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About us

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Our mission

CrowdSolve is a community of innovators and mentors committed to nurturing and advancing bold ideas for the climate. We cultivate connection and collaboration to prepare climate startups for their next phase of growth.

Our values

Collaborative DNA

We are connecting people for a viral movement, collectively working towards a broader goal, valuing collaboration over competition.

Spirit of celebration

Along with acknowledging the real struggle, we seek to inspire through the joys of learning, growth, and the celebration of all of the small wins along the way.

Conscious urgency

We are making and encouraging inclusive, sustainable, and equitable decisions with integrity, transparency, and accountability.

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Our story

In 2020 we started a non-profit called 1000 Gretas to help fund Climate Tech Startups.

We quickly found the number of startups needing help is staggering

So, we started a platform and community to help ALL climate entrepreneurs

And created partnerships with incubators to find those who can use a hand

We raised venture capital to prove out our model with a growing list of climate innovators.

Meet the CrowdSolve team.

Tim Wolters

Tim Wolters

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Co-founder & CEO

Software nerd, machine learning expert, Web3 enthusiast, and serial entrepreneur who founded 1000 Gretas and three venture-backed software companies with three successful exits.

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Allie Reitz

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Director of product design

Experienced founder, product strategist, UX designer, no-code developer, design thinker, and entreprenerd. Allie has big passion for the power of no-code tools and mission-informed design to spark impact-driven startups.

Rob Kellogg

Rob Kellogg

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Director of innovation

Over twenty years of experience working with businesses, governmental agencies and nonprofits in various leadership and entrepreneurial roles across diverse sectors, with 5+ years teaching social entrepreneurship and engaged in impact investing.

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Chris McCarthy

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Chief Economist 

PHD economist who has worked with numerous DAOs including Shapeshift DAO where he has lead monetary policy and tokenomics.  Chris is a gamification expert and Associate Professor of Economics at Chadron State College.

Leah Bowes

Leah Bowes

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Co-founder & COO

Seasoned customer experience and operational executive with an impressive career creating world-class customer experiences and scalable solutions for SMBs and early-stage entrepreneurs.

Kirsten Lindholm

Kirsten Lindholm

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Director of customer success

 

Experienced customer success professional with administrative and organization game and high empathy for working with early stage founders.

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Naphtali Obed

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Innovator-in-residence

An entrepreneur, passionate about solving environmental and energy-related challenges, SDG7 (affordable and clean energy) and SDG13 (climate change) through research, consulting and activism.

Ronald Hans

Ronald Hans

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Co-founder & VP of sponsorships

 

Founder of Metrocap Partners (a NYC-based advisory firm) with deep experience increasing digital access across 80+ international markets

Brandon Line

Brandon Line

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Director of product management

Seasoned product leader in software startups, co-founder and treasurer of 1000 Gretas Foundation, closet data scientist, and inhabitant of planet Earth.

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Jack Fritzinger

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Director of partner channel 

Entrepreneur and business development specialist who loves to grow climate-focused startups. He especially enjoys thinking about the climate talent transition, early stage venture creation, and community building. Jack is based in Denver, Colorado but can often be found exploring other parts of the world in a converted sprinter van!

Our partners

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