LET’S NOT BE MINDLESS. THE WORLD’S CARBON BUDGET IS FINITE.

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AND IT’S RUNNING OUT FAST

Every year, the world adds 51 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions. Decarbonizing our climate is one of the most difficult challenges humankind has ever faced. We need to get to net-zero. Fast.

We believe that technology is the most powerful and impactful tool in solving the net-zero challenge. That is why Contrarian Ventures backs talented entrepreneurs working on the most difficult problem – climate change. We invest early, we invest with conviction and we provide resources needed for fast growth. We are here to venture with you.

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Annual GHG emissions:

51 GT

Share of total GHG emissions from energy:

73%

Annual climate tech investments of total VC:

6%

Companies
backed:

18

Founders backed:

46

STRAIGHT TALKER

We are always straightforward, succinct and to the point with everyone. The time we have to reduce climate change is limited and we cannot allow ourselves to waste it on sugar-coating. This manner empowers us to make better and quicker decisions.

BRIDGING THE GAP

Our investment approach is focused on active, hands-on work that benefits entrepreneurs. We are resourceful and provide a process-driven approach, be it operations, business development, or fundraising. It is something that works well for companies beginning to find their traction and that need a partner to support growth.

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WE HELP TO CONSTRUCT COMPANIES

Capital to fuel your business

Hands-on support and community

A top-tier investor network

Aligned interest to reduce CO2 emissions

CONTRARIAN VENTURES FAMILY

17

Companies

8

Countries

45

Founders

PVcase

PVcase

Lithuania
H2Pro

H2Pro

Israel
Zoomo

Zoomo

UK
Eliq

Eliq

Sweden
PVcase

PVcase

Lithuania
H2Pro

H2Pro

Israel
Zoomo

Zoomo

UK
Eliq

Eliq

Sweden
Sterblue

Sterblue

France
Vianova

Vianova

France
Chooose

Chooose

Norway

TEAM

Venture industry is filled with constantly evolving challenges. We have built a team of bold investors and seasoned entrepreneurs who bring a process-driven approach to tackle these challenges together with entrepreneurs who believe in the sustainable energy transition.

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STUFF WE DO

A network is not built overnight. We proactively engage with the sustainable energy and mobility communities through our various initiatives to educate and be educated.

We do a monthly newsletter to cover significant developments in… That’s right – Sustainable energy and mobility convergence.

Forget what you know about tech conferences – Energy Tech Summit focuses on quality content, context, and in-depth discussion with more than 1,000+ participants annually.

Climate 50 is an annual list that aims to recognise the most impactful global climate investors allocating capital to entrepreneurs moving us closer to a net-zero planet.

This is only the tip of the iceberg of our community engagement. It helps us and people like yourself be decisive, learn and share experience.

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Hmmm…
The stars don’t seem to be aligned for our cooperation at this point. Here’s why:
Our focus is entirely on energy tech and mobility.

But wait!!! If you think that this is not right and we should really take a look at your pitch deck, just go ahead and upload it here. We’ll get back to you.

Hmmm…
The stars don’t seem to be aligned for our cooperation at this point. Here’s why:
We invest in European start-ups, but at the core, we back entrepreneurs.

But wait!!! If you think that this is not right and we should really take a look at your pitch deck, just go ahead and upload it here. We’ll get back to you.

Hmmm…
The stars don’t seem to be aligned for our cooperation at this point. Here’s why:
Our focus is entirely on sustainable energy and mobility founders in Europe and Israel.

But wait!!! If you think that this is not right and we should really take a look at your pitch deck, just go ahead and upload it here. We’ll get back to you.

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We would like to take a closer look at what you’re doing. Click below and upload your pitch deck. We’ll get back to you real soon.

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