GCV Magazine: The Future of Mining

By Peter Bryant

December 11, 2019 •

As the world moves to cleaner sources of energy, it is increasingly reliant on mining. As the global economy switches to low-carbon technologies to combat global heating, demand for minerals such as cobalt, copper, lithium, manganese, nickel, and zinc – six essential to the renewable energy industry – could rise by as much as 900% by 2050, according to World Bank estimates.

Despite this, managing Partner Peter Bryant notes in a new article in GCV Magazine that “mining remains the only significant industry to not lean into corporate venturing in a significant way, which is a gap given the dearth of VC money available to startups focused on the mining industry. This just amplifies the persistent under-investment in innovation.”

Read the article.

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