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#97 Cutting Building Heat Loss Via Windows & Building a Platform for Glass Technology Firms w/ Anas Kassas (INOVUES)

May 02, 2023 Silas MΓ€hner - Renewables, ClimateTech, & ESG Headhunter Season 1 Episode 97
#97 Cutting Building Heat Loss Via Windows & Building a Platform for Glass Technology Firms w/ Anas Kassas (INOVUES)
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#97 Cutting Building Heat Loss Via Windows & Building a Platform for Glass Technology Firms w/ Anas Kassas (INOVUES)
May 02, 2023 Season 1 Episode 97
Silas MΓ€hner - Renewables, ClimateTech, & ESG Headhunter

In this episode, Silas Mahner (@silasmahner) speaks with Anas Al Kassas the founder and CEO of INOVUES where they are helping solve heat loss for buildings. Their tech is essentially a retrofit solution to single-pane glass that can be achieved at scale.

They are also partnering with other companies such as solar glass and tinting services to act as a platform for them to sell their tech.

The key things in this conversation are 1) how their tech works 2) how he got started and the process of going through accelerators and getting the initial round of funding, 3) how the IP process works and his experience there, and 4) how they are using creative financing models to remove the friction from buying.

Enjoy the Episode! 🌎

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Want to be part of the community and engage further? Check out the Slack Channel. https://tinyurl.com/mwkn8zk5

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Topics:
(00:17) Intro & how he got the Idea for the Tech
(10:00) What INOVUES doing
(13:30) How their tech works
(19:30) How they. get the glass installed at scale
(24:00) Building the business & funding
(35:30) IP, the Process, and Learnings
(40:45) Universities and IP
(43:00) Funding the business continued
(47:45) Managing partnerships
(53:00) Financing options to their clients
(56:00) Final thoughts

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Links:
Connect with Anas: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anaskassas/
Inovues Website: https://www.inovues.com/
Check out our Sponsor, NextWave Partners: https://www.next-wavepartners.com/
Join the Slack Channelhttps://cleantechies.slack.com/join/shared_invite/zt-pd2drz6d-N~9nURU5JlyMXv2ZiO5bAQ#/shared-invite/email
Follow CleanTechies on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/clean-techies/
HMU on Twitter: @silasmahner

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Other episodes you might enjoy:
#9 Micro-metering to massively reduce energy expenses w/ Paul Mertes (Circuit Meter)
#90 Total Real Estate Retrofits, RE Valuations, Tenant Education, & More w/ Chris Gray (RENU Communities)
#78 How CorporateVCs are Playing a role in the Climate Revolution w/ Erik Terjesen (Silicon Foundry)
#75 Removing the Barriers of Going Green for Building Owners w/ Al Subbloie
#76 Endings, Endineering, Circular Economy, & the Customer Experience w/ Joe Macleod

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In this episode, Silas Mahner (@silasmahner) speaks with Anas Al Kassas the founder and CEO of INOVUES where they are helping solve heat loss for buildings. Their tech is essentially a retrofit solution to single-pane glass that can be achieved at scale.

They are also partnering with other companies such as solar glass and tinting services to act as a platform for them to sell their tech.

The key things in this conversation are 1) how their tech works 2) how he got started and the process of going through accelerators and getting the initial round of funding, 3) how the IP process works and his experience there, and 4) how they are using creative financing models to remove the friction from buying.

Enjoy the Episode! 🌎

πŸ“Ί πŸ‘€ Prefer to watch: subscribe on YouTube.

πŸ“« Interested in written summaries and takeaways from the episode? Subscribe to the newsletter.

Want to be part of the community and engage further? Check out the Slack Channel. https://tinyurl.com/mwkn8zk5

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Topics:
(00:17) Intro & how he got the Idea for the Tech
(10:00) What INOVUES doing
(13:30) How their tech works
(19:30) How they. get the glass installed at scale
(24:00) Building the business & funding
(35:30) IP, the Process, and Learnings
(40:45) Universities and IP
(43:00) Funding the business continued
(47:45) Managing partnerships
(53:00) Financing options to their clients
(56:00) Final thoughts

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Links:
Connect with Anas: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anaskassas/
Inovues Website: https://www.inovues.com/
Check out our Sponsor, NextWave Partners: https://www.next-wavepartners.com/
Join the Slack Channelhttps://cleantechies.slack.com/join/shared_invite/zt-pd2drz6d-N~9nURU5JlyMXv2ZiO5bAQ#/shared-invite/email
Follow CleanTechies on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/clean-techies/
HMU on Twitter: @silasmahner

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Other episodes you might enjoy:
#9 Micro-metering to massively reduce energy expenses w/ Paul Mertes (Circuit Meter)
#90 Total Real Estate Retrofits, RE Valuations, Tenant Education, & More w/ Chris Gray (RENU Communities)
#78 How CorporateVCs are Playing a role in the Climate Revolution w/ Erik Terjesen (Silicon Foundry)
#75 Removing the Barriers of Going Green for Building Owners w/ Al Subbloie
#76 Endings, Endineering, Circular Economy, & the Customer Experience w/ Joe Macleod

Support the Show.

Intro & How he got the idea for the tech
What INOVUES is doing
How their tech works
How they get the glass installed at scale
Building the business & funding
IP, the process, and learnings
Universities and IP
Funding the business continued
Managing partnerships
Financing options to their clients
Final thoughts