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Scaling Impact with Deep Tech Investments
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Nicholas Brathwaite
Founder and Managing Partner at Celesta Capital
Background
TECHNOLOGIST

50+ Patented inventions
Led teams that developed:
* 1st Palm-Pilot
* 1st Xbox
* 1st Miniaturized cell phone charger
* Cell phones & embedded cameras

C-LEVEL EXECUTIVE & PUBLIC COMPANY BOARD MEMBER
CTO @ Flextronics
* Grew revenues from $150M to over $30B
* 300K employees, ops in 35 countries
Chairman & CEO @ Aptina Imaging
* Leader in CMOS Image Sensors
Served on 5 public company boards
ENTREPRENEUR
Started 8 companies/business units Built market leaders in:
* Semiconductors
* Power supplies
* Embedded cameras
* Construction technologies
* Engineering services
* AI-enabled decision-making software
INVESTOR
Cofounder of 2 investment firms:
* Riverwood Capital (~$4B funds under management)
* Celesta Capital (~$1.1B funds under management)
Nicholas Brathwaite
Founder and Managing
Partner at Celesta Capital
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Tech Exec Luncheon
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Nicholas brathwaite
Deep tech. It’s a flashy term used too often without a good understanding of the actual meaning. However, in the coming decade, this term will have greater and greater impact on our society and the environment. In fact, deep tech has already made a tremendous amount of impact on our everyday life.

Simply defined, the term refers to technology that, because of the extreme difficulty involved, has a longer runway to commercial application but has the potential to disrupt existing sectors or create entirely new ones. Regardless of the investment involved from computing to biotech, transportation and AI, deep tech has the potential to provide solutions to some of the most challenging problems the world faces.

Working with such advanced technology can often seem unachievable for a commercial venture, especially given the long horizons and limited resources of startups. In this C-Tribe x Tech Luncheon, we will explore the ways that startups are successfully innovating with deep tech and how investors are scaling their impact with deep tech investments.