The Scale Up ShowThe Scale Up Show

From White House Advisor to Climate Tech Innovator: Tech for Good with Manik Sura CEO of Therma

View descriptionShare

The Scale Up Show

How do you grow like a VC-backed SAAS company without taking on investors? What are the secrets that SAAS CEOs have that the rest of us don't? Do you  
373 clip(s)
Loading playlist

Join Ryan as he talks to Manik Sura, CEO of Therma, about how he turned his passion for sustainability into a thriving tech startup using AI. Manik gives behind-the-scenes advice on building a VC-backed company from scratch along with his top lessons learned and how AI is altering not just the business world but the planet.

Join 2,500+ readers getting weekly practical guidance to scale themselves and their companies using Artificial Intelligence and Revenue Cheat Codes.  

Explore becoming Superhuman here: https://superhumanrevenue.beehiiv.com/

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Cooling equipment drives nearly 10% of global warming through energy use, food waste from spoilage, and the release of ultra-potent greenhouse gases. The problem is growing rapidly as developing countries adopt more cooling.
  • Manik’s start-up Therma uses sensors, data science, and controls to dynamically manage the operation of AC units to save businesses money while cutting emissions.
  • After early struggles trying to digitize food safety logs for users, Manik realized he had to fully automate temperature monitoring instead of just moving paper forms to mobile devices. Adoption and growth took off.
  • To thrive as an entrepreneur, Manik recommends believing you can shape the future through sheer persistence, maintaining a higher purpose beyond personal gain, and surrounding yourself with great people.
  • AI promises big climate benefits by optimizing energy systems, predicting weather and usage patterns, monitoring illegal deforestation, improving recycling, and more.

BEST MOMENTS

"If food waste were a country, it would be like the fourth largest emitter."

"You can actually create the future...If you stick with something and try and work on it, often good things happen."

"Do it for some reason beyond yourself...It makes it worthwhile to wake up."

"Every technology stack being used to tackle climate change can be augmented with AI in one or multiple ways."

Ryan Staley

Founder and CEO

Whale Boss

ryan@whalesellingsystem.com

www.ryanstaley.io 

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • WhatsApp
  • Email
  • Download

In 1 playlist(s)

  1. The Scale Up Show

    373 clip(s)

The Scale Up Show

How do you grow like a VC backed company without taking on investors? Do you want to create a lifest 
Social links
Follow podcast
Recent clips
Browse 373 clip(s)