Google selects 11 startups for climate change accelerator


Google announced 11 companies for the second Google Startup Accelerator: Climate Change cohort. This ten-week program consists of intensive workshops and expert mentorship designed to help growth-stage startups focused on sustainability learn technical, product and leadership best practices. here are the 11 startups selected using technology to improve our planet:

  • AmpUp in Cupertino, California: AmpUp is an electric vehicle (EV) software company and network provider that helps drivers, hosts and fleets charge stress-free.
  • Carbon limit in Boca Raton, Florida: Carbon Limit turns concrete into a CO2 sponge with green cement nanotechnology, turning roads and buildings into permanent CO2 solutions.
  • ChargeNet terminals in Los Angeles, California: ChargeNet Stations aims to make charging accessible and convenient in all communities, preventing greenhouse gas emissions through the use of PV+ storage.
  • ChargerHelp! In Los Angeles, California: ChargerHelp! provides on-demand repairs to electric vehicle charging stations, while empowering the local workforce, removing barriers and creating economic mobility within all communities.
  • CO-Z in Boulder, Colorado: CO-Z accelerates the decarbonization of electricity and provides tenants, owners and businesses with advanced control, automated savings and protection against blackouts.
  • Community energy labs in Portland, OR: Community Energy Labs uses artificial intelligence to make smart energy management and decarbonization both accessible and affordable for community building owners.
  • Instant energy in Vancouver, British Columbia: Moment Energy reuses obsolete electric vehicle (EV) batteries to provide clean, affordable and reliable energy storage.
  • Mi Terro to City of Industry, CA: Mi Terro is a synthetic biology and advanced materials company that creates home-compostable biomaterials, alternatives to plastic, made from plant-based agricultural waste.
  • Nithio in Washington, D.C.: Nithio is an AI-driven platform for clean energy investments that normalizes credit risk to catalyze capital to address climate change and achieve universal energy access.
  • Company Re in New York, NY: Re Company is a reusable packaging subscription service that supplies reuse systems with optimally designed containers and injects them back into the end-of-life supply chain.
  • understory in Pacific Grove, California: Understory quickly monitors and quantifies discrete changes in the landscape to mitigate the effects of environmental change and provide actionable insights for land management, habitat conservation, and climate risk assessment.

When the program kicks off this summer, startups will receive mentorship and technical assistance tailored to their business through a combination of one-to-one, remote and in-person learning sessions delivered by Google engineers and external experts. .

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