Forests are worth as much as $150 trillion, according to the Boston Consulting Group, with much of the interest in them centering around carbon credits. That means that forests that are conserved or restored need to be monitored, to make sure that everything is working as planned. But that data is often unreliable and gathering it is tedious, leaving the door wide open for startups in the space.
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“The hope is that improving data quality and cost-effective monitoring will help increase the value of a conserved or restored forest,” writes Tim De Chant in our most recent survey of climate tech investors.
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We are a startup overseas with 1 million users and 30,000 paying customers. We raised some seed money overseas, but now prospective investors in our Series A round want us to have a Delaware parent company. They also said they want all of the founders to get green cards. What is the fastest way to get green cards if we are from India or China?
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