Today we are happy to welcome Julia Padberg and René Savelsberg, partner and managing partner at SET Ventures. Julia's mission is to reduce the climate impact of the energy sector through digital innovation, together with industry-leading entrepreneurs. René co-founded SET Ventures in 2007. He has 25+ years of experience in technology investing in both deeptech and in energy transition with a background in corporate venturing and venture capital.
In this episode you’ll learn:
– The origin story of SET Ventures, where they got their name from
– How the climate VC landscape has evolved over time and where we are headed
– What allowed SET to survive - even thrive - through the big CleanTech wipeout in the early days
– Culture & firm building and its importance to building and retaining talent
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