The Great Simplification #38 – Sebastian Heitmann: “Gigacorns”

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The Great Simplification

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Date of Publication: September 28

Year of Publication: 2022

Publisher: The Great Simplification

Author(s): Nate Hagens

In this episode, venture capitalist and entrepreneur Sebastian Heitmann discusses his work in tech innovation towards more sustainable futures. Technology will inherently be a part of any human future – the question is what will this technology be? Sebastian’s work focuses on finding what is termed ‘Gigacorns’ – scalable inventions for low(er) carbon futures. If successful, this could result in large-scale reductions in CO2 emissions for the global society.

About Sebastian Heitmann

Sebastian Heitmann is a partner at Extantia Capital, a platform to invest in breakthrough technology solutions that address climate crisis mitigation and adaptation. The €300M platform includes Extantia Flagship, backing scalable deep decarbonization companies, Extantia Allstars, partnering with mission-aligned climate tech venture capital fund managers, and Extantia Ignite, a sustainability hub advancing knowledge and competence in climate innovation and ESG practices. Sebastian is an entrepreneur and has worked in a range of different industries, from sports to community building to software. He received his education from the Harvard Business School and now lives in Berlin, Germany.

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