In March 2019, we opened our GreenTech Hub, an industry-specific satellite hub in Frankfurt, together with impact investment advisor Finance in Motion. Our goal? Strengthen the green startup ecosystem and establish the region’s foremost innovation platform and coworking space for GreenTech, CleanTech, green finance and sustainable development sectors. In the same year, 55 GreenTech startups have joined our member community.

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Member profile - node.energy

Long-time TQ member node.energy has continued its successful trajectory in 2019. After graduating from the EY Startup Academy two years ago and rai­sing funding shortly afterwards, their team has grown and they have now moved into the newly-founded GreenTech Hub. At the outset of the new decade and through its involvement in the ‘’Founders for Future’’ movement, node.energy is fast becoming Frankfurt’s champion of a more sustainable way of doing busi­ness.

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Why join the GreenTech Hub?

Networking opportunities

A hub brings like-minded players together, creating synergies and relationships along the way. Meet other GreenTech startups, impact investors, mentors and professionals from the industry and beyond.

Direct link to impact investing expertise

GreenTech Hub is part of the offices of Finance in Motion, one of the world’s leading managers in impact investing. Along with TechQuartier, they will be closely involved in overseeing the activities of the hub, which will bring about many opportunities to leverage their expertise and network in the investment field.

Workshops

Several activities, events and eventually programs and workshops will be taking place at the hub, building on the tech and industry focus of the startups to develop a complete service offering tailored to their needs and business objectives.


“We at Givetastic are thankful to the GreenTech Hub for their support and access to a great community. It has helped us develop our idea further and make it even better. We believe that green startups are essential for future development of our economy and society and GTH offers a space for that in the heart of Frankfurt.” Vidya Munde-Müller

About our partner

Finance in Motion is a global impact asset manager focused exclusively on sustainable development in low and middle-income countries. The company develops and advises impact investment funds whose blended finance structures bring together public and private investors to promote economic prosperity, social development, climate change mitigation and adaptation, sustainable use of natural resources and biodiversity conservation.

Over the course of its operations, Finance in Motion has unleashed a cumulative total of over EUR 4.3 billion toward these goals in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East, and North Africa.

In addition to investment activities, the funds also provide technical assistance to support investees, foster responsible finance, and maximize impact in the countries they serve. Finance in Motion furthermore makes selected direct investments in impactful enterprises that share the company’s values.

Through its 17 offices that manage activities across more than 30 countries, Finance in Motion helps partners develop their businesses and demonstrate that sustainable and financial returns can go hand-in-hand.

Please provide us with a few basic details and we will be in touch with you.

Have questions? Drop us a line! greentechhub@techquartier.com

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