It’s that time of the year: we are very excited to announce that Rockstart Energy applications are now open!
Earlier this year, we closed the Rockstart Energy fund at €27 million allowing the Rockstart team to further invest in early-stage energy startups and co-invest in its energy portfolio companies up to series B.
Rockstart Energy backs impactful and scalable solutions building scalable innovations leveraging emerging technologies and new business models, which are key to slowing down the pace of climate change. Rockstart Energy has already invested in 19 startups from seven countries since its launch in October 2020.
By joining Rockstart Energy you’ll get access to the people, insights and opportunities you need to continuously grow your business.
What will you actually get
With a strong track record since 2012, we have the network and proven methodology to empower you along your founder journey. We’ve built an extensive global ecosystem, providing founders with ample industry-specific expertise and a launching pad to take your solutions directly to the market.
Putting our founders first and committing to the long-term are two of the guiding principles for the work we do at Rockstart. That is why by securing a spot at Rockstart Energy you’ll receive constant and direct support as well as access to mentors, workshops and sessions with well-known entrepreneurs and experts.
We are dedicated to ensuring that besides taking a structured approach to scaling, you will also learn to think from an investor perspective. Not only will this prepare you to bring your A game in front of the right audience but also to unlock opportunities to already secure funding rounds during the program.
If you’re thinking of applying, why not hear it from the first-hand experience of one of our founders?!
Meet Simon Bushell, CEO & Co-founder of Sympower – a demand-response specialist using flexibility to power the energy transition which raised a €5.2 m in 2021 and €22 m in July 2022.
Who are we looking for this year
We are looking for passionate founders who drive the energy transition forward across various segments. This year, we are especially interested in startups innovating in: renewable energy generation, energy storage, smart grid, energy efficiency, smart mobility and decentralized energy systems.
If you are ready to start making an impact and lead the way to a better future side by side with Rockstart, feel free to reach out or Apply Here!
In the meantime, you can read more about what our portfolio companies have achieved so far here on our blog and on our newsroom.