Nancy Pfund’s Pro Tips for Getting Started in Cleantech

Greentech Media
By JULIAN SPECTOR
February 9, 2018

You’re nev­er too young to be tak­en seri­ous­ly.

Nan­cy Pfund is per­haps the most rec­og­niz­able ven­ture cap­i­tal­ist in the clean ener­gy space.

Before she raised mul­ti-hun­dred-mil­lion-dol­lar funds at her firm, DBL Part­ners, and made ear­ly invest­ments in the likes of Tes­la, SolarCi­ty, Off Grid Elec­tric, Pow­erLight, NEX­Track­er and Advanced Micro­grid Solu­tions, Pfund had to start some­where.

In col­lege, I did­n’t know what a ven­ture cap­i­tal­ist was — I was an anthro­pol­o­gy major,” she said at the Jan­u­ary record­ing of Watt It Takes, the live pod­cast from GTM and Pow­er­house in which clean­tech founders tell their sto­ries.

Here are some of Pfund’s tips and tricks for get­ting ahead as a clean ener­gy investor. For the full con­ver­sa­tion, check out the pod­cast here.

And then read on for more insight from Nan­cy.

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