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#171 Nick de la Forge, Planet A

#171 Nick de la Forge, Planet A

New episode of The European VC podcast is out

Today we are happy to welcome Nick de la Forge, Co-Founder and General Partner of Planet A, a leading European GreenTech Fund looking to invest into scalable, sustainable innovation. Before following the calling of building Planet A, Nick worked in different roles at leading firms at European deep-tech startups and funds, his own company Scalewonder, and he has a long-ranging track record as an angel investor in the WEB2.0 and WEB3.0.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Nick’s surprising journey from his university studies to Web 3 to finally launching Planet A

  • Nick's views on ReFi as investment vertical and solution to our climate issues

  • How to build from a theory of change when building your fund and why causing systemic change is a success criteria for Planet A

  • The importance of ensuring that prospective LPs understand and accept the core assumptions of your fund

  • How Planet A employ Life Cycle Assessments to measure impact and use science in your investment decision making

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