Carbon Equity's

Decarbonization Fund 1

Gain access to the world’s best private, climate investing opportunities


Why invest in Decarbonization Fund 1

Secure exposure to more than 75 climate tech companies across industries — from early-stage innovations to later-stage commercialization. Diversify your portfolio, mitigate the risks of a single fund investment and help decarbonize the economy.

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Stage: Seed-Series B


Stage: Seed-Series B

Stage: Early - Stage B

Seed-Series B


Seed-Series B

Early - Stage B

Own fast-growing climate tech companies

Develops multi-day, large-scale energy storage technology

Turns insects into premium proteins for animals and plants

Makes steel production fully electrified

Produces plant-based coatings for longer-lasting fruits and vegetables

Scales low-cost green hydrogen production

The first fully electric, driver-optional and data-driven tractor

Note: These companies are based on current investments AND track record

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Jacqueline van den Ende | Cofounder & CEO Carbon Equity

What does it all matter if we won't have a livable planet in fifty years?

I believe that everybody should be able to use their capital to make a real climate impact. Carbon Equity allows you to invest in top private climate funds by lowering the minimums from millions to thousands.

High Climate impact

Through one fund, invest in dozens of companies that move the needle on climate change.

Exclusive Access

Access normally starts at €5m. We aggregate investors' tickets to lower minimums of €100k.

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Achieve better than public market returns while building a better future.

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Decarbonization Fund 1

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How does it work

Request access to all fund info

Start by requesting access to all documentation (i.e. climate due diligence, full fund deck and term sheet). Our investment team will reach out for a short intro call and answer any unanswered questions. 

Reserve your allocation

Once you are ready to invest, click on the “Invest” button here or the URL in the information room. Once you reserve your allocation, your spot in the fund is official.

Formally onboard

All confirmed investors will then be contacted to identify themselves and get onboarded into our investment portal.

More information

A summary of our proprietary climate diligence scorecard

In-depth information of Decarbonization Fund 1

Terms & conditions

Target size:EUR 25m
Number of fund investments:5-7
Setup fee:1%
Annual management fee:0.75%
Start raise:October 2021
First close:February 2022
Next close:May 2022
Investment period:18 months
Fund lifetime:13 years
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Decarbonization Fund 1

Filled 80%
Target return10-15% per year
Duration13 years

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Reserve your allocation to invest in the Carbon Equity Decarbonization Fund I.

a) Subscriptions shall be made only on a private placement basis and shall be exempt from the requirement that the Fund prepare and file a prospectus with securities regulatory authorities. The interests in the Fund (the Interests) will not be registered under the laws of any jurisdiction. The Interests and the terms of the Fund will not be approved or disapproved by any commission or regulatory authority. Investors are advised to seek legal advice prior to any purchase or resale of the Interests.

b) Investment in the Fund is suitable only for qualified sophisticated investors and requires the financial ability and willingness to accept the high risks and lack of liquidity inherent in an investment in the Fund. Investors must be prepared to bear such risks for an extended period of time.

c) Each prospective investor should consult its own attorney, business advisor and tax advisor as to legal, business, tax and related matters concerning any subscription for an interest in the Fund and the Fund Documentation, in order to make an independent determination of the suitability and consequences of a potential subscription for an interest in the Fund.

d) Past or targeted performance is not necessarily indicative of future results and there can be no assurance that targeted returns will be achieved, that the Fund will achieve comparable results or that the returns generated by the Fund will equal or exceed those of other fund investment activities of the investment team or that the Fund will be able to implement its investment strategy or achieve its investment objectives.

e) Neither the Manager (as manager of the Fund) nor the Fund does require a license under the Financial Markets Supervision Act (Wet op het financieel toezicht) and the Manager and the Fund are not supervised on the basis of the Part “Prudential supervision of financial undertakings” and “Conduct of business supervision of financial undertakings” of said Act.

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Energy Impact Partners - Deep Decarbonisation Frontier Fund I

Fund size
350m USD

Seed to Series B

This fund invests in early-stage, deep decarbonization technologies (hardware) across the globe to solve the tough-to-decarbonize problems.

Hans Kobler
Hans Kobler Managing Partner
Shayle Kann
Shayle Kann Partner
Ashwin Shashindranath
Ashwin Shashindranath Partner

By investing in the Carbon Equity Decarbonization Fund, you will effectively obtain ownership of the companies below:

Seriously cheap, compact, scalable fusion reactors.

Zero-carbon steel production.

Breakthrough multi-day large-scale energy storage technology.

Renewable net-zero nitrogen fertiliser production.

Low-cost large-scale green hydrogen production.

True decarbonization impact: Hard-tech focus on most difficult to decarbonize segments

Unique “multi-corporate venture capital” platform: renowned energy transition firm leveraging knowledge and commercial footprint of corporate investor network

Strong team: Managed by knowledgeable, high-profile team supported by large in-house research & BD capability

Exciting start of the fund: Visibility on promising initial investments

Fund size
350m EUR

Seed to Series B

Astanor is an impact investor focused on technology transforming the agrifood value chain from soil and sea — to your gut. 

Eric Archambeau Co-Founder
George Coelho Co-Founder
Christina Ulardic Partner
Hendrik Van Asbroeck Partner

By investing in the Carbon Equity Decarbonization Fund, you will effectively obtain ownership in Umiami, Mi Terro and MeliBio — the other two companies are past investment examples:

Plant-based whole cuts

Biomaterial to replace plastic

Bee-free honey

Insect farming for animal feed

Plant-based coatings for fresh produce

Strong impact-driven mandate: Make sustainable and regenerative food systems key to our net-zero future

Proven model: Built a compelling 30+ company portfolio with already some early winners in Fund I

Vertical focus: Specific sector expertise, credible brand well positioned to attract the best and most impactful deals

Excellent team: Highly complementary experienced partner team, combining scientific expertise with strong investment track records

Fund size
200m USD

Pre-seed to Series B

Setting a new standard in venture investing that prioritizes true climate impact through catalytic climate tech investments.

Matthew Nordan General Partner
Dr. Johanna Wolfson General Partner
Amy Duffuor General Partner

By investing in the Carbon Equity Decarbonization Fund, you will effectively obtain ownership in Heaten — the other two companies are past investment examples.

Industrial heat pumps to decarbonize heavy industry

Sustainable lithium extraction

Carbon free cement making

Spin-off out of Prime Coalition: the leading institution in catalytic climate impact investments

Strong proof through Prime Impact Fund: its PIF strategy resulted in high-impact companies & strong financial results

Optimizing for true climate impact: thorough additionality assessments to ensure investments have impact

De-risked catalytic capital: risk of early-stage climate investments is shared with a catalytic investment vehicle, which sets a foundation for a commercial follow-on vehicle

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