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The Techstars Sustainability Summit

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Schedule

· Stage
Welcome | Techstars CEO Maelle Gavet
Techstars CEO Maëlle Gavet kicks off the day, highlighting the critical need for entrepreneurs to drive innovation for sustainability.
Maelle Gavet
2021-04-15T11:00:00Z 2021-04-15T11:10:00Z America/New_York Welcome+%7C+Techstars+CEO+Maelle+Gavet https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening Fireside Chat
This session will elevate what makes scaling technology in the sustainability space unique and how effective collaboration underpins it all.
Cody Simms Nicole Systrom
2021-04-15T11:10:00Z 2021-04-15T11:30:00Z America/New_York Opening+Fireside+Chat https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Startup Expo
Startup Demo | Overstory.ai
Learn more about Techstars portfolio company, Overstory.ai.
2021-04-15T11:30:00Z 2021-04-15T11:35:00Z America/New_York Startup+Demo+%7C+Overstory.ai https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel | Measuring for Impact: Sustainability Reporting & Carbon Modeling Tools
Learn how how investors and early-stage companies alike can realize the competitive benefits and reduce risks of decarbonization.
Isabel Garza Rodriguez Johan Falk Chante Harris Josh Browne Austin Whitman
2021-04-15T11:35:00Z 2021-04-15T12:00:00Z America/New_York Panel+%7C+Measuring+for+Impact%3A+Sustainability+Reporting+%26+Carbon+Modeling+Tools https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Climate Justice Playbook
Learn what climate justice is, why it's vital to the climate movement's success, and practical steps you can incorporate into your business today.
Charlotte Sewell Raj Aggarwal Hannah Davis
2021-04-15T11:35:00Z 2021-04-15T12:00:00Z America/New_York Climate+Justice+Playbook https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Startup Expo
Startup Demo | Rheaply
Learn more about Techstars portfolio company, Rheaply.
2021-04-15T12:00:00Z 2021-04-15T12:10:00Z America/New_York Startup+Demo+%7C++Rheaply https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Effective Collaboration: Getting Solutions to Market
This session brings together several founders who have successfully navigated collaborative corporate relationships.
Jason Jacobs Jasmine Crowe Nicholas Flanders Diego Saez Gil
2021-04-15T12:10:00Z 2021-04-15T12:40:00Z America/New_York Effective+Collaboration%3A+Getting+Solutions+to+Market https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Climate & Sustainability + Venture
This session brings together some of the most active early-stage investors in this area.
Danielle Joseph Vaughn Blake Sophie Purdom Clay Dumas Shayle Kann
2021-04-15T12:10:00Z 2021-04-15T12:40:00Z America/New_York Climate+%26+Sustainability+%2B+Venture https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Announcement | Techstars Sustainability Challenge Overview & Finalists Announcement
The finalists from our first Techstars Sustainability Challenge will be announced.
Cody Simms
2021-04-15T12:40:00Z 2021-04-15T12:45:00Z America/New_York Announcement+%7C+Techstars+Sustainability+Challenge+Overview+%26+Finalists+Announcement https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Startup Expo
Sustainability Challenge Finalists
Meet the Sustainability Challenge Finalists!
2021-04-15T12:45:00Z 2021-04-15T13:15:00Z America/New_York Sustainability+Challenge+Finalists https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Announcement | Techstars Sustainability Challenge
Learn more about our next Techstars Sustainability Challenge!
Cody Simms
2021-04-15T13:15:00Z 2021-04-15T13:20:00Z America/New_York Announcement+%7C+Techstars+Sustainability+Challenge https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Announcement | Global Startup Weekend
Hear from the Techstars Community team about sustainability-focused Startup Weekends taking place around the world.
Jose Iglesias
2021-04-15T13:20:00Z 2021-04-15T13:25:00Z America/New_York Announcement+%7C+Global+Startup+Weekend https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Startup Demo | Material Evolution
Learn more about Techstars portfolio company, Material Evolution.
2021-04-15T13:25:00Z 2021-04-15T13:30:00Z America/New_York Startup+Demo+%7C+Material+Evolution https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Fireside Chat: Circularity in the global supply chain
This conversation will explore the interplay of innovation, policy, and how regional differences offer strength & expertise ready to be tapped and accelerated.
Lesa Mitchell Ron Gonen
2021-04-15T13:30:00Z 2021-04-15T13:55:00Z America/New_York Closing+Fireside+Chat%3A++Circularity+in+the+global+supply+chain https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Thoughts | Cody Simms
Techstars SVP of Climate and Sustainability, Cody Simms, will share closing thoughts.
Cody Simms
2021-04-15T13:55:00Z 2021-04-15T14:00:00Z America/New_York Closing+Thoughts+%7C+Cody+Simms https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Meet fellow sustainability experts and enthusiasts!
Mix and mingle with passionate founders, successful investors, experienced researchers, leading non-profits, and innovative partners.
2021-04-15T14:00:00Z 2021-04-15T14:45:00Z America/New_York Meet+fellow+sustainability+experts+and+enthusiasts%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Startup Expo
Startup Expo
Meet the founders and watch demos and pitches!
2021-04-15T14:00:00Z 2021-04-15T14:45:00Z America/New_York Startup+Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Techstars Sessions
Techstars Sessions
Jump into the world of Techstars!
2021-04-15T14:00:00Z 2021-04-15T14:45:00Z America/New_York Techstars+Sessions https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome | Techstars CEO Maelle Gavet
Techstars CEO Maëlle Gavet kicks off the day, highlighting the critical need for entrepreneurs to drive innovation for sustainability.
Cody Simms Maelle Gavet
2021-04-15T20:00:00Z 2021-04-15T20:10:00Z America/New_York Welcome+%7C+Techstars+CEO+Maelle+Gavet%09 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening Fireside Chat
This session will elevate what makes scaling technology in the sustainability space unique and how effective collaboration underpins it all.
Cody Simms Nicole Systrom
2021-04-15T20:10:00Z 2021-04-15T20:30:00Z America/New_York Opening+Fireside+Chat https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Startup Expo
Startup Demo | Craste
Learn more about Techstars portfolio company, Craste.
2021-04-15T20:30:00Z 2021-04-15T20:35:00Z America/New_York Startup+Demo+%7C+Craste+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel: Storytelling for Climate
Narrative and communications are necessary levers to inspire and engage. This session will share common challenges and provide ideas for navigating it.
Chris Allieri Merrill Feather Kristen Winzent
2021-04-15T20:35:00Z 2021-04-15T21:00:00Z America/New_York Panel%3A+Storytelling+for+Climate https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Building for Resilience: Navigating an Already Changing World
How are entrepreneurs helping us build more resiliency into our world so it doesn't buckle as our climate changes?
Kamal Kapadia Julia Kumari Drapkin Grant Canary Jason Yoho Christopher Peacock
2021-04-15T20:35:00Z 2021-04-15T21:00:00Z America/New_York Building+for+Resilience%3A+Navigating+an+Already+Changing+World https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Startup Expo
Startup Demo | Nori
Learn more about Techstars portfolio company, Nori.
2021-04-15T21:00:00Z 2021-04-15T21:05:00Z America/New_York Startup+Demo+%7C+Nori https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Announcement | Techstars Sustainability Challenge Overview & Finalists Announcement
The finalists from our first Techstars Sustainability Challenge will be announced.
Cody Simms
2021-04-15T21:05:00Z 2021-04-15T21:15:00Z America/New_York Announcement+%7C+Techstars+Sustainability+Challenge+Overview+%26+Finalists+Announcement https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Startup Expo
Sustainability Challenge Finalists
Meet the Sustainability Challenge Finalists. This group of startups was selected as promising leaders focused on sustainable supply chain solutions and tools.
2021-04-15T21:15:00Z 2021-04-15T21:45:00Z America/New_York Sustainability+Challenge+Finalists https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Announcement | Techstars Sustainability Challenge #2: Net Zero
Learn more about our next Techstars Sustainability Challenge!
Cody Simms
2021-04-15T21:45:00Z 2021-04-15T21:50:00Z America/New_York Announcement+%7C+Techstars+Sustainability+Challenge+%232%3A+Net+Zero https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Announcement | Global Startup Weekend
Hear from the Techstars Community team about sustainability-focused Startup Weekends taking place around the world.
Lalitha Wemel
2021-04-15T21:50:00Z 2021-04-15T21:55:00Z America/New_York Announcement+%7C+Global+Startup+Weekend https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Startup Expo
Startup Demo | IXON Food Technology
Learn more about Techstars portfolio company, IXON Food Technology.
2021-04-15T21:55:00Z 2021-04-15T22:00:00Z America/New_York Startup+Demo+%7C+IXON+Food+Technology https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Fireside Chat with XPRIZE & Temasek
XPRIZE and Temasek will discuss technical innovation around sustainability including XPRIZE’s $100M GIGATON SCALE CARBON REMOVAL project funded by Elon Musk.
Amir Banifatemi Sang Shin
2021-04-15T22:00:00Z 2021-04-15T22:25:00Z America/New_York Closing+Fireside+Chat+with+XPRIZE+%26+Temasek https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Wrap up and Thank you | Cody Simms
Techstars SVP of Climate and Sustainability, Cody Simms, will share closing thoughts.
Cody Simms
2021-04-15T22:25:00Z 2021-04-15T22:30:00Z America/New_York Wrap+up+and+Thank+you+%7C+Cody+Simms https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Meet fellow sustainability experts and enthusiasts!
Mix and mingle with passionate founders, successful investors, experienced researchers, leading non-profits, and innovative partners.
2021-04-15T22:30:00Z 2021-04-15T23:00:00Z America/New_York Meet+fellow+sustainability+experts+and+enthusiasts%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Startup Expo
Startup Expo
Meet the founders and watch demos and pitches!
2021-04-15T22:30:00Z 2021-04-15T23:00:00Z America/New_York Startup+Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Techstars Sessions
Techstars Sessions
Get to know Techstars!
2021-04-15T22:30:00Z 2021-04-15T23:00:00Z America/New_York Techstars+Sessions https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-techstars-sustainability-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Isabel Garza Rodriguez

Economic Affairs Officer in the Accounting and Corporate Governance, Enterprise Division

Chris Allieri

Founder and Principal at Mulberry & Astor

Kristi Walthall

Mentor Catalyst at Techstars

Kevin Liu

Investments at Techstars

Morgan Berman

Senior Director of Growth, Americas at Techstars

Saba Karim

Global Startup Pipeline Manager at Techstars

Christopher Peacock

CEO and Founder at AQUAOSO Technologies

Sophie Purdom

Co-Founder at Climate Tech VC

Josh Browne

Founder and COO at Rho AI

Danielle Joseph

Executive Director at Closed Loop Partners

Lalitha Wemel

Regional Director (APAC), Community at Techstars

Johan Falk

Co-founder and Head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative and lead author of the 1.5°C Business Playbook

Kristen Winzent

Co-Founder at The Regenerates

Merrill Feather

Co-Founder at The Regenerates

Chante Harris

Senior Manager of Venture for ClimateTech at SecondMuse

Raj Aggarwal

Founder of Provoc

Jason Yoho

Chief Commercial Officer at 2NDNATURE Software

Charlotte Sewell

Strategic Advisor to the B Global Climate Task Force

Jose Iglesias

Senior Director of Community at Techstars

Grant Canary

Founder and CEO at DroneSeed

Julia Kumari Drapkin

CEO & Founder at ISeeChange

Vaughn Blake

Partner at Blue Bear Capital

Sang Shin

Director of Digital Innovation

Shayle Kann

Partner at Energy Impact Partners

Diego Saez Gil

Co-founder & CEO at Pachama

Clay Dumas

Partner at Lowercarbon Capital

Jason Jacobs

Founder of My Climate Journey (MCJ)

Lesa Mitchell

General Manager, Techstars

Amir Banifatemi

Chief Innovation and Growth Officer at XPRIZE

Kamal Kapadia

Co-founder & Chief Learning Officer at Terra.do

Nicholas Flanders

CEO and Co-Founder at Opus 12

Austin Whitman

CEO Climate Neutral

Jasmine Crowe

Founder and CEO at Goodr

Hannah Davis

Program Director at the Techstars Sustainability Accelerator

Cody Simms

Senior Vice President, Climate & Sustainability at Techstars

Nicole Systrom

Founder, Sutro Energy Group

Maelle Gavet

CEO, Techstars

Ron Gonen

Founder and CEO of Closed Loop Partners

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