Build friendships with likeminded founders, and meet global investors
Apply for the Global ClimateTech Bootcamp to build meaningful connections with ClimateTech founders and investors
Form friendships with 8 fellow founders
If selected, you'll join a curated group of 8 startup founders
Access a network of investors
Access 250+ investors across the US & Europe
Get ready for global expansion
Build the relationships to help you expand globally
Showcase your solution in the US & Germany
Showcase your startup at our events in NYC, USA & Frankfurt, Germany
Tap into a global network
Backed by strong partners
StartHub Hessen is your first and central contact to the startup ecosystem in Hesse (federal state of Germany, with the international known metropol: Frankfurt).We offer a neutral platform for startups and all the other players involved in our ecosystem. Our main goal is to provide an overview of the opportunities and partners supporting startups.
Impact Festival's mission is to foster collaborations for sustainable innovation by connecting GreenTech start-ups & SMEs, corporate sustainability managers, and investors. By supporting open exchange of knowledge and connecting key stakeholders on 13 & 14 September, you can be part of the acceleration of the sustainable transformation of the economy.
1014 New York
1014 – the space for ideas located on Fifth Avenue in New York City. 1014 is a not-for profit organization that offers trans-Atlantic perspectives on today’s pressing global topics in a variety of formats including multi-faceted projects, exhibitions, performances, and talks.
How it works
Want to join? Here are the three phases of the Global ClimateTech Bootcamp
Selection Events: Pitch for Climate Virtual Roadshow
Selected start-ups will have the unique opportunity to pitch in front of experienced founders and investors at the Pitch for Climate Virtual Roadshow.
Selected winners will be invited to the Global Virtual Bootcamp curated by industry leaders to advance your business and leadership journey.
Showcase (US & Europe)
And then…8 global businesses are invited to our US (New York City) or Europe (Frankfurt) Showcase, to showcase their progress and make meaningful connections.
Join a global community of impact-driven ClimateTech Founders!
19 & 20 July 2023
Pitch for Climate Virtual Roadshow - How it works
Apply to pitch at our virtual Pitch for Climate Virtual Roadshow selection event for a chance to join the Global ClimateTech Bootcamp
Here are our selection criteria:
Your startup is based in either Europe or the United States
Your startup solves a problem directly related to one of our problem areas
You can commit to join the virtual bootcamp for 4h/week between 7 August - 1 September 2023
You or a co-founder must join all sessions for at least 4h/week during the bootcamp
Available to join key events & the virtual Bootcamp
All startups: Pitch for Climate Virtual Roadshow selection event (Virtual) on 19 & 20 July Virtual Bootcamp from 7 August - 1 September (4h/week minimum)
US startups: Travel to US Showcase in New York, on 19 September at NYC Climate Week (Travel & accommodation for 2 nights - 1 Founder is covered) EU/UK startups: Travel to Europe Showcase in Frankfurt, Germany from 13 - 14 September (Travel & accommodation for 1 night - 1 Founder is covered)
Early Bird Application Deadline: 26 June 2023 Final Application Deadline: 10 July 2023 (rolling applications close when spots are filled)
Apply to join
Our problem areas
We will select one startup per category to join each of our Pitch for Climate virtual roadshow (10 startups per city)
Food & Ag
Emissions Control & Offsetting
GHG Capture, Removal & Storage
7 August - 1 September
Virtual Bootcamp Schedule
Connect to your fellow cohort members
You'll meet your fellow ClimateTech Bootcamp cohort members, a group of 8 startups from across the US & Europe. You'll join a weekly group call and curated 1:1 introductions focussed on helping you with the biggest challenges your startup is facing.
Build your support network
During this week you'll make the connections that help you expand across the US & Europe. You'll deepen your relationship with fellow founders, meet relevant mentors & investors to help you scale globally.
In this week we'll refine your pitch and make sure it's suitable for a global audience of investors across the US & Europe. You'll receive expert mentor advice on crafting a compelling story and making sure your startup shines at our final showcase event.
Get introduced to the most relevant investors in our community based on your stage and fundraising goals. In this week you'll receive 1:1 introductions and grow your global investor pipeline.
Showcase your solution to leading investors & potential partners