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CLEANTECH OPEN
MIDWEST

WE FIND, FUND, AND FOSTER THE MOST PROMISING CLEANTECH
STARTUPS ON THE PLANET.


Cleantech Open Midwest Covers...

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Cleantech Open Midwest is a division within the larger Cleantech Open network, was founded in 2010. Since inception, the Midwest programs have worked with over 90 start-up companies that have gone on to raise over $20 million in external capital.

Generally, the Midwest organization focuses on three primary activities:

  • Accelerate start-up businesses in structured programs and events
  • Partner with local, regional, and national organizations across the innovation ecosystem
  • Partner with corporations, governments, foundations and universities to support their innovation goals


Get in touch with us!

Reach out to our team!

If you are interested in contacting someone from the Cleantech Open Midwest, reach out to our Midwest Region Director:
Garrick Villaume - gvillaume@cleantechopen.org
View Garrick's LinkedIn - HERE


If you're interested in getting involved with CTO:

Click HERE to fill out our Get Involved Form!

Meet our team