TITLE: Interview with Julia Padberg, Principal, SET Ventures

Content: Interview
Date: May 2020

Julia Padberg, Principle at SET Ventures, talks about the current challenges facing the VC investment community.


Initiate Talks: Interview with 98 Sparks 

Content: Interview
Date: 22 April 2020
Overview: Gijs de Bruin chats with Sietske Jacobs & Paddy Young to offer advice for start-ups during tough times. 


Initiate Talks: Interview with Nijhuis


Content: Interview
Date: 8 May 2020
Overview: Menno Holterman discusses Nijhuis policy to Reduce, reuse and recover.



Initiate Talks: Interview with SET Ventures


Content: Interview
Date: 25 May 2020
Overview: Julia Padberg, Principle at SET Ventures, talks about the current challenges facing the VC investment community.

Julia Padberg

Initiate Talks: Interview with Energy & Environmental Investment

Content: Interview
Date:  23 June 2020
Overview: Hiro Yamaguchi shares views on the COVID-19 pandemic in relation to the Japanese energy industry.

initiate Hiro


Initiate Talks: Interview with ekWateur


Content: Interview
Date: 1 June 2020
Overview: We have been hearing some amazing things about start-up ekWateur in the news these past few months, so we went and spoke with CEO Julien Tchernia. 



Initiate Talks: Interview with Energy Investment Management

Content: Interview
Date: 23 June 2020
Overview: Noortje discusses a report about the decision-making process between 3 different investor types into renewable energy start-ups.








Initiate: Webinar on SMMEs 

Content: Webinar
Date: 13 May 2020
Overview: This webinar addressed the current landscape for South African SMMEs as well as the first steps to achieve investment.



Initiate: Interview with SEI

Content: Interview
Date: 27 May 2019
Overview: Claire Volkwyn spoke with inaugural Initiate programme participants about their experiences of the developing African energy market.


Initiate: Interview with ESI Africa 

Content: Interview
Date:  27 May 2019
Overview: ESI Africa’s editor spoke to Initiate!’s Sietske Jacobs and Rachel Aron about the purpose of the Initiate! programme.


Sietske Interview


Initiate: Interview with Pinsent Masons

Content: Interview
Date: 4 September 2019
Overview: Dr. Thorsten Volz, Partner, Head of the German Energy Practice at Pinsent Masons spoke about the 3 D's whilst speaking to SEI.