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Get ready to scale with the CATAL1.5°T climate tech funding & support

Enter the next investment stage with your climate venture and scale your solution and business. Our technical training, coaching, mentoring and funding will get you investment-ready in no time.

We get climate tech start-ups through the challenging growth phase directly to VC.

Our accelerator programme is the heart of the CATAL1.5°T Initiative. We assist you in navigating local challenges during your climate action journey towards a series A funding.

We are establishing a global, inclusive network of mentors, domain experts, investors as well as local incubators and accelerators. You can benefit from their experience – especially in our trainings and coachings.

With our expert-validated impact forecast, you will easily find the perfect match for your next investment round. So, let’s get your start-up investment-ready and increase your climate tech solution’s impact!

What to expect at the CATAL1.5°T accelerators?


Get coachings & funding

We provide you with the coaching, mentoring and funding to streamline the strategy for scaling your business model.


Validate your climate impact

Prove your climate impact with our impact forecast, which makes it easier for you to receive further funding based on our experts’ assessment.


Connect with a local & global network

Engage with your local climate innovation ecosystem and benefit from our contacts with international experts, mentors and coaches.


Find series A investors

Together, we overcome the “valley of death” and connect you with the right investors for your next big steps in fighting climate change.

Applications for our accelerators are open

Who can apply? Any start-up with a climate tech solution that’s already hit the market. If you’re also ready, motivated and ambitious to scale and to make a positive impact on climate change, it’s a perfect match.
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Get insights and inspiration

Dive into insights from our ongoing and completed programmes, best practices and lessons learned as we work together to build climate ventures for a net-zero world.
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Frequently asked questions

You’ve got questions? Here you can find answers. If you have further questions, contact us via the contact form below.

Our other programmes for start-ups

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Climathons are our ideation programme: the events bring together local citizens, innovators and entrepreneurs with ideas that address the challenges of climate change with technology. Take part and create an impact!
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Our pre-accelerator for climate tech start-ups provides you with training, technical support and funding. Let’s take your prototype to the next level!

Want to support climate ventures in your area?

In our trainings you learn more about climate tech, ESG and DEI and strengthen your network.

Looking for promising investment opportunities?

We connect you with climate ventures, that take ESG seriously and have expert-validated impact forecasts.