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North America Climate Tech Fund

This is your opportunity to gain climate tech exposure with an established fund, ArcTern Ventures. Invest in mainly North American startups with commercial traction, product-market fit and big decarbonization potential.

Why invest in our North America Climate Tech Fund

Through a single investment, you will invest in 20-25 early-stage hardware and software climate companies. These startups will have demonstrated financial potential through commercial traction and product-market fit — plus, strong decarbonization capabilities.

90% of your investments will have the potential to reduce 0.5% of global GHG emissions per year.

By participating in this Fund, you get to co-invest alongside the investment and impact teams of a leading private equity firm, ArcTern Ventures.

ArcTern has focused on investing in climate tech since its inception in 2012. It’s considered one of the industry's first movers. With its decade-plus of experience, ArcTern has deep climate tech expertise and a proven strategy, which resulted in a strong financial and impact performance in its previous fund.

Diversified sector exposure

The fund focuses on the sectors most responsible for GHG emissions: Energy Production, Industry, Food & Land Use and Transport

20+ climate companies through one investment

The fund will target a portfolio of 20-25 fast-growing companies across hardware, technology-enabled and software investments

Early startups, large potential

Invest early into mainly North American climate companies with strong financial and decarbonization potential

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10 years
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Why ArcTern’s investment and impact team

The ArcTern team putting your capital to work will focus on bringing climate technologies to a global scale. Here are four of the many highlights of its team:

Investment strategy

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.

Strong impact mandate

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.

Track record

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.

How does it work?

Request key fund info

Start by requesting access to the fund documentation (i.e. fund deck and term sheet). Our investment team will reach out for a short intro call and answer any questions.

Request your allocation

Once you are ready to invest, click on the “Request your allocation” button here or in an email from us. Once your allocation is confirmed, your spot in the fund is officially reserved.

Formally onboard

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

Terms, Conditions & Legal

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Start Raise
November 2022
Next Close
September 2023
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10 years

North America Climate Tech Fund

Invest now and become part of a highly motivated community of investors fighting climate change with their capital.
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10 years
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