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Western Region - Business Briefing - iGate NEST (Livermore, CA)

April 11, 2012, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM PDT

INTRODUCING: THE CLEANTECH OPEN, THE WORLD'S LARGEST CLEANTECH ACCELERATOR:

Learn about our annual Business Competition, an opportunity to accelerate your cleantech startup with:

  • NATIONAL VISIBILITY,
  • UP TO EIGHT MONTHS OF EXPERT MENTORING, and
  • THE CHANCE TO WIN UP TO $250,000 IN CASH AND SERVICES!
  • --And ALL WITHOUT GIVING UP ANY EQUITY!

Learn also how you can bring your expertise and enthusiasm to the Cleantech Open as a mentor, judge, partner, sponsor or operations and marketing volunteer.

This Information Session & Recruitment Event will include a catered mixer and guest presentations on the theme: "The Need for Speed - Accelerating Transportation Science Start-ups into Road Warriors." Cleantech Open 2011 semi-finalist Sylvatex Biofuels, 2008 transportation winner ElectraDrive and ELV Motors, a company founded by Cleantech Open mentor Doug Schwartz, will showcase their technologies and discuss how they turned their transportation technologies into successful start-ups!

Who is the Cleantech Open? The Cleantech Open runs the world's largest cleantech accelerator and its mission is to find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today's most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges. Since 2006, through its one-of-a-kind annual accelerator and competition, the Cleantech Open has helped 581 companies bring their ideas to fruition. These alumni have since raised $660M.

Location

Located at i-GATE and the National Energy Systems Technology (NEST) Incubator
7693 Longard Road, Livermore, CA

Directions

Click here for GoogleMap's display of NEST incubator location:
http://g.co/maps/sxeek

Additional Details

Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Students may attend free-of-charge with a valid student ID, presented at the door. All fees go to help run programs like these for the non-profit competition.

Sponsors

Cleantech Open sponsors include:
Global Partner - Chevron
National Education Partner - University of Phoenix
National Sponsor - Wells Fargo
Global Commercialization Partner - CTSI
Western Regional Gold Sponsors - Commercial Energy, Google, PWC, ReedSmith, DOW, PG&E
Western Regional Silver Sponsors - Deloitte, Wal-Mart, SoCal Edison
Western Regional Bronze Sponsors - Jones Lang LaSalle, Silicon Valley Bank and NV Energy
Western Regional Investor Members - Pangaea Ventures and Venrock

Registration Fees

Type Early* Regular Door
Non-Student n/a 15.00 15.00 20.00
Student n/a Free Free Free
*Early registration prices available only until March 8, 2012, 8:00 PM.
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.
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