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Stanford Climate Ventures course is an effort of the Precourt Institute for Energy.

Student Testimonials

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  • Stanford Climate Ventures is "an absolutely exceptional class. Not to be missed if you're an entrepreneur in the energy space! The teaching team is fabulous, the perfect kick-off for our startup, and our business wouldn't be the same without having gone through the course." – Lauren Dunford, CEO/Founder, GuideWheel (MBA 2017)

  • "It's not an exaggeration to say Stanford Climate Ventures changed the course of my career for the better. As an energy-focused entrepreneur, there is no better resource at Stanford than Stanford Climate Ventures." – Austin Sendek, CEO/Founder, AIONICS (PhD Applied Physics 2018)

  • "Stanford Climate Ventures was a critical factor for our ability to raise funds and launch a clean energy venture." – Tim Latimer, CEO/Founder, Fervo Energy (MBA/E-IPER 2018)

  • The understanding I gained about how to be an entrepreneur in the energy space has given me the confidence to believe I can do this in my future, even right out of Stanford.” – Antonio Baclig, Founder, Inlyte Energy (PhD Materials Science and Engineering 2019)

  • "Most learning I've done to date in a class." – Sean Cassady (PhD Mechanical Engineering 2020)

  • “This class is empowering, teaches critical non-typical classroom skills involved in energy technology.” – Nico Pinkowski, CEO/Co-Founder, Nitricity (PhD Mechanical Engineering 2020)

  • “Overall I feel like this class is the absolute best way to delve into a cleantech business idea and see if it has legs, and [the SCV teaching team] are the absolute best guides in that process.” – Lillian Childress (MBA 2022)