Simi Valecha Johnson
Co-founder of Johnson Resolutions
VC that funds Plant based businesses
Simi is a HCPC certified Integrative Arts Psychotherapist and has worked in the NHS, Higher Education and private settings supporting groups and individuals in therapeutic change. Simi specialises in individual & online therapy, and Workplace Wellbeing and is passionate about facilitating the development and growth of individuals, professionals and start-up businesses within the Plant-based industry.
Simi is the co-founder of Johnson Resolutions, a company that invests in the Plant-based movement.
Together with her husband, JR specialises in Startup Investing, Financial Consulting and Workplace Wellbeing.They are driven to support the growth of Plant-based businesses and entrepreneurs.
Bethnal Green Ventures -www.bethnalgreenventures.com
Bethnal Green Ventures help talented teams launch and scale tech for good ventures that will significantly improve millions of lives.
Talk will focus on Green business and how to go about getting funding.
Environmental Entrepreneur & Founder Elvis & Kresse
Kresse Wesling, MBE, is a multi-award winning environmental entrepreneur and Young Global Leader with a background in venture capital and significant start-up experience. After first meeting with the London Fire Brigade in 2005, Kresse launched Elvis & Kresse, which turns industrial waste into innovative lifestyle products and returns 50% of profits to charities related to the waste. Elvis & Kresse’s first line is made from decommissioned fire hose, 50% of the profits from this line are donated to the Fire Fighters Charity.The company now collects 12 different waste streams, has several charitable partnerships and is involved with collaborations across industries, from fashion houses to FTSE 100 companies.
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Session 1 - Grow your Green Business