Kentaro Kawamori

Can we trust capitalism to solve climate change?

At TC Sessions: Climate 2022 last week, we tackled an age-old question: Are corporations really that bad?

Here’s the complete agenda for next week’s TC Sessions: Climate 2022

TC Sessions: Climate, in partnership with the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals, is our first event dedicated to the climate crisis. And our agenda is complete!  Leading scientists, entrepren

Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Sessions: Climate

From the minds behind TechCrunch comes a brand-new TC Sessions event dedicated to the climate crisis. Leading scientists, entrepreneurs, VCs and more will gather on June 14 at UC Berkeley to examine t

How one founder is teaching enterprises how to be truly accountable for their climate footprint

This week, Persefoni co-founder and CEO Kentaro Kawamori is joining us to talk about his climate tech startup that aims at helping asset managers, banks and other financial institutions measure their

Climate accounting platform Persefoni raises $101M Series B led by Prelude and TPG

There’s nothing like an increasing level of regulations to create spaces for new startups to appear, especially in SaaS. Asset managers, banks and other financial institutions need to calculate thei

Persefoni’s carbon accounting platform raises $9.7 million

The carbon accounting and management platform Persefoni now has $9.7 million more in funding to support its international expansion, product development and recruitment efforts. The round, led by Rice

Persefoni launches with $3.5 million and a carbon accounting system for big business

Kentaro Kawamori and Jason Offerman, the co-founders of new startup Persefoni, which aims to make carbon reporting easier for large corporations, know a few things about carbon emissions. The two men