Ep.#62: “You can indeed make money and do good for a better world”
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Wes set out to prove that you can indeed do both things by investing in
Ep.#62 Wes Selke @ Better Ventures. - Tech4Climate Podcast by Startup
PART 1: Meet the investor
Today we are speaking with Wes Selke, Founder Partner @ Better Ventures.
Better Ventures is an Oakland-based, early-stage venture firm that
backs mission-driven founders that are leveraging emerging technologies
and break-through science to solve big problems in the world from
climate to health to economic opportunity.
It was a pleasure to talk to Wes who has been investing in
mission-driven startups for over a decade. Over the course of his
career, he has gained particular insight into synbio and how it will
play a crucial role in decarbonizing our industries. He gives us a deep
dive into how economic growth is compatible with sustainability and
reducing global emissions, and what role synbio can play.
Part 2: My Secret Sauce
In the second part of the show, Wes clues us into what framework he uses
to assess the “je ne sais quoi” of the founders he invests in. He also
provides his tips on what he does to really keep a clear mind and
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