SaaS startups have become the darling of Venture Capital investors, especially in the Sustainability industry. Over the past decade, software has proverbially “eaten the world” and SaaS companies have scaled to become unicorn corporations in staggering amounts of time.
In this article, we are examining 5 VC funded SaaS startups in the Sustainability industry.
The end-to-end enterprise software Novisto enables businesses to derive value from their ESG strategy, data, and reporting. It is designed for better corporate sustainability management. Novisto helps businesses own their ESG story while streamlining every stage of the sustainability management journey. By empowering businesses to generate wealth via sustainability, our mission is to develop a more diverse and resilient society.
Persefoni is a Climate Management & Accounting Platform (CMAP). The company's Software-as-a-Service solutions enable enterprises and financial institutions to meet stakeholder and regulatory climate disclosure requirements with the highest degrees of trust, transparency, and ease. As the ERP of Carbon, the Persefoni platform provides users a single source of carbon truth across their organization, enabling them to manage their carbon transactions and inventory with the same rigor and confidence as their financial transactions.
A Boston-based software startup called Spoiler Alert assists perishable CPG brands in managing excess and sluggish inventory. Spoiler Alert, which only operates at the manufacturing plant or distribution center level, provides a best-in-class B2B sales platform that enables food and beverage brands to manage their liquidation processes across a private network of discount retailers and nonprofit channels - with a strong emphasis on maximizing value recovery, strengthening customer relationships, and improving the effectiveness of supply chain managers tasked with managing these typically manual sales processes. Spoiler Alert, a company founded by MIT graduates, collaborates with some of the biggest companies in the world, such as Campbell's, Danone, HelloFresh, KeHE Distributors, and Kraft Heinz, as well as a growing network of discount channels devoted to expanding access to inexpensive food.
The Build Chain connects contactors nationally to suppliers locally. Make procurement easy with The Build Chain. An easy-to-use online platform that transforms the process of hiring equipment and buying materials. We do the leg work so that you don't have to. Our platform allows our users to drive enquiries online - filtering by stock and location to ultimately save time and money. Whether you are a merchant or supplier, contractor, or manufacturer, our digital dashboard makes it simple to source quotes, streamline enquiries, and expand your customer base.
TrusTrace journey began when four techie-friends, during a regular meet-up started discussing about the environmental impact of certain goods they used and how their purchasing decisions would change if such information was available. The discussion led to the idea of TrusTrace which enables Conscious Consumerism and Conscious Production. TrusTrace cloud based solution enables customers with varying levels of supply chain complexity and integration to Measure, Monitor and Communicate about various aspects of a product - quality, impact on environment, social impact.