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Why Cleantech Investing Is Different This Time

Chris Sacca, Lowercarbon Capital
In conversation with: Ravi Belani, Stanford University

Lowercarbon Capital co-founder and managing partner Chris Sacca acknowledges that previous waves of cleantech investing yielded subpar returns, but insists that things are different now. Technology advances have dramatically lowered the cost of getting to market, he finds, meaning that climate-positive products can now be competitive in the open market without relying on subsidies or regulatory mandates.