#75 Danijel Visevic, World Fund
Today, we're happy to welcome you to Danijel, founding partner at the World Fund. The fund was launched just this October 2021 focusing on funding climate-tech companies and has the ambition to be there largest climate-focused VC fund in Europe at 350M€. In their investment criteria, they have the amazingly ambitious rule of only backing startups that have the potential to save at least 100Mt CO2e per year. The fund focus on the key emitting sectors Energy, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing, Buildings and Transport aiming to fill two significant investment gaps for climate tech: when it goes from lab to market and when it leaves the pilot stage to scale.
What you’ll learn in this episode:
- Why Danijel and his team believe the time is right for a 350 M€ climate fund in Europe
- The origin story of World Fund and key learnings from their fundraise
- Where the World Fund team sees the biggest climate opportunities in Europe
- What metrics really matter when it comes to climate and sustainability