40 episodes

Aaron Cohen, Co-Founder and VP of Business Development of Therma, NYU Professor of History of Internet Media, and serial entrepreneur sits down with Point 01 experts – that is, experts working to solve the climate crisis by harnessing market forces. We want to know what the next industry-disrupting idea to mitigate the forces of climate change is and how it will make a profit in the process. We talk to entrepreneurs, scientists, scholars, thought leaders, investors and more on our journey to find the Point 01 of successful climate solution companies that will tap into the trillion dollar industry potential and significantly shift the world's climate trajectory. Follow along as episodes are released every Tuesday and Friday this fall. This podcast is produced by Therma, a smart refrigeration monitoring company.

Point 01 Point 01: Climate, Enterprise, and Innovation

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Aaron Cohen, Co-Founder and VP of Business Development of Therma, NYU Professor of History of Internet Media, and serial entrepreneur sits down with Point 01 experts – that is, experts working to solve the climate crisis by harnessing market forces. We want to know what the next industry-disrupting idea to mitigate the forces of climate change is and how it will make a profit in the process. We talk to entrepreneurs, scientists, scholars, thought leaders, investors and more on our journey to find the Point 01 of successful climate solution companies that will tap into the trillion dollar industry potential and significantly shift the world's climate trajectory. Follow along as episodes are released every Tuesday and Friday this fall. This podcast is produced by Therma, a smart refrigeration monitoring company.

    Daniel McQuade of Know Seafood

    Daniel McQuade of Know Seafood

    Today on Point 01 Aaron Cohen sits down with Daniel McQuade of Know Seafood. Know Seafood is a company that produces and distributes sustainably caught seafood using blockchain technology. In this episode, Aaron and Daniel discuss the future of blockchain in start-ups, the fear of fish, and living in New York as a New England native. 
    If you want to stay up to date with Know Seafood, follow them on Twitter @KnowSeafood. You can also learn more about Know Seafood by visiting them on the web at knowseafood.com  Today’s Podcast is presented by Therma, a smart refrigeration monitoring company. Don’t forget to Like, Rate, and Subscribe to Point 01 Podcasts wherever you get your podcasts. You can also find us on Twitter @Point01Podcast or on the web at climate.hellotherma.com. 

    • 39 min
    Anna Demeo of Racepoint Energy

    Anna Demeo of Racepoint Energy

    Today on Point 01, Manik Suri sits down with Anna Demeo, President of Racepoint Energy. Racepoint provides sustainable energy, lighting and smart home solutions. In this interview Manik and Anna talk about the future of the electric grid, the challenges of implementing sustainable solutions, and where she sees the utility sector headed in both the short and long term.
    If you want to stay up to date with Anna Demeo and Racepoint Energy, follow them on Twitter @Racepointenergy. You can also learn more about Racepoint by visiting them on the web at racepointenergy.com  Today’s Podcast is presented by Therma, a smart refrigeration monitoring company. Don’t forget to Like, Rate, and Subscribe to Point 01 Podcasts wherever you get your podcasts. You can also find us on Twitter @Point01Podcast or on the web at climate.hellotherma.com. 

    • 38 min
    Justin Webb of AgriWebb

    Justin Webb of AgriWebb

    Today on Point 01, Aaron Cohen sits down with Justin Webb of AgriWebb. Coming from a long line of farmers in Queensland, Australia, Justin was exposed to the joys and pains of agriculture from a young age. Combining this knowledge with his experience founding a hedge fund, Justin founded AgriWeb, a platform that aggregates data to create more efficient and sustainable plant and animal cultivation. In this interview, Justin and Aaron chat about the price of beef, the challenges of getting farmers to buy into technological solutions, and gambling on baseball. 
    If you want to stay up to date with Justin Webb, follow him on Twitter @Justin_Webb_AW. You can also learn more about his work with AgriWebb by visiting them on the web at agriweb.com  Today’s Podcast is presented by Therma, a smart refrigeration monitoring company. Don’t forget to Like, Rate, and Subscribe to Point 01 Podcasts. You can also find us on Twitter @Point01Podcast or on the web at climate.hellotherma.com. 

    • 52 min
    Shilpi Kumar of Urban US

    Shilpi Kumar of Urban US

    Today on Point 01, Aaron Cohen sits down with Shilpi Kumar, partner at Urban US. Shilpi’s path to joining Urban US led her through several roles as a consultant and product manager, along the way finding her passion for urban planning and social impact. Now, as a partner at Urban US, she has found herself at the intersection of the 2, with Urban US’s stated goal being to equip cities to deal with the reality of climate change. In this interview, Aaron and Shilpi discuss her journey, their respective climate “aha!” moments, and the future of cities in the face of the climate crisis. 
    If you want to stay up to date with Shilpi Kumar, follow her on Twitter @_shilpikumar. You can also learn more about her work with Urban Us by visiting them on the web at Urban.US.  Today’s Podcast is presented by Therma, a smart refrigeration monitoring company. Don’t forget to Like, Rate, and Subscribe to Point 01 Podcasts. You can also find us on Twitter @Point01Podcast or on the web at climate.hellotherma.com. 

    • 42 min
    Noor Sweid of Global VC

    Noor Sweid of Global VC

    Today on Point 01, Aaron Cohen sits down with Noor Sweid, Partner at Global Ventures. Based in the UAE, Noor began her career in consulting before leading her family’s company through an IPO. From there, she rose through the venture ecosystem, along the way joining the board of directors for several high-profile companies. Currently, she is a general partner at Global Ventures, a VC firm that strives to help growth stage start-ups in emerging markets become successful global enterprises. 
    If you want to stay up to date with Noor Sweid, follow her on Twitter @nsweid. Additionally, you can find out more about Global Ventures at Global.VC.  Today’s Podcast is presented by Therma, a smart refrigeration monitoring company. Don’t forget to Like, Rate, and Subscribe to Point 01 Podcasts. You can also find us on Twitter @Point01Podcast or on the web at climate.hellotherma.com. 

    • 43 min
    Steven Berkenfeld of Ecotopia Consulting

    Steven Berkenfeld of Ecotopia Consulting

    Today on Point 01, Aaron Cohen sits down with Steven Berkenfeld, founder of Ecotopia Consulting. Steven is a lifelong climate advocate and member of organizations such as the Sierra Club; however, he spent much of his career working with Lehman Brothers. During the fallout from the 2008 financial crisis, Steven came to reflect on the state of climate and business. He decided to channel his powers into galvanizing the cleantech movement into a position to change the world. In this conversation, Aaron and Steven talk about how close the world came to an economic abyss in 2008, how the great recession sowed the seeds for the current sustainable business movement, and why he feels consuming dystopian sci-fi is a great way to combat complacency in climate change.
    If you want to stay up to date with Steven Berkenfeld, follow him on Instagram @stevenberkenfeld. Today’s Podcast is presented by Therma, a smart refrigeration monitoring company. Don’t forget to Like, Rate, and Subscribe to Point 01 Podcasts. You can also find us on Twitter @Point01Podcast or on the web at climate.hellotherma.com. 

    • 53 min

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