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Global ClimateTech Bootcamp: Connect, Grow, and Showcase Your Startup

Join our Global ClimateTech Bootcamp to connect to likeminded founders and grow your network of investors.

Early Bird Application Deadline: 26 June 2023, eod
Final Application Deadline: 10 July 2023, eod(rolling applications close when spots are filled)
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Global ClimateTech Bootcamp
In Partnership with:
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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

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StartHub Hessen

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

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

Our Process

Want to join? Here are the three phases of the Global ClimateTech Bootcamp

Phase 1
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.

Phase 2
Virtual Bootcamp

Selected winners will be invited to the Global Virtual Bootcamp curated by industry leaders to advance your business and leadership journey.

Phase 3
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

Find a list of all problem areas here

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)

Built Environment
Circular Economy
Food & Ag
Emissions Control & Offsetting
Natural Environment
GHG Capture, Removal & Storage
7 August - 1 September

Virtual Bootcamp Schedule

Week 1
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.

Week 2
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.

Week 3
Investor Readiness

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.

Week 4
Investor Matching

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

Our Showcase Events

New York City
US Showcase
19th September 2023
Europe Showcase
13th September 2023