Impact at Scale had an energetic and lively chat with Milena Nikolova, a Partner and Board Member of AeraVC an early-growth VC focusing on investing in the next generation of start-ups that will transform the world.

Milena shared with us how a trip to the hottest place on the planet in the name of philanthropy changed her life and she gave up a very promising banking career.

Some of the topics that Milena covered:

  • Finding fulfillment through philanthropy
  • What climate change will feel like
  • Myths of Climate Investment
  • Climatetech 2.0

Some other titles we considered for this episode:

  1. Even if there is a 2% chance the scientists are right, the choice is in your hands
  2. Most of us are already feeling the impacts of climate change
  3. If we do not take action today, it is going to be immeasurably harder tomorrow
  4. We need 7 trillion a year

Read the best-effort transcript below (This technology is still not as good as they say it is…):