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Carbontech: Support Ecosystems Panel

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965 Mission St. Y Combinator · San Francisco, ca

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Carbontech is a growing field of game-changing scientific inventions and businesses that are utilizing carbon dioxide waste.

What are the new support ecosystems that these innovators can turn to for coaching, networking, incubation, acceleration, funding, space, and more?

This panel will explore the groundbreaking outputs that these technologies represent, in conversation with three local organizations providing resources to carbontech entrepreneurs. This event is ideal for carbontech entrepreneurs, carbontech enthusiasts, investors, and members of the business incubation community. Join us for lively conversations, networking, and light refreshments.


Gustaf Alstromer, Partner, Y Combinator
Y Combinator provides seed funding for startups. Business founders spend three months on site to work on their ideas and get help working with investors and acquirers. Since 2005, YC has funded over 1,773 startups, has a community of over 3,500 founders, and their companies have a combined valuation of over $80B.

Matt Lucas, Program Director, Carbontech Labs
Carbontech Labs (CTL) is the world's only accelerator program specializing in providing support for the carbontech industry; a commercialization assistance program that links entrepreneurs to the resources they need. CTL is a new initiative of Center for Carbon Removal, a non-profit working to build the solutions necessary to remove carbon from the air on a global scale.

Brenna Teigler, Program Operations, Cyclotron Road
Cyclotron Road is a fellowship program that supports leading technology innovators as they advance a project with the potential for global impact. Since 2015, we have awarded more than $13 million to 41 innovators who have gone on to generate more than $48 million in early stage funding to support their projects.

Tito Jankowski, Impossible Labs
Tito is a carbontech entrepreneur and formerly: a biohacker, a hardware manufacturer, a medical device designer, a patent infringer, and a sailor. Prior to launching Impossible Labs, he co-founded the BioCurious hackerspace and wrangled startup + corporate partnerships at Runway Incubator. Tito holds a Sc.B in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University.

Manylabs is a nonprofit organization that fosters dialogue among science enthusiasts. We educate communities about emerging technologies, and offer support to the start-ups that develop them. We believe that climate change is an opportunity for innovation. Our programming is currently focused on atmospheric carbon dioxide removal technologies.