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Scaling Up Sustainable Logistics with Ken Scott, Managing Director at Tevva | Season Seven, Episode Three

Welcome to Season Seven of Conversations in Cleantech! 

From inspiring stories and words of wisdom, to financial foresight and investment insights: in this season, you can expect to learn all about the people and companies who are propelling us towards a greener tomorrow, with a spotlight on investing in a cleaner planet.

Join Nick McCullough for an enlightening conversation with Ken Scott, Managing Director at Tevva! Tevva are leading the charge with their electric trucks, aiming to make EVs the unarguable choice.

From projects with UPS to rare earth-free motors, Ken shares the remarkable journey and facinating technology that is enabling the team at Tevva to sustainably scale up their truck tech.

In this episode, Ken highlights some of the challenges scaling cleantech companies like Tevva face, such as attracting talent, and balancing payload/range/cost. Ken also shares insights on securing investment - something which has become more difficult industry-wide, Ken tells his investment story, and also provides his advice for people and organisation who are currently seeking investment in cleantech.

Ken’s motivation to decarbonise transportation is truly inspiring, with his thoughts on the opportunities in the growing electric vehicle market and the benefits of Tevva establishing themselves as an early mover in the market sure to inspire and engage cleantech novices and experts alike!

Listen to the podcast here

01:16 - Introduction to Ken

02:30 - Can you share more about your role and Tevva and what you’re working on?

05:59 - What would you say have been the biggest achievements so far?

08:09 - What are some of the challenges you’ve had to deal with?

10:33 - How do you keep motivated in the face of challenges?

11:57 - What originally inspired your move into the decarbonisation side of the industry?

12:38 - What lessons could you share with those also shaping their journeys in the sector?

15:05 - What are your thoughts on the trends and observations you've made when it comes to investment in the sector?

18:30 - How do you see investment situation changing in the coming years?

20:53 - How has your personal experience been when it comes to seeking investment within Teva?

23:48 - What advice can you give to the people and companies who are searching for investment at the moment?

25:07 - When it comes to the EV market in general, what's your take on the state of the market?

29:01 - What advice can you give to others for success in the rapidly evolving field of cleantech?


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