Kate Frucher

Kate Frucher is Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Clean Fight, a NYSERDA, DOE, and New Energy Nexus-supported business accelerator that identifies the best growth-stage clean energy companies from around the world and helps them scale in New York. Previously, Kate spent many years as an entrepreneur and operator, helping to launch and scale multiple companies and social enterprises.

Highlights include launching the AmeriCorps National Service Program from the White House, driving reform at the New York City Fire Department after the attacks of 9/11, helping to build companies Axiom Law and ideeli from startup to $100m+, and co-founding Imprint, a digital tool to spark acts of kindness and pioneer a many-to-one communication platform.

She’s a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford Law School, and is a Henry Crown Fellow with the Aspen Institute.