Cleantech innovation meets commercial Ambition.
Virescent Ventures

Virescent Ventures invests in founders, technologies, and businesses that help achieve zero emissions and beyond.

Focus

At Virescent Ventures
we believe there's no need to choose between emissions impact and commercial impact.

We seek investments that address the largest, hardest to abate sources of emissions. In the present decade, we will see companies born which remake the physical economy in the way the internet remade the digital economy.

Virescent Ventures was born out of the Clean Energy Innovation Fund, part of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

We invest from pre-seed to late-stage growth capital, continuing to back great founders and companies as their needs evolve. We invest in deep tech and business model innovations, software and hardware.

.

Clean energy
Transition

Low cost renewables, green hydrogen, decentralised generation.

.

Mobility and
Smart Cities

Electrification, multiple modes of transportation, better built environment, embodied carbon.

.

Food and
Agriculture

Feeding more with less waste, resilient soils, digitisation, regenerative agriculture, new food categories.

.

Circular economy
and Industry

Redefining waste, efficient production, new industrial processes.

“Virescent Ventures is a great partner with whom our values are super aligned. Through the investment they led, the Virescent team has brought a wealth of board experience, strong EV and financing networks and a sustainable growth mindset to Zoomo.”

Michael Johnson
CRO and Co-Founder, Zoomo

Companies

Born out of Australia’s leading cleantech venture fund, Virescent Ventures is supercharging the cleantech ecosystem. We manage the Clean Energy Innovation Fund on behalf of CEFC.

AgriWebb Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

AgriWebb

Farm management platform enabling sustainable cattle and sheep grazing.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
AllG Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

All G Foods

Alternative proteins including plant-based burgers, mince, sausages and chicken, and precision fermentation dairy.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Carbon Revolution Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Carbon Revolution

Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Realised.
Learn More

Downforce Technologies

Remote measurement and monitoring of soil health and carbon levels

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
GREENSYNC Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

GreenSync

Software platform to control and manage distributed energy resources.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Gridcognition Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Gridcognition

Software platform to plan, optimise and track performance of decentralised energy projects.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Hysata Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Hysata

Novel electrolysis technology for producing green hydrogen.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
JetCharge Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

JET Charge

Distribution and installation of EV charging infrastructure.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
loam Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Loam Bio

Biotechnology using tiny microbes to build soil carbon.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More

MicroTau

Printing nature's surfaces to solve human problems.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
MorseMicro Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Morse Micro

Ultra-low power, secure, scalable Wi-Fi HaLow radio chips for IoT.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Novalith Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Novalith

Novel technology for the direct extraction of lithium from hard rock ores using carbon dioxide.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
OmniTanker Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

OmniTanker

Specialised tank container and road tanker equipment using advanced composite materials technology.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Redback Technologies Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Redback Technologies

Redback has two streams to its business: home energy storage and a network sensing product (Ouija Lite) with software portal.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Relectrify Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Relectrify

Advanced battery control technology, unlocking extra battery life and performance.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More

Samsara Eco

Enzyme technology enabling infinite plastic recycling.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
SEA Electric Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

SEA Electric

Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Realised.
Learn More

SUNDRIVE

Solar technology replacing silver with copper to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Learn More
Sunman Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

SunMan

Lightweight, flexible solar panels to expand the market for rooftop solar.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Thinxtra Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Thinxtra

‘Internet of Things’ telco and solutions.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Wattwatchers Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Wattwatchers

Real-time energy measurement for businesses and households.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Zen Ecosystems Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Zen Ecosystems

Energy management platform for small to medium buildings, multi-dwelling units and households.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More
Zoomo Logo Virescent Ventures Clean Energy Innovation Fund

Zoomo

Electric bike on subscription for delivery fleets.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund
Learn More

“Since the investment led by the Virescent Ventures team, we have enjoyed rapid growth and have quickly grown JET Charge into a globally recognised EV charging infrastructure company.”

Tim Washington
CEO JET Charge

People
Ben Gust Virescent Ventures
Ben Gust

Managing Partner

Kristin Vaughan Virescent Ventures
Kristin Vaughan

Managing Partner

Blair Pritchard Virescent Ventures
Blair Pritchard

Partner

Sona-headshot
Sona Jain

Investment Manager

Scott Norman Virescent Ventures
Scott Norman

Investment Associate

Jonathan Cronin

Investment Associate

Sarah Fuller

Investment Associate

Eve Burgess

Chief Financial Officer

Philippa Townley

Operations Manager

John Clifford

Non-Executive Chair

Ian Learmonth

Non-Executive Director

News