WHY CLEANTECH WEEK: Small Wins Guided by A Big Dream

Posted by Cleantech Open on

"The annual California Cleantech Open startup competition is always a fun event to attend, because you just might be present for the debut of the Google of green energy or the General Motors of electric cars. Beyond that, the competition serves as a leading indicator of emerging green tech trends. And given that the Silicon Valley establishment judges the event, it’s an opportunity to gauge which way they see the wind blowing."

- Grist.org


Humanity is coming to terms with the fact that we have radically disrupted natural systems to treacherous thresholds of...

Continue Reading
  • By Cleantech Open on in National

More Cleantech Winners in the Pacific Northwest

Posted by Chris Bradbury on

The Pacific Northwest Regional Showcase, which is the final local event, was held in Seattle this year. Congratulations to all our Semi-finalists! Months of hard work in our accelerator program culminated in a 20-minute opportunity to impress the judges with their ideas and newfound knowledge about how to be successful.

The day began with judging held at one of our sponsors, Dorsey & Whitney. The twelve teams presented to two panels of judges who decided on the winners.

The evening program was held at the elegant Rainier Club in downtown Seattle. Teams...

Continue Reading
  • By Chris Bradbury on in West

Cleantech Innovation Awarded at our 2015 Western Region Showcase

Posted by Jane Richards on

Congratulations to all our Western Region Semi-finalists! After their hard work in our accelerator program, it was time to showcase their innovations and celebrate with fellow startups at our 2015 Western Region Awards and Innovation Showcase.

With two packed rooms of cleantech enthusiasts, the Innovation Showcase gave an opportunity to see the fantastic array of cleantech ideas created by this year's startup teams. Thanks are also due to the alumni entrepreneurs who showcased their innovations; Pool Response, Max OutRenewables and Rethink Green.

  • How can...
Continue Reading
  • By Jane Richards on in West