Rockstart

Energy

We fund and empower founders building scalable innovations leveraging emerging technologies and new business models, which are key to slowing down the pace of climate change.

Renewable energy generation

We look for solutions that integrate, utilize and optimize the renewable energy supply to ensure a sustainable energy infrastructure.

Low carbon solutions

Our planet needs businesses that tackle energy-intensive sectors and help market players get closer to net zero.

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Mobility

We look to invest in solutions that create value from the increasing mobility data to unlock transport electrification opportunities and help cities become smarter.

We invest in early-stage startups focused on driving the energy transition.

We shortcut your scaling journey through domain focused content and mentorship, market introductions and co-investments up to Series B.

We are especially interested in startups innovating in

  • Renewable energy generation
  • Energy storage
  • Smart grid
  • Energy efficiency
  • Smart mobility
  • Decentralized energy systems
  • August 7

    Applications Open
  • October 6

    Applications Close
  • November 7-9

    Selection Days
  • February 2024

    Program Starts

Calling all purpose-driven founders with a vision for a greener future

Start making an impact today and join our international community of purpose driven founders.

Founder success stories

Our portfolio companies have made exceptional achievements both financially and in terms of positive impact.
Greener Power Solutions raised €45m to make an impact on the CO2 footprint of on- and off-grid energy markets, using mobile batteries and smart energy planning.
Dexter raised a €2M series A round to optimize renewable electricity production and consumption through their AI-powered software.
Blade monitoring startup Fibersail raised €5m to reduce the cost of wind energy.
Sympower is a demand-response specialist that uses flexibility to power the energy transition. The team secured €22 m to accelerate Europe's energy transition.
OKTO raised €3m to digitize grid assets
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Our Energy portfolio companies of 2023
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Our Energy Ecosystem

We’ve built an Energy ecosystem of mentors, investors, and corporates, providing founders with ample industry-specific expertise and a launching pad to scale. Our investors bring a wide range of expertise and experience, from industry leaders to corporate organizations, as well as institutional investors. Most of all, they have one thing in common: the drive to help entrepreneurs succeed.

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Investors

Our investors bring a wide range of expertise and experience, from industry leaders to corporate organizations, as well as institutional investors.

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Mentors

We work with select mentors who share our mission to empower purpose-driven founders. If you are interested in working with us, we are happy to explore the possibilities together.

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Corporate partners

Our ecosystem partners support founders in a number of ways, including specialized support and training, customer opportunities, pilot programs and financing.

A selection of our
main list of partners

Would you like to join our ecosystem?