value this year. 


CEO – Rob Waterworth 

FLINTpro is an environmental clean tech platform that analyses land sectors accurately repointing on carbon emissions and natural capital. The processing of these complex data sets helps companies become more sustainable in their operations. 

Colorado-based FLINTpro signed a $9 Million Series A funding round last week, bringing its total funding to over $10M. The round was led by Understorey Ventures and participation from new and existing investors. 

New funds will help the company’s winning platform expand to new markets in the US. Previously located in Australia FLINTpro made the move to the US last year and is looking to make its mark in the country. 

Clean tech startup pledge closed a $10 Million series a funding round last week
(Pledge team. Source: Pledge)


CEO & Co-Founder – David de Picciotto

Pledge is a green tech platform providing clients with clean tech tools to manage, repost, reduce and eliminate carbon emotions from supply chain and logistics processes. The company is a leader in decarbonisation software for the industry. 

London-based Pledge added a $10 Million Series A round to its funding last week, led by Zinal Growth with participation from other investors. For CEO and Co-founder David de Picciotto this round is a significant boost  “This funding round enables us to continue building best-in-class products” 

New funds will continue to drive the company’s mission to help its clients reach zero emissions and remove even more carbon from the atmosphere. Pledge also expects to grow its commercial and engineering teams. 

Series B


CEO & Co-Founder – Dr. Péter Fankhauser

ANYbotics is a robotics developer and innovator that focuses on legged and autonomous robots for industrial work. The company has had 8 different and evolving robot models, it’s latest one is ANYmal. 

Zürich-based ANYbotics just closed an important $50 Million Series B investment round last week. The round was led by Walden Catalyst and NGP Capital with participation from other new and existing investors. 

Demand for automated robots to help in heavy-duty industries has drawn interest in ANYbotics, which has found massive success with its latest model ANYmal, a highly mobile and resistant robot. New funds will help scale up production, sales and scope for the company. 

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