Online climate school Terra.do has closed a $1.4 million seed round led by Stanford Angels and Entrepreneurs (India), BEENEXT Emerging Asia, Zerodha-backed Rainmatter Capital, and prominent angels from the Indian and US ecosystem.
The startup runs online learning programmes and has a community that helps individuals across the globe transition their skills into working on tough climate change problems.
The five-month old company selects talented individuals who care about climate change. It takes them through an intensive 12-week bootcamp taught by top experts to teach all aspects of climate – science, policy, business, social justice. The selected individuals go on to work on high-impact climate projects that leverage their skills, through the online collaboration platform.
Climate change, the defining problem of our generation, needs an urgent, coordinated effort across governments, sectors, geographies, and – most importantly – individuals. Terra.do aims to use the power of the internet to help organise and scale this effort.
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