Dimitry Gershenson, CEO of Enduring Planet: $5 Million Raised Bring Revenue-Based Financing Options to Climate Entrepreneurs
In today’s episode of Category Visionaries, we speak with Dimitry Gershenson, CEO and Founder of Enduring Planet, about his journey from a globe-trotting career to establishing a new model of impact investing, providing Founder-friendly, accessible finance to climate entrepreneurs working towards a more livable planet. Each year we collectively fall short of more than 4.5 trillion dollars in the climate financing needed, and Enduring Planet is determined to make a dent in that total with an investment model which aligns business acumen with clear and robust ethical principles.
- The global climate financing landscape, and why Enduring Planet was founded with a mission so make a dent in our environmental debt
- Why impact investment has traditionally lagged behind traditional funding avenues, and how that looks set to change
- How Enduring Planet assesses the environmental credentials and commercial viability of potential investment partners
- Why, for Enduring Planet, all capital is just capital, but not all capital should support every venture