We have approximately 10 years to reverse the course of climate change. We are both urgent and optimistic in rising to this challenge because entrepreneurs are proving it’s possible. Scaling to Zero shares the stories of these climate tech entrepreneurs and how they’re working to change the world. In each episode, we join Dawn Lippert and the Elemental team as we talk about climate change, social inequality, and what drives entrepreneurs to create change.
A Five-Year Strategy for Scaling Climate x Social Equity Solutions
On this episode of Scaling to Zero, CEO of Elemental Excelerator, Dawn Lippert shares their five-year strategy for scaling climate and social equity solutions. This episode also features part one of "Elemental Live: Mobility x Social Equity," an online gathering held earlier this year with Elemental portfolio company Remix and community partner TransForm.
Infrastructure Innovation with Ari Raivetz of Transcend
Early in his career, Ari Raivetz, Founder and CEO of Transcend, worked on Wall Street financing fracking operations. He saw the impact of those operations on one of our most precious resources, water.
Today he's building tech solutions for engineering firms, utilities, and technology suppliers and designing critical infrastructure, starting with the wastewater industry.
In this episode, Dawn Lippert, Elemental's CEO, and Kim Baker, Elemental's Director of Water Innovation, talk with Ari about his journey to climate tech.
Zero Emissions Aviation with Val Miftakhov of ZeroAvia
Clean aviation is here.
Val Miftakhov piloted a zero-emission, hydrogen airplane back in September. He’s also the Founder and CEO of ZeroAvia, a company building this clean aviation future. In this episode, Dawn Lippert, Elemental’s CEO, and Danielle Harris, Elemental’s Director of Mobility Innovation, talk with Val about building trust in a changing aviation industry, exiting prior startups, and his love of planes as a child.
Building a Climate Tech Workforce with Evette Ellis of ChargerHelp!
Evette Ellis is bridging climate tech, more specifically zero-emission transportation, and the workforce. She is the co-founder of ChargerHelp! and finds inspiration in her family and faith. In this episode, Dawn Lippert, Elemental’s CEO, and Danielle Harris, Elemental’s Director of Mobility Innovation, talk with Evette about building a climate tech workforce that represents the communities they serve, breaking generational norms, and the opportunity to address climate change and unemployment together.
Welcome to Scaling to Zero
We have approximately 10 years to reverse the course of climate change. Some entrepreneurs are working to do just that. These are their stories.