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Andrew Takacs

Senior Director of Innovation and Portfolio

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As Greentown Labs’ Senior Director of Innovation and Portfolio, Andrew is responsible for building a curated community of cleantech and sustainability startups from seed to Series A. His mission is to form strong relationships with investors and strategic partners that address the unique fundraising and business needs of startup members.

He has a strong understanding of energy and environmental technologies across a variety of industries and markets. Andrew is a regular speaker and panelist at major industry and academic events. He reviews startup funding proposals for the MassCEC and judges top-tier university startup competitions.

As Greentown Labs’ ninth employee, Andrew played a key role in building, and ultimately led, Greentown’s Corporate Partnership program where he defined offerings, set strategy, and worked closely with Greentown’s executive team and startup member community to design, secure, and manage partnerships with Global 1000 companies.

Prior to joining Greentown Labs, Andrew worked with early stage software startups at High Tech Ventures, a boutique consultancy that has provided executive search, venture capital, and incubation services in the Greater Boston Area for over 20 years—best known for their incubation of and seed investment in Dropbox (IPO) and Bit9 (IPO).

Andrew holds an MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics. He also holds a BS in Environmental and Natural Resources Economics and BBA in Management from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst.

You can connect with Andrew on LinkedIn or via Email.

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