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06: Fast Founder Friendly Funding
Episode 67th June 2023 • Climate Avengers • Elena Foukes
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On Today's Episode:

This week we have the founders of Enduring Planet: Dimitry Gershenson, CEO Erin Davis, COO

Enduring Planet offers revenue based and grant based debt to climatetech companies.

VC funding is only one type of funding for a climate startup, and we extensively talk about the different funding available and the pros and cons of each type. 

In this episode, we talk about:

  • Family and ruthless prioritization as founders, intentional culture
  • Venture vs grants vs debt
  • Diversity Equity Inclusion and Justice
  • The journey from international development to founding a US based startup

As referenced in the episode, here are some resources that we can highlight around JEDI/gender lens investing:

The Climate Avengers is a Resource Labs Podcast Network production.

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