Pitching To 100 People Showed Me What A Founder Should Be

It’s about encouraging a vision to become obvious.

Pierre Blanchet
5 min readMay 4, 2022
Photo by Teemu Paananen on Unsplash

The best way to sound like you know what you are talking about is to know what you are talking about. — Anon

5 months ago I create my first company. And oh boy it has been a wild ride.

A few months isn’t a long time on paper but when you work very hard on something things can go very fast. I always wanted to create a company centered around cleantech. Meteory was born out of the idea that we can monitor greenhouse gases from satellites.

We have therefore built a prototype that can, given an area of earth, tell how the carbon concentration has been evolving over time but also how much carbon has been absorbed in the soil (or lost).

My co-founder and I are both massive geeks.

We like to code. We like to do some proper data science. We like to spend a day behind a computer.

But sometimes one has to get out of their comfort zone. At the incubator we’re in, there is an event every month that brings together the entire space community of the Netherlands at the European Space Agency business incubator.

It’s the type of event you would expect. Drinks, a lot of good food and people selling their…



Pierre Blanchet

Entrepreneur / Content Creator. I am dedicating my life to fighting climate change and be inspiring while doing so.