CleanTech Fellowship

AN INCUBATOR FOR CLIMATE ENTREPRENEURS, INNOVATORS, AND ADVOCATES

The 2017 Global Cleantech Innovation Index ranked Canada’s cleantech sector fourth in the world in this 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.

Our Fellows were supported with:

TRAINING
One-to-one coaching with Entrepreneur in Residence, consultations with expert advisors, and workshops. 

CONNECTIONS
Connections to our advisory committee, our portfolio of climate ventures, our 2,500 members, and acceleration partners.

MEMBERSHIP
Free membership at Climate Ventures, and workspace for up to two people for 12 months.

FUNDING
Access to microloans, pitching at Demo Night, and introductions to funders, investors, and partners.

Over 12 months the Cleantech Fellows achieved…
  • $17.4M raised & earned during program, an increase of 481%
  • 95 jobs supported, an increase of 86%
  • 641 tCO2e in direct emissions reductions through pilots

Part of the CSI Accelerates Initiative

At CSI, we support entrepreneurs with solutions that drive change through acceleration and incubation. Learn more about our approach here.

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