Connect with a community of talented founders, operators, and investors in Climate Tech

On Deck Climate Tech (ODCT) is a network of top founders, operators, advisors, and investors across the Climate Tech ecosystem. We help our community of experts build relationships with each other and catalyze their climate impact.

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Connect with a community passionate about creating impactful climate solutions

Our members are experts and leaders at the frontier of Climate Tech. They come from diverse backgrounds and share a strong spirit of service, practical knowledge, and the ability to catalyze change.
Sierra Peterson
Climate Investor
Jamie Alexander
Director of Drawdown Labs
Aina Abiodun
Founder, SALT
Clea Kolster
Director of Science at Lowercarbon
Etosha Cave
Founder of Opus-12
Sedale Turbovsky
Founder of OpenGrants
Michael Keating
Founder of Scoot
Aaron Bell
Climate AI at Google
Monica Varman
Venture investor @ G2VP
Peter Light
Serial entrepreneur
Kathleen Egan
Founder of Ecomedes
Ryan Allard
Former Senior Fellow - Transport and Buildings @ Project Drawdown
Tommy Leep
Angel, Congruent Ventures Consultant, writer of The Breeze

Exchange ideas with the best in Climate Tech

Join a diverse set of practitioners and thinkers dedicated to building impactful solutions to climate change.

Meaningful connections with peers, mentors and future collaborators

Build long-lasting relationships with peers for support and accountability through curated connections. Or search the Directory to find and connect with other members.

Peer-to-peer knowledge sharing

Navigate the evolving Climate Tech landscape, changing regulations and emerging technologies through peer-to-peer knowledge sharing.

Navigate the Climate Tech ecosystem supported by intimate masterminds with trusted peers

Growing alone can be tough. ODCT is a place for confidential, meaningful conversations. You’ll get invaluable support from a network of capable peers who understand the challenges you face and want to see you succeed in reaching your individual goals.

Regular check-ins

Join bi-weekly small group conversations with others who are at similar stages of their climate journey.

First-hand advice

Work through your challenges and get practical tips from individuals who’ve been there, done that.

Meaningful connections

Develop deep relationships with talented peers from around the world that will last far beyond your groups.
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Climate Network Events

We combine in-person and virtual events to create intimate opportunities for experts, investors, and like-minded leaders to interact.

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Build lasting relationships in an intimate setting

Join highly curated events and immersive experiences at startup hubs around the world.
Intimate social get-togethers
Curated speaking events featuring top leaders
Quarterly opportunities to meet IRL

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Join Climate Tech experts at companies and organizations like Lowercarbon, Tesla, and the US Department of Energy in a dynamic community.

ODCT membership is $2,990/year, with scholarships available.

Read stories from our alumni

How We Started a Part-Time Climate-Focused Angel Syndicate
"We talked about the On Deck fellowship and thought that it would help us improve our value-adds for our syndicate. We would be able to add more Climate-focused experts to our network, while also improving our own operational understanding of the field."
How we co-founded bluemethane through the On Deck Climate Tech Fellowship
"The access to people, experts and the expertise has saved us a lot of time in doing research and outreach just by centralizing a lot of knowledge in one place. Given Climate Change is such a broad problem to be tackling, Nestor and I had about 100 areas that we weren’t experts in (grant funding, intellectual property, etc.)."

Designed and led by climate advocates and community experts

Candice Ammori
Program Director
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Jack Fritzinger
Program Manager
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María Jimena Sánchez
Program Associate
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Donte' Verrill-Huffman
Program Associate
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Arielle Tannenbaum
Program Partner
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What is On Deck Climate Tech?

ODCT is an engaged network composed of some of the best experts, investors, founders, corporate leaders, voices, and policy experts across the global Climate Tech ecosystem with a focus on catalyzing global climate solutions. 

Our members are in various stages of building and supporting Climate Tech startups:

  • Leaders at Climate Tech companies looking to add key hires, scale, or raise money
  • Entrepreneurs with an idea for a Climate Tech startup
  • People with a strong skillset and desire to join/startup a Climate Tech startup
  • Experts who want to advise Climate Tech startups
  • Investors looking for impactful Climate Tech startups to invest in

Within each cohort, you'll find:

  • 40% people with deep climate expertise looking to join/start/scale Climate Tech companies
  • 40% people with deep entrepreneurial expertise looking to join/start/scale Climate Tech companies
  • 20% advisors, investors, and policy makers looking to support Climate Tech startups
What happens in On Deck Climate Tech?

Members of ODCT connect with others in the network through masterminds, fireside chats with Climate Tech leaders, community-led events, socials, in-person gatherings and more throughout the year-long membership.

What time commitment should I expect?

We expect those in ODCT to dedicate around 90 minutes per week to the community.

Generally, there will be 1-2 sessions per week. Even if you can’t make a session you’re interested in, many are recorded, so you can always go back into the content library if you miss anything. And you’ll have access to the 100+ talks from previous ODCT cohorts.

Members get a lot of value by engaging with the community: scheduling 1:1s, collaborating on projects, and sharing knowledge and feedback with each other.

Most ODCT sessions take place between 11 am and 2 pm Eastern time.

What is the On Deck Directory?

The Directory is On Deck's internal version of LinkedIn. It's your go-to place for:

  • Browsing Members: learn more about all active members and alumni
  • Recorded Sessions: access our content library with 100s of past sessions
  • Partner Perks: access $825k+ worth of credits/discounts
  • Projects & Ideas: share what you’re working on or interested in

We’ll teach you how to take maximum advantage of all the products and tools On Deck has to offer.

Did we miss your question? Drop us a line and we will get back to you asap.

For more information, read more about Why Climate Tech is the Paramount Industry of Our Times.