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15 Women-led Startups Selected to Join Village Capital’s Greentech Europe 2023 Program

The selected startups will receive training and funding support to further develop and scale their sustainability ventures.

London, May 4th, 2023 Village Capital, with support from Visa Foundation, have selected 15 Europe-based startups to take part in their Greentech Europe 2023 program

The program, which is in its second year running, is focused on supporting gender diverse and women-led ventures that are developing solutions to address climate change in Europe. This program is a first of its kind for the organization because it features an all-female cohort and advisory board who will provide dedicated support to improve the participation, and funding of women-led ventures in the region. 

More than 90 startups from 20 countries applied to be a part of the accelerator. The final cohort is composed of 15 startups from Austria, Barcelona, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, and the UK, who will join our community of over 80 Greentech startups in the region.

Here are the 15 sustainability startups developing solutions to address climate change across Europe:

  • Agreed Earth (London, UK) uses remote sensing and AI to reduce the climate and environmental impact of agriculture, with a specific focus on synthetic nitrogen fertilizer.
  • BCome (Barcelona, Spain) is a global sustainability management platform that helps fashion companies build resilient supply chains, ensure transparency and bring it to the end consumer.
  • Binkiapp (Helsinki, Finland) uses climate scenarios and microbiology to boost the carbon sequestration potential of soil for the future.
  • Dags (Malmö, Sweden) provides owners of multi-family houses in Sweden with a science-based model to assess and compare the energy savings potential per building, based on an address alone.
  • Ecosmic (Noordwijk, Netherlands) enables the long-term sustainability and safety of space operations through leading-edge software solutions.
  • Emizio (London, UK) is an AI carbon accounting platform to truly automate emissions management for the professional services sector.
  • Eve (Dublin, Ireland) A cloud-based SaaS solution empowering corporate fleet electrification without compromising operational efficiency or financial bottom line.
  • Insusty (Toulon, France) is a sustainable loyalty program.
  • Kweevo (London, UK) is a no-code AI and analytics SaaS platform helping businesses analyze, optimize, and decarbonize their supply chains.
  • MakeGrowLab (Pulawy, Poland) turns bio waste into high-quality nanofibers to replace plastic in packaging.
  • Munasafn RVK Tool Library (Reykjavík, Iceland) operates software and hardware solutions to reduce waste and extend the life of items through a self-checkout library system.
  • Olsight (Middlesex, UK) develops applications for global energy projects and decarbonization to allow better understanding to accelerate the energy transition.
  • ParaStruct (Innsbruck, Austria) provides sustainable and cost-effective solutions for the construction industry’s waste management problem. 
  • Resale Future (London, UK) empowers fashion brands with the technology to extend the life of their products and offer resale services to their customers.
  • The Surpluss (Cambridge, UK) is a B2B ecosystem for companies to respond to climate action through the sharing economy, profitably.

The selected startups will benefit from a wide range of support including expert training, advice, mentorship, and network support from potential strategic partners, investors, and fellow founders in the region. The startups will also connect one-on-one with an investment analyst for feedback and support to improve their investment readiness. At the end of the program, startups will have an opportunity to receive USD $125,000, collectively, in grant funding to further scale their solutions.

For more information, reach out to Eva Waweru at Village Capital

About Village Capital 

Village Capital is reinventing the system to back the entrepreneurs of the future. Known for its groundbreaking approaches to supporting founders who are building solutions to emergent social, economic, and environmental challenges, VilCap unlocks critical social and financial capital for early-stage companies to maximize business and impact growth.

Village Capital has operated in Europe since 2016 by running over 12 accelerator programs for European entrepreneurs from more than 25 countries in the region. VilCap has supported more than 160 startups from all over Europe, working in sectors such as climate change, data privacy, financial health, and refugee-tech. Learn more at and follow @villagecapital.