Podcast / Audio
An Interview with Nick Stokman, Rockstart
- Aug 29, 2021 11:11 pm GMT
What’s it all about?
One of the things that drives me most is helping cleantech founders and start-ups to scale and bring great products and solutions to the world. I do this through the Hyperion Executive Search team, through mentoring for accelerators and incubators like Plug & Play, and Foresight Cananda, and through this podcast. This week I’m keen to share a great new Rockstart accelerator opportunity. Doors close to entry on 30th September, so take a listen, and see if this could be the catalyst for you and your idea or company to come to life.
About Nick Stokman:
Nick is the former Investment Director at Lucros Investment, responsible for building a portfolio of direct equity (VC and PE) and fund investments within the technology sector focused on the energy transition. Nick has 13+ years of transaction experience in an international setting, including 11+ years of experience within the energy investing segment ranging from large (multi billion) project/development investments & financings, to early & late stage VC (up to Series H), and fund investments. Before joining the Rockstart team he was an investor and a mentor for startups in the Smart Energy programs (on behalf of Lucros). Next to his role at the Rockstart Energy Fund, Nick holds non-executive board positions at two cleantech startups. Nick holds an MSc from Erasmus University.
Rockstart is a global accelerator-VC empowering purpose-driven founder. Through its €22m fund focused on Energy startups, Rockstart is dedicated to finding and investing in top tier founders. Rockstart Energy is for early-stage startups contributing to the energy transition and driving the transformation towards renewable, clean and low carbon energy solutions. The fund is looking to make new investments in the coming months in promising startups, specifically in these three areas of interest:
- Renewable energy generation
- Low carbon solutions
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