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Cleantech Open West Announces Finalists

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Cleantech Open West Announces Finalists

Three teams of entrepreneurs win big in the West and advance to the Global Forum and Showcase

OAKLAND, CA - October 26, 2018 - Cleantech Open West, a Program of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), hosted the 2018 Awards & Innovation Showcase, the culmination of its annual acceleration program in the West. The event featured over 40 early-stage cleantech startups, including 30 startups from our 2018 accelerator cohort that participated in the 2018 competition. Winners of the competition will advance to represent...

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Cleantech Open Northeast Accelerator Program Awards 2018’s Top Cleantech and Energy Startups

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Six companies will go on to compete for a grand prize at the Cleantech Open Global Forum in January.

Boston, MA -- October 18, 2018 -- Cleantech Open Northeast, the Northeast division of Cleantech Open, the world’s largest cleantech accelerator, announced its 2018 regional winners: Acoustic Diagnostic System, Aquova Water Technologies, Radical Plastics, and Social Solar. Each of these companies will receive $10,000 in cash plus additional in-kind services and will go on to represent the Northeast at the Cleantech Open Global Forum in Los Angeles, CA in...

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Cleantech Open Northeast Holds ‘Tell Your Story Day’ in Boston and New York: Entrepreneurs craft narratives that communicate the value of their businesses

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At the Cleantech Open Northeast ‘Tell Your Story Day’, entrepreneurs had the chance to examine their messages from multiple angles.


Startup founders are required to pitch their ideas in many different settings. Formal presentations to investors with the goal of raising capital are typical. However, in order to get a foot in the door to make those presentations, a founder may need to be able to quickly pitch an idea when meeting a possible stakeholder unexpectedly. It is also important to create buzz around a product or service with videos and other social...

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