This week, we converse with Shomik Dutta, founder and managing accomplice at Overture, a enterprise capital agency targeted on local weather tech and sustainability startups. He’s additionally co-founder and Basic Companion of Increased Floor Labs. He beforehand labored on each Obama presidential campaigns and served as a Particular Assistant to the White Home Counsel.
Dutta discusses why Local weather Investing is a for-profit alternative, and never as it’s so typically portrayed as “Woke Investing.” The 2023 COP outcomes counsel that local weather investing will likely be an unlimited international alternative.
He discusses why enterprise capital is an extremely affected person, long-term course of that may assist unlock gigantic markets. Overture invests in decarbonization & sequestration, inexperienced vitality manufacturing, robotics, battery storage, supplies science, laptop reminiscence, software program, drones, sustainable farming, satellite tv for pc imagery, autonomous rocket manufacturing facility, dwelling electrification and zero-emissions medium-duty electrical vehicles.
A listing of his favourite books is right here; A transcript of our dialog is on the market right here Tuesday.
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Shomik Dutta Present Studying
Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by David Wallace-Wells
Books Barry talked about
Windfall: The Booming Enterprise of World Warming by Mckenzie Funk