Frank concludes his conversation with Ibrahim AlHusseini, the Founder of FullCycle, Ibrahim shares his thoughts on why investors choose not to invest in environmentally friendly companies and what he thinks the role private capital will ultimately play in the future.
About Ibrahim AlHusseini: Ibrahim is a renowned venture capitalist, sustainability-focused entrepreneur, and philanthropist with more than 25 years of experience in operations, sales, and finance. Raised in Saudi Arabia, as Palestinian refugees, his family lived in the city of Jeddah on the Red Sea. His love for scuba diving is what fueled his passion to dedicate his life to climate change. The lush undersea gardens that he witnessed, rapidly changing, struck a cord. Ibrahim moved to the United States, graduating from the University of Washington, where he launched his first multi-million-dollar business out of his dorm room.
As the founder of FullCycle, Ibrahim is focused on reversing the effects of climate change by accelerating the deployment of climate-restoring technologies. He has built FullCycle to focus on accelerating systemic solutions to the climate crisis. FullCycle commercializes proven technology solutions through our acceleration ecosystem and asset-led growth strategy.
Ibrahim has dedicated much of his career to helping angel investors find clean technology and natural resource related investments to advance social change. He was an early investor in Tesla Motors, Infenera, Bloom Energy, and Proteus Energy, as well as Aspiration Inc., WePower, Cadence Health, Thrive Market, and CleanChoice Energy, among others.
Ibrahim currently sits on the boards of more than half a dozen organizations that focus on the positive development of our environment and humanity, including The Culture Project and The Global Partnership for Women and Girls. He served as the co-executive producer of the 2013 Academy Award-nominated documentary, The Square.