C2M’s 2024 entrepreneurs listed below are associated with a wide range of leading accelerators, universities, and government programs, including Activate, ARPA-E, Cleantech Open, Greentown Labs, as well as UC Berkeley, Stanford, MIT, and other top-tier organizations.


Cost-effective, clean ammonia production. Key Affiliations: UC Berkeley, Stanford, CalTech, Activate Berkeley (2024 Finalist) WebsiteKaren Baert, Co-Founder & CEOIntro Slide


Low-cost electrification of high-temperature industrial heat via thermal storage. Key Affiliations: UC Berkeley, Activate Berkeley (2024 Finalist) WebsitePauliina Meskanen, Co-Founder & CEO │ VideoIntro Slide


Using methane to produce high-value carbon materials (e.g., graphene) and clean hydrogen. Key Affiliations: DARPA, UC Berkeley, Harvard University, Boston University Website N/A │ Mohammad Shahjamali, Co-Founder & CEO │ VideoIntro Slide

Oleo Sustainable Palm Oil Solutions

Deforestation free, carbon-neutral alternative to palm oil. Key Affiliations: Stanford, Activate Berkeley (2024 Finalist) Website │ Gabriella Dweck, Co-Founder, Co-CEO & CPO │ VideoIntro Slide