Episodes

Dec. 13, 2022

Vaekstfonden - The seeding role of Government Funds in European Clima…

Lars holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy & Economics and a master's in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen. Additionally, Lars has attended executive courses from Harvard Business School and the London Sch...

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Dec. 6, 2022

Walerud Ventures - Early Klarna investors running hands-on Climate Te…

Caroline Walerud is a Swedish entrepreneur and Partner at Walerud Ventures, a deep-tech investment company that focuses on early-stage green tech startups. She also co-founded Volumental, a company that developed a cloud-base...

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Nov. 23, 2022

Speedinvest - Takeaways From Europe's Best Year Ever in Climate Tech …

Marie Helene Ametsreiter is a General Partner at Speedinvest, an early-stage generalist fund based out of Wien in Austria, with more than €600m AUM and 40 investors based in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, and Vienna. Marie-He...

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Nov. 15, 2022

Systemiq Capital - How to Invest in Climate Solutions (feat. Irena Sp…

Irena Spazzapan is a Managing Partner at Systemiq Capital, a London-based climate fund and spin-off of Systemic Ltd. Systemiq Ltd is an advisory and investment firm focused on climate, that helps build companies that have the...

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Oct. 24, 2022

Teampact Ventures - From Rugby career to Climate Action (feat. Benjam…

Benjamin Kayser is a former French Rugby international with a 16-year-long career (he played 47 games with the French National Team, and hundreds in the French and English championships). Benjamin is a Co-founder and Partner ...

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Oct. 11, 2022

SOSV - Building the World's Most Active Climate Tech VC (feat. partne…

Benjamin Joffe is a Partner at SOSV , a global deep tech fund with 1000 portfolio companies and $1.3B AUM. They focus on early-stage planetary and human health. They invest the very first checks at pre-seed via the startup pr...

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July 12, 2022

Circular Carbon Chemistry - Making chemistry sustainable with Christi…

Christian Vollmann is the Founder and CEO at C1 / Circular Carbon Chemistry, a Berlin-based startup developing climate-friendly chemicals, for example, Green methanol. He has been involved in over 70 start-ups to date and has...

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July 5, 2022

Entrepreneurs For Impact - Building a bridge between the US and Europ…

Chris Wedding is an ex-Private Equity investor, 3x founder, professor at Duke University, a Climate CEO Coach, and a MONK ! Today's episode is a little special. Both Chris and I are running Climate Tech podcasts. The differen...

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June 27, 2022

Ynsect - Lessons from building the world's largest insect farming com…

Antoine Hubert is the CEO of Ynsect , the world's largest insect farming startup based out of France. They were founded in 2011 and today they count more than 230 employees, have raised more than 450m EUR, which is half …

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June 13, 2022

Tier's Co-Founder donating 100% of his shares to Climate Impact with …

Lawrence Leuschner is the Co-founder and CEO at Tier, Europe's largest micro-mobility startup based out of Germany. You can now ride TIER’s electric scooters, bikes and mopeds in over 130 cities, from London and Paris to Berl...

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June 8, 2022

Europe has everything to succeed in the Climate Race with Christopher…

Christopher Burghardt is the ex-Managing Director Europe of ChargePoint , a US company that built the world's largest network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. They went public in March 2021 on the New York Stock Ex...

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May 31, 2022

Planted - Alternative meat: is Europe late to the party? with Pascal …

In this episode we go deep into Europe's alternative meat space and discuss whether startups will win this race against US companies and food giants like Nestle. Pascal Bieri is the Co-Founder of Planted , a Zurich-based star...

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May 23, 2022

Norrsken VC - Impact investing in a market downturn with Agate Freima…

Agate Freimane is a General Partner at Norrsken VC , a €125m Swedish early stage impact VC investing in technology that solves some of the world’s greatest challenges. She comes from investment banking at Morgan Stanley and t...

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May 16, 2022

Zero Carbon Capital - Fixing Diversity in VC with Pippa Gawley

Pippa Gawley is the Founding Partner at Zero Carbon Capital , a UK Climate Fund investing in early-stage companies that are on a mission to fix climate change through deep science innovation She worked with eBay in the UK, mo...

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May 6, 2022

Übermorgen Ventures - The Climate Tech Evergreen Fund with Alex Langg…

Alexander Langguth is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Ăśbermorgen Ventures , an early stage Zurich-based venture firm with early investments in climate innovators like Sunvigo, carbo culture and delicious data. Alex has...

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May 4, 2022

Planet A Ventures: The Human Side of Climate Fund Managers with Nick …

Nick de la Forge is a General Partner at Planet A Ventures , a German early-stage ClimateTech fund investing in start-ups that have a significant positive impact on our planet. I really appreciate Nick as a human being and fo...

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April 28, 2022

Fusion: The Holy Grail of energy with Heike Freund from Marvel Fusion

This episode goes deep into Fusion energy which is essentially the energy produced by the Sun. Fusion makes SciFi become reality. If achieved, it could alter humankind forever. So we're glad to have one of the leading Fusion ...

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April 27, 2022

Pale Blue Dot: Tips & Tricks to Raise your 1st Climate Fund with Hamp…

Hampus Jakobsson is a General Partner at Pale Blue Dot , a Swedish seed-stage ClimateTech fund investing in startups that reduce and reverse the effects of climate change. He was previously at BlueYard Capital, before that an...

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