This webinar is your chance to directly ask a leading Fund Manager your climate investing questions and gain his perspective on:
📈 What is Climate Capitalism?
💡 Why is now a good time to invest in climate tech companies?
📉 What role does private equity play in decarbonizing our economy?
⚡️ What is ArcTern’s unique investment thesis (and what companies have you invested in)?
Tom Rand’s focus is on carbon mitigation as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author and speaker. He is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of ArcTern Ventures and sits on the board of a number of clean energy companies and organizations. Tom’s first book Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit (2010) won the 2011 Whitepine Non-Fiction award; his second - Waking the Frog - became a bestseller in 2014; and his third - Climate Capitalism: Economic Solutions for a Planet in Crisis was published early 2020. Tom holds a BSc in electrical engineering (U of Waterloo), an MSc in philosophy of science (University of London and LSE) and an MA and PhD in philosophy (U of Toronto), is an Action Canada Fellow, and has been a member of a number of federal and provincial advisory boards. Tom is a regular contributor on Canada’s leading op-ed pages and television, and you will often see him on stage waving his arms as he speaks passionately about the intersection of climate risk and economics
ArcTern Ventures is one of the world’s largest venture capital funds focused on climate technologies. It was established in 2012 with its headquarters in Toronto, Canada. Since 2012, it has been investing in entrepreneurs obsessed with solving humanity’s greatest challenges — climate change and sustainability. ArcTern Ventures invests mainly in North American and European technologies within clean energy, energy efficiency and storage, circular economy, advanced manufacturing and materials, mobility and food systems.