The Insights programme is a programme of associated events chosen by the members for the members, as a helpful way of understanding more about the process of innovation, investment and climate change.
Underrepresented Founders Workshop
We are keen to do all that we can to support underrepresented Founders. With that in mind we are offering this workshop to offer practical advice and guidance for all stages in the fundraising process. This workshop will be tailored towards founders who are typically underrepresented in angel investment, but is open to everyone. Our dealflow team will be on hand to share their advice and answer any questions you might have about the fundraising process.
A highly creditable 25% of GAS portfolio companies are founded by women. Watch this video to see six of them discuss their journeys and answer questions about the struggles to get their businesses off the ground.
Dominic Hogg - Founder of Eunomia
Dominic has 30 years’ experience in environmental matters, as campaigner, researcher, and consultant. In 2001 he set up Eunomia Research & Consulting where he was Chairman and the lead Director for the company's work on policy / strategy, and sustainable business.
Tom Chi - Founder 'At One Ventures'
Tom Chi is often a key note speaker at leading climate tech events. He is Founder of At One Ventures and a founding team member of Google X. This fascinating presentation uses examples of what Tom calls 'catalytic inventions' to show the potential for start-ups to become significant change accelerators in the fight against climate change.
Professor Martin Freer - The role of nuclear in the UK energy mix
GAS Honorary Member, Professor Martin Freer, is a nuclear physicist and Director of the Birmingham Energy Institute. This fascinating talk and Q&A about the crucial role of nuclear energy in the UK makes a complicated subject accessible to all. Highly recommended viewing!
Cam Ross (GAS CTO) - Demystifying Due Diligence
Our CTO, Cam Ross, leads an excellent presentation and Q&A session on how GAS plans and executes our much praised due diligence process. With contributions from GAS members James Manktelow and Louisa Cilenti this video is highly recommended for anyone interested in the DD process.
Dr Johnathan Foley - Project Drawdown
Founded in 2014, Project Drawdown® is a nonprofit organization that seeks to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the future point in time when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline.
Duncan Grossart - Rewilding, why it matters
Over recent years rewilding has made the leap into mainstream conversation.
From the wetlands of Argentina to the mountains of Romania and the forests of Scotland, GAS member and founder of Journeys With Purpose, Duncan Grossart, tells their stories – to show how rewilding can build resilient ecosystems and create healthier economies.
Andy Ayim MBE - Angel Investing School
A fireside chat with Andy Ayim to find out about Andy's inspirational work with the Angel Investing School for people who are not naturally given the opportunity for angel investment.
Simon Acland - Angel Investing Workshop
Simon Acland - Chairman of GAS and experienced angel investor gives a two hour masterclass and Q&A session for members and guests
John Nangle - Energy Lead in the Cabinet Office
An audience of over 50 members and guests were treated to an insight into the complexities of the politically and economically nuanced world of UK government energy policy.
Patricia Silva - Carbon Capture
Patricia de Freitas Silva is member of the GAS deal flow team and also an expert on carbon capture.
Dr Matthew Hannon - Net zero and the just (energy) transition
Dr Matthew Hannon is a GAS Honorary Member and Director of Research at the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship
Green Angel Syndicate welcomes partners who are aligned with our purpose in the fight against climate change. Partnership ranges from recognition and acknowledgement, through to co-investment and collaboration. We welcome all approaches.