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The CLIMAFIX Summit is India’s largest climate startup summit, organized by EAI & Energy Consortium – IIT Madras. Venkatesh Modi(moderator) of Blume Ventures shares his thoughts on Digital for Decarbonization at CLIMAFIX Summit 2022, Nov 25 & 26, 2022, at the IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai.

Other panel participants were:

Sumanth Selvarasu – Buyofuel (Watch their presentation – here)

Shankar Sivan – Welfund (Watch their presentation – here)

Akanksha Priyadarshini – Aurassure (Watch their presentation – here)

Bhaskar R – Datasee.AI  (Watch their presentation – here)

In a world where climate change demands urgent action, initiatives in climate tech are not just commendable but imperative. Blume Ventures, led by Venkatesh, hosted a session shedding light on their commitment to this cause and sharing invaluable insights into the evolving landscape of climate tech, particularly in the realm of electric vehicles (EVs). In this blog, we delve into the key takeaways from their session, exploring the intricate web of challenges and opportunities in digital forward decarbonization.

Understanding Blume Ventures’ Climate Tech Focus:

Blume Ventures’ dedication to climate tech, especially in the domain of EVs, is a source of hope amidst the climate crisis. Through investments in pioneering ventures like Euler, ULU Battery, Smart Electric Pay, and Back On Track, they have positioned themselves as key players in shaping the future of sustainable mobility.

Digital Forward Decarbonization: A Paradigm Shift:

At the heart of Blume Ventures’ vision lies the concept of digital forward decarbonization. Venkatesh eloquently elucidated the pivotal role of software in accounting, measurement, management, and offsetting emissions. This paradigm shift signifies a move towards leveraging technology to tackle climate challenges head-on, revolutionizing traditional approaches to carbon reduction.

Unraveling the Complexity of Emissions:

One of the most compelling revelations from the session was the intricate nature of emissions across the value chain. Venkatesh emphasized the significance of Scope 3 emissions, which encompass indirect emissions from sources such as supply chains and customer use. This holistic understanding underscores the multifaceted nature of the climate crisis and underscores the need for comprehensive solutions.

Potential Solutions and Innovations:

In the pursuit of carbon neutrality, Blume Ventures envisions a plethora of potential solutions. From deep tech advancements to solar farm efficiencies and energy storage management, the possibilities are vast. By fostering collaboration and innovation in these areas, they aim to catalyze transformative change and drive sustainable development.

Charting the Course for the Future:

As we look ahead, Blume Ventures remains bullish on the future of climate tech. Their optimism is fueled by a belief in the emergence of cutting-edge tech solutions over the next three to five years. By actively engaging with innovators in carbon offsetting, accounting, mobility, and EV sectors, they seek to pave the way for a greener, more sustainable future.

In a world facing the urgent challenges of climate change, sessions like the one hosted by Blume Ventures provide a source of hope. Their dedication to digital forward decarbonization and investment in innovative solutions positions them as leaders in driving impactful change. As we tackle the complexities of climate tech, it’s essential to embrace their insights and collaborate towards a more sustainable future.

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About Narasimhan Santhanam (Narsi)

Narsi, a Director at EAI, Co-founded one of India's first climate tech consulting firm in 2008.

Since then, he has assisted over 250 Indian and International firms, across many climate tech domain Solar, Bio-energy, Green hydrogen, E-Mobility, Green Chemicals.

Narsi works closely with senior and top management corporates and helps then devise strategy and go-to-market plans to benefit from the fast growing Indian Climate tech market.

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