ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-powered vision for aviation nets $21.4 million from Amazon, Shell and Bill Gates-backed fund


For corporate investors like Amazon that have committed to decarbonize by 2040, the innovations and industry adoption can’t happen quickly enough. “Amazon created The Climate Pledge Fund to support the development of technologies and services that will enable Amazon and other companies to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement ten years early — achieving net zero carbon by 2040,” said Kara Hurst, VP Worldwide Sustainability, Amazon.

TechCrunch: Where top VCs are investing in construction robotics

Dream It

Robotics and automation are not only important, but they are also likely the only way to address the challenge of delivering the built environment we need by 2040.

How to get superior returns in VC

David Teten - VC

America will be a “majority minority” country by 2040; I suggest it’s helpful to have a diverse team which looks like the future of America, not our past. [Chamath] Palihapitiya observes , “the firms that embrace diversity and inclusion in a systemic way will change venture capital for the better … because the minority leaders who rise up inside those firms will “rip them apart from the inside.” .