Co-founded AngelList, the world’s largest community for startups and angel investors, which has raised over US $700M for 2,000 startups across the world. Co-founded a leading ICO platform, CoinList. Seed investor in Uber and Twitter. “Top 5 most influential in Blockchain” by CoinDesk.
Art is co-founder of Holochain, an energy- efficient distributed ledger technology for Holo.host. Art designed alternative currencies since the 1980s, including the MetaCurrency Project. He started an alternative school using Agile methods, a collective of socially minded software engineers, and a social enterprise incubator.
EHF Fellow, Vicky Robertson is the Secretary for the Environment and a champion for inclusive growth, transparency and accountability in the state sector. She has previous held leadership roles in Treasury and is leading cross-sectoral collaboration in the public sector to improve environmental outcomes.
Francesca is the co-founder of Greaterthan and an EHF fellow from cohort 1. She is working to grow distributed networks and communities across the globe.
Mike is CEO of Sierra Energy, using FastOx gasification technology to turn most forms of waste into inert solids and syngas, which can be converted to fuel. His mission is to create a zero waste future. He founded Sierra Energy to develop a carbon-negative pathway and make fuel for Sierra Railroad, a locomotives company he currently leads.
Co-founded Run The Red, one of New Zealand’s first mobile messaging companies.
Creator of Webfair, a platform enabling Corporate Social Responsibility through auctioning gifted items.
General partner at Technology Crossover Ventures, a global technology growth equity firm managing over $10B in assets. Recognized twice by Forbes’ Midas List of top 100 Global Technology investors. Has invested over $1B, leading to 4 IPOs and 8 strategic sales.
A fellow from cohort 1 Rod is a leading business journalist who will be leading discussions on the Zero Carbon Act and New Zealand’s opportunity to transform our economy.
Felix is the founder of Globaïa and co-founder of the Future Earth Media Lab, and an EHF fellow from cohort 2. He joins us to share powerful visualisations of planetary systems that combine data and creativity.
The original instigator and co-founder of the Enspiral community and the co-founder of Enspiral Dev Academy, Joshua is an entrepreneur with a passion for business, technology and social change.
Josh Hannah is a member of EHF cohort 2 and an independent investor with a long track record of success in Silicon Valley funds. He joins the community to mentor the next generation of breakthrough businesses and believes in supporting exceptional founders who are walking the paths less travelled.