Hydrogen startups founded in 2021


Verdagy is innovating water electrolysis technology for the production of green hydrogen on a massive scale.

Verdagy has raised a total of $44M through two funding rounds. The company received its most recent funding on April 12, 2022 from a Venture – Series Unknown round.

Seven investors, including Orbia Ventures, TDK Ventures, BHP Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Shell Ventures, Temasek Holdings, and Doral Energy-Tech Ventures, have funded Verdagy. Recent investors are Orbia Ventures and TDK Ventures.

Marty T. Neese is CEO.

Rongke Hydrogen

Rongke Hydrogen is primarily engaged in hydrogen fuel cell R&D, manufacturing, and sales.

Rongke Hydrogen has raised a total of CN¥100M through one funding round. This was a Series B round raised on November 12, 2021.

Four investors provide funding for Rongke Hydrogen, including K2VC, Shougang Group Co., Ltd., Tunghsu Group, and Moom Group. The two most recent investors are Tunghsu Group and Shougang Group Co., Ltd.

Professor Pei Pucheng, director of the Institute of Automotive Power at Tsinghua University and a doctoral advisor, founded Rongke Hydrogen.

Hydrogen Innovations Co

Hydrogen Innovations Co. (H2I) is a hydrogen production company whose mission is to produce affordable Hydrogen to meet the massive existing industrial gas market and the long-awaited alternative fuel for electric vehicles and alternative for energy storage.

Over two funding rounds, Hydrogen Innovations Co. has raised a total of $7 million. The company received its most recent funding on May 5, 2021 via a Pre-Seed round.

Aiolos Holdings is Founder.

Antonis Valamontes and John Karantonis are Co-Founders.


Next-gen biorefinery empowering sustainable and circular agriculture and carbon farming locally.

Biorefic has raised a total of €250K through one funding round. This was a Pre-Seed funding round conducted on May 5, 2021.

Raitis Kalnins and Emils Paupe-Balodis are Co-founders.

Colorado Griffin Energy LLC

Colorado Griffin Energy provides hydrogen-based indoor power generators.

Colorado Griffin Energy LLC has raised a total of $250K through one funding round. This was a Grant round raised on November 18, 2021.

Colorado Griffin Energy LLC is funded by the Advanced Industries Accelerator (AIA) Program.

Aurora Hydrogen

Aurora Hydrogen develops microwave methane pyrolysis technology that efficiently converts natural gas into hydrogen and solid carbon without emitting CO₂. The reactor system is scalable and can be installed anywhere, from small fueling stations to large industrial applications.

Aurora Hydrogen has raised a total of $10M in funding over 2 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Aug 1, 2022 from a Series A round.

Aurora Hydrogen is funded by 6 investors. Chevron Technology Ventures and Shell Ventures are the most recent investors.

Andrew Gillis, Erin Bobicki, and Murray Thomson are Co-Founders.

Andrew Gillis is CEO.

Innova Hydrogen

Innova Hydrogen is a renewable energy company that develops proprietary and innovative hydrogen production technology for the energy industry.

Innova Hydrogen has raised a total of $55.2K through one funding round. This was a Pre-Seed funding round raised on July 1, 2021.

Matt Desroches is CEO and Founder.

Norman Arrison, Donny Bobocel, Brian Alford, Brian Alford, and Kamelia Giles are Co-Founders.

Antlia Energy

Antlia Energy‘s mission is to create the first green hydrogen credit network in the world. The network, supported by an auditable green hydrogen supply chain, enables cost-effective scaling of green hydrogen projects.

Antlia Energy has raised a total of $10K through one funding round. This was a Grant round raised on October 26, 2020.

Sam Pollan is Founder.

Sapphire Technologies

Sapphire Technologies designs, manufactures, and sells energy recovery systems for industrial applications involving both natural gas and hydrogen.

Sapphire Technologies raised an undisclosed amount / Series A from Chevron Technology Ventures and two other investors on October 12, 2021.

Sapphire Technologies is funded by Chevron Technology Ventures, Equinor Ventures, and Cooper and Company. Chevron Technology Ventures and Cooper and Company are the most recent investors.

Freddie Sarhan is CEO.

Aker Clean Hydrogen

Aker Clean is a developer and operator of industrial-scale clean hydrogen production to solve the most difficult decarburization issues.

Aker Clean is registered under the ticker OSE:ACH.

Siren Aerospace

Siren Aerospace manufactures innovative, modular eVTOL aircraft for urban air mobility with a focus on sustainability.

Artem Khromov is CEO.

Pure Hydrogen

Pure Hydrogen is engaged in the development of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell technology in Australia.

Pure Hydrogen is registered under the ticker ASX:PH2.

Lifte H2

Lifte H2 designs and develops industry-standard hydrogen technologies and also facilitates full-cycle infrastructure project management.

Matthew Blieske is CEO.


Metafuels Powers the future of aviation with sustainable aviation fuel – affordable air travel without the carbon footprint.

Leigh Hackett, Saurabh Kapoor, and Ulrich Koss are Co-Founders.


A new era is being born in the world of aviation with the creation of hydrogen aircraft will help us achieve sustainability.


Pool2miner provides hydrogen crypto mining services. Allow us to do the work, while we earn our own rewards.

Ultra Motors

Ultra Motors is a manufacturer of microturbine-powered, cost-effective, competent, and dependable electric trucks.

Andrey Zinoviev is CEO.

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