Pivoting into Climate Tech Entrepreneurship

Mar 10, 2023

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

To solve a problem as massive as climate change, the world needs incredible talent to invent and scale breakthrough technologies. For many, this means pivoting out of a “traditional” industry – finance, consulting, or corporates – and taking the leap into entrepreneurship.

This panel is for the climate curious to hear from 3 CEOs who did just that to build revolutionary start-ups and collectively raise over $100M in venture capital to disrupt massive legacy industries. They'll talk about why they made the leap into climate tech, how they've successfully navigated the rapidly changing ecosystem, and offer insights for how you can too.

This panel is led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a $2B+ clean tech venture firm founded by Bill Gates and backed by the world's top business leaders.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Tara Bansal

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

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Gia Schneider

Natel Energy

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Shara Ticku

C16 Biosciences

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