Reverse Pitch

Virtual Event

Thursday, October 19th      12pm PST | 3pm EST

Flip That Script!

Sustainability Business Supporters, Investors, and Other Funders Will Be (virtually) Pitching To YOU.

Attention Founders, co-founders, entrepreneurs, CFOs and business development leaders! We’re flipping the script! A couple dozen representatives from the entrepreneur support, investor, and banking community who prioritize sustainability and environmental solution businesses will be pitching to you. Find your funding match during this event. 

WCS members who attend this event will get priority attention, however this event is open to all.

Those pitching will range from grantors and pre-seed investors to venture capitalist and angel investors to specialty banks. Each of these organizations prioritizes sustainability and the environment.

Visit the event page for the list of who’s giving their elevator pitch and a link to their organization’s web page. 


Event Agenda

12:00 pm – 12:05 pm Introductions, Housekeeping

12:05 pm – 12:40 pm Pitches

12:40 pm – 12:55 pm Announcements and Next Steps

12:55 pm – 1:00 pm Thank You and Wrap Up


Ticket price

  • $15 non-members
  • FREE for members

The Pitchers


VertueLab is nonprofit fighting climate change by providing funding and holistic entrepreneurial support to climate tech startups.


Ideaship™ is a patent capital fund providing in-house patent department services, external patent counsel funding, and fundraising support for early stage startups.

Energy Foundry

Energy Foundry invests venture capital in today’s most promising energy & cleantech innovators, and they work with the world’s leading companies to build and scale new ventures.

Elemental Excelerator

Elemental Excelerator is on a mission to redesign the systems at the root of climate change.

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)

LACI is unlocking innovation through startups, transforming markets with partnerships and enhancing community inside our campus and out in our neighborhoods.

The Urban Future Lab (UFL)

The Urban Future Lab (UFL) is New York City’s hub for smart cities, smart grid and clean energy. Their space hosts several programs focused on educational, policy and market solutions to the issues of sustainability.


Powerhouse is an innovation firm that works with leading global corporations and investors to help them find, partner with, invest in, and acquire the most innovative startups in clean energy, mobility, and climate.

Prime Impact Fund

Prime Impact Fund invests in transformative technology companies with the potential for gigaton-scale climate impact.

FarmHand Ventures

Farmhand Ventures is a venture studio backing entrepreneurs building the future of work in agriculture.

The Climate Pledge Fund

The Climate Pledge Fund is a $2 billion venture investment program supporting the development of sustainable technologies and services that will enable Amazon to meet our net-zero carbon goal.

Biomimicry Institute

The Biomimicry Institute is on a mission to help solve humanity’s biggest challenges through the adoption of biomimicry (nature-inspired innovation) in education, culture, and industry.

Earthshot Ventures

Earthshot Ventures invests in entrepreneurs making a dent in climate change.

Pangaea Ventures

Pangaea is a hardtech and impact investor. They invest in start-up companies using advanced materials to make our world better by creating products to tackle tough problems in hard tech.

Avesta Fund

Avesta Fund is a Seed-stage venture capital firm focused on the defining challenges of our generation – climate change and inequality – while prioritizing diverse entrepreneurs.

Third Sphere

Third Sphere works for founders transforming global systems. 

Antin Infrastructure Partners

Antin Infrastructure Partners targets majority stakes in the energy and environment, telecom, transport and social infrastructure sectors.


SBIR/STTR is a $4 billion competitive grant/contract program for US small businesses to engage in Federal R&D.

United States Department of Energy

The Department of Energy manages the United States’ nuclear infrastructure and administers the country’s energy policy.


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