Global Climate Tech Unicorns

The Complete List of Global Climate Tech Unicorns

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The Complete List of Global Climate Tech Unicorns

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This list is updated every month. Notify our intelligence unit, with supporting evidence, if you have completed a fundraising round at a USD$1B+ valuation.

A unicorn startup or unicorn company is a private company with a valuation over $1 Billion USD. Unicorns are ‘startups’, i.e they do not include post-exit, acquired or listed companies, nor do they include ‘mature’ incumbents. As of 26 April 2022, there are now 46 Climate Tech Unicorns around the world who have collectively raised over $46B+ of total funding in the last decade and are now collectively valued at $130B+.

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Recent Climate Tech Unicorn Developments

UPSIDE Foods joined the list in April 2022, raising a $400 million Series C.

Watershed joined the list in February 2022, raising a $70M Series B.

Commonwealth Fusion Systems joined the list in December 2021, raising a $1.8B Series B.

Voi joined the list in December 2021, raising a $115M Series D.

Rivian (NASDAQ: RIVN) left the list in November 2021 via IPO, raising $12B with a ~$90B Market Cap.

Bird Rides (NYS: BRDS) left the list in November 2021 via SPAC at an implied $2.3B Market Cap

Fluence (NASDAQ:FLNC) left the list in November 2021 via IPO with a ~$4.7B Market Cap

Hozon joined the list in October 2021, raising a $620M Series D

Enpal joined the list in October 2021, raising a $175M Series C.

TIER Mobility joined the list in October 2021, raising a $200M Series D

Sunfire joined the list in October 2021, raising a $126M Series D

Perfect Day joined the list in September 2021, raising a $350M Series D.

Solugen joined the list in September 2021, raising a $350M Series C.

Lilium (NASDAQ:LILM) left the list in September 2021 via SPAC

Prometheus Fuels joined the list in September 2021, raising a $100M Series B

Bolt Threads joined the list in September 2021, raising a $253M Series E

OLA Electric joined the list in September 2021, raising a $131M Series C

Apeel joined the list in August 2021, raising a $250M Series E.

Form Energy joined the list in August 2021, raising a $240M Series D

Rivian joined the list in July 2021, raising $2.5B in Private Equity.

Redwood Materials joined the list in July 2021, raising a $700M Series C.

Pivot Bio joined the list in July 2021, raising a $430M Series D.

Nature’s Fynd joined the list in July 2021, raising a $350M Series C.

NotCo joined the list in July 2021, raising a $235M Series D.

Motif joined the list in June 2021, raising a $226M Series B

Bowery Farming joined the list in May 2021, raising a $300M Series C.

Aurora Solar joined the list in May 2021, raising a $250M Series C.

Inari joined the list in May 2021, raising a $208M Series D.

Beta Technologies joined the list in May 2021, raising a $368M Series A

Uplight joined the list in March 2021, raising an undisclosed round. 

Volocopter joined the list in March 2021, raising a $243M Series D

SVOLT joined the list in February 2021, raising a $1.6B Series B.

Sila Nanotechnologies joined the list in January 2021, raising a $590M Series F.

Brighte joined the list in January 2021, raising a $100M Series C.

TELD New Energy joined the list in January 2021, raising a $46M Venture Round.

The Complete Climate Tech Unicorn List

CompanyCountryIndustryUnicorn YearLast RoundLast Round TypeUSD Valuation
NorthvoltSwedenEnergy2019Jun-21$2.8B Venture Round$11.8B
MeicaiChinaAgriculture2016Oct-18$800M Series F$7B
Octopus EnergyUnited KingdomEnergy2020Dec-21$600M Private Equity$4.6B
Farmers Business NetworkUnited StatesAgriculture2020Aug-20$250M Series F$4.0B
Commonwealth Fusion SystemsUnited StatesEnergy2021Dec-21$1.8B Series B$4.0B
HozonChinaTransport2021Feb-22$310M Series D$4.0B
Aurora SolarUnited StatesEnergy2021Feb-22$200M Series D$3.8B
CSI SolarCanadaEnergy2020Sep-20$260M Secondary Market$3.8B
Redwood MaterialsUnited StatesEnergy2021Jul-21$700M Series C$3.7B
IndigoUnited StatesAgriculture2017Aug-20$360M Series F$3.5B
Sila NanotechnologiesUnited StatesEnergy2021Jan-21$590M Series F$3.3B
SVOLTChinaEnergy2021Dec-21$943B Series B$2.7B
OLA ElectricIndiaTransport2021Jan-22$200M Series D$5B
LeapmotorChinaTransport2015Jan-21$520M Series B$2.3B
Bowery FarmingUnited StatesAgriculture2021Jan-22$150M Debt Round$2.3B
ZumeUnited StatesSustainable Packaging2018Nov-18$375M Private Equity$2.3B
Beta TechnologiesUnited StatesTransport2021Apr-22$375M Series B$2B
ApeelUnited StatesAgriculture2020Aug-21$250M Series E$2B
Pivot BioUnited StatesAgriculture2021July-21$430M Series D$2B
TELD New EnergyChinaEnergy2021Jan-21$46M Venture Round$2B
TIER MobilityGermanyTransport2021Oct-21$200M Series D$2B
SolugenUnited StatesEnvironment2021Sep-21$350M Series C$1.8B
VolocopterGermanyTransport2021Mar-21$170 Series E$1.7B
SunfireGermanyEnergy2021Mar-22$215M Series D$1.8B
QdamaChinaAgriculture2019Dec-19$142M Series D$1.6B
Perfect DayUnited StatesFood2021Sep-21$350M Series D$1.5B
NotCoUnited StatesAgriculture2021Jul-21$235M Series D$1.5B
UplightUnited StatesEnergy2021Mar-21Private Equity$1.5B
Prometheus FuelsUnited StatesEnergy2021Sep-21$100M Series B$1.5B
OVO EnergyUnited KingdomEnergy2019Feb-19$300M Corporate Round$1.4B
Grove CollaborativeUnited StatesEnvironment2019Dec-20$125M Series E$1.3B
Bolt ThreadsUnited StatesTextiles2021Sep-21$253M Series E$1.2B
Form EnergyUnited StatesEnergy2021Aug-21$240M Series D$1.2B
InariUnited StatesAgriculture2021May-21$208M Series D$1.2B
MotifUnited StatesFood2021Jun-21$226M Series B$1.2B
EnpalGermanyEnergy2021Oct-21$175M Series C$1.1B
NxinChinaAgriculture2018Sep-18$56M Series B$1.1B
RubiconUnited StatesResources2017Nov-18$11.6M Series E$1.1B
UPSIDE FoodsUnited StatesFood2022Apr-22$400M Series C$1B
WatershedUnited StatesCarbon2021Feb-22$70M Series B$1B
VoiSwedenTransport2021Dec-21$115M Series D$1B
Nature’s FyndUnited StatesFood2021Jul-21$350M Series C$1B
BrighteAustraliaFinancial2021Jan-21$100M Series C$1B
PlentyUnited StatesAgriculture2020Oct-20$400M Series E$1B
YnsectFranceAgriculture2019Oct-20$65M Series C$1B

 

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