Newsletter: 14 climate tech investors share their H1 2022 strategies

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Here is what caught our attention over the past few weeks:

Portfolio Startups Spotlight

Aperio (requires registration to view), a data integrity and cybersecurity software company targeting industrial systems announced that Jon Peterson has joined its leadership team as Chief Product Officer (CPO). Jon, a former OSIsoft executive and SEEQ co-founder will lead the company’s efforts to bring AI innovations to industrial data integrity. Read more here.*

Cornami (requires registration to review), a Silicon Valley based startup that is focused on the deployment of intelligent computing in real-time environments, received a strategic investment from Applied Ventures, the venture arm of Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT), in the company’s over-subscribed Series C financing led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2. Read more here.*

Bactana(requires registration to view), a company isolating novel postbiotics to treat diabetes and other diseases while also developing products to reduce the use of antibiotics in livestock production, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant that will enable expanded research and development efforts for its leading therapeutic candidate Read more here. *

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