Founded in 2017, Contrarian Ventures is a venture capital firm headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania investing in early-stage companies operating in the next-generation energy sector working on the sustainable energy transition in Europe and Israel. The describe themselves as 'hands-on, community-focused and founder-vetted European early-stage investors committed to net-zero.'
Contrarian will invest in 25 companies across Europe, with a respective 60%, 20%, and 20% split between SaaS, hardware, and software that specifically powers hardware. This pitch deck helped the European venture capital firm close the first tranche of its new 100 million euros (around $101 million) climate tech fund.
The firm's current LPs include UiPath and N26-backers Molten Ventures, formerly Draper Esprit, and the Grantham Foundation, an organization set up in 1997 to protect of the environment. A flurry of climate-tech VCs that have raised funds in recent months (ie. World Fund).
2022 • Fund 1
Contrarian Ventures, founded in 2017, writes checks between 1.5 to 2 million euros to seed-stage companies building climate tech solutions.
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