Fireside Chat with Serial Cleantech Entrepreneur, John Plaza

Oct 14, 2021, 10:30 PM – Oct 15, 2021, 12:00 AM

We have invited John Plaza, a 3-time successful entrepreneur, to talk about his journey founding three incredible cleantech companies. With more than 25 years of experience in the renewable energy, clean technology and aviation sectors, John is able to share lessons learned and give advice to innovative entrepreneurs. Come join us!

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Fireside Chat

About this event

We have invited John Plaza, a 3-time successful entrepreneur and current President & CEO of SkyNRG Americas, to talk about his journey founding three incredible clean technology companies. With more than 25 years of experience in the renewable energy and clean technology, John has a proven track record of launching highly successful startups from the ground up and has raised over $350M from investors to build these companies. 

Come join us to learn about his journey and to network with others!

About Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month

This month Startup Grind is celebrating DEI month, presented with SVB and supported by Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs. DEI stands for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; 31 days to emphasize the importance of diversity across our global startup ecosystem, and what it means to all of us. We are so excited to take this time to recognize and amplify the voices of leaders in our globally diverse communities, providing a platform for those that may not have been heard previously.

In addition to this event, you can also view Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month events taking place across our global startup community here or register for our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit here.

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  • John Plaza

    SkyNRG Americas

    President & CEO



October 14 – 15, 2021
10:30 PM – 12:00 AM UTC


10:30 PMWelcome + Networking
10:40 PMFireside Chat with John Plaza
11:30 PMNetworking
12:00 AMClosing Remarks


  • Kenneth Ip


    Startup Grind Richmond Director


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