Entrée Capital’s “Founder Spotlight” series is a collection of video and written blogs that aim to highlight some of the inspiring founders in our portfolio and to share some of the lessons that they’ve learned along the way.
In this episode, we chatted with Ian Hambleton Co-Founder and CCO of Ecologi, a platform for real climate action with a mission to remove 50% of global CO2 emissions by 2040 and responsibly plant billions of trees every year.
In the conversation Ian discussed the importance of transparency in the climate-tech space, building a business vs. a charity or NGO, how to navigate partnerships in climate-tech, and more.
A bit about Ian: Ian is passionate about harnessing the power of businesses and communities to help to reverse climate change. As Chief Commercial Officer and Co-Founder of Ecologi, Ian has rapidly scaled up the company – securing investment from leading venture capitalists including Entrée Capital and General Catalyst. Over the years he has run a host of creative companies including Output Group, Studio Output, Found Studio, Glug and Maze Theory.
A bit about Ecologi: Ecologi is a platform for real climate action. Its mission is to remove 50% of global CO2 emissions by 2040 and responsibly plant billions of trees every year.