Climate Economy #FutureFormula Pitch Contest
- Maple Ballroom, 4th Floor Dudley Davis Center 590 Main St., Burlington, Vermont (map)
Entrepreneurs from across the country have submitted pitches for innovations and practical solutions to tackle climate challenges. Five of the leading entrepreneurs will have the chance to make 6-minute start up pitches to a panel of industry-leading judges. Judges will choose one winner for a $15,000 award!
Master of Ceremonies: Marguerite Dibble, GameTheory
Panel of Judges:
Seyi Fabode works on, writes and speaks about the future of energy, technology, and innovation. Living and working on three continents give him a unique lens through which he identifies global trends, opportunities and risks in the power sector.
President and CEO of the nation’s first state-level green bank and demonstrating how smarter use of public resources can attract more private investment in the clean energy economy.
Danny Kennedy is a clean-technology entrepreneur, an environmental activist, and the author of the book Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy—and Our Planet—from Dirty Energy.
Jigar Shah is the Co-Founder of Generate Capital, a specialty finance company that builds, owns, operates, and finances infrastructure assets involving energy, water, agriculture and basic materials.
Janice St. Onge currently serves President of the Flexible Capital Fund, L3C (the “Flex Fund”). The Flex Fund is a mission-based investment fund providing near equity financing to companies in Vermont’s food system, forest products, and clean technology sectors.
Mr. Zulkoski has been an investment manager since the early 1980s, and as general partner invested over US$5BN of fiduciary capital over the past several years. He has built several large-scale fund management businesses and has played a lead role in a number of other successful business start-ups as a personal investor, advisor, and/or board member.
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