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Klima secures EUR 10 million in largest Series A funding to date in a climate app; launches “Climate for Teams” to enable companies to integrate climate protection measures into their team culture

  • Keen Venture Partners is leading the €10m Series A funding in Klima along with HV Capital, Headline, 468 Capital and Adjacent
  • The Klima app offers a holistic concept for personal climate protection that combines CO2 compensation, emission reduction, climate education and personal advocacy
  • Klima’s newly launched ‘Klima for Teams’ enables companies to offer this experience to their employees and embed climate action into their corporate culture to drive their ESG efforts
  • Klima will use the financing, its largest Series A investment in a climate app to date, to expand its new B2B offering and expand its market presence in the US and DACH region

Klima, a leading climate app that empowers users to take immediate and quantifiable climate action, announced today that it has raised €10 million in its Series A funding and launched its new B2B offering, Climate for Teams ‘ brings to market. The round was led by Keen Venture Partners, with HV Capital, Headline, 468 Capital and Adjacent joining the round, marking the largest Series A in the fast-growing consumer climate apps market. The new investors join some of Berlin’s best-known tech entrepreneurs, including Pitch founder Christian Reber, Wooga founder Jens Begemann, Blinkist co-founder Niklas Jansen and Tier Mobility founder Lawrence Leuschner with his Blue Impact fund, which is already active in Klima are invested. signals the ecosystem’s trust in the company.

Headquartered in Berlin, Klima was founded in 2019 by Markus Gilles, Jonas Branau and Andreas Pursian-Ehrlich, who combined a long-standing commitment to social and environmental causes with decades of experience in consumer technology. They have created climate to make holistic climate protection measures simple, effective and accessible to everyone.

With Klima, users can quickly and easily calculate their personal carbon footprint. Users can then offset their emissions by funding certified climate projects with a tailored subscription, and further reduce their footprint through personalized tips, climate education and detailed impact data that encourage lasting and impactful lifestyle changes. By focusing on compensation and reduction, Klima combines direct impact with sustainable transformation. With active members in over 70 countries and one of the highest retention rates in the consumer app space, Klima has built a loyal global community over the past year.

The new B2B offer “Climate for Teams” launched today enables companies to embed personal climate protection into their team culture by sponsoring climate memberships for their workforce, promoting climate literacy, promoting CO2 reduction and offsetting employees’ personal emissions . With a rapidly growing number of companies increasing their ESG commitments in the face of the climate crisis, Klima for Teams enables companies to engage and benefit from every employee in these efforts and move from an organizational to a cultural shift.

Markus Gilles, CEO and co-founder of Klima, said: “We are looking forward to the upcoming journey, especially the start of “Climate for Teams”. Businesses can play a major role in the cultural shift that the climate crisis is calling for. We see many companies embracing this and wanting to involve their employees in their climate strategy. This enables them to transform climate protection from an accounting issue into a daily culture. We look forward to supporting companies on this journey with our expertise in the area of ​​user experience, our focus on measurable impact and above all with such strong partners at our side.”

Briehan Burke, Principal at Keen Venture Partners commented: “The climate team has had incredible success supporting individuals on their journey to reducing their carbon emissions. As companies become more socially responsible and look for ways to respond to employee calls to get involved in the fight against climate change, Klima’s B2B offering offers a powerful way to unite their workforce behind climate action, both existing and future employees to show their values ​​match.”

Jan Miczaika, Partner at HV Capital added: “The climate crisis is the greatest and most urgent challenge facing humanity. Millions want to act but don’t know how. Klima has created a tool that makes immediate and measurable action available to everyone. The app features a holistic feature set and leads the way with outstanding and appealing product design. Bringing this experience to teams of all sizes enables companies to step up their climate protection efforts and is an obvious step. We look forward to Klima’s growth trajectory and to being part of this incredible mission.”

With governments failing to take action to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees and that 72% of CO2 emissions are at the mercy of consumer behavior, there is huge untapped potential for individual action to close the “emissions gap”. close. Klima’s mission is to unlock this potential by breaking down barriers and empowering millions to act as a united force for the planet. In total, the climate community has already removed more than 70,000 tons of CO2 from the atmosphere, equivalent to 300 million kilometers driven by an average petrol car. Klima plans to use the fresh funds to further increase its climate impact by building the new B2B platform, investing in community growth and app improvements, and expanding its presence in the US and DACH region.

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