March 11, 2024 – Environmental VC Meir Rabkin and Pajama Program Moves the World Genevieve Piturro

March 11, 2024 – Environmental VC Meir Rabkin and Pajama Program Moves the World Genevieve Piturro

Meir Rabkin – Founder and Managing Partner of Blue Vision Capital

There is a generational investment opportunity in the venture capital
climate space. When you look at valuations, there has been a 9X valuation
compression since 2021. Valuations are at an all-time historic low in
venture capital. Pile on the $1.7 trillion that is going into that and you
are creating a very attractive generational opportunity to go into this space.

Meir Rabkin

Meir Rabkin is the founder and managing partner of Blue Vision Capital, a climate-tech venture capital fund dedicated to investing in early-stage startups to reduce global warming by focusing on innovative capital-efficient technologies. Meir’s dedication to the fund aligns with his passion for the environment as he has been involved in various causes, such as the Climate Solution Prize, and Hands on USA, where he volunteered to clean up debris left by Hurricane Katrina. Before launching Blue Vision Capital, Meir accumulated over 18 years in the investment sector working in large asset management firms and banking, including Mackenzie Investments, a $200B asset management firm, with a career kickoff at Wealth Management at Investors Group, a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of advisors located across Canada. Throughout his career, Meir has built an extensive network of Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) clients, such as CEOs of multinational corporations, serial entrepreneurs and founders. A seasoned angel investor, Meir’s track record includes several IPO’s and unicorns.

Genevieve Piturro – Founder of Pajama Program

It takes so many people! It is not the power of one that changes things, it is
the power of one another that moves mountains and moves people.

Genevieve Piturro

Genevieve Piturro has been invited to present her TEDx Talk in NYC Jan 29, 2024 titled: How Do You Become a Voice that Moves the World? “One woman came up with her own idea to honor her calling, and her name is Genevieve Piturro.” -Oprah Winfrey. A successful TV exec, Genevieve dramatically changed direction and found purpose when a 6-yr old girl’s question rocked her life. She founded the national organization, Pajama Program, in 2001. Gen is an inspirational speaker/consultant, sharing life and leadership lessons from her 5x award winning best seller, Purpose, Passion, and Pajamas: How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection and Lead with Meaning. Understanding how vital Purpose and The Human Connection are in leadership, team building, and the bottom line, Piturro designs personalized keynotes embracing these two pillars of success. Genevieve’s second book, Purpose, Passion and Moxie: How to Lead the Way and Leave a Legacy, is a workbook to help you start a nonprofit from scratch to success, and was released September, 2023. A TEDX speaker, Genevieve has been interviewed on OPRAH, TODAY, GMA, The Early Show, CNN, Fox & Friends, The Wall Street Journal and more and she rang the Nasdaq Bell in 2016.