68. Using Business To Solve Climate Change With Active Impact Founder Mike Winterfield
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Mike Winterfield is the founder and managing partner of Active Impact Investments - a venture capital investment firm focused on early-stage climate tech startups. You can find them here: https://www.activeimpactinvestments.com/


In this episode, you will learn:


  • The 5 criteria Mike and his team at Impact investments use to select who they are going to invest in.
  • Mike’s journey from a recruiter to sales executive to a founder of a venture capital fund.
  • How to use business and specifically venture capital as a way to scale positive impact.


You will also hear us talk about the greater questions — what is enough? What inspired him to take up this career despite the comfort and financial rewards of staying in an executive position.


We also talk about what he’s teaching his kids about preparing for the future.




Hello, I’m Ernest. I'm an executive coach, and I work with impact-driven CEOs, Founders, and Investors.


The work we do helps leaders confidently navigate uncertainty, clearly communicate their vision, lead with authenticity, and catalyze change.


Sounds interesting? Connect with me on LinkedIn, or get in touch via e-mail to set up an introduction.

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