WatchPitch Podcast: For Start-Ups & Investors
By Trey Scott
Episode 10 – Josh Dorfman – CEO with The Collider: Climate-Driven Market Solutions: Dreams, Obstacles & Opportunity
May 15, 2018
My guest today is Josh Dorfman, former CEO of the most dynamic angel investor groups here in the SE – Venture South and currently, the CEO of the Collider, a climate center just blocks away from the NOAA who are the largest depositry of climate data in the world. Josh and the many members and partners of the Collider are keenly focused on how to support businesses enterprising this data to help shape policy and business development. We talked about the alchemy of dreamers and how to move ideas forward, his own journey as an entrepreneur and as a gate keeper for investors accessing these deals. This is hugely relevant to our listeners for both entrepreneurs and investors…let’s get started !
We learned from Josh the importance of warm introductions, what it takes to move dreams forward, of being frank, honest and being a wall buster, moving and through obstacles that are bound to come up as you make your dreams happen.
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