Pau, France, 15.01.2023 – The Zero Fund, a leading climate fintech startup, announced today it has secured EUR 500,000 of seed investment. The investment was led by Hellen’s Rock Capital and will be utilized to scale up the commercial operations for making net-zero journey accessible to any-size organization.
The Zero Fund directly connect organizations with local community project developers, offering access and full traceability to high-quality carbon credits on a highly secure blockchain platform. With a special focus on the local ecopreneurs’ needs to make nature protection financially rewarding, as well as on the organizations’ needs to achieve ESG and sustainability goals, The Zero Fund provides management and financial services for accurate, actionable data to enable transparent and verifiable high-quality carbon credit trading.
“We created The Zero Fund to reshape the climate tech industry, empowering companies to take climate action on their journey to net zero. Our API can be easily integrated into any commercial transaction to give end-customers visibility on the carbon footprint of the product or service they are purchasing and offer them the option to offset emissions at check-out. As a result, elevated customer experiences are now available almost plug and play to create a net zero supply chain”, stated Jamil Benaballah, The Zero Fund founder.
Hellen’s Rock Capital manages over €1 billion worth of diversified assets and is led by Sacha Dragic, a visionary serial entrepreneur that leads large organizations in Central and Southeast Europe.
“The Zero Fund is a pioneer in the climate fintech space, with a fresh vision to build trust in the voluntary carbon market. We are thrilled to support H64 into the next phase of their commercial development, as the company is uniquely positioned to grow exponentially” said Sacha Dragic, Hellen’s Rock Capital founder.