Every week we highlight new funding successes from companies bringing about change in their industries. We amplify the voice of companies delivering on tech innovation whilst also utilizing remote work, or being clear on the importance of D&I to their brand. All ingredients that talent.ai 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!
Our Next Energy
CEO & Co-Founder – Mujeeb Ijaz
CTO – Steven Kaye
Our Next Energy (ONE) is a battery and energy storage developer focusing on sustainable energy innovation. The company is researching and developing sager battery chemistry and using eco-friendly materials.
Founded just two years ago the Michigan-base company just closed a significant $300 Million investment led by Franklin Templeton Investments to continue its battery innovation. This Series B raise is part of the market’s response to the increased interest in the electric vehicle market a well as a surge of supply issues with EV battery manufacturers.
Our Next Energy’s leading in battery sustainability, and the funds will go towards a full battery cell factory that will launch in 2024. An energetic start to the year and one of the biggest rounds we’ve seen in 2023 so far!
CEO & Co-Founder – Dr. Andrew Coburn
Is a platform for SaaS businesses to easily asses and get analytics on their climate change load, risks and get them closer to reaching zero net emissions from their activities. The company was born out of the Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge after its founders realised the need for more climate change bases analytics.
Cambridge-based Risilience just raised an impressive €23.9 million led by Quantum Innovation Fund to help businesses meet their carbon goals, and become more sustainable in the long run. In an age where climate responsibility is at its all-time high Risilience offers a simple to the point solution that can make a difference.
Funding will further efforts to help companies decarbonize and for international expansion, taking Risilience to new markets.
CEO & Co-Founder – Yoav Regev
CTO & Co-Founder – Ron Reiter
Sentra is a cloud security developer that provides security teams with the ability to protect sensitive data while having full visibility and control. The company was founded by veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces.
Tel Aviv-based secured a $30 Million Series A investment last week with participation from Standard Industries, Munich Re Ventures, and others. Funding will be used to expand Sentra’s market, innovation and team growth, to meet the increasing demand for cloud security.
Working in the cloud has become imperative for many companies and security is one of the must-haves of any project. Making Sentra’s vulnerability detection in cloud data immensely profitable, as it covers security breaches caused by a multitude of issues.
The Exploration Company
CEO & Co-Founder – Hélène Huby
The exploration Company is a developer, manufacturer and operator of spaceships, specifically modular and reusable ones. Hoping to democratize space travel and serve the needs of space stations.
Founded in Munich just last year the company has raised a Series B investment round of $40 Million co-led by EQT Group and Red River West, with funding going towards its second space capsule demonstration planned for 2024 and achieving its first spaceship commercialization by 2026.
The space race is definitely on. More and more companies are taking an interest in what’s beyond our stars and offering competitive solutions to space travel. We can’t wait to see where this growth journey takes The Exploration Company!