ACCELERATING THE RATE OF
Founded by RMI and New Energy Nexus — Third Derivative is a global climate technology startup accelerator with the mission of building an inclusive ecosystem that rapidly finds, funds, and scales climate tech innovation.>> LEARN MORE ABOUT US
Tackling the climate crisis is a once-in-a-generation, trillion-dollar economic opportunity and the world needs an equitable and global climate innovation engine to identify and massively scale new climate technology solutions that will accelerate the clean energy transition. We built Third Derivative to rise to this opportunity.
For energy and climate innovations to quickly grow from concept to full-scale deployment, it is essential for entrepreneurs to collaborate, align with, and get support from a diverse set of market-focused stakeholders. D3 is what's needed to accelerate the pace of innovation and deployment, focusing on solutions that address climate change, the largest challenge now facing humanity.
Jules Kortenhorst, CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute
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We focus on advancements across hard science, hardware, digital / software solutions, and novel business models.LEARN MORE
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