Online Innovation Showcase: 17 November 8.30-11.30 a.m. PST

Climate Action USA: the Early-Stage Innovators Leading the Way

Where are the innovators with the technology and ideas to fight the climate crisis? Join us and our sponsors, Silicon Valley Bank and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati for an Online Innovation Showcase and meet the companies with the vision, ambitions and plans to deliver on our net zero commitments. Through a series of dynamic presentations, you’ll gain:

  • Invaluable introductions to leading early-stage innovators
  • Actionable insight into the latest technology
  • Updates on the trends shaping innovation.

Agenda

8:30-8:40: Setting the Scene: Early-Stage US Cleantech Venture Trends, 2021+

To welcome you, we’ll provide insights on early-stage cleantech venture trends based on our quarterly investment data and our recently-released 2021 50 to Watch list of companies.

8:40-09:50: Early-Stage Innovation Showcase 1

In our two innovation showcases, five-six exciting early-stage (pre-seed to Series A) companies will present and two or three investor reviewers will respond and offer questions.

To start the session, the investor reviewers will assess one or two early-stage trends and themes they are paying attention to.

Co-hosted by: Silicon Valley Bank

9:50-10:10: Randomized Networking Break

To keep the energy flowing,  you’ll have the opportunity to meet people in small zoom breakouts. You’ll have the chance to join three different groups during the networking break.

10:10-11:20: Early-Stage Innovation Showcase 2

In our two innovation showcases, five-six exciting early-stage (pre-seed to Series A) companies will present and two or three investor reviewers will respond and offer questions.

To start the session, the investor reviewers will assess one or two early-stage trends and themes they are paying attention to.

Co-hosted by: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich& Rosati

11:20-11:30: Closing

We’ll offer final conclusions and invite closing comments

 

11:30-11:40: Question and Answer

We’ll remain live for anyone with further questions

Companies

This event will feature “rising star” early-stage companies, acting on key issues like methane, battery chemistry, and our unfit for purpose supply chains.

CH4 Global

Developer of a seaweed-derived animal feed product that reduces methane emission

EnPower

Developer of electrode engineering for Li-ion batteries improvements without new chemistries

Ripe Technology

Blockchain for supply-chain transparency in food

The Eighth Notch

Software that enables last mile carriers like UPS to “increase delivery density” and thereby save money and reduce their carbon emissions.

Our Sponsors

We’d like to thank our sponsors for making this Online Innovation Showcase Possible.

Silicon Valley Bank

Silicon Valley Bank is the premier bank for technology, life science, cleantech, venture capital, private equity and premium wine businesses.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the leading law firm in the world advising enterprises devoted to development of energy and clean technologies and projects.

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