Cleantech Recovery and Stimulus: Insights from Stakeholders

Cleantech Recovery and Stimulus: Insights from Stakeholders

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Webinar to discuss all available support during COVID-19 for SMEs and encourage an open discussion on key items and steps forward.

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Online Event & Discussion with a Cleantech VC Panel

Foresight is continuing our industry-leading series of webinars to discuss all available support for cleantech companies coping with COVID-19, and to encourage an open discussion on key items and steps forward for the cleantech recovery and stimulus.

Please join our next webinar on Tues, April 21 at 12 PM, where we will review the final update on Survey #2 (including analysis), and discuss preparing for investment during and post COVID-19 with a cleantech-focused VC Panel. We'll see you there!

Meet the panelists:

Matt Eggers

Matt is a technology and business leader with experience across sales, marketing, finance, product, and operations. He's currently an investor for Breakthrough Energy Ventures and an angel investor. Matt is an investor in 75F inc, Zymergen, MIXT, Omnidian, Bright, Phylagen, Energetic Insurance and others. Before joining BEV, Matt was GM of Yardi Energy at Yardi Systems, the largest SaaS software company in the real estate industry. Prior to Yardi, Matt was Vice President of North American Sales at Tesla and was also VP of Operations and Software Product Management at Sunrun Inc. He also served in management roles at Bloom Energy and Genentech. Matt has a B.S. in molecular biology from Duke University, and an MBA from Stanford. He is a Board member of The Institute for Market Transformation, and the Duke University Center for Energy, Development and the Global Environment.

Shirley Speakman

Shirley Speakman is a Senior Partner with Cycle Capital, Canada’s most active cleantech venture capital fund. Based in Toronto she sits on Cycle Capital’s portfolio companies across North America. These companies are in the plastics and polymer upcycling and transformation, IoT and energy storage and efficiency industries. Prior to joining Cycle Capital Shirley was with the Investment Accelerator Fund a $40M+ venture capital fund established by the Ontario government to invest in seed and early-stage technology oriented companies based in Ontario. Shirley was recognized as one of Canada’s Clean16 and one of Canada’s Inspiring Fifty. In addition to her UW degree, Shirley holds her ICD.d (University of Toronto), and a MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Jon Conlin

Jon Conlin is a partner in the Startup and Emerging Company Services and Merger & Acquisitions Groups at Fasken.

Jon assists a broad range of startup, high growth and mature technology companies, including in the cleantech, life sciences, information technology and industrial technology sectors. He also routinely acts for venture capital funds and investors that invest in such companies.

Jon’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law with a specialization in mergers and acquisitions and venture capital financing transactions.

Register now for our webinar and keep up to date on this rapidly-changing cleantech landscape!


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