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TEMO raises €6 million!
TEMO, the French specialist in electric motors for boats, has completed a €6 million Series A financing round with the US impact fund At One Ventures, the Ecotechnologies 2 fund, managed on behalf of the French government by Bpifrance as part of the France 2030 programme, and business angels.
Thanks to this first round of Series A funding, the company will be able to accelerate the development of its range. The company’s ambition is to add three new power units to its catalogue by 2027, so that the entire fleet of small sailing yachts and recreational craft can be powered electrically. TEMO’s cutting-edge technology enables boaters to enjoy clean, quiet, smooth sailing, while complying with current and future regulations.
Braincube raises €83 million of growth equity investment from Scottish Equity Partners and Bpifrance - Braincube
Braincube, a market-leading manufacturing data software platform with specialist industrial applications, has raised €83 million of growth equity investment. The investment was led by Scottish Equity Partners (‘SEP’).
Braincube’s Industrial Internet of Things (‘IIoT’) platform helps manufacturers increase their profits using data insights to improve quality, productivity, and sustainability in their factories. Production line optimisations, resulting from Braincube’s use-case driven framework and proprietary AI, have already saved customers more than $10 billion, and have reduced carbon emissions by 2.5 million tonnes.
Braincube’s customer base spans several Manufacturing verticals, with a particular specialism in the food and beverage, pulp and paper, building materials, and tires and plastics sectors. Customers include leading global manufacturing companies such as Bridgestone and International Paper.
ADIONICS, the cleantech pioneer in eco-friendly lithium extraction, secures $27 million in Series B funding
With its unique eco-friendly liquid-liquid direct lithium extraction (DLE) process, ADIONICS has once again captivated investors, raising $27 million in its Series B funding round. Adionics’ historical stakeholders took part in this operation, along with newcomer strategic investor SQM, a mining leader in lithium production from brines. This move is supported by returning investors, including Bpifrance, via the PSIM funds managed on behalf of the French state as part of the France 2030 program, Supernova Invest, Céleste Management and Ovive, who are reaffirming their trust in Adionics.
Founded in 2012, Adionics has been developing a DLE process that improves global lithium production. This technology not only increases the productivity of lithium mining but also streamlines the associated value chain and allows a significant reduction of the overall environmental footprint of Li-ion battery manufacturing and the recycling industry. Adionics is confirming its ambition to become the leader in DLE technologies.
PILI raises $15.8M to accelerate its industrial scale-up and the decarbonization of the color industry.
PILI, a pioneer in decarbonizing the color industry, announced today $15.8 million in Series A funding to accelerate its industrialization by producing the first tons of high-performance bio-based indigo. Bpifrance led this round through the fund Ecotechnologies 2, with participation from Famille C Participations and existing investors, such as Elaia Partners.