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Sympower secures €22 million of further VC investment to accelerate Europe's energy transition

Sympower, Rockstart 2016 portfolio company, has raised an oversubscribed €22 million investment round from a group of five venture capital funds to finance growth in low carbon grid-ba...

Micro Mobility Platform Lanterne raises €400K from Rockstart and a group of business angels

Rockstart announces its investment in Lanterne, an existing Rockstart portfolio company. The €400k seed round was raised from Rockstart alongside other co-investors.

Blade monitoring startup Fibersail raises €5m to reduce the cost of wind energy

Rockstart announces its investment into Fibersail, a Rockstart Energy portfolio company. The startup raised a €5m investment round led by FORWARD.one alongside Rockstart, Innoenergy, Cai...

Rockstart Energy makes final close at €27m to boost the energy transition

Rockstart announces the closing of its Energy fund at €27m with the participation of Hubs.com founders, Rockstart 2013 alumni, and several mentors. The fund’s close exceeds its initial t...

EV charging platform Soolutions raises a €800k seed round from Rockstart and a consortium of ange...

Rockstart announces its co-investment in Soolutions, a Rockstart Energy portfolio company. The €800k seed round was led by a consortium of angel investors with Rockstart as co-investor.

Eneco invests €3.75m in the Rockstart Energy Fund

Rockstart announces the investment of €3.75m into his Energy fund by Eneco. The Rockstart Energy fund was launched in 2020 and is targeting early stage startups contributing to the energy...

Flavor Enhancer startup REDUCED raises €2.9m to solve food waste through taste

Rockstart announces its investment in REDUCED, an existing Rockstart portfolio company. The €2.9m seed round was led by Vækstfonden and VÅR Ventures, alongside Rockstart, Pollen Capital a...

Plant Based Cheese startup Willicroft raises €2m pre seed round led by PINC and Rockstart

Rockstart announces its co-investment in Willicroft, a Rockstart AgriFood portfolio company. The €2m pre seed round was led by PINC, Paulig’s venture arm alongside Rockstart, Döhler and ...

Agtech weather company FieldSense raises €2.9m seed round from Danish Agro and Rockstart

Rockstart announces its co-investment in FieldSense, a Rockstart AgriFood portfolio company. The €2.9m seed round was led by Danish Agro, with Rockstart as co-investor alongside Pajbjergf...

Agri-biotech startup GreenPod Labs raises € 500K pre-seed round from IAN and Rockstart

Rockstart announces that GreenPod Labs, agri-biotech startup from its AgriFood portfolio, has raised € 500k pre- seed round led by Indian Angel Network (IAN) with Rockstart as a co-invest...

MoooFarm’s 10X revenue growth led to a €2.1m seed round by Accel India, Rockstart and Navus Ventures

Rockstart announces its co-investment in Mooofarm. The agritech startup has raised €2.1m seed round led by Accel India with participation from Rockstart and Navus Ventures.

IBISA raises a €1.5m seed round led by Insurtech Gateway, alongside Rockstart and other co-investors

Rockstart announces its co-investment in IBISA. The Luxembourg based startup raised a €1.5m seed round led by specialist incubator + venture fund Insurtech Gateway.

ROCKSTART LAUNCHES WORLD’S LONGEST AND EUROPE'S FIRST FULL-YEAR HEALTH STARTUP SCALE PROGRAM.

A hands-on, partner integrated program with more available capital and longer support. The program will take place within the heart of Health Valley, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Boehringer Ingelheim joins Rockstart's New Health Leadership Program

Europe’s leading startup accelerator, Rockstart, is proud to announce the fruitful new collaboration with the research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim for the new Rock...

Rockstart werkt samen met Sensire voor ‘Health Accelerator’ programma

Rockstart, Europa’s meest toonaangevende startup accelerator, kondigt met trots aan dat het voor hun gloednieuwe Rockstart Health Accelerator programma een productief nieuw partnerschap i...

Rockstart Partners with Sensire for New Health Program

Europe’s leading startup accelerator, Rockstart, is proud to announce a fruitful new partnership with a prominent healthcare organization for their all-new Rockstart Health program. Sensi...

Unified VoC Analytics Platform Wonderflow, a Rockstart portfolio company, raises USD20 million

Rockstart announces that its 2014 portfolio company Wonderflow, a leading Unified VoC Analytics platform, has raised €16.5m (USD$20 million) of growth funding led by Toronto-based Klass C...

Rockstart’s portfolio company iClinic acquired by Afya Limited for €27.9m

Rockstart, a global accelerator-VC, announces the acquisition of iClinic, one of its portfolio companies from 2013. This exit gives Rockstart a 20+ times return on its investment in iClin...

Rockstart announces the top 10 startups from the 3rd edition of the AI 2019 program

After weeks of deliberation, Rockstart has finalized the selection and launched its 3rd AI accelerator program, which kicked off last Thursday night in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. ...

Rockstart and Ørsted partner to accelerate renewable energy startups as part of new Innovation Hub

Rockstart and Ørsted will collaborate to identify innovations for a future powered by renewable energy. The two companies will launch an accelerator program focused on energy system integ...

Rockstart and Green for Growth Fund launch Clim@ Scaler 2022

Rockstart has joined forces with Green Growth Fund to organize the first edition of Clim@ Scaler. Clim@ Scaler 2022 aims to boost impactful ventures addressing sustainability issues and l...

LELY LAUNCHES “FEED THE FUTURE”: THE FIRST CROSS-INDUSTRY INNOVATION CHALLENGE FOR STARTUPS TO RE...

The first edition of the ‘Feed the Future by Lely’ challenge is launched today and calls to the next generation of tech pioneers to innovate and feed the dairy industry with technology so...

Rockstart offers equity back guarantee following publication of impressive program ratings

Europe's premier startup accelerator Rockstart has delivered high-quality programs for several years offering unparalleled access to capital, market, community, and expertise to the progr...

Rockstart is closing in on a €15m fund to invest in AgriFood startups

Rockstart is almost ready to close its first fund of €15 million for its AgriFood domain accelerator and fund. Staying true to its commitment to support and empower startups and provide u...

Rockstart becomes a remote-first company

It took a global pandemic to accelerate remote working to where the world is today; nobody could have foreseen the profound impact that COVID-19 would have. For Rockstart, a global VC/Acc...

Rockstart leads the way with a new accelerator model with follow-on capital

Rockstart, one of Europe’s first accelerators, has upgraded its model to offer longer-term support for startups. Starting later this year, the company will add investments up until Series...

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