Go full Q&A with The Engine, DCVC, Urban Us, IndieBio, Third Derivative, and MassChallenge at the SOSV Climate Tech Summit

The SOSV Climate Tech Summit is coming up fast (Oct. 20-21 Register now –  It’s free) and a big part of the agenda are the 18 Breakout Sessions produced by top pre-seed and seed VCs and programs that have a focus on climate tech. These Sessions are live and attendees can ask questions. The Breakouts are staged one after another over two days so founders can catch them all! When was the last time you could chat with so many potential investors all in one place? Right. So register now while spaces last. (And check out speakers on our main stage too.)

Here is the first batch of Breakout Sessions. Read about the rest here and here.

The Engine, a fund launched by MIT, “bridges the gap between discovery and commercialization by empowering disruptive technologies with the long-term capital, knowledge, network connections, and the specialized equipment and labs they need to thrive.” Climate tech is a major focus.

Presenter: Principal Michael Kearney

(Pssst: Request an invite to The Engine’s Tough Tech Summit here (Oct 27-28)

DCVC partners “with the most innovative scientific and business minds, applying deep tech to create the next great industrial giants.” Climate tech is a major focus and DCVC funds all stages. 

Presenter: Co-founder and Managing Partner Zachary Bogue  

Urban Us funds seed-stage “startups that upgrade cities for climate change.” Urbans Us has invested in over 70 startups for building optimization, food resilience, climate insurance, water demand shaping, and more. 

Presenter: Managing Partner Shaun Abrahamson

IndieBio is an SOSV startup development program focused on biology with more than 160 graduates from its NY and SF offices. IndieBio that turns scientists into entrepreneurs who save lives and save the planet.

Presenter: Partners Pae Wu and Alex Kopelyan, IndieBio

Third Derivative (D3) was founded in 2020 by the Rocky Mountain Institute and New Energy Nexus to find “the most-promising advanced energy technologies to achieve larger, faster reductions in global carbon emissions.” 

Presenter: Co-founder and CEO Bryan Hassin

MassChallenge is the world’s largest non-profit accelerator. They “connect startups, experts, corporations, and communities to grow and transform businesses and economies.”

Presenter: Senior Vice President Cait Brumme  

These 30-minute sessions will run in parallel to the main stage presentations. Attendees can always catch those later because they will be available on demand. Breakouts will entail a brief presentation followed by Q&A. Register today to get a free pass.

Please contact us if your organization is interested in hosting a breakout session (very few spots are left). The focus is on support for early stage climate tech startups.This event is organized by SOSV as a gathering to support Climate Tech founders, innovators and investors across all sectors. Register now. It’s free but space is limited.