Tech 4 Climate Podcast

Tech 4 Climate Podcast

Discover, get inspired & take a step into climate tech

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Ep. #44

Meet the Founder series

A Free & reliable carbon footprint solution for SME's

During the show, you will have the opportunity to meet the best climate tech founders, investors, and experts from Silicon Valley and around the globe. 

They will share their stories and personal journeys into this growing and exciting industry, giving you some insight into the ecosystems can that help you participate in the fight against climate change and benefit from the opportunities it can present.

The podcast is divided into 2 parts:

Part I : "Meet the Guest Speaker"

During the first part, you will get to know our speakers, what they do and their perspectives on the climate crisis, and how ClimateTech is changing the game.

Part II : "What's my Secret Sauce?"

You will learn from the speakers; their secret sauce on how to and share with you their unique expertise on topics such as fundraising, management, strategy, etc, to help you to become a better leader in your field.

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#43

FOUNDERS SERIES

A Founder-friendly capital solution for climate entrepreneurs

Dimitry Gershenson, Founder and CEO of Enduring Planet

From living in rural Honduras to Facebook and now funding climate tech, meet Dimitry Gershenson, Founder and CEO of Enduring Planet

#42

INVESTORS SERIES

Profitability with sustainability is the key to win big with impact

Ben Kortlang, Partner @ G2 Venture Partners (G2VP)

From Goldman to Kleiner and the launch of G2VP, this Aussie has been at the forefront of support for entrepreneurs at the growth stage who are unlocking new paths to environmentally and socially responsible economic growth. Meet Ben Kortlang, Partner @ G2VP

#41

FOUNDERS SERIES

Incentivising consumers to buy better.

Lizzie Horvitz, Founder and CEO @ Finch

From an off-the-grid community in the Bahamas and a multinational consumer goods company, to founding a product insights startup. Meet Lizzie Horvitz, Founder, and CEO of Finch.

#40

FOUNDERS SERIES

Returning the atmosphere to 280 ppm CO2, profitably.

Kelly Hering, CTO and Co-Founder @ Charm Industrial

Satellite builder, rocket designer, and now co-founder of one of the fastest growing CO2 removal companies. Meet Kelly Hering, CTO & Co-Founder at Charm Industrial.

#39

INVESTORS SERIES

17+ years dedicated to the nexus of climate tech.

Christina O’Conor, Partner @ Congruent Ventures

This VC firm is supporting the companies that will positively impact how we move, create, eat, & live.

#38

FOUNDERS SERIES

Using Drones to Reforest & Offer Carbon Offsets.

Grant Canary, Founder and CEO @ DroneSeed

From using food waste to feed insect larvae for industrial fish feed, to launching a reforestation startup and one-stop reforestation shop, meet the incredible man behind Drone Seed.

#37

INVESTORS SERIES

Is cleaner aviation possible? Yes, and its getting support!

Erin Beilharz, Managing Director CleanTech Hub @ Lufthansa Group

Passionate about nature, travel and putting people together to invent the aviation industry of tomorrow, meet the incredible Erin Beilharz.

#36

INVESTORS SERIES

Investing in Startups That Can Save 100 Mgt CO2 eqv

Danijel Višević, Founding Partner @ World Fund

A journalist, communication expert in politics, and now founding partner in a 350M fund supporting climate tech founders, meet the incredible Danijel Višević.

#35

INVESTORS SERIES

The Climate Change Battle Happens in Cities.

Christian Hernandez, Partner & Co-Founder @ 2150

A self-described Geek who supports and backs mission-driven tech entrepreneurs focusing on the full stack of the urban environment, meet the incredible Christian Hernandez

#34

FOUNDERS SERIES

GMO bacterias to produce alternatives to oil-based chemicals

Benjamin Ng, Co-founder @ AromatEco

Meet the winner of our last pitch competition who is producing carbon-negative chemicals for the flavor & fragrances industry through bioengineered micro-organisms.

#33

FOUNDERS SERIES

Finally, a 401K that makes it easy to stay out of fossil fuels investments

Alex Wright-Gladstein, CEO and Founder @ Sphere

Meet the incredible woman who wanted to offer her employees a 401k that wasn’t invested in fossil fuels, but could not find one - so built the tools to make it happen! Alex launched a movement to get fossil fuels out of 401(k)s by building a community of employees across hundreds of companies and is already on track to take away 3 billion from the fossil industry.

#32

FOUNDERS SERIES

Running & working out to earn #NFTTREES

Brittany Salas, Co-Founder and CEO @ Sadu app

Meet the woman helping companies to engage their employees in climate action.

#31

INVESTORS SERIES

Carbon Removal is vast & VC Firm focus on it

Caitlin Wale, Senior Associate @ Counteract

From the South African Mining industry to investing in and supporting pre-seed and seed carbon removal entrepreneurs, meet the incredible Caitlin Wale.

#30

INVESTORS SERIES

Mother, Founder & Successful Climate Tech Investor

Pippa Gawley, Founder and Director @ Zero Carbon Capital

From EBAY in the UK to Silicon Valley and back to the UK to make the world a better place and launch Zero Carbon Capital, meet the incredible Pippa Gawley.

#29

FOUNDERS SERIES

Meet the Cleantech Open Northeast Finalists for 2021

Beth Zonis, Senior Director @ Cleantech Open Northeast

Meet 4 incredible entrepreneurs deploying new innovations in the fight against climate change.

#28

FOUNDERS SERIES

“Real Time” Space Imagery for Better Climate Decisions

Anthony Baker, Founder and CEO @ Satellite Vu

Meet a Space geek who, after 20 years in the aerospace industry, dropped his comfortable paycheck to build a satellite company from scratch that can help make better decisions in the fight against climate change.

#27

INVESTORS SERIES

Can You be a Certified B Corp VC fund? Yes!

Mike Winterfield Founder, & Managing Partners @ Active Impact Investments​

Discover the adventurous story of Mike Winterfield and his passion for getting “lost in nature”, building high performing teams and creating impact at scale through investments & support of early stage climate startups with Active Impact Investments.

#26

FOUNDERS SERIES

Does the “Impossible” of Fish Cultured Meat Exist? Yes!

Mihir Pershad, CEO @ Umami Meats

From US to Asia meet Mihir Pershad, the Bioengineer & serial entrepreneur who is growing seafood without the fish by crafting sustainable cultivated seafood from a lab.

#25

INVESTORS SERIES

Are you a VC Looking to Invest in Climate?

Mehrad Yaghmai, Program Director @ Terra.do

From Dubai to California, Mehrad invests and teaches others to invest in Climate Tech.

#24

INVESTORS SERIES

The New Zealand VC Investing in Climate & Frontier Tech

Derek Handley, Co-Founder and Managing Partner @ Aera VC

Astronaut in waiting, Serial entrepreneur, founder CEO of a non-profit (BTeam) co-founded by Sir Richard Branson, and now an impactful investor with Aera VC. Meet Derek Handley, who believes in the amazing potential of the human spirit to build solutions for global problems such as Climate Change.

#23

INVESTORS SERIES

Clean Energy Startups Have a Home!

Dr. David Miller, Co-Founder @ Clean Energy Ventures

From successful Telco Entrepreneur, to investing in startups which have the potential to mitigate 2.5 gigatons of CO2 by 2050, discover the story of Dr. David Miller with Clean Energy Venture.

#22

INVESTORS SERIES

Can Impact Tech Founders & VC’s Work Together?

Alex Teng, Chief Of Staff @ Fifty Years VC

From his work at Caltech Labs running Climate change studies to his role at Fifty years VC supporting portfolio companies and investments decisions with his deep science background, discover the unique story of Alex Teng.

#21

EXPERT SERIES

Looking to Take Steps Against Climate Change?

#21 Candice Ammori, Founder & Director Climate Tech @ On Deck

Learn more about the power of “community” and how connecting with talented, like minded individuals can drive innovations to accelerate the fight against climate change.

#20

EXPERT SERIES

How Can FoodTech Help Combat Climate Change?

Chiara Cecchini, CEO & Co-Founder @ Future Food Americas

Learn more about the state of Food Tech industry today and how its innovation can accelerate the fight against climate change.

#19

FOUNDERS SERIES

Better Packaging 4 the Planet? Yes, But Where?

Karolina Ling-Vannerus, Founder & CEO @ Circulate

From her passion for Freeskiing, to working at McKinsey an launching the first B2B marketplace for sustainable packaging, discover the story of Karolina and Circulate.

#18

INVESTORS SERIES

The Climate Tech Industry is Booming & That’s Good News!

Sophie Purdom, Co-founder @ ClimateTech VC

From Blog Post to the ClimateTech Newsletter, Discover the story of ClimateTech VC co-founders.

#17

INVESTORS SERIES

"You Have 80.000h of Work in Your Life & I'm Spending Them Fighting Climate Change!"

Ryan Kushner, Co-founder and Director of Startups @ Third Derivative

From Burning man, to writing a book, and dedicating his whole career to supporting ClimateTech founders, discover the unique story and insights from Ryan Kushner.

#16

FOUNDERS SERIES

Is CO2 Capture Possible From a Cooling Tower? Yes & it's Genius!

Josh Santos, Co-founder and CEO at Noya

From a spreadsheet to +300k unique visitors, Climate Base helps you find the right job at a company or organisation that fights Climate Change.

#15

FOUNDERS SERIES

Can an Open Source AI Model Solve The Eco Collapse?

Troy Carter, Founder and CEO at Earthshot Labs

Learn how their unique open-source machine learning models can incentivise better land use management contributing to solve ecological collapse at a global level.

#14

FOUNDERS SERIES

Good 4 Your Financial Returns, Good 4 The Planet

Jacqueline van den Ende, Co-founder at Carbon Equity

Good for your financial returns, good for the planet. Discover a new way to put your money to work for the climate while increasing your odds of making significant returns.

#13

INVESTORS SERIES

Founders Fighting Clime Change Are Not Alone

Kimberly Baker, Director of Innovation at Elemental Excelerator

“It takes a village to empower founders tackling Climate Change”. Discover how Elemental Excelerator is bringing an enormous contribution into it.

#12

FOUNDERS SERIES

The Death of Petrol Based Plastics is Possible

Robert Luo, Founder & CEO at Mi Terro

Mi Terro’s unique proprietary tech allows agricultural waste to be upcycled into compostable biomaterials to replace plastic and paper for food, fashion & packaging.

#11

FOUNDERS SERIES

Plant Based Food 4 Your Dogs? Yes! As Seen on Shark Tank

Ryan Bethencourt, CEO at Wild Earth

Discover how Wild Earth are creating clean protein pet foods that are healthier for your pet and better for the environment.

#10

FOUNDERS SERIES

Planting Trees to Fight Climate Change? Yes, & It's Fun.

Federico Garcea, Co-founder & CEO @ Treedom

From selling Italian Gelato to launching the 1st online community to plant 1.9M trees remotely with local farmers.

#09

FOUNDERS SERIES

Turning CO2 Into Stones to Store it? Yes You Can!

Bergur Sigfússon, Head of CO2 capture and injection at CarbFix

From selling Italian Gelato to launching the 1st online community to plant 1.9M trees remotely with local farmers.

#08

INVESTORS SERIES

From Goldman Sachs to Climate Tech VC

Andreea Constantinescu, Partner at Planet First Partners

From Goldman Sachs to Climate Tech VC’s. Discover the incredible story of Andreea and Planet First.

#07

INVESTORS SERIES

From Tech To Climate Tech! Learn How

Sylvain Carle, Senior Director at SecondMuse

From Tech To ClimateTech! Learn how Sylvain made the jump to support early stage Climate Tech founders.

#06

FOUNDERS SERIES

What is Your Plan? Let's Fight Climate Change!

Lubomila Jordanova, CEO & Co-Founder at Plan A

Plan A in the fight against Climate Change.

#05

FOUNDERS SERIES

Carbon-Negative Concrete Exists!

Chris Stern, CEO and Co-founder at CarbiCrete

Carbicrete’s innovative Carbon-negative concrete process is the new weapon to tackle the 10% of Global C02 emitted by the concrete production.

#04

INVESTORS SERIES

Quantitative Approach to Validate and Measure Impact

Fridtjof Detzner &  Nick de la Forge, Co-founders of Planet A

Discover how Planet A’s team is driving their investment decisions using a quantitative approach to validate and measure impact as their central metric of success.

#03

FOUNDERS SERIES

Access Clothes With Style and Impact

Lisa Gautier, CEO and Co-founder of Hackyourcloset

From Spotify to Fashion: How Lisa is changing the way you can access clothes with style and impact.

#02

INVESTORS SERIES

One of the Top European Climate Tech Funds

Heidi Lindvall, General Partner at Pale Blue Dot

From a human rights journalist to co-founding one of the Top European ClimateTech funds with 100+M USD under management.

#01

FOUNDERS SERIES

Diamonds Can be Made of Captured CO2

Ryan Shearman, Co-founder & CEO of Aether Diamonds

Discover how the world's first Sustainable Diamonds are made of CO2 captured in the air.

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