This webinar will discuss how Avangrid is embracing innovation and collaborating with startups to continuously adapt and implement impactful changes to drive decisions across its businesses and ultimately move towards the digital utility. During the discussion, we will learn more about the relationship with its venture arm located in Europe - Iberdrola Perseo Venture Capital Fund, how they are engaging with innovators located in the US, and their impact in the US market. Then we will examine two case studies to illustrate the different kinds of relationship Avangrid and Iberdrola can intiate with startups: Smarter Grid Solutions and Simple Energy.
Drury Mackenzie, Smart Grids Innovation, Avangrid
Oscar Cantalejo, Investment Analyst, Iberdrola Perseo Venture Capital Fund
Zach Pollock, Business Development & Product Strategy Executive, Smarter Grid Solutions
Steve Mannhard, Director of Client Solutions, Simple Energy
Moderator: Kristin Barbato, Innovation Advisor, NYSERDA
Presenter: Alistair Pim, VP Innovation and Partnerships, NECEC
The different ways an utility such as Avangrid and its venture arm can engage with early stage startups
The formats a strategic partnership can take
The importance of aligning strategies, customer value, sponsorship and patience
How a partnership can help leverage resources
Entrepreneurs, Startups, Investors, Strategics, Incubators, Accelerators
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