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Clean Energy & Fusion - Proto Ventures Forum

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Join a select gathering of thought leaders and experts at MIT interested in facilitating the creation of impactful ventures, initiatives, and organizations around clean energy and fusion.

🚀 In this exclusive event, hosted by MIT Proto Ventures, participants will collaboratively explore the largest untapped opportunities for breakthrough impact in the clean energy sector.

The Proto Ventures team will present a curated list of venture opportunities derived from the past six months of exploration. Breakout groups will assess these opportunities and debate their relative promise — as well as brainstorm new energy venture opportunities that could change the world.

The event will feature high-level attendees across the energy innovation ecosystem and will culminate in networking with small plates and drinks.


4:00 PM: Welcoming Remarks
Dennis Whyte, Hitachi Professor of Engineering, MIT

4:15 PM: Introduction to MIT Proto Ventures, and Forum Objectives
Gene Keselman, Managing Director, Proto Ventures
David Cohen-Tanugi, Venture Builder, Proto Ventures

4:45 PM: Discovering Hidden Spaces in Clean Energy & Fusion
⚡️In cross-disciplinary tables, participants explore the following questions: What breakthrough opportunities do you anticipate in the clean energy sector in the next 10 years? Why?

5:30 PM: Share outs
🍻 Networking over drinks & hors d'oeuvres will follow

​Note: The venue has a capacity limit. RSVP now to save your spot!

About Proto Ventures: We are MIT’s venture studio. We systematically discover, experiment, mature, and launch new transformative technology ventures capable of having extraordinarily positive impact on the world.

At MIT, we use knowledge to solve the world’s great challenges. Proto Ventures enables this vision by creating strong networks and new paradigms in technology, education, and business. Through dedicated channels such as Clean Energy & Fusion and the iterative exploration of prototype ventures, we create new markets and transformative solutions that will have a profound impact on society.

​Health note: If you have recently been exposed to and/or tested positive for COVID-19, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to determine if you should attend this event. If you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or any other contagious illness, please do not attend. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Presented by
Proto Ventures
MIT's venture studio
43 Going