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Justin Field / Enhancing Government Policy and Funding for Climate Technology Startups

September 22nd, 2021

Justin Field of the NVCA is joining us to discuss how his organization is opening dialogue between climate tech startups and government, as well as the bills and federal programs now offering new funding opportunities.

Until recently, startups and VCs in the climate technology space haven’t had a lot of resources or reach. Government has been particularly hostile toward innovative startups, crippling funding and opportunities -- but the NVCA (National Venture Capital Association) is working with the federal government to change that. 

A record amount of capital is streaming in, bills are passing robustly, and the NVCA is committed to making sure the best technologies win big and do well. This unified front promises to organize and coordinate voices so entrepreneurs in fields like carbon capture can feel more confident, impactful and profitable.

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