Kalyn Simon

Kalyn Simon works at Elemental Excelerator supporting entrepreneurs to design projects and deploy climate technology at scale.

She manages and facilitates portfolio and pipeline engagement for corporate and community partners towards climate-smart and equitable innovation.

Prior to Elemental, Kalyn worked at SVG Ventures | THRIVE where she managed the global investor pitch challenges, corporate pipeline management and roundtables, and startup mentorship. Kalyn also serves on the Board of Directors at Garden to Table Silicon Valley which is on a mission to create a sustainable, local food system that builds community, improves access to healthy foods.
About Elemental Excelerator: Elemental is on a mission to redesign the systems at the root of climate change. In 2009, we launched a new non-profit model for funding climate-tech deployment. Breaking down barriers to innovation alongside entrepreneurs provides us unique insight into the policy, market, and technology innovation needed to build systems to uplift people and communities around the world. To date, Elemental has invested in over 100 growth-stage companies and celebrated more than a dozen exits, funded more than 70 technology projects, and built a platform for scaling equitable, market-driven solutions to climate change.