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Investing in Electrification: A visual guide
Sketches on how we're investing in clean energy, especially electrification.
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Post 2 on how building electric motorcycles informs our investing
Post 3 on B2U Storage Solutions (1 of 2)
Post 4 on Channing Street Copper Company’s induction stoves
Post 5 on on B2U Storage Solutions (2 of 2)
I’ve been reading too much, producing too little.
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Luckily, I had a shot at changing that up the very next day. My Next Electric Investor-In-Residence, Pete Christensen, and I’d scheduled our first “let’s talk to another investor about what we’re investing in” call.
But we didn’t have a deck. So we made some art instead.
For a canvas, we chose Saul Griffith’s 1 Billion Machines.
We heat-mapped areas of Saul’s map that are most interesting to us. Then we placed investments I’ve made so far on the map. Here’s what we came up with…
Over the next few posts, I’ll explain each of these investments and how it informs how we’ll invest in more electrification. For now, here’s how the sketchy sausage gets made.
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