Many corporations often look to startup investments as a way to advance new technologies and enable innovation. As COVID-19 continues to cause major disruptions for most industries, the U.S. renewable energy sector saw $968 million in investment in the first half of 2020, reaffirming that companies are looking to play a role in a Green Recovery and a decarbonized future. These investments provide the opportunity to diversify an organization’s portfolio, minimize risk when pursuing development of new technologies, and have the power to contribute to enhanced worker safety, increased efficiency, and a decarbonized future.

The discussion will include perspectives on:

  • The most interesting aspects of investing in startups in the renewable energy sector.
  • The advantages of investing in early to middle-stage startups, rather than late-stage.
  • The need to look for creative investment strategies and recognize new investment opportunities.