Join the fun!

We're excited to grow the Climate Tech community in cities across the globe - starting right here in our hometown of New York! 🗽

What started as an 8-person outdoor mid-pandemic dinner has since morphed into a 5,000+ strong and ever-growing group of rockstars trying to change the world. We're looking for volunteers to help us expand our programming into a full roster of community-wide meetups, subject-specific events, mentorship program, site visits, and more.

We aim to be a community resource - built for and by our community. Whether you're a student exploring the field, a professional looking to change careers, or an expert excited to bring your ideas to expand the ecosystem, we would love to have you on board! Share your thoughts with us and we look forward to working with you!

-Alec Turnbull and Sonam Velani

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Alec is head of product at Thalo Labs, a building decarbonization startup in Brooklyn. He is also founder of the Climate Tech Cities newsletter and meetup.
At Streetlife Ventures, we invest at the intersection of cities x climate. We are the ultimate optimists and are excited to work with founders and policymakers to build the future we want to live in.
Sonam is passionate about cities and the infrastructure and technology that drives them forward. She is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Streetlife, a venture firm that invests in the nuts and bolts of sustainable cities.