Investor Insights: Decision-Making Strategies for Energy and Cleantech

Investment pioneers join the Scott Energy Institute to discuss the future of investment in infrastructure and energy.



As we near the end of 2021, what’s ahead in the energy and cleantech ecosystem landscape? What are investors focused on now, with infrastructure and energy on the forefront of the climate change mitigation worldwide?

Join the Scott Institute and investment pioneers from Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Urban US, Westly Group, and Wireframe Ventures to hear more about what resonates with them, what entrepreneurs should be considering, and how we can collectively make important investments happen.

Meet the speakers:

Matt Eggers is an investor for Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), the $2B climate tech venture capital fund. His combined BEV and angel portfolio includes 75F Inc, ZeroAvia, WeaveGrid, Aeroseal, LuxWall, Zymergen, Omnidian, Phylagen, Energetic Insurance, Faraday Bicycles, and others. He serves on the board of 75F, ZeroAvia, Aeroseal, LuxWall, and Posigen and is a co-founder of Rooted Relationships.

Paul Straub is a co-founder & Managing Director at Wireframe Ventures, where he invests in founders on a mission to improve the health of people and the planet. He led investments in Electriphi (acq. by Ford), OpenInvest (acq. by JP Morgan), Span.IO,, LevelTen Energy, MycoWorks, Gridware, Near Space Labs, Full Harvest Technologies, Recurrent Auto,, and Renew Financial.

Shilpi Kumar is a Partner with Urban Us, an investment platform focused on urbantech and climate solutions. She specializes in customer development and product strategy for early-stage companies, with experience as both a consultant and early employee. She previously led go-to-market and early sales efforts at Filament, a startup focused on deploying secure wireless networks for connected physical assets. Before Urban Us, Shilpi worked with with VTF, First Round Capital, and Village Global. Shilpi graduated from Duke University with a degree in Neuroscience and Economics.

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Dec 02 2021


11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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