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5: James Johnston - Piclo - Leading The Flexible Energy Marketplace

5: James Johnston - Piclo - Leading The Flexible Energy Marketplace

Update: 2019-07-29
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James Johnston is CEO and cofounder of Piclo, an exciting company working to globally change the way we use energy today. James and his team have developed a way to make our energy grids more flexible and sustainable with a cutting edge energy DSO marketplace.
 
Highlights:

  • Importance of understanding of the problem before working towards a solution

  • Applying flexibility to utilise energy in a more efficient way

  • How to build a team and how people form a company’s identity

  • The power of ‘pivoting’ towards new ideas and adapting from failure

  • How different investors are best suited for different stages of development

 
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Time Stamp:
[01:35 ] Who is James Johnston?
[02:05 ] Starting with a solution rather than a problem
[03:45 ] Applying flexibility to make effective use of energy sources
[05:00 ] Developing a market place to buy and sell flexibility services
[06:25 ] James’ personal journey and gaining inspiration from Bob Metcalfe
[08:25 ] Building a team with cofounders Andy and Alice
[11:00 ] Learning from your failures and developing new business plans
[14:25 ] How different investors are beneficial at different stages of development
[17:45 ] Having a global mission
[19:45 ] Methods of tracking progress
[21:10 ] The future for Piclo

For more information go to Green Add Venture
This episode is hosted by Jake Woodhouse - connect with Jake on Linkedinor Twitter
This episode is produced by Woon Tan of Podcast Publishing
Designs are made by Joshua Barnes 
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5: James Johnston - Piclo - Leading The Flexible Energy Marketplace

5: James Johnston - Piclo - Leading The Flexible Energy Marketplace

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