Over 470 international investors attending Katapult’s Investor Day
On 14 December Katapult hosted Investor Day 2021. A notable feat, this year’s Investor Day hosted a record of 470 investors from 42 countries, all of whom are particularly interested in making impact investments on behalf of a more sustainable future for our oceans and climate.
The evening is a chance for Katapult’s 18 portfolio companies to make a video pitch directly to investors followed by the opportunity for investors to ask questions at individual digital “tables.” The event was opened by the Katapult team and featured reports on the state of Ocean and Climate impact. We were also joined by the main partner for the climate accelerator, Lundin Foundation and our good friends S2G Ventures and ArcTern Ventures.
On the evening itself, Katapult presented 10 ocean and 8 climate startups. Katapult Ocean has built on its expertise in the seaweed sector, with investment in 3 new seaweed startups alongside highly promising ventures into offshore energy and cultivated seafood. Katapult Climate’s offering has placed a strong emphasis on renewable energy and energy efficiency. Together, they represent 18 chances to disrupt industry norms and address the greatest challenges facing our society.
The road to Investor Day is long and we believe that this is reflected in the quality of companies presented. Having screened over 2700 startups, the selected companies draw from the diversity of being based in 14 different countries, spanning 5 continents. What they hold in common is an immense investment opportunity and an alignment with Katapult’s vision of building a thriving world for all.
While already pioneers in their respective fields of ocean and climate tech, Katapult ensures the impact-maximisation and investor-readiness of its portfolio companies by providing a world-class accelerator program. Alongside tackling the well-known barriers for early-stage companies, the 3 month program exposes our cohort to a robust network of content providers and mentors. Investor day for our portfolio companies, is akin to graduation whereby they are fully-prepared to take the next steps in making a positive impact.
We want to say a massive thank you to all investors who attended Investor Day. We hope that you found the pitches and airmeet “table” discussions inspiring! Thanks should also be extended to all our content providers and mentors, who have honed the skills, competency and readiness of our portfolio companies over the last 3 months.
Lastly, we want to thank our fund investors; family offices, foundations, pension funds, corporate ventures, UHNWIs and other impact investors.
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