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1.2k technology startup entrepreneurs trained
1.2b Dollars Raised
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OVERVIEW

Since 2005 Cleantech Open (CTO) has trained over 1200 early-stage clean technology startup entrepreneurs through its annual business accelerator. A majority of CTO alumni have survived the merciless technology startup "valley of death" and gone on to raise $1.2 billion and create over 3,000 clean economy jobs.

CTO's one-of-a-kind innovation ecosystem built over the last 11 years of programming spans key cleantech innovation hubs in the U.S. and globally. As a non-profit organization run largely by volunteers, there are many ways to contribute. Join our global network of innovation and together let's forge a clean and sustainable future.

 

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Startup Accelerator and Competition for Promising Cleantech Entrepreneurs Announces May 1 Deadline

by Beth Zonis

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For Immediate Release:


Emily Lundberg

Communications Director

Cleantech Open

elundberg@cleantechopen.org


Sean Davenport

Communications Manager

NECEC

sdavenport@necec.org


Startup...

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Three CTO Alumni Take their Technology Abroad

by Jessica Smothermon

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The portfolio of companies that have moved through Cleantech Open's annual accelerator since its launch in 2005 contains a multitude and variety of #CTOAlumniSuccess stories....

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Cleantech Open Northeast Innovation Spotlight: Agriculture & Food Security

by Annie Patyk

This article features the following 2018 Cleantech Open Northeast Graduates: Haystack, OysterTracker, Capro-X, Foodspace, and GreenChoice

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When it comes to our food system, we...

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Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) Awards CTO Grant and Upswing in VC Cleantech Investment

by Emily Lundberg

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Cleantech Investments back on the upswing!

In 2005, when Cleantech Open launched, venture capital investment in cleantech measured just hundreds of millions of dollars. In 2006,...

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