Recent Deals – 3 August

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Agriculture & Food 

Better Meat, provider of plant-based meat alternatives and ingredients, raised $8.1 million in seed funding from Greenlight Capital, Green Circle Foodtech Ventures, Johnsonville Ventures  and Lever VC. Better Meat value proposition is in offering products with 30% – 50% plant blended meat and will use the funding to further grow its business reach and line of products. 

Energy & Power 

Ecoppia, developer of autonomous solar array cleaning robots, secured $40 million in growth funding from CIM Investment Management. This round will allow Ecoppia to continue its geographic expansionand accelerate development towards autonomous, data-driven solar O&M solutions. Ecoppia’s technology is proven for utility-scale solar sites. 

 

Materials & Chemicals 

BCN3D Technologies, manufacturer of desktop polymer 3D printers, secured $3.3 million in Series A funding from CDTI-Centro Para El Desarrollo Technologico Industrial, Mondragon Corporation, Accurafy, JME Venture Capital, and DanobatThe printers are equipped with independent dual extrusion systems that allows for multi-material 3d printing. Funding will be used to improve and expand BCN3D’s offering, with the integration of new hardware features and the development of industrial-grade materials.  

Resources & Environment 

Propeller Aerodeveloper of 3D mapping software for worksite, mining, and waste management analytics and monitoring, secured $18 million in Series B funding in a round co-led by Blackbird and Costanoa VenturesPropeller Aero offers end-to-end solution to track, map, and measure your worksite. The funds are to be used to continue to build operations and expand business reach.  

Transportation & Logistics 

Cowboy, manufacturer of electric bikes, secured $27 million Series B from Exor, HCVC, Isomer Capital, Future Positive Capital, and Index VenturesThe bikes on offer have supercharged removable batteries, and a carbon belt transmission. This funding will be used to support expanding team size, scale operations and grow the company’s footprint across Europe. 

 

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