Make sustainable and regenerative food systems key to our net-zero future
Built a compelling 30+ company portfolio with already some early winners in Fund I
Specific sector expertise, credible brand well positioned to attract the best and most impactful deals
Highly complementary experienced partner team, combining scientific expertise with strong investment track records
Hard-tech focus on most difficult to decarbonize segments
Renowned energy transition firm leveraging knowledge and commercial footprint of corporate investor network
Managed by knowledgeable, high-profile team supported by large in-house research & BD capability
Visibility on promising initial investments
The leading institution in catalytic climate impact investments
Its PIF strategy resulted in high-impact companies & strong financial results
Thorough additionality assessments to ensure investments have impact
Risk of early-stage climate investments is shared with a catalytic investment vehicle, which sets a foundation for a commercial follow-on vehicle
Clear impact mandate of 2.5 Gt GHG reduction potential by 2050 per company
An extensive network of co-investors, LPs and strategic partners to source the best deals
Extensive cleantech expertise and technical backgrounds in the team
Continuation of its Fund I strategy, which is showing early signs of success
The fund will target early-stage hardware and software investments with commercial traction and demonstrated product-market fit (Series A and B). It will focus predominantly in North America and selectively in Europe.
ArcTern will put 90% of its investments in technology with an annual reduction potential of 200 Mt of GHG emissions per year by 2025 (0.5% of global GHG emissions). It aims to abate at least 600 Mt of CO2 by 2030 with its portfolio.
ArcTern is a 12-person venture capital firm founded in Toronto in 2012. The team is led by two Managing Partners and four Partners with complementary experience as investors, founders, and industry executives.
ArcTern has shown the ability to make climate impact and financial returns. Its deep climate tech expertise and proven strategy led to a strong performance from its previous fund.
Invest in mostly European climate companies that are further along their journey — with proven revenue models and decarbonization impact.
The fund will target a portfolio of 15-20 fast-growing companies with an average initial ticket size of EUR 10-30M.
The fund focuses on the sectors most responsible for GHG emissions: energy, industry, food & agriculture and transportation.
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.
Once you are ready to invest, click on the “Invest” button here or in the email you received from us. Once you reserve your allocation, your spot in the fund is official.
All confirmed investors will then be contacted to identify themselves and get onboarded into our investment portal.