News, venture profiles and big ideas from the Climate Ventures community
16 new ventures selected for Earth Tech
The Centre for Social Innovation is helping to build the Next Economy, one that is sustainable, equitable, and prosperous for all. CSI’s Climate Ventures supports the development and implementation of the climate solutions integral to this social and economic transformation. During our climate programs, early-stage enterprises have earned and raised over $24.5M while supporting 263 jobs. […]
Meet Shea Sinnott, our new Senior Programs Manager
For almost a decade, Shea has worked tirelessly as a program manager, organizer, and educator with a range of organizations fighting for social and environmental justice – including Code for Canada, the David Suzuki Foundation, Organize BC, and OpenMedia. Most recently, she ran Civic Hall Toronto, a program that brings together people from across sectors […]
Applications Open for Earth Tech 2020
The Centre for Social Innovation’s Climate Ventures, in affiliation with the Social Innovation Institute, is recruiting now for the first cohort of Earth Tech: a six-month accelerator built for those working on freshwater and climate technology solutions that have the potential to positively and significantly impact communities and ecosystems across Canada. With the support of […]
One year of Climate Ventures!
One year ago this month, CSI’s Climate Ventures opened its doors at CSI Spadina. Climate Ventures is an incubator for the entrepreneurs, innovators and advocates working on climate solutions and climate justice. It offers workspace, advisor office hours, workshops, community, and accelerator programs. Climate Ventures now has 62 member startups and organizations, and 43 advisors […]
Cleantech Fellowship Wraps Up: The Numbers Are In
The 2017 Global Cleantech Innovation Index ranked Canada’s cleantech sector fourth in the world, in a market expected to be worth $2.5 trillion by 2022. To help build on this success, CSI launched a one-year fellowship for entrepreneurs leading discovery to efficiency-stage cleantech startups reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario. The Cleantech Fellowship is the next […]
We are looking for a talented Program Manager to help run a new three-year accelerator program!
CV Interview in Impakter
One of our members, Steven Hobé, published an interview with Climate Ventures Director Barnabe Geis in Impakter.
EARTH DAY AT CLIMATE VENTURES
A great blog post over at our CSI website with Earth Day updates from some of our Climate Ventures members!
Climate Ventures in StartUp HERE Toronto!
Climate Ventures and a handful of its awesome members were featured in StartUp HERE Toronto…
Winners of AoC Pitch Night on the CBC
The three winners of our Pitch Night – BioPolynet, Feedback and Spent Goods – were featured on the CBC.
Pitch Night recap!
Our Agents of Change pitched their hearts out at Pitch Night, and three of them walked away with $20,000!