ArcTern is a Canadian venture capital firm aiming to build a sustainable global economy by investing in early-stage companies that help decarbonize the highest GHG emitting sectors such as energy, manufacturing, transportation and food.
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.
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.
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