Clim8 Launches Crowdfunding Round and Smashes Target by 168% on Day 1
Public Crowdfund Follows £2 Million Investment from Channel 4 Ventures
9th June, London, UK – Clim8 Invest (Clim8) launched its crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube on Tuesday and has already smashed its target by 168%, raising £1.26 million by the end of Day 1. The latest round is set to fuel its product roadmap and team.
This is Clim8’s third crowdfunding campaign via Crowdcube, with the previous rounds overachieving the target by 300% and 500%. Clim8 has raised £5 million to date from over 3,000 investors and larger institutional funds.
Founded by cleantech entrepreneur Duncan Grierson, the investment platform is aimed at consumers who want to make a positive impact on climate change. Clim8 has already secured £2 million from Channel 4 Ventures as part of this funding round. This latest raise also includes a follow-on investment from 7percent Ventures.
The new investment will be used to deliver product innovation and expansion. Clim8’s 2021 roadmap includes the rollout of its new JISA, SIPP (self-invested personal pension) and marketing.
2021 has already been a stellar year for Clim8. It recently launched its app to consumers in the UK with thousands of investors already investing between £25 and £97,000, and tripling its workforce from 10 to 30 people.
Duncan Grierson, CEO and Founder, Clim8 Invest comments: “Last year was massive for sustainable investing. I believe 2021 will be even bigger, as demand continues to grow from consumers to align their savings with their values, as well as their desire to make a personal positive impact on climate change. Our app brings both of these together by enabling consumers to save money whilst securing a better future for the planet. We are inviting our community to make this happen by joining us on our upcoming crowdfunding campaign to invest in our people and the business.”
The Crowdcube campaign is open to investors at crowdcube.com/clim8.
Investing in start-ups and early-stage businesses involves risks, including illiquidity, lack of dividends, loss of investment and dilution, and it should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio. Please read the full risk warning.
FinTech's DEI Discussion #WomenofFinTech | Sarah Clark, Head of People and Culture at NorthRow
By Laura Weeks
Navigating the Future: How AI-Powered Chat Platforms are Reshaping Financial Markets | The Financial Technologist
By Matthew Cheung, CEO of ipushpull
My Start-Up Journey | FinTech Focus TV with Michael Rude, Co-Founder & CEO, Automated Data Inc.
By Peter Adams