40 Minute Mentor: Marta Krupinska

“One doesn’t leave the best job in the world for anything less than an opportunity that can genuinely, if we’re lucky, save the planet.” 

As we’re kicking off Series 10, we’re also introducing our Monday Startup spotlight series. 

In our first instalment, we’re joined by a familiar face – Marta Krupinska, Co-Founder and CEO of carbon removal startup, CUR8

Marta has previously come on the podcast, in Series 7, when we talked about her Founder journey and her role with Google for Startups – find a link to the episode below. 

Since then, Marta has jumped back into the Founder seat and chats to us about:
➡️ The opportunity of a lifetime that made her step down from Google for Startups [01:07] 
➡️ Returning to the world of entrepreneurship and the privilege it holds [05:40] 
➡️ Building with the scientific community [07:45]
➡️ Fundraising as an experienced entrepreneur [10:21] 
➡️ Building the future of carbon removals [13:29] 
➡️ Joining the CUR8 mission [15:28] 
➡️ What we can all do to save the planet [18:26]

Helpful links:

➡️ Connect with Marta: https://www.linkedin.com/in/martakrupinska/ 

➡️ Find out more about CUR8: https://cur8.earth/
➡️ Listen to Marta’s previous 40 Minute Mentor episode: https://jbmc.co.uk/insights/40-minute-mentor/scaling-lessons-with-google-for-startups-uks-marta-krupinska/ 

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