French CleanTech

About French Cleantech

Since 2008, French Cleantech has been developing the first innovation showcase dedicated to french cleantech companies.  Our platform offers a unique overview of more than 300 french innovative companies, and a global network of 5000 contacts of companies, corporates and international investors.

Beyond this innovation showcase we are providing strategic advisory (fund raising & business development) in the cleantech and renewable sectors. We have a deep understanding and a unique expertise of the following sectors: energy, water, transportation, materials, recycling, waste, air treatment. Our track record includes more than 25 transactions and advisory strategic assignements since our creation. Customers includes start ups, SMEs, large corporations and family offices.

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"At French Cleantech, we are convinced that connection between cleantech innovations and investors is a key point. Our vision is to promote the most advanced clean technologies contributing to reduce CO2 emissions, protecting natural resources and boosting profitable & sustainable growth". Albin Jourda - Founder & CEO

Advisory services

French Cleantech helps business leaders in strategic decisions involving cleantech innovation such as :

- Large corporations to target new market opportunities
- Family offices seeking expert assistance to adress cleantech opportunities
- Cleantech entrepreneurs looking for financing 
- Private equity investors seeking assistance to identify project in which to invest
- Public organisations on research of expertise and network

French Cleantech Team

Albin JOURDA - Founder & CEO

Albin Jourda founded French Cleantech in 2008 to facilitate connections between cleantech ideas and industry. Previously, Albin spent more than 15 years working technology transactions. He was Director at Canaccord Genuity in Boston and San Francisco, where he led M&A cleantech and biotech transactions. He also worked at EY in transaction services. Previously he served as an M&A analyst at Regent Associates, Europe's premier corporate finance service specializing in technology M&A, focusing on IT, telecom, electronics and digital media industries.

Albin has a M.S in Finance from EM Lyon, a Postgraduate in Economics from the Lyon II University and an Executive Program Certificate from Babson (Boston).  Albin’s cleantech expertise  has been recognized through its active participation in major Cleantech conventions (Cleantech Forum New York, Columbia University, Pollutec, The Ministry of Foreign Affaires in Denmark, ...)
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Our Consultants 

The excellence of our services lays in the high quality of our team and the ongoing development of personnel skills. Indeed, our 3 consultants own the most prestigious international and scientific degrees in business, finance and strategy and have extensive experience in business development strategy and finance for the benefit of small and medium sized firms throughout all cleantech sectors as emobility, energy generation, water treatment, energy efficiency and so on.

Benefits from French Cleantech
  • A weekly tracking of most promising french cleantech innovations
  • More than 300 cleantech company profiles
  • A multicriteria search tool by region, category and size
  • Advisory and Corporate finance services 
  • A contribution to a more sustainable growth