This fund wants to give you $100,000 to launch your climate tech startup quickly

Instead of waiting weeks to hear back from investors, climate solution startups can fill out an application for the chance to get funding in just 10 days from Shared Future Fund.

Early in the pandemic, as scientists scrambled to study COVID-19, a new program called Fast Grants changed how they could get funding for research: The application took only half an hour to fill out, and the team handing out the grants made decisions within 48 hours. In a second round of grants, the funding team made decisions within two weeks. The project, devised by an economics researcher and a bioengineer along with Stripe cofounder Patrick Collison, reimagined the slow, painful process of grant making.

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