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How to be a Climate Entrepreneur

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Thursday February 7, 2019, 4:30 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Evans Hall, Room 4430
165 Whitney Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511

Are you passionate about address climate change? Do you have an idea for a climate start-up but just not sure where to get started? Are you just curious about the world of entrepreneurship?

Join CBEY and Neil Yeoh, Deputy Director of Individual Fellow Support & Climate Portfolio at Echoing Green, to learn about climate entrepreneurship and the building blocks of a business plan.  Learn lessons from the frontline climate entrepreneurs, advisors and investors in the industry.

In this session, we will address topics such as:

  • How to approach fundraising as a climate change venture
  • Guidelines to consider when building a board
  • How to identify and bring on advisors as a climate change venture

About Echoing Green:

Echoing Green identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today. Through its Fellowships and other innovative leadership initiatives, Echoing Green spots emerging leaders and invests deeply in their success to accelerate their impact.

Echoing Green has been ahead of the curve for 30 years, supporting visionaries around the world who are transforming their communities, addressing economic development, racial and gender equity, environmental sustainability, and more. Echoing Green’s unparalleled community of talent consists of 700+ innovators who have launched Teach For America, City Year, One Acre Fund, SKS Microfinance, Public Allies, and more. The organization provides seed-funding and leadership development to a new class of Fellows every year and welcomes them into its lifelong community of leaders.