Investado Fireside Chat #11 - Michael (General Partner, The Engine): Financing Climate Tech: Reflections on Capital Markets and Opportunities

About The Engine

Engine Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in the next generation of Tough Tech founders: providing capital, operational expertise, and a powerful academic, commercial, and governmental network to build and scale companies unlocking massive opportunities in climate change, human health, and advanced systems.

Their Philosophy: Collectively, it’s our job to make it easier for Tough Tech to change the world.

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About Mike

Mike is a Partner at Engine Ventures. He serves as a Board Member for Osmoses, VEIR, Mantel, and Copernic.

Before The Engine, Mike was the Executive Director of the MIT Roosevelt Project, an interdisciplinary study on energy transition pathways. He was the 1st employee at a clean-tech startup called Ambri, where he led business development efforts, working with customers in electric power across the United States.

Mike holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he trained as an economist, with research focused on frictions in the commercialization of science and regulatory barriers to energy innovation and entrepreneurial strategy. Mike received an MS in Technology & Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BA from Williams College.