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 10 September 2021, there are now 27 Climate Tech Unicorns around the world who have collectively raised over $18B+ of total funding in the last decade and are now collectively valued at $59B+.
Check out the Global Climate Tech 1000.
Recent Climate Tech Unicorns:
Solugen joined the list in September 2021, raising a $350M Series C.
Apeel joined the list in August 2021, raising a $250M Series E.
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.
NotCo joined the list in July 2021, raising a $235M Series D.
|Company||Country||Industry||Last Round||Last Round Type||USD Valuation|
|Rivian||United States||Energy||Jul-21||$2.5B Private Equity||Undisclosed|
|Northvolt||Sweden||Energy||Jun-21||$2.8B Venture Round||$9B|
|Meicai||China||Agriculture||Oct-18||$800M Series F||$7B|
|CSI Solar||Canada||Energy||Sep-20||$260M Secondary Market||$3.8B|
|Redwood Materials||United States||Energy||Jul-21||$700M Series C||$3.7B|
|Indigo||United States||Agriculture||Aug-20||$360M Series F||$3.5B|
|Lilium||Germany||Transport||Jun-20||$35M Venture Round||$3.3B|
|Apeel||United States||Agriculture||Aug-21||$250M Series E||$2B|
|Pivot Bio||United States||Agriculture||July-21||$430M Series D||$2B|
|Aurora Solar||United States||Energy||May-21||$250M Series C||$2B|
|Bowery Farming||United States||Agriculture||May-21||$300M Series C||$2.3B|
|Octopus Energy||United Kingdom||Energy||Dec-20||$247M Corporate Round||$2.1B|
|Solugen||United States||Environment||Sep-21||$350M Series C||$1.8B|
|Farmers Business Network||United States||Agriculture||Aug-20||$250M Series F||$1.8B|
|Qdama||China||Agriculture||Dec-19||$142M Series D||$1.6B|
|NotCo||United States||Agriculture||Jul-21||$235M Series D||$1.5B|
|Uplight||United States||Energy||Mar-21||Private Equity||$1.5B|
|Beta Technologies||United States||Transport||May-21||$368M Series A||$1.4B|
|OVO Energy||United Kingdom||Energy||Feb-19||$300M Corporate Round||$1.4B|
|Grove Collaborative||United States||Environment||Dec-20||$125M Series E||$1.3B|
|Inari||United States||Agriculture||May-21||$208M Series D||$1.2B|
|Nxin||China||Agriculture||Sep-18||$56M Series B||$1.1B|
|Plenty||United States||Agriculture||Oct-20||$140M Series D||$1B|
|Fluence||United States||Energy||Dec-20||$125M Private Equity||$1B|
|Ynsect||France||Agriculture||Oct-20||$65M Series C||$1B|
|Apeel Sciences||United States||Agriculture||Oct-20||$30M Venture Round||$1B|
|Rubicon||United States||Resources||Nov-18||$11.6M Series E||$1B|
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