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The Future of Renewable Energy Is BRIGHT with Alba Forns, COO & Co-Founder of Climatize

By September 6, 2023February 25th, 2024No Comments

In this episode of Make Sense, I sit down with Alba Forns, COO & Co-Founder of Climatize. Founded in 2019, Climatize is a platform enabling individuals and organizations to easily and automatically invest in the marketplace of climate projects from as little as $5. Climatize screens projects to determine their economic and technical viability, then posts them to their community of individual investors. We talk about the future of climate tech and fintech plus dive into Alba’s entrepreneurial journey as a female engineer.

Show Notes

00:00 – Meet Alba and Lindsay

04:38 – Will we start using the ocean to power our electronics?

07:06 – Technology will help cities beat the heat

10:50 – Are fintech startups having to switch their business models?

12:58 – Can virtual power plants help us?

15:17 – All about Climatize

37:53 – What was it like to pursue an engineering degree as a woman?

About

Make Sense is a weekly series dedicated to talking about startup stories from the past, hysterical or mind-numbing blunders, how to do better. We also discuss how tech impacts us and how we can raise the bar when it comes to the ethics, morals, and standards in the tech industry.

Alba Forns is the COO & Co-Founder of Climatize. Founded in 2019, Climatize is a platform enabling individuals and organizations to easily and automatically invest in the marketplace of climate projects from as little as $5. Climatize screens projects to determine their economic and technical viability, then posts them to their community of individual investors. Alba is also a 2023 Young Energy Ambassador, she appeared on Forbes 30 Under 30 for Social Impact, and went through Techstars Boulder 2022.

 

App Store – https://apps.apple.com/us/app/climati…

Website https://www.climatize.earth/

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/clim…

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/climatize.e.


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