NatureMetrics, a London, UK-based DNA-based biodiversity monitoring company, announced that it raised more than €14 million in fresh funding, to bring nature data to the boardroom.
The round was led by urban sustainability-focused VC fund 2150 with participation from Ananda Impact Ventures, SWEN Capital Partners’ Blue Ocean, and BNP Paribas Solar Impulse Venture Fund, and follow-on from Systemic Capital.
To use this fresh funding to build a series of new digital products to enable its customers to set and monitor long-term targets on nature whilst accelerating its expansion into international markets.
Company: Nature Metrics Ltd
Funding Month: May 2022
Lead Investors: Urban Sustainability-focused VC fund 2150
Additional Investors: Ananda Impact Ventures, SWEN Capital Partners’ Blue Ocean and BNP Paribas Solar Impulse Venture Fund, Systemic Capital.
Company Website: https://www.naturemetrics.co.uk/
Software Category: Biodiversity Monitoring
About the Company: Founded in 2014, NatureMetrics is a DNA-based biodiversity monitoring company. NatureMetrics’ first long-term data product in development is called iNPI (Intelligent Net Positive Impact) – a long-term managed service for site-based clients wanting to demonstrate a quantifiable net gain in biodiversity. The product combines eDNA with geospatial data to deliver landscape-level maps of biodiversity value. To date, NatureMetrics has served more than 450 clients across the renewable energy, infrastructure, marine water, and banking sectors. NatureMetrics’s mission is to transform the scale, comprehensiveness, and accessibility of biodiversity data around the world, creating a comprehensive database of life on earth that will help us identify how best to protect it.