Impact Hub Lagos in partnership with Jordan Forester are launching the Inaugural edition of The Africa Climate Tech Pitch Day. This event poses to be the most impactful gathering of climate tech investors, entrepreneurs and ecosystem builders. The ACT Pitch Day has gathered the interest of VC’s and Organizations like Lowercarbon Capital, Catalyst Fund, Greentown Labs, The Engine (built by MIT), Morgan Stanley, Inclusive Ventures, Azolla Ventures, MCJ Collective, Energy Impact Partners, Crusoe Energy, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Future Africa and many more.
The event is scheduled to be held on the 29th of September, 2023 both onsite and online. Individuals interested in attending this event and startups interested in pitching at this event are encouraged to register / apply here.
This event will provide opportunities for startups and investors to:
(i) Participate in a pitch event featuring 10 of Africa’s best climate tech startups for Investment opportunities from leading climate tech investors in the US and Africa
(ii) Collaborate, build networks, and meet leaders in Climate Tech within the US and emerging markets (Africa) spanning diverse institutions: startups, VC, government, accelerators, incubators, Silicon Valley, and Wall Street
(iii) Access to vetted climate tech startups in various industries
For more information on the Africa Climate Pitch Day, Kindly contact firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Organizers:
Impact Hub Lagos, member of the Impact Hub Global Network – a rapidly expanding, diverse, global network of entrepreneurial communities with over 16000 members in more than 100 cities in 55 countries. Launched in September 2017, Impact Hub Lagos became the 81st location in the global network and has relentlessly worked towards driving its mission to inspire, connect and enable impact driven entrepreneurs to create and scale their ventures. . Impact Hub Lagos has successfully carried out projects in partnership with organizations like GIZ, UNDP, Verraki, Advantage Austria, Afrilabs and Google to name a few.
Jordan Forester, entrepreneur currently advising climate tech startups in emerging markets including Africa, Southeast Asia, and LatAm. Jordan co-founded Courial to democratize the gig economy and decarbonize the mobility sector, leading to investment from Elemental Excelerator. He began his career with NYC investment banks JPMorgan and BofA Merrill Lynch (energy leveraged finance) after studying economics at College of the Holy Cross in Boston. At Elemental, Jordan learned about the potential of applying new climate tech such as Lilac Solutions (clean lithium mining), Sublime Systems (low-carbon cement), and Crusoe Energy (using stranded methane to power crypto) to emerging markets to fight the climate crisis.