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.

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.

  • July 12

    Applications Open
  • October 7

    Applications Closed
  • November 16 - 18

    Selection Days
  • December 12

    Finalists Announced
  • February 14

    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.

Offers integrated technical and financial solutions that enable local smart energy networks through long-lasting storage. Starke Energy offers the integrated technical and financial solutions that enable local smart energy networks.

Fibersail is a shape sensing system based on FBG fiber optic research and development to monitor and analyze wind turbine blades in terms of shape, condition, and behavior. The company helps wind turbines to improve performance +4%.

With its AI-powered software platform, Dexter predicts energy supplies and demands as well as market movements. They raised a €2 million Series A round to accelerate the energy transition.

FlexiDAO is frontrunner in providing intelligence for 24/7 carbon-free energy tracking and is transforming the way Energy Retailers manage data to unlock new digital and green energy services.

Sympower is a demand-response specialist that uses flexibility to power the energy transition. The team raised a €5.2 m Series B round to enable the shift from fossil fuels to renewables.

Offers grid flexibility and congestion services, and developed a layer of software that can be implemented with any battery to provide more efficient usage.

Meet our Energy portfolio companies

Sympower GreenerDexter Flexidao FibersailStarke Energy Klimate Soolutions Advanced InfrastructureeDRV BiaHelioOkto Technology Catalogue Lanterne Sympheny

Contributing to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals

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
growing list of partners

Would you like to join
our ecosystem?