Belgrade, March 16, 2022 – The Green for Growth Fund (GGF) and Rockstart, one of Europe’s leading domain focused early-stage investors, have joined forces to launch the first edition of Clim@ Scaler to find the most innovative energy efficiency, circular economy, resource efficiency and sustainable energy solutions in the GGF Target Markets.  

Clim@ Scaler will support green ventures in scaling their impact to help solve the climate crisis. To do this GGF and Rockstart have designed a 4-month scaling program for ventures that are currently based in or plan to expand their activities into GGF target regions. The program entails personalized mentorship, interactive training, corporate connections with key industry leaders in the Energy, Agritech, and Emerging Tech sectors, and a final investor network event. 

Furthermore, the GGF Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) will support finalists’ post-program by considering technical assistance projects for funding that support the scaling of ventures and their green solutions. 

The GGF is targeting impact driven scaleups and SMEs from its markets, namely, Southeast Europe, Turkey, the European Eastern Neighborhood Region, and the Middle East and North Africa. The program is for ventures that have customers and revenue, and which are looking for support to expand their operations. 

Applications close on April 5, finalists will be chosen on April 29, program will be running from beginning of May and it will be concluded with Finals Investor Event in mid-October. 

Applications are officially open on 

Smart Kolektiv is a valued partner of Finance in Motion (FiM) in supporting innovation and entrepreneurship. Finance in Motion is one of the world’s leading impact asset managers, focusing on positive change in low and middle-income countries, and Green for Growth is one of their funds that mitigates climate change and promotes sustainable economic growth.